Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing CSS 106 87 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.96% 7.27% 8.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.63% 25.29% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 67 134
North East median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £308
90th Percentile £524 £550 £517
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £8.50
England median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year -6.29% +29.63% +7.11%

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 398 344 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.88% 28.74% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 239 514
North East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £314 £299 £285
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £494 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.06% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -22.22% +77.34%
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.83 £19.91
90th Percentile £48.05 £44.98 £36.50
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -11 68 £392 -7.76% 46
Durham +12 33 £475 +29.25% 16
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 94 (88.68%) HTML
2 81 (76.42%) JavaScript
3 54 (50.94%) HTML5
4 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (43.40%) AngularJS
6 43 (40.57%) jQuery
7 42 (39.62%) .NET
8 41 (38.68%) TDD
9 38 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (34.91%) Test Automation
11 36 (33.96%) ASP.NET
12 33 (31.13%) MVC
12 33 (31.13%) Node.js
13 32 (30.19%) React
14 30 (28.30%) CSS3
14 30 (28.30%) Scrum
15 28 (26.42%) Java
16 27 (25.47%) C#
17 25 (23.58%) Microservices
18 24 (22.64%) Web Services
18 24 (22.64%) Sass
19 23 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
20 22 (20.75%) SQL
21 21 (19.81%) Front End Development
22 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
22 20 (18.87%) Grunt
23 19 (17.92%) QA
24 18 (16.98%) User Experience

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 14 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.55%) CMS
3 5 (4.72%) Apache
3 5 (4.72%) nginx
4 4 (3.77%) Drupal
4 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.77%) JBoss
4 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.89%) Confluence
6 2 (1.89%) WordPress
7 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.94%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) GitHub
3 6 (5.66%) IaaS
3 6 (5.66%) PaaS
4 4 (3.77%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.77%) iPaaS
4 4 (3.77%) Office 365
5 3 (2.83%) Azure Functions
5 3 (2.83%) BrowserStack
5 3 (2.83%) Serverless
6 2 (1.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) HTTP
1 4 (3.77%) SSL
1 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) DSL
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 12 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (10.38%) MySQL
5 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.66%) Redis
7 4 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.83%) DB2
8 3 (2.83%) ZAP BI
9 1 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.87%) Grunt
3 18 (16.98%) Protractor
4 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
5 16 (15.09%) JUnit
6 14 (13.21%) Cucumber
6 14 (13.21%) Selenium
7 13 (12.26%) Bower
8 11 (10.38%) Maven
9 8 (7.55%) gulp
9 8 (7.55%) JMeter
9 8 (7.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (6.60%) MSTest
10 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
11 6 (5.66%) JIRA
11 6 (5.66%) Subversion
12 5 (4.72%) GitLab
12 5 (4.72%) Jasmine
13 4 (3.77%) Sublime Text
13 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (0.94%) Advertising
1 1 (0.94%) Finance
1 1 (0.94%) Law
1 1 (0.94%) Legal
1 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (75.47%) Developer
2 21 (19.81%) Full Stack Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Designer
6 7 (6.60%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.66%) UX Designer
8 5 (4.72%) Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Angular Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Scala Developer
9 4 (3.77%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (3.77%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.77%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.77%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Tester
10 3 (2.83%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (88.68%) HTML
2 54 (50.94%) HTML5
3 46 (43.40%) AngularJS
4 43 (40.57%) jQuery
5 42 (39.62%) .NET
6 36 (33.96%) ASP.NET
7 33 (31.13%) Node.js
8 32 (30.19%) React
9 30 (28.30%) CSS3
10 24 (22.64%) Sass
10 24 (22.64%) Web Services
11 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (16.04%) RESTful
13 15 (14.15%) .NET Framework
13 15 (14.15%) Spring
14 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET Core
14 13 (12.26%) OAuth
14 13 (12.26%) XML
15 12 (11.32%) REST
16 11 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) User Experience
2 7 (6.60%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.77%) Reinsurance
4 1 (0.94%) Blog
4 1 (0.94%) DataPower
4 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.68%) TDD
3 38 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (34.91%) Test Automation
5 33 (31.13%) MVC
6 30 (28.30%) Scrum
7 25 (23.58%) Microservices
8 21 (19.81%) Front End Development
9 17 (16.04%) BDD
9 17 (16.04%) Mobile Development
9 17 (16.04%) Multithreading
9 17 (16.04%) Non-Blocking Code
9 17 (16.04%) Task Automation
9 17 (16.04%) Test Scripting
10 15 (14.15%) API Design
10 15 (14.15%) API Development
10 15 (14.15%) DevOps
11 12 (11.32%) Integration Testing
12 11 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (10.38%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 81 (76.42%) JavaScript
2 28 (26.42%) Java
3 27 (25.47%) C#
4 22 (20.75%) SQL
5 13 (12.26%) Python
6 9 (8.49%) PHP
7 8 (7.55%) Scala
8 7 (6.60%) Ruby
8 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.72%) Groovy
10 4 (3.77%) Haskell
10 4 (3.77%) Perl
10 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.77%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.89%) Java 8
12 1 (0.94%) C
12 1 (0.94%) C++
12 1 (0.94%) ES6
12 1 (0.94%) Korn
12 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (5.66%) DBS Check
2 4 (3.77%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.92%) QA
2 13 (12.26%) WCAG
3 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Kibana
2 4 (3.77%) Grafana
2 4 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle
3 9 (8.49%) Adobe
4 4 (3.77%) Google
4 4 (3.77%) webMethods
5 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.94%) Solace
5 1 (0.94%) Splunk