The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 25 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing CSS 42 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.60% 5.01% 6.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.84% 23.17% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 18
Median daily rate £450 £420 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +36.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £312 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £29.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -15.00%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 86 82 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 23.76% 21.64% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 67 60
Median daily rate £450 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +476.92% -  
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Northampton +5 9 £313 -21.87% 5
Corby +5 2 £413 +17.85% 1
Towcester - 1 £300 -
CSS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 60 (98.36%) HTML
2 48 (78.69%) JavaScript
3 42 (68.85%) HTML5
4 41 (67.21%) AngularJS
5 36 (59.02%) CSS3
6 33 (54.10%) jQuery
7 31 (50.82%) Node.js
8 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
8 22 (36.07%) Front End Development
9 21 (34.43%) Angular 2
10 20 (32.79%) Grunt
10 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (31.15%) C#
11 19 (31.15%) .NET
12 18 (29.51%) Scrum
13 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
13 16 (26.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (24.59%) React
15 14 (22.95%) TDD
16 10 (16.39%) OO
16 10 (16.39%) SQL
16 10 (16.39%) Java
17 9 (14.75%) Windows
17 9 (14.75%) Pair Programming
17 9 (14.75%) MVC
17 9 (14.75%) Finance
17 9 (14.75%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (13.11%) Web Development
19 6 (9.84%) gulp
19 6 (9.84%) User Experience

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (3.28%) JBoss
1 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) DB2
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 20 (32.79%) Grunt
3 6 (9.84%) gulp
4 3 (4.92%) JUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.28%) Gradle
5 2 (3.28%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.28%) Selenium
5 2 (3.28%) WebStorm
6 1 (1.64%) Babel
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.64%) Lombardi
6 1 (1.64%) Mocha
6 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (96.72%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (19.67%) UI Developer
4 11 (18.03%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (16.39%) .NET Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Angular Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Digital Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Agile Developer
10 4 (6.56%) HTML Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
12 2 (3.28%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (98.36%) HTML
2 42 (68.85%) HTML5
3 41 (67.21%) AngularJS
4 36 (59.02%) CSS3
5 33 (54.10%) jQuery
6 31 (50.82%) Node.js
7 21 (34.43%) Angular 2
8 19 (31.15%) .NET
9 16 (26.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (24.59%) React
11 9 (14.75%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (9.84%) Ajax
12 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
12 6 (9.84%) J2EE
12 6 (9.84%) Spring
12 6 (9.84%) XML
13 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
13 5 (8.20%) Sass
13 5 (8.20%) Web Services
14 4 (6.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) User Experience
2 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) DataPower
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Front End Development
2 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) Scrum
4 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
5 14 (22.95%) TDD
6 10 (16.39%) OO
7 9 (14.75%) MVC
7 9 (14.75%) Pair Programming
8 8 (13.11%) Web Development
9 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.92%) Microservices
10 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.28%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 2 (3.28%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
11 2 (3.28%) RAD
11 2 (3.28%) SOLID
11 2 (3.28%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.15%) C#
3 10 (16.39%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) R
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Perforce
4 1 (1.64%) Kony
4 1 (1.64%) Sencha
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase