Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 14 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 +17 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 88 155 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.83% 10.64% 7.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.45% 31.44% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 93 92
North East median daily rate £361 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.77% -1.27% +14.18%
10th Percentile £155 £278 £275
90th Percentile £463 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
North East median hourly rate - - £14.00
England median hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +21.53% +5.88% +18.51%

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 392 493 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.43% 33.84% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 324 384
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £275 £286 £271
90th Percentile £519 £528 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £15.07 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.11% -2.81% -4.08%
10th Percentile £18.45 £9.99 £11.65
90th Percentile £46.75 £19.94 £28.58
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.19% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -14 77 £356 -10.94% 41
Durham -14 8 £360 +2.86% 17
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 85 (96.59%) HTML
2 68 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 51 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (36.36%) .NET
5 28 (31.82%) C#
6 26 (29.55%) Front End Development
7 22 (25.00%) User Experience
7 22 (25.00%) jQuery
8 21 (23.86%) MVC
8 21 (23.86%) Prototyping
9 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 17 (19.32%) HTML5
11 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.05%) Web Services
12 15 (17.05%) Linux
12 15 (17.05%) Java
13 14 (15.91%) SQL
13 14 (15.91%) JSON
13 14 (15.91%) Web Development
13 14 (15.91%) Scrum
14 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
14 13 (14.77%) Windows
15 12 (13.64%) Python
15 12 (13.64%) Degree
15 12 (13.64%) RESTful
15 12 (13.64%) Rapid Prototyping
16 11 (12.50%) CSS3
16 11 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 5 (5.68%) CMS
2 3 (3.41%) nginx
3 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) Drupal
4 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Maximo
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.27%) GitHub
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
3 2 (2.27%) Serverless
3 2 (2.27%) Slack
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) SMS
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.68%) MySQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.82%) Subversion
4 4 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (2.27%) Firebug
5 2 (2.27%) Gradle
5 2 (2.27%) Hamcrest
5 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.14%) Gitweb
6 1 (1.14%) Maven
6 1 (1.14%) NUnit
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
6 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
2 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (71.59%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (20.45%) Designer
4 14 (15.91%) UX Designer
5 12 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
7 8 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.68%) CSS Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Junior
9 5 (5.68%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.68%) React Developer
9 5 (5.68%) UI Designer
9 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Designer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (96.59%) HTML
2 32 (36.36%) .NET
3 22 (25.00%) jQuery
4 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 17 (19.32%) HTML5
6 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 15 (17.05%) Web Services
8 14 (15.91%) JSON
9 12 (13.64%) RESTful
10 11 (12.50%) CSS3
10 11 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (11.36%) XML
12 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 8 (9.09%) Ajax
12 8 (9.09%) Node.js
13 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (6.82%) Spring
13 6 (6.82%) XSD
13 6 (6.82%) XSLT
14 5 (5.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) User Experience
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.41%) Blog
5 3 (3.41%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.27%) CMDB
6 2 (2.27%) RIA
6 2 (2.27%) Wiki
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Linux
2 13 (14.77%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.55%) Front End Development
3 21 (23.86%) MVC
3 21 (23.86%) Prototyping
4 14 (15.91%) Scrum
4 14 (15.91%) Web Development
5 12 (13.64%) Rapid Prototyping
6 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (12.50%) TDD
7 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.23%) BDD
9 8 (9.09%) OO
9 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.95%) Microservices
11 6 (6.82%) OOP
11 6 (6.82%) SOA
11 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 28 (31.82%) C#
3 15 (17.05%) Java
4 14 (15.91%) SQL
5 12 (13.64%) Python
6 6 (6.82%) Ruby
6 6 (6.82%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.55%) ES6
7 4 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.27%) Go
8 2 (2.27%) Groovy
8 2 (2.27%) Perl
8 2 (2.27%) Scala
8 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) HAProxy
2 2 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) Capita
4 5 (5.68%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.41%) OpenText
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.27%) Twitter
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe