The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 85 33
Rank change year-on-year +70 -52  
Contract jobs citing CSS 30 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.57% 2.94% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.85% 15.60% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 10
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £33.77
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.24%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 104 250 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.71% 18.84% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 164 81
Median daily rate £475 £350 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.25 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.30% +80.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Newcastle upon Tyne

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Newcastle upon Tyne

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Newcastle upon Tyne

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for CSS.

1 110 (94.83%) HTML
2 84 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (56.90%) JSON
4 65 (56.03%) HTML5
5 59 (50.86%) CSS3
6 55 (47.41%) REST
7 52 (44.83%) Ajax
8 45 (38.79%) Web Design
9 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
10 42 (36.21%) Ruby
10 42 (36.21%) Django
11 41 (35.34%) Spring
11 41 (35.34%) Scala
12 40 (34.48%) Front End Development
13 38 (32.76%) Open Source
14 35 (30.17%) Test Automation
15 34 (29.31%) Responsive Web Design
15 34 (29.31%) Play Framework
16 33 (28.45%) Ruby on Rails
16 33 (28.45%) Scrum
17 31 (26.72%) User Experience
18 30 (25.86%) MVC
18 30 (25.86%) Java
18 30 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (25.86%) JIRA
19 29 (25.00%) Python
19 29 (25.00%) Jenkins
20 28 (24.14%) Git (software)
20 28 (24.14%) RESTful
21 27 (23.28%) Linux

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (21.55%) Confluence
2 7 (6.03%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) CMS
4 4 (3.45%) IIS
4 4 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.72%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) InVision
1 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) MongoDB
1 21 (18.10%) Relational Database
2 20 (17.24%) MySQL
3 17 (14.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (14.66%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.66%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.34%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.72%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) JIRA
2 29 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 28 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 23 (19.83%) JUnit
4 23 (19.83%) Subversion
5 16 (13.79%) Selenium
6 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.45%) Grunt
7 4 (3.45%) gulp
7 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.86%) git-flow
10 1 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.86%) Mocha
10 1 (0.86%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.86%) webpack
10 1 (0.86%) Xcode
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Advertising
3 1 (0.86%) Games
3 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (66.38%) Developer
2 42 (36.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (15.52%) Designer
3 18 (15.52%) HTML Developer
4 17 (14.66%) Architect
5 16 (13.79%) UX Designer
6 15 (12.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (12.07%) HTML CSS Developer
8 12 (10.34%) Web Developer
9 11 (9.48%) Interaction Designer
9 11 (9.48%) Scala Developer
10 10 (8.62%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (7.76%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (6.90%) Technical Architect
13 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
13 7 (6.03%) Digital Architect
13 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
14 5 (4.31%) Digital Technical Architect
15 4 (3.45%) C# Developer
15 4 (3.45%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (94.83%) HTML
2 66 (56.90%) JSON
3 65 (56.03%) HTML5
4 59 (50.86%) CSS3
5 55 (47.41%) REST
6 52 (44.83%) Ajax
7 42 (36.21%) Django
8 41 (35.34%) Spring
9 34 (29.31%) Play Framework
10 33 (28.45%) Ruby on Rails
11 28 (24.14%) RESTful
12 26 (22.41%) Guice
13 18 (15.52%) Spring MVC
14 16 (13.79%) .NET
14 16 (13.79%) AngularJS
15 15 (12.93%) SOAP
15 15 (12.93%) XML
16 12 (10.34%) Web Services
17 11 (9.48%) jQuery
17 11 (9.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.72%) User Experience
2 20 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.86%) Fintech
3 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.86%) iPad
3 1 (0.86%) NHS
3 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.28%) Linux
2 4 (3.45%) Unix
2 4 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.79%) Web Design
3 40 (34.48%) Front End Development
4 38 (32.76%) Open Source
5 35 (30.17%) Test Automation
6 34 (29.31%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (28.45%) Scrum
8 30 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (25.86%) MVC
9 27 (23.28%) Configuration Management
10 26 (22.41%) Web Development
11 25 (21.55%) TDD
12 22 (18.97%) Prototyping
13 20 (17.24%) OWASP
14 16 (13.79%) Rapid Prototyping
14 16 (13.79%) Service Design
15 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
16 12 (10.34%) Kanban
17 11 (9.48%) Line Management
18 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
2 42 (36.21%) Ruby
3 41 (35.34%) Scala
4 30 (25.86%) Java
5 29 (25.00%) Python
6 27 (23.28%) C#
7 6 (5.17%) PHP
7 6 (5.17%) SQL
8 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.86%) Jython
9 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) Docker
2 9 (7.76%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) Puppet
2 9 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Google
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.59%) webMethods
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (0.86%) Apple
6 1 (0.86%) Ensighten
6 1 (0.86%) OpenText
6 1 (0.86%) Zend
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