Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 22 November 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)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 31 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 43 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 10.94% 6.22% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.40% 20.68% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 4
Shropshire median daily rate £450 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £388 £325 £233
90th Percentile £530 £500 £307
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.69% +11.54% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.22 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +34.25% +21.52% -28.18%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 125 237 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 31.81% 30.08% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 21
Shropshire median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £408 £333 £250
90th Percentile £600 £535 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Shropshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Shropshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Shropshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Shropshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Shropshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Telford +8 37 £465 +3.22% 5
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 43 (100.00%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) HTML5
4 15 (34.88%) JSON
4 15 (34.88%) REST
5 14 (32.56%) User Experience
6 13 (30.23%) Prototyping
6 13 (30.23%) Scala
6 13 (30.23%) Open Source
6 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
6 13 (30.23%) Web Design
7 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
7 12 (27.91%) C#
7 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
7 12 (27.91%) Play Framework
7 12 (27.91%) Service Design
7 12 (27.91%) Front End Development
8 11 (25.58%) CSS3
9 10 (23.26%) Rapid Prototyping
9 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
9 10 (23.26%) Java
9 10 (23.26%) Spring
10 9 (20.93%) Ajax
10 9 (20.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
10 9 (20.93%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (18.60%) Degree
11 8 (18.60%) Selenium
11 8 (18.60%) Web Development
11 8 (18.60%) SQL

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 6 (13.95%) Apache
1 6 (13.95%) JBoss
1 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
1 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) SSL
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) JUnit
2 8 (18.60%) Selenium
3 6 (13.95%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.95%) IntelliJ
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.65%) Grunt
6 2 (4.65%) gulp
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.33%) Ant
7 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.33%) Gatling
7 1 (2.33%) Protractor
7 1 (2.33%) Sublime Text
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Designer
3 11 (25.58%) UX Designer
4 8 (18.60%) Scala Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (9.30%) Angular Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Designer
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Digital Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Interaction Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Interaction Designer
9 1 (2.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Digital Transformation
9 1 (2.33%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (39.53%) HTML5
3 15 (34.88%) JSON
3 15 (34.88%) REST
4 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
4 12 (27.91%) Play Framework
5 11 (25.58%) CSS3
6 10 (23.26%) Spring
7 9 (20.93%) Ajax
7 9 (20.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (16.28%) XML
9 6 (13.95%) Django
9 6 (13.95%) EJB
9 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.95%) J2EE
9 6 (13.95%) J2SE
9 6 (13.95%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (13.95%) SOAP
10 5 (11.63%) .NET
11 4 (9.30%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) User Experience
2 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
1 6 (13.95%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Open Source
2 13 (30.23%) Prototyping
2 13 (30.23%) Web Design
3 12 (27.91%) Front End Development
3 12 (27.91%) Service Design
4 10 (23.26%) Rapid Prototyping
5 9 (20.93%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (18.60%) Web Development
7 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
7 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Microservices
8 6 (13.95%) Scrum
8 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.95%) Usability Testing
9 5 (11.63%) DevOps
10 4 (9.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Scala
2 12 (27.91%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Ruby
5 7 (16.28%) TypeScript
6 4 (9.30%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Haskell
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Grafana
2 1 (2.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Google
1 6 (13.95%) webMethods
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Facebook
3 1 (2.33%) Telerik