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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 76 26
Rank change year-on-year +49 -50  
Contract jobs citing CSS 31 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.46% 3.45% 5.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.81% 18.24% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 29
Median daily rate £413 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -23.61%  

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 149 307 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 26.23% 18.94% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 185 123
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 8
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.28 £16.00 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £35.25 £16.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

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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 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in the North East

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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 3 months to 28 June 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 +49 27 £450 +12.50% 18
Durham - 3 £380 - 2
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 120 (90.91%) HTML
2 84 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (53.79%) HTML5
4 70 (53.03%) JSON
5 61 (46.21%) JavaScript
5 61 (46.21%) CSS3
6 56 (42.42%) REST
7 52 (39.39%) Ajax
8 45 (34.09%) Django
9 44 (33.33%) Web Design
10 43 (32.58%) Spring
11 42 (31.82%) Ruby
12 41 (31.06%) Scala
13 40 (30.30%) Front End Development
14 36 (27.27%) Test Automation
14 36 (27.27%) Open Source
14 36 (27.27%) Scrum
15 34 (25.76%) Web Development
15 34 (25.76%) Play Framework
16 33 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
17 32 (24.24%) Java
17 32 (24.24%) MVC
17 32 (24.24%) Python
17 32 (24.24%) User Experience
17 32 (24.24%) Responsive Web Design
18 30 (22.73%) JIRA
19 29 (21.97%) TDD
19 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (21.21%) C#
21 27 (20.45%) Git (software)

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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 25 (18.94%) Confluence
2 7 (5.30%) Apache
2 7 (5.30%) CMS
2 7 (5.30%) GeoServer
3 4 (3.03%) IIS
3 4 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.27%) JBoss
4 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.76%) Drupal
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) InVision
1 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.91%) MongoDB
1 21 (15.91%) MySQL
2 19 (14.39%) Relational Database
3 17 (12.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (12.88%) NoSQL
3 17 (12.88%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.30%) GIS
7 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (22.73%) JIRA
2 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 27 (20.45%) Jenkins
3 23 (17.42%) JUnit
4 21 (15.91%) Subversion
5 16 (12.12%) Selenium
6 4 (3.03%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.27%) Grunt
7 3 (2.27%) gulp
7 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.76%) git-flow
8 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.76%) Mocha
8 1 (0.76%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 8 (6.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Publishing
3 4 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (68.18%) Developer
2 41 (31.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 20 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 19 (14.39%) Designer
6 17 (12.88%) Architect
6 17 (12.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 17 (12.88%) UX Designer
7 11 (8.33%) Interaction Designer
7 11 (8.33%) Scala Developer
8 10 (7.58%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.06%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Angular Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Technical Architect
11 7 (5.30%) Digital Architect
12 6 (4.55%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (90.91%) HTML
2 71 (53.79%) HTML5
3 70 (53.03%) JSON
4 61 (46.21%) CSS3
5 56 (42.42%) REST
6 52 (39.39%) Ajax
7 45 (34.09%) Django
8 43 (32.58%) Spring
9 34 (25.76%) Play Framework
10 33 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 27 (20.45%) RESTful
12 26 (19.70%) Guice
13 23 (17.42%) AngularJS
13 23 (17.42%) XML
14 20 (15.15%) SOAP
15 19 (14.39%) jQuery
16 18 (13.64%) Spring MVC
16 18 (13.64%) Web Services
17 17 (12.88%) .NET
18 15 (11.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.24%) User Experience
2 26 (19.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.27%) Linked Data
4 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.76%) iPad
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Linux
2 7 (5.30%) Windows
3 6 (4.55%) Unix
4 5 (3.79%) Android
4 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.33%) Web Design
3 40 (30.30%) Front End Development
4 36 (27.27%) Open Source
4 36 (27.27%) Scrum
4 36 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 34 (25.76%) Web Development
6 32 (24.24%) MVC
6 32 (24.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (21.97%) TDD
8 25 (18.94%) Configuration Management
9 23 (17.42%) Prototyping
10 20 (15.15%) OWASP
11 17 (12.88%) Rapid Prototyping
12 16 (12.12%) Service Design
13 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
14 12 (9.09%) Kanban
15 11 (8.33%) Line Management
15 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.21%) JavaScript
2 42 (31.82%) Ruby
3 41 (31.06%) Scala
4 32 (24.24%) Java
4 32 (24.24%) Python
5 28 (21.21%) C#
6 11 (8.33%) PHP
7 7 (5.30%) SQL
8 3 (2.27%) Go
9 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) Jython
10 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.85%) Docker
2 9 (6.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Puppet
2 9 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (19.70%) Google
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.27%) webMethods
6 2 (1.52%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) Apple
7 1 (0.76%) Ensighten
7 1 (0.76%) OpenText
7 1 (0.76%) Zend
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago