Period
to 17 July 2018

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 6 months to 17 July 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 17 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 77 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.65% 8.09% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.52% 33.15% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 36
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +24.14% +15.08%
10th Percentile £340 £288 £278
90th Percentile £475 £500 £488
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £187.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +18.24% - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 270 181 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 33.83% 24.39% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 111 133
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +19.23%
10th Percentile £315 £296 £281
90th Percentile £519 £538 £511
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £113.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.44% +250.00% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £53.23 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £178.48 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +33.33% +7.14%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Northamptonshire

CSS
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

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Northamptonshire

CSS
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

CSS
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 6 months to 17 July 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
Northampton +14 58 £400 +28.00% 16
Corby 0 2 - - 1
CSS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 76 (98.70%) HTML
2 70 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 42 (54.55%) HTML5
4 36 (46.75%) CSS3
5 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (42.86%) React
7 31 (40.26%) Node.js
7 31 (40.26%) Unit Testing
8 27 (35.06%) jQuery
8 27 (35.06%) AngularJS
9 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
9 24 (31.17%) JIRA
10 22 (28.57%) TDD
11 21 (27.27%) Front End Development
12 20 (25.97%) User Experience
12 20 (25.97%) Grunt
12 20 (25.97%) Finance
13 18 (23.38%) Android
13 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
14 16 (20.78%) Ajax
15 15 (19.48%) Apple iOS
15 15 (19.48%) Wireframes
16 14 (18.18%) npm
16 14 (18.18%) Axure RP
17 13 (16.88%) Confluence
17 13 (16.88%) JSON
17 13 (16.88%) CA Agile Central
18 12 (15.58%) SonarQube
18 12 (15.58%) gulp
18 12 (15.58%) Responsive Web Design

CSS
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 13 (16.88%) Confluence
2 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.60%) WordPress
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) InVision
2 9 (11.69%) UserZoom
3 2 (2.60%) Chatbot
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) npm
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
1 24 (31.17%) JIRA
2 20 (25.97%) Grunt
3 14 (18.18%) Axure RP
4 12 (15.58%) gulp
4 12 (15.58%) SonarQube
5 8 (10.39%) JSUnit
6 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 7 (9.09%) webpack
7 6 (7.79%) Gradle
7 6 (7.79%) JUnit
8 5 (6.49%) Selenium
9 4 (5.19%) Maven
9 4 (5.19%) Subversion
10 3 (3.90%) CA Release Automation
10 3 (3.90%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.90%) NetBeans
11 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.60%) TestNG
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Legal
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (71.43%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 19 (24.68%) React Developer
4 12 (15.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (9.09%) Designer
6 7 (9.09%) UX Designer
7 6 (7.79%) User Experience Researcher
8 5 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.90%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Agile Tester
11 2 (2.60%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (2.60%) Programmer
11 2 (2.60%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (98.70%) HTML
2 42 (54.55%) HTML5
3 36 (46.75%) CSS3
4 33 (42.86%) React
5 31 (40.26%) Node.js
6 27 (35.06%) AngularJS
6 27 (35.06%) jQuery
7 16 (20.78%) Ajax
8 13 (16.88%) JSON
9 12 (15.58%) Redux
10 9 (11.69%) Sass
11 8 (10.39%) Apollo GraphQL
11 8 (10.39%) GraphQL
11 8 (10.39%) RESTful
11 8 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.79%) Enzyme
12 6 (7.79%) Jest
12 6 (7.79%) SOAP
12 6 (7.79%) Web Services
13 5 (6.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) User Experience
2 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) IVR
4 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Android
2 15 (19.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.90%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) Unit Testing
3 22 (28.57%) TDD
4 21 (27.27%) Front End Development
5 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
6 15 (19.48%) Wireframes
7 12 (15.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
8 11 (14.29%) Scrum
9 10 (12.99%) Benchmarking
9 10 (12.99%) Cognitive Psychology
9 10 (12.99%) Guerrilla Testing
9 10 (12.99%) Human Factors
9 10 (12.99%) Prototyping
9 10 (12.99%) Psychology
9 10 (12.99%) Rapid Prototyping
9 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.99%) Task Model
9 10 (12.99%) Usability Testing
9 10 (12.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.69%) ES6
2 9 (11.69%) Java
3 5 (6.49%) Ruby
4 4 (5.19%) PHP
5 3 (3.90%) C
5 3 (3.90%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) C#
6 2 (2.60%) SQL
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) CA Agile Central
2 11 (14.29%) Perforce
3 5 (6.49%) Adobe
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) Capita