Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 89 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.89% 7.60% 6.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.37% 28.42% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 35 38
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +43.33%
10th Percentile £341 £268 £307
90th Percentile £481 £500 £541
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £187.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £112.25 -
% change year-on-year -61.02% - -

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 303 183 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 37.09% 26.75% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 121 132
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £308
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £187.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +476.92% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +21.79% +145.90%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +19 57 £365 +10.06% 16
Corby -1 2 - - 1
Kettering - 2 £475 - 7
CSS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 87 (97.75%) HTML
2 82 (92.13%) JavaScript
3 57 (64.04%) HTML5
4 52 (58.43%) CSS3
5 46 (51.69%) AngularJS
6 41 (46.07%) Node.js
7 40 (44.94%) Git (software)
8 37 (41.57%) React
9 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (33.71%) Unit Testing
11 28 (31.46%) jQuery
11 28 (31.46%) Test Automation
12 24 (26.97%) Grunt
13 21 (23.60%) Sass
14 20 (22.47%) Ajax
15 19 (21.35%) TDD
15 19 (21.35%) JIRA
15 19 (21.35%) Android
15 19 (21.35%) Front End Development
15 19 (21.35%) Redux
16 18 (20.22%) ES6
16 18 (20.22%) Java
17 17 (19.10%) Finance
18 16 (17.98%) npm
18 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
18 16 (17.98%) gulp
18 16 (17.98%) Ionic Framework
19 15 (16.85%) webpack
19 15 (16.85%) User Experience
20 14 (15.73%) Jasmine

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 12 (13.48%) Confluence
2 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) InVision
1 3 (3.37%) UserZoom
2 2 (2.25%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) npm
2 6 (6.74%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Firewall
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.87%) Blockchain
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (44.94%) Git (software)
2 24 (26.97%) Grunt
3 19 (21.35%) JIRA
4 16 (17.98%) gulp
4 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
5 15 (16.85%) webpack
6 14 (15.73%) Jasmine
7 13 (14.61%) Gradle
8 12 (13.48%) Selenium
9 9 (10.11%) SonarQube
10 7 (7.87%) Axure RP
10 7 (7.87%) Protractor
10 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio Code
10 7 (7.87%) WebStorm
11 6 (6.74%) Babel
11 6 (6.74%) JUnit
11 6 (6.74%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (6.74%) Mocha
12 4 (4.49%) Maven
12 4 (4.49%) Subversion
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 24 (26.97%) UI Developer
3 17 (19.10%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (19.10%) React Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Android Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (11.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Angular Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Designer
6 6 (6.74%) UX Designer
7 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Agile Tester
9 2 (2.25%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.25%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.25%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (2.25%) Tester
10 1 (1.12%) HTML Developer
10 1 (1.12%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (97.75%) HTML
2 57 (64.04%) HTML5
3 52 (58.43%) CSS3
4 46 (51.69%) AngularJS
5 41 (46.07%) Node.js
6 37 (41.57%) React
7 28 (31.46%) jQuery
8 21 (23.60%) Sass
9 20 (22.47%) Ajax
10 19 (21.35%) Redux
11 16 (17.98%) Ionic Framework
12 12 (13.48%) Enzyme
12 12 (13.48%) Jest
12 12 (13.48%) REST
13 11 (12.36%) JSON
14 10 (11.24%) Android NDK
14 10 (11.24%) Android SDK
14 10 (11.24%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (8.99%) Apollo GraphQL
15 8 (8.99%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) User Experience
2 5 (5.62%) Fintech
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.25%) IVR
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Android
2 9 (10.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.37%) Unix
4 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Unit Testing
3 28 (31.46%) Test Automation
4 19 (21.35%) Front End Development
4 19 (21.35%) TDD
5 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.24%) Android Development
6 10 (11.24%) Cryptography
6 10 (11.24%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (11.24%) Secure Coding
7 9 (10.11%) Web Development
8 8 (8.99%) DevOps
8 8 (8.99%) Scrum
9 7 (7.87%) OO
9 7 (7.87%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (7.87%) Wireframes
10 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 82 (92.13%) JavaScript
2 18 (20.22%) ES6
2 18 (20.22%) Java
3 11 (12.36%) C++
4 10 (11.24%) C
4 10 (11.24%) Ruby
5 7 (7.87%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.62%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) PHP
7 3 (3.37%) SQL
8 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) WCAG
2 2 (2.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Perforce
2 6 (6.74%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 5 (5.62%) Adobe
3 5 (5.62%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft