Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 65 79 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.30% 7.10% 11.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.07% 24.31% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 103
South Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +24.03% -19.38%
10th Percentile £266 £266 £220
90th Percentile £550 £524 £402
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £323
% change year-on-year +6.25% +24.03% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South Wales median hourly rate - - £25.25
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 270 325 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.16% 29.23% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 241 337
South Wales median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% +2.86%
10th Percentile £268 £200 £264
90th Percentile £537 £538 £480
Wales median daily rate £413 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.81% +16.22% -35.65%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £21.50 £61.13
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £20.30 £29.50
% change year-on-year +170.90% -31.18% +24.21%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 0 51 £368 +0.68% 21
Newport +4 3 £400 -15.79% 10
CSS
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 65 (100.00%) HTML
2 51 (78.46%) JavaScript
3 33 (50.77%) HTML5
4 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (46.15%) CSS3
6 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
6 23 (35.38%) .NET
7 21 (32.31%) C#
8 20 (30.77%) Web Development
9 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
9 19 (29.23%) SQL
10 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
10 17 (26.15%) Unit Testing
10 17 (26.15%) TDD
10 17 (26.15%) Node.js
11 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (24.62%) MVC
12 15 (23.08%) Scrum
13 14 (21.54%) jQuery
14 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 13 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (18.46%) PHP
16 11 (16.92%) Java
16 11 (16.92%) JSON
16 11 (16.92%) Ajax
16 11 (16.92%) npm
17 10 (15.38%) BDD
17 10 (15.38%) Grunt
17 10 (15.38%) React

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 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.08%) WordPress
3 1 (1.54%) Drupal
3 1 (1.54%) MODX
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) npm
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Serverless
3 2 (3.08%) PaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.15%) Couchbase
4 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) RavenDB
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.38%) Grunt
2 10 (15.38%) gulp
3 9 (13.85%) SonarQube
4 5 (7.69%) NUnit
4 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.15%) MbUnit
5 4 (6.15%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.15%) MSTest
5 4 (6.15%) Selenium
5 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
5 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.62%) Gradle
6 3 (4.62%) JProfiler
6 3 (4.62%) JUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
7 2 (3.08%) JSUnit
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (87.69%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (15.38%) UI Developer
4 9 (13.85%) PHP Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.69%) React Developer
7 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) User Experience Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Designer
9 2 (3.08%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (50.77%) HTML5
3 30 (46.15%) CSS3
4 23 (35.38%) .NET
4 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
5 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
5 17 (26.15%) Node.js
6 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (21.54%) jQuery
8 11 (16.92%) Ajax
8 11 (16.92%) JSON
9 10 (15.38%) React
9 10 (15.38%) WCF
9 10 (15.38%) Web Services
10 8 (12.31%) Angular 2
11 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (10.77%) REST
12 5 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (7.69%) RxJS
12 5 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) User Experience
2 7 (10.77%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) Fintech
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) AIX
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) CentOS
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Web Development
3 17 (26.15%) TDD
3 17 (26.15%) Unit Testing
4 16 (24.62%) MVC
5 15 (23.08%) Scrum
6 13 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.38%) BDD
7 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (15.38%) OO
8 9 (13.85%) Front End Development
8 9 (13.85%) Performance Optimisation
9 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.23%) Prototyping
10 6 (9.23%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.69%) Multivariate Testing
11 5 (7.69%) SDLC
11 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (78.46%) JavaScript
2 21 (32.31%) C#
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 12 (18.46%) PHP
5 11 (16.92%) Java
6 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.23%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.08%) ES6
8 2 (3.08%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) KVM
1 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Perforce
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Apple
4 1 (1.54%) IBM