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 25 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)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3  
Contract jobs citing CSS 16 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.69% 10.79% 10.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.19% 33.77% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 20
Median daily rate £325 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £382 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £29.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -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 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 69 77 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 33.17% 31.95% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 75
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -29.54%  
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 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 25 June 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 25 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
Bath -3 10 £325 - 7
Street +2 1 £400 +37.93%
Yeovil +2 1 - - 2
CSS
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for CSS.

1 29 (90.63%) HTML
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 14 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
6 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 12 (37.50%) Maven
6 12 (37.50%) SOAP
6 12 (37.50%) Ant
6 12 (37.50%) MVC
6 12 (37.50%) TDD
6 12 (37.50%) ATG
6 12 (37.50%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) Web Services
7 11 (34.38%) Spring
7 11 (34.38%) Gradle
8 10 (31.25%) Ajax
8 10 (31.25%) Web Development
8 10 (31.25%) XML
8 10 (31.25%) JSP
8 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
8 10 (31.25%) Oracle
8 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
8 10 (31.25%) Pair Programming
9 9 (28.13%) jQuery
9 9 (28.13%) Subversion
9 9 (28.13%) RESTful

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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (37.50%) Ant
2 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (37.50%) Maven
3 11 (34.38%) Gradle
4 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
5 9 (28.13%) Subversion
6 8 (25.00%) Apache Buildr
6 8 (25.00%) jMock
6 8 (25.00%) JUnit
6 8 (25.00%) Mercurial
7 7 (21.88%) IntelliJ
7 7 (21.88%) Selenium
8 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
9 3 (9.38%) Bower
9 3 (9.38%) gulp
9 3 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (9.38%) Protractor
9 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Military
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.25%) UAT Lead
8 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Architect
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) SOAP
3 11 (34.38%) Spring
3 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) Ajax
4 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 10 (31.25%) JSP
4 10 (31.25%) XML
5 9 (28.13%) jQuery
5 9 (28.13%) RESTful
6 8 (25.00%) EJB
6 8 (25.00%) JSF
6 8 (25.00%) JSON
6 8 (25.00%) Struts
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
9 3 (9.38%) Sass
9 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) RIA
1 7 (21.88%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 14 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) TDD
4 10 (31.25%) Pair Programming
4 10 (31.25%) Web Development
5 8 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (25.00%) XML Parsing
6 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) User Stories
8 4 (12.50%) Coaching
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) API Development
9 3 (9.38%) DevOps
9 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.25%) Ada
5 2 (6.25%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) ATG
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) hybris
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) BEA
5 1 (3.13%) Sitecore