Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
England > North East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 37 16
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 95 169 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.81% 6.33% 10.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.02% 23.47% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 120 152
North East median daily rate £425 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +0.59% +16.44%
10th Percentile £326 £319 £263
90th Percentile £550 £501 £530
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
North East median hourly rate - £8.50 £20.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.82% -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.84 £31.52
% change year-on-year +18.57% +13.71% -8.64%

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 339 720 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.86% 26.96% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 489 360
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -7.01% +12.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £540
England median daily rate £465 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 12
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £18.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +48.27% -37.05%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.61 £16.16
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.70 £27.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 25 November 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 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 25 November 2017. 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 +17 88 £425 -2.58% 12
Durham +5 5 £380 +23.58% 7
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 90 (94.74%) HTML
2 71 (74.74%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (49.47%) Prototyping
4 41 (43.16%) User Experience
5 36 (37.89%) JavaScript
6 33 (34.74%) Service Design
7 32 (33.68%) Java
8 30 (31.58%) Rapid Prototyping
8 30 (31.58%) Mobile App
9 27 (28.42%) Web Design
10 26 (27.37%) JSON
11 25 (26.32%) Spring
11 25 (26.32%) HTML5
11 25 (26.32%) Front End Development
12 22 (23.16%) Scrum
13 20 (21.05%) TDD
14 19 (20.00%) CSS3
14 19 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (20.00%) SQL
14 19 (20.00%) XML
14 19 (20.00%) SOAP
15 17 (17.89%) C#
15 17 (17.89%) Degree
16 15 (15.79%) JSP
16 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
16 15 (15.79%) RESTful
16 15 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
17 14 (14.74%) Scala
17 14 (14.74%) Open Source
17 14 (14.74%) MySQL

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 13 (13.68%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.47%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (9.47%) IIS
3 8 (8.42%) Confluence
4 6 (6.32%) CMS
5 4 (4.21%) NServiceBus
5 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.16%) Drupal
6 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.11%) GeoServer
7 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.11%) WordPress
8 1 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.05%) Apache
8 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.05%) JBoss
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (3.16%) IaaS
2 3 (3.16%) PaaS
2 3 (3.16%) Serverless
3 2 (2.11%) MailChimp
3 2 (2.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (14.74%) MySQL
3 11 (11.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (11.58%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.58%) NoSQL
4 10 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
5 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.47%) Selenium
4 8 (8.42%) JIRA
5 6 (6.32%) JUnit
6 5 (5.26%) Subversion
7 4 (4.21%) Firebug
7 4 (4.21%) Gradle
7 4 (4.21%) Hamcrest
8 3 (3.16%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (3.16%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.11%) Grunt
9 2 (2.11%) gulp
9 2 (2.11%) Maven
9 2 (2.11%) webpack
10 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Advertising
2 2 (2.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (47.37%) Designer
2 37 (38.95%) Developer
3 24 (25.26%) UX Designer
4 20 (21.05%) Interaction Designer
5 13 (13.68%) Java Developer
6 12 (12.63%) Senior Designer
7 11 (11.58%) Architect
7 11 (11.58%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Agile Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Agile Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Digital Architect
9 6 (6.32%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Interaction Designer
9 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (94.74%) HTML
2 26 (27.37%) JSON
3 25 (26.32%) HTML5
3 25 (26.32%) Spring
4 19 (20.00%) CSS3
4 19 (20.00%) SOAP
4 19 (20.00%) XML
5 15 (15.79%) JSP
5 15 (15.79%) RESTful
6 14 (14.74%) Ajax
6 14 (14.74%) jQuery
7 13 (13.68%) REST
8 12 (12.63%) Django
9 11 (11.58%) Web Services
10 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.53%) Apache Camel
11 9 (9.47%) GWT
12 8 (8.42%) Play Framework
12 8 (8.42%) Spring Security
12 8 (8.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 41 (43.16%) User Experience
2 30 (31.58%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (74.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (49.47%) Prototyping
3 33 (34.74%) Service Design
4 30 (31.58%) Rapid Prototyping
5 27 (28.42%) Web Design
6 25 (26.32%) Front End Development
7 22 (23.16%) Scrum
8 20 (21.05%) TDD
9 15 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
10 14 (14.74%) Open Source
11 12 (12.63%) Kanban
11 12 (12.63%) OO
11 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
13 9 (9.47%) Coaching
13 9 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.47%) Software Architecture
13 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
13 9 (9.47%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.89%) JavaScript
2 32 (33.68%) Java
3 19 (20.00%) SQL
4 17 (17.89%) C#
5 14 (14.74%) Scala
6 12 (12.63%) Ruby
7 11 (11.58%) Python
8 3 (3.16%) Groovy
8 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Docker
2 6 (6.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Puppet
2 9 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Google
2 10 (10.53%) InterSystems
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.16%) OpenText
5 3 (3.16%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.05%) Adobe
6 1 (1.05%) Sitecore