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 3 months to 22 April 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Contract jobs citing CSS 36 83 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.17% 15.34% 6.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.16% 35.62% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 72 21
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £424 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.92 £35.00
% change year-on-year +54.35% -25.95%  

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 149 233 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.56% 43.07% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 165 126
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £16.39 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.16% +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.10%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 22 April 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 3 months to 22 April 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
Cardiff -1 26 £381 +1.66% 9
Newport -10 2 £525 +41.89%
Bridgend -4 1 £300 +9.09% 1
CSS
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 53 (94.64%) HTML
2 50 (89.29%) JavaScript
3 32 (57.14%) jQuery
3 32 (57.14%) HTML5
4 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (51.79%) Web Development
6 28 (50.00%) CSS3
7 27 (48.21%) Ajax
8 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
8 21 (37.50%) Front End Development
9 18 (32.14%) User Experience
10 14 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (25.00%) Node.js
11 13 (23.21%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (23.21%) Wireframes
12 12 (21.43%) React
12 12 (21.43%) PHP
13 11 (19.64%) Docker
13 11 (19.64%) Sass
14 10 (17.86%) Durandal
14 10 (17.86%) Backbone.js
14 10 (17.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 10 (17.86%) SQL
14 10 (17.86%) MySQL
14 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
15 8 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (14.29%) TDD
15 8 (14.29%) XML
15 8 (14.29%) Zend
16 7 (12.50%) OOP

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 7 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) gulp
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) Grunt
3 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.57%) NUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Babel
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) JBehave
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.79%) Protractor
4 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 5 (8.93%) Publishing
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 10 (17.86%) PHP Developer
5 9 (16.07%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (16.07%) HTML Developer
6 8 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.93%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow Developer
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.57%) UI/UX Developer
10 2 (3.57%) UX Developer
11 1 (1.79%) Consultant
11 1 (1.79%) Python Developer
11 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (94.64%) HTML
2 32 (57.14%) HTML5
2 32 (57.14%) jQuery
3 28 (50.00%) CSS3
4 27 (48.21%) Ajax
5 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 14 (25.00%) Node.js
6 14 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (23.21%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (21.43%) React
9 11 (19.64%) Sass
10 10 (17.86%) Backbone.js
10 10 (17.86%) Durandal
11 8 (14.29%) XML
12 7 (12.50%) .NET
12 7 (12.50%) LAMP
13 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
13 6 (10.71%) Zend Framework
14 4 (7.14%) REST
14 4 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.14%) CMDB
3 4 (7.14%) W3C
4 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Android
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) Web Development
3 21 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 13 (23.21%) Wireframes
5 10 (17.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (14.29%) TDD
7 7 (12.50%) OOP
7 7 (12.50%) Web Design
8 6 (10.71%) MVC
9 5 (8.93%) BDD
9 5 (8.93%) Mobile First
9 5 (8.93%) Workflow
10 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.14%) DevOps
10 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.14%) Release Management
10 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.43%) PHP
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.79%) WAI
1 1 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Zend
2 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Nintex
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: Yesterday