Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 15 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 +42 -37
Contract jobs citing CSS 123 119 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.62% 9.51% 4.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.54% 28.20% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 80 68
North East median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £313 £279
90th Percentile £470 £528 £525
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median hourly rate - - £18.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% -6.28%

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 431 422 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.70% 33.73% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 271 349
North East median daily rate £390 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £270 £290 £262
90th Percentile £525 £520 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 24
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £29.65 £16.50 £16.75
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.76 £36.00
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -13 90 £375 -9.09% 32
Durham +16 29 £379 -0.20% 7
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 114 (92.68%) HTML
2 98 (79.67%) JavaScript
3 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (41.46%) .NET
5 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET
6 41 (33.33%) C#
7 40 (32.52%) HTML5
8 37 (30.08%) MVC
9 36 (29.27%) AngularJS
9 36 (29.27%) Front End Development
10 33 (26.83%) TDD
10 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
11 32 (26.02%) Scrum
12 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 30 (24.39%) jQuery
13 28 (22.76%) CSS3
13 28 (22.76%) Linux
14 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (21.14%) Web Services
16 25 (20.33%) XML
17 24 (19.51%) SQL
17 24 (19.51%) User Experience
18 23 (18.70%) Git (software)
18 23 (18.70%) Java
19 21 (17.07%) JSON
19 21 (17.07%) Prototyping
20 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
21 19 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 19 (15.45%) .NET Framework
21 19 (15.45%) Oracle

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 11 (8.94%) nginx
2 8 (6.50%) CMS
3 4 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) Drupal
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.44%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Maximo
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.07%) Serverless
3 4 (3.25%) iPaaS
4 3 (2.44%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.63%) GitHub
5 2 (1.63%) PaaS
5 2 (1.63%) Slack
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 8 (6.50%) Internet
3 6 (4.88%) SMS
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.82%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.88%) MySQL
7 4 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (18.70%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.63%) Jasmine
3 10 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.32%) MSTest
5 8 (6.50%) Protractor
6 6 (4.88%) JIRA
6 6 (4.88%) JUnit
6 6 (4.88%) NUnit
6 6 (4.88%) Subversion
7 5 (4.07%) gulp
7 5 (4.07%) NCrunch
7 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.44%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.44%) Bower
9 3 (2.44%) Grunt
9 3 (2.44%) Selenium
10 2 (1.63%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.63%) Advertising
3 1 (0.81%) Finance
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (81.30%) Developer
2 23 (18.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (15.45%) .NET Developer
4 18 (14.63%) Designer
4 18 (14.63%) Full Stack Developer
5 15 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 15 (12.20%) UX Designer
6 10 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Systems Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.07%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (92.68%) HTML
2 51 (41.46%) .NET
3 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET
4 40 (32.52%) HTML5
5 36 (29.27%) AngularJS
6 30 (24.39%) jQuery
7 28 (22.76%) CSS3
8 26 (21.14%) Web Services
9 25 (20.33%) XML
10 21 (17.07%) JSON
11 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (15.45%) .NET Framework
12 19 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (13.01%) Node.js
14 15 (12.20%) RESTful
15 13 (10.57%) React
16 10 (8.13%) CreateJS
16 10 (8.13%) lodash
17 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) User Experience
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.50%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.50%) RIA
4 7 (5.69%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.07%) Blog
5 5 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.25%) Reinsurance
6 4 (3.25%) Wiki
7 3 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) DataPower
9 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.76%) Linux
2 10 (8.13%) Windows
3 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.08%) MVC
3 36 (29.27%) Front End Development
4 33 (26.83%) TDD
5 32 (26.02%) Scrum
6 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (17.07%) Prototyping
8 18 (14.63%) BDD
8 18 (14.63%) Test Automation
9 17 (13.82%) OOD
10 15 (12.20%) Web Development
11 14 (11.38%) OOP
12 13 (10.57%) Rapid Prototyping
13 12 (9.76%) Microservices
14 10 (8.13%) Asynchronous Programming
14 10 (8.13%) OO
14 10 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.13%) Virtual Environments
15 9 (7.32%) API Development
16 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (79.67%) JavaScript
2 41 (33.33%) C#
3 24 (19.51%) SQL
4 23 (18.70%) Java
5 18 (14.63%) Python
6 13 (10.57%) TypeScript
7 10 (8.13%) ActionScript
7 10 (8.13%) ActionScript 3.0
7 10 (8.13%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.50%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.88%) ES6
10 4 (3.25%) PHP
10 4 (3.25%) Ruby
11 2 (1.63%) Go
11 2 (1.63%) Groovy
11 2 (1.63%) Scala
11 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.81%) Java 8
12 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) Docker
2 10 (8.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) HAProxy
2 4 (3.25%) Matomo
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.45%) Oracle
3 10 (8.13%) Sitecore
4 8 (6.50%) Capita
5 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.44%) OpenText
7 2 (1.63%) IBM
7 2 (1.63%) Twitter
8 1 (0.81%) Zend