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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
England / North East
Rank 6 12 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12  
Contract jobs citing CSS 104 93 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.42% 10.67% 6.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 35.91% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 24
Median daily rate £386 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  

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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 286 259 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 39.67% 29.70% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 175 87
Median daily rate £360 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 87 £394 -1.56% 23
Durham -1 13 £350 +16.66% 5
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North East region with a requirement for CSS.

1 166 (89.25%) HTML
2 117 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (52.69%) JavaScript
4 82 (44.09%) JSON
5 73 (39.25%) HTML5
6 69 (37.10%) CSS3
7 68 (36.56%) Front End Development
8 57 (30.65%) REST
9 54 (29.03%) Ajax
10 49 (26.34%) Web Design
11 48 (25.81%) Django
12 47 (25.27%) User Experience
13 46 (24.73%) Web Development
14 45 (24.19%) Ruby
15 43 (23.12%) Scrum
15 43 (23.12%) Scala
16 40 (21.51%) Mobile App
17 39 (20.97%) Spring
18 38 (20.43%) MVC
18 38 (20.43%) Open Source
19 36 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
20 35 (18.82%) Automated Testing
20 35 (18.82%) Ruby on Rails
21 34 (18.28%) Java
21 34 (18.28%) C#
21 34 (18.28%) Play Framework
22 33 (17.74%) Jenkins
22 33 (17.74%) XML
22 33 (17.74%) Python

CSS
Top Related 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 25 (13.44%) Confluence
2 13 (6.99%) CMS
3 9 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.69%) Apache
5 5 (2.69%) GeoServer
6 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) JBoss
8 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) Liferay
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) GitHub
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) Intranet
3 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.98%) MySQL
2 23 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 22 (11.83%) MongoDB
4 20 (10.75%) NoSQL
5 19 (10.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
7 13 (6.99%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.69%) GIS
9 1 (0.54%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (17.74%) Jenkins
2 30 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.13%) JIRA
3 26 (13.98%) Subversion
4 23 (12.37%) JUnit
5 13 (6.99%) Selenium
6 4 (2.15%) Grunt
6 4 (2.15%) gulp
6 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.08%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.08%) Maven
7 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.54%) git-flow
8 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.54%) webpack
8 1 (0.54%) Xcode
General
1 14 (7.53%) Publishing
2 9 (4.84%) Advertising
3 6 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (69.35%) Developer
2 66 (35.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (15.05%) Designer
3 28 (15.05%) UX Designer
4 26 (13.98%) HTML Developer
5 25 (13.44%) Web Developer
6 23 (12.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (10.75%) HTML CSS Developer
8 19 (10.22%) Architect
9 13 (6.99%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (6.99%) Interaction Designer
10 12 (6.45%) Digital Developer
10 12 (6.45%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.91%) Digital Architect
12 10 (5.38%) Scala Developer
12 10 (5.38%) Technical Architect
13 9 (4.84%) Digital Technical Architect
13 9 (4.84%) Sitecore Developer
13 9 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (4.30%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (89.25%) HTML
2 82 (44.09%) JSON
3 73 (39.25%) HTML5
4 69 (37.10%) CSS3
5 57 (30.65%) REST
6 54 (29.03%) Ajax
7 48 (25.81%) Django
8 39 (20.97%) Spring
9 35 (18.82%) Ruby on Rails
10 34 (18.28%) Play Framework
11 33 (17.74%) XML
12 31 (16.67%) RESTful
13 30 (16.13%) AngularJS
14 27 (14.52%) .NET
15 25 (13.44%) Guice
16 23 (12.37%) Web Services
17 21 (11.29%) jQuery
17 21 (11.29%) Node.js
18 18 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (9.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.27%) User Experience
2 40 (21.51%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.30%) Linked Data
4 6 (3.23%) NHS
5 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) Fintech
6 1 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.59%) Linux
2 11 (5.91%) Android
2 11 (5.91%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.15%) Unix
3 4 (2.15%) Windows
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (36.56%) Front End Development
3 49 (26.34%) Web Design
4 46 (24.73%) Web Development
5 43 (23.12%) Scrum
6 38 (20.43%) MVC
6 38 (20.43%) Open Source
7 36 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (18.82%) Automated Testing
8 35 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 33 (17.74%) Prototyping
10 31 (16.67%) TDD
11 26 (13.98%) Configuration Management
12 25 (13.44%) Rapid Prototyping
13 21 (11.29%) OWASP
14 19 (10.22%) Service Design
15 17 (9.14%) Mentoring
16 15 (8.06%) Continuous Deployment
16 15 (8.06%) Kanban
17 13 (6.99%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.69%) JavaScript
2 45 (24.19%) Ruby
3 43 (23.12%) Scala
4 34 (18.28%) C#
4 34 (18.28%) Java
5 33 (17.74%) Python
6 18 (9.68%) PHP
7 17 (9.14%) SQL
8 7 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.61%) Go
11 1 (0.54%) Jython
11 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.54%) VB
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Degree
2 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.54%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.45%) Docker
2 9 (4.84%) LXC
3 1 (0.54%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) Puppet
2 9 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 25 (13.44%) Google
2 13 (6.99%) Oracle
3 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.91%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe
5 1 (0.54%) Ensighten
5 1 (0.54%) OpenText
5 1 (0.54%) SAP
5 1 (0.54%) webMethods
5 1 (0.54%) Zend
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