Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +40
Contract jobs citing CSS 57 112 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.73% 8.96% 8.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.76% 26.79% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 67 73
North East median daily rate £400 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -6.67% +3.13%
10th Percentile £301 £282 £313
90th Percentile £520 £475 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +34.34%

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 262 418 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.36% 33.44% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 288 259
North East median daily rate £425 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +4.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £275
90th Percentile £548 £538 £519
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
North East median hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.06% -5.56% +60.71%
10th Percentile £19.83 £29.65 £16.50
90th Percentile £33.10 £46.75 £47.76
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.57 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.25% +3.93% +9.59%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -7 39 £400 +3.23% 62
Durham -9 12 £400 +5.47% 8
Teesside - 3 £425 -
CSS
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 54 (94.74%) HTML
2 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 23 (40.35%) Front End Development
5 22 (38.60%) HTML5
6 20 (35.09%) User Experience
7 18 (31.58%) C#
8 16 (28.07%) Mobile App
8 16 (28.07%) CSS3
9 15 (26.32%) .NET
9 15 (26.32%) jQuery
10 14 (24.56%) Prototyping
11 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
12 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
12 11 (19.30%) Rapid Prototyping
12 11 (19.30%) Web Design
13 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
13 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (17.54%) SOAP
13 10 (17.54%) Web Services
13 10 (17.54%) XML
13 10 (17.54%) Service Design
13 10 (17.54%) REST
14 9 (15.79%) Sass
14 9 (15.79%) Public Sector
14 9 (15.79%) Web Development
14 9 (15.79%) JSON
15 8 (14.04%) Selenium
15 8 (14.04%) TDD
15 8 (14.04%) SQL

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 2 (3.51%) nginx
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) JBoss
2 1 (1.75%) Jetty
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Force.com
2 2 (3.51%) BrowserStack
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) ZAP BI
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
2 8 (14.04%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (7.02%) JUnit
4 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.26%) Appium
5 3 (5.26%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.26%) Maven
5 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) JMeter
7 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.75%) Bower
7 1 (1.75%) Gatling
7 1 (1.75%) Grunt
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.79%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Designer
3 13 (22.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (22.81%) UX Designer
4 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (8.77%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.51%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Tester
9 1 (1.75%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (94.74%) HTML
2 22 (38.60%) HTML5
3 16 (28.07%) CSS3
4 15 (26.32%) .NET
4 15 (26.32%) jQuery
5 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 10 (17.54%) REST
6 10 (17.54%) SOAP
6 10 (17.54%) Web Services
6 10 (17.54%) XML
7 9 (15.79%) JSON
7 9 (15.79%) Sass
8 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (10.53%) Node.js
10 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.77%) Middleware
10 5 (8.77%) Visualforce
10 5 (8.77%) WCF
11 4 (7.02%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) User Experience
2 16 (28.07%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.51%) RIA
4 2 (3.51%) Wiki
5 1 (1.75%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Front End Development
3 14 (24.56%) Prototyping
4 11 (19.30%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (19.30%) Web Design
5 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.54%) Service Design
5 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.79%) Web Development
7 8 (14.04%) MVC
7 8 (14.04%) TDD
8 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.77%) DevOps
9 5 (8.77%) Neuroscience
10 4 (7.02%) BDD
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Open Source
10 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 18 (31.58%) C#
3 8 (14.04%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) Java
5 5 (8.77%) Apex Code
5 5 (8.77%) Scala
5 5 (8.77%) SOQL
5 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.02%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.51%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) VBA
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) WCAG
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
1 2 (3.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.75%) Grafana
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Nintex
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow