Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 79 216 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.28% 9.44% 9.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.10% 28.38% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 145 106
North East median daily rate £380 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £274 £311 £250
90th Percentile £533 £522 £533
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
North East median hourly rate - £8.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.50% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +7.46% +3.08%

CSS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 342 761 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.19% 33.26% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 544 368
North East median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £270
90th Percentile £550 £525 £534
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £26.89 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.04% +3.43% -9.57%
10th Percentile £18.45 £8.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.15 £36.50 £45.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in the North East

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in the North East

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in the North East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in the North East

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in the North East

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 69 £388 -6.46% 40
Durham -14 6 £368 +5.00% 8
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for CSS.

1 76 (96.20%) HTML
2 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (63.29%) JavaScript
4 30 (37.97%) Front End Development
5 24 (30.38%) User Experience
5 24 (30.38%) Scrum
5 24 (30.38%) .NET
5 24 (30.38%) jQuery
5 24 (30.38%) Prototyping
6 21 (26.58%) C#
7 20 (25.32%) Java
7 20 (25.32%) HTML5
8 19 (24.05%) MVC
8 19 (24.05%) TDD
9 17 (21.52%) SQL
9 17 (21.52%) Linux
9 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
9 17 (21.52%) CSS3
10 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
11 15 (18.99%) Degree
11 15 (18.99%) JSON
12 14 (17.72%) Web Development
12 14 (17.72%) XML
12 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
13 13 (16.46%) RESTful
13 13 (16.46%) Web Services
13 13 (16.46%) Python
13 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.46%) Spring
14 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (8.86%) CMS
2 6 (7.59%) Confluence
2 6 (7.59%) NServiceBus
3 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.53%) Drupal
5 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.53%) WordPress
6 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
3 3 (3.80%) PaaS
3 3 (3.80%) Serverless
4 2 (2.53%) MailChimp
4 2 (2.53%) npm
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
1 2 (2.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
4 8 (10.13%) JUnit
4 8 (10.13%) Subversion
5 7 (8.86%) Selenium
6 6 (7.59%) Firebug
6 6 (7.59%) Gradle
6 6 (7.59%) Hamcrest
6 6 (7.59%) JIRA
7 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.53%) Grunt
8 2 (2.53%) gulp
8 2 (2.53%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (2.53%) webpack
9 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.27%) Gitweb
9 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Designer
3 19 (24.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (15.19%) UX Designer
5 11 (13.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (11.39%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.13%) HTML Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Agile Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (8.86%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Interaction Designer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Agile Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Designer
10 5 (6.33%) Architect
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (96.20%) HTML
2 24 (30.38%) .NET
2 24 (30.38%) jQuery
3 20 (25.32%) HTML5
4 17 (21.52%) CSS3
5 15 (18.99%) JSON
6 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
6 14 (17.72%) XML
7 13 (16.46%) RESTful
7 13 (16.46%) Spring
7 13 (16.46%) Web Services
8 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
8 12 (15.19%) XSD
9 10 (12.66%) Ajax
10 9 (11.39%) SOAP
11 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.13%) REST
11 8 (10.13%) Spring MVC
12 6 (7.59%) Django
12 6 (7.59%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) User Experience
2 7 (8.86%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) CMDB
7 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) Front End Development
3 24 (30.38%) Prototyping
3 24 (30.38%) Scrum
4 19 (24.05%) MVC
4 19 (24.05%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) Web Development
6 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.19%) Kanban
7 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.92%) BDD
8 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
9 10 (12.66%) Rapid Prototyping
10 9 (11.39%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (11.39%) OO
10 9 (11.39%) Service Design
11 8 (10.13%) SOA
11 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.86%) Open Source
12 7 (8.86%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) JavaScript
2 21 (26.58%) C#
3 20 (25.32%) Java
4 17 (21.52%) SQL
5 13 (16.46%) Python
6 8 (10.13%) Ruby
6 8 (10.13%) Scala
7 4 (5.06%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.80%) ES6
8 3 (3.80%) Groovy
9 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Docker
2 4 (5.06%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.59%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Ansible
2 2 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) OpenText
5 2 (2.53%) Capita
5 2 (2.53%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter