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 3 months to 26 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)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 35 8
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27  
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 12.64% 5.78% 12.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.73% 15.75% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Median daily rate £488 £375 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.20% +11.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £275 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £29.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.41% -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 Shropshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 74 127 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 42.53% 36.71% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 74 11
Median daily rate £500 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Telford +16 20 £494 +27.51% 5
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) HTML5
4 17 (43.59%) REST
4 17 (43.59%) JSON
5 16 (41.03%) Scala
6 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 14 (35.90%) Open Source
7 14 (35.90%) Web Design
7 14 (35.90%) Play Framework
8 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 13 (33.33%) Java
8 13 (33.33%) C#
8 13 (33.33%) Spring
9 12 (30.77%) Linux
9 12 (30.77%) Prototyping
10 11 (28.21%) User Experience
10 11 (28.21%) Python
10 11 (28.21%) HTTP
10 11 (28.21%) JUnit
10 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
11 10 (25.64%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (25.64%) CSS3
11 10 (25.64%) Apache
11 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
12 9 (23.08%) Puppet
12 9 (23.08%) Microservices
12 9 (23.08%) Docker
12 9 (23.08%) XML

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 10 (25.64%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) JBoss
2 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) AdWords
4 1 (2.56%) GitHub
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) HTTP
2 7 (17.95%) SSL
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.82%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) JUnit
3 9 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 9 (23.08%) IntelliJ
3 9 (23.08%) Selenium
4 6 (15.38%) Subversion
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.13%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Ant
8 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.56%) Gatling
8 1 (2.56%) Grunt
8 1 (2.56%) gulp
8 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.56%) Sublime Text
8 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Scala Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Designer
3 9 (23.08%) UX Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.69%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.13%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Interaction Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.13%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) HTML5
3 17 (43.59%) JSON
3 17 (43.59%) REST
4 14 (35.90%) Play Framework
5 13 (33.33%) Spring
6 10 (25.64%) CSS3
7 9 (23.08%) EJB
7 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 9 (23.08%) J2EE
7 9 (23.08%) J2SE
7 9 (23.08%) SOAP
7 9 (23.08%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) Ajax
9 7 (17.95%) RESTful
10 6 (15.38%) Akka
10 6 (15.38%) spray
11 5 (12.82%) Django
11 5 (12.82%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) User Experience
2 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Open Source
2 14 (35.90%) Web Design
3 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 12 (30.77%) Prototyping
5 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.64%) Rapid Prototyping
7 9 (23.08%) Microservices
8 8 (20.51%) Front End Development
8 8 (20.51%) Service Design
9 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
10 5 (12.82%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Analytics
11 4 (10.26%) OWASP
11 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (10.26%) Scrum
12 3 (7.69%) DevOps
12 3 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Scala
2 13 (33.33%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Python
4 9 (23.08%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.51%) Ruby
6 4 (10.26%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) PHP 5
7 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) Haskell
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Grafana
2 1 (2.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) webMethods
2 8 (20.51%) Google
3 7 (17.95%) Adobe
4 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) McAfee
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