Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 July 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 19 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 72 110 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.61% 10.64% 6.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.49% 33.54% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 93 53
South Wales median daily rate £323 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £231 £284 £217
90th Percentile £475 £513 £425
Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate - - £9.00
Wales median hourly rate - - £9.00

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 294 328 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.97% 31.72% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 239 270
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £240 £285 £249
90th Percentile £525 £513 £450
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
South Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £45.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +118.07% -28.14%
10th Percentile £16.19 £39.02 £11.23
90th Percentile £23.39 £70.25 £31.28
Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £45.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -59.67% +39.23% +7.44%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in South Wales

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in South Wales

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in South Wales

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in South Wales

CSS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Cardiff +2 53 £350 -9.68% 11
Newport -8 4 £450 +21.62% 1
Bridgend -3 2 £306 +11.36% 1
CSS
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for CSS.

1 72 (100.00%) HTML
2 66 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 52 (72.22%) HTML5
4 50 (69.44%) CSS3
5 39 (54.17%) AngularJS
6 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (45.83%) jQuery
8 29 (40.28%) Ajax
9 28 (38.89%) Front End Development
10 27 (37.50%) Web Development
11 22 (30.56%) React
12 18 (25.00%) .NET
12 18 (25.00%) Node.js
13 17 (23.61%) User Experience
14 15 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (20.83%) C#
15 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
15 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (18.06%) TDD
17 12 (16.67%) SQL
17 12 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (16.67%) Sass
17 12 (16.67%) Wireframes
18 11 (15.28%) Docker
18 11 (15.28%) PHP
18 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
18 11 (15.28%) RESTful
19 10 (13.89%) Test Scripting
19 10 (13.89%) SQL Server

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 6 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.78%) Confluence
3 2 (2.78%) Drupal
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.56%) gulp
2 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.17%) Grunt
3 3 (4.17%) NUnit
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.78%) webpack
5 1 (1.39%) Babel
5 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.39%) Protractor
5 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 3 (4.17%) Banking
1 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (94.44%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (18.06%) Web Developer
4 12 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 11 (15.28%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (13.89%) .NET Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Angular Developer
7 9 (12.50%) PHP Developer
8 8 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
9 5 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.94%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (6.94%) UI Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow Developer
12 2 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
12 2 (2.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 2 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 2 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (2.78%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) HTML
2 52 (72.22%) HTML5
3 50 (69.44%) CSS3
4 39 (54.17%) AngularJS
5 33 (45.83%) jQuery
6 29 (40.28%) Ajax
7 22 (30.56%) React
8 18 (25.00%) .NET
8 18 (25.00%) Node.js
9 15 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (16.67%) Sass
12 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
12 11 (15.28%) RESTful
13 10 (13.89%) Backbone.js
13 10 (13.89%) Durandal
14 7 (9.72%) LAMP
15 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (8.33%) Zend Framework
16 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) User Experience
2 5 (6.94%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.56%) CMDB
4 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.78%) W3C
5 1 (1.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.89%) Front End Development
3 27 (37.50%) Web Development
4 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (18.06%) TDD
5 12 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 10 (13.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 10 (13.89%) MVC
6 10 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.11%) OOP
7 8 (11.11%) Web Design
8 7 (9.72%) BDD
8 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.94%) Mobile First
9 5 (6.94%) OO
9 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Workflow
10 4 (5.56%) DevOps
10 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (20.83%) C#
3 12 (16.67%) SQL
4 11 (15.28%) PHP
5 3 (4.17%) Java
5 3 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) WCAG
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Adobe
2 8 (11.11%) Zend
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Perforce
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
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