The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 30 March 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.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 13 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23  
Contract jobs citing CSS 17 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.50% 9.96% 3.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.29% 28.89% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 10
Median daily rate £440 £314 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.23% -4.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.35% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.60
% change year-on-year +23.07% -6.06%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 73 90 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 36.50% 34.48% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 97
Median daily rate £365 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £451 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +21.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Somerset

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Somerset over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Somerset

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Somerset

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Yeovil +4 5 £450 -
Bath -9 3 £335 +10.28% 10
CSS
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for CSS.

1 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) Java
5 15 (44.12%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) Scrum
7 13 (38.24%) MVC
8 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
9 11 (32.35%) ATG
9 11 (32.35%) JSP
9 11 (32.35%) Web Development
9 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
9 11 (32.35%) HTML5
10 10 (29.41%) C#
10 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
10 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
11 9 (26.47%) .NET
11 9 (26.47%) Oracle
11 9 (26.47%) Ant
11 9 (26.47%) SOAP
11 9 (26.47%) Web Services
11 9 (26.47%) Ajax
11 9 (26.47%) TDD
11 9 (26.47%) Spring
11 9 (26.47%) Maven
12 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
12 8 (23.53%) Subversion
12 8 (23.53%) XML
12 8 (23.53%) EJB
12 8 (23.53%) SQL Server

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
1 1 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) DB2
6 1 (2.94%) Informix
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 9 (26.47%) Ant
3 9 (26.47%) Maven
4 8 (23.53%) Gradle
4 8 (23.53%) Subversion
5 7 (20.59%) Apache Buildr
5 7 (20.59%) jMock
5 7 (20.59%) JUnit
5 7 (20.59%) Mercurial
6 6 (17.65%) IntelliJ
7 5 (14.71%) Selenium
8 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
9 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
9 3 (8.82%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
11 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.94%) WATIR
11 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Military
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Manager
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Technical Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.94%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) HTML5
2 11 (32.35%) JSP
3 9 (26.47%) .NET
3 9 (26.47%) Ajax
3 9 (26.47%) SOAP
3 9 (26.47%) Spring
3 9 (26.47%) Web Services
4 8 (23.53%) EJB
4 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 8 (23.53%) XML
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.59%) JSF
5 7 (20.59%) JSON
5 7 (20.59%) RESTful
5 7 (20.59%) Struts
6 6 (17.65%) jQuery
7 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) RIA
1 6 (17.65%) Web 2.0
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) MVC
4 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 11 (32.35%) Web Development
6 9 (26.47%) TDD
7 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
8 7 (20.59%) Refactoring
8 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (20.59%) XML Parsing
9 6 (17.65%) Front End Development
9 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) UML
11 4 (11.76%) OO
12 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
12 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
12 3 (8.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) Ada
5 3 (8.82%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) ATG
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) hybris
4 2 (5.88%) BEA
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (2.94%) VeriFone
5 1 (2.94%) WorldPay