Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 27 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.07% 7.07% 18.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.53% 21.88% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 36
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £283 £258 £250
90th Percentile £350 £404 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -9.68% +19.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 £39.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year -14.69% +180.00% -51.20%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 83 128 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.97% 32.32% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 85 88
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £438 £438 £432
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year +29.79% -18.09% -3.56%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Staffordshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Staffordshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Staffordshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Staffordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 15 £313 -3.85% 22
Stafford +3 5 £325 -12.16% 5
Lichfield - 3 - -
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) MVC
3 17 (62.96%) .NET
4 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (59.26%) C#
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 14 (51.85%) TypeScript
7 13 (48.15%) Web Development
8 11 (40.74%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (37.04%) jQuery
10 9 (33.33%) SQL
11 8 (29.63%) Internet
11 8 (29.63%) HTML5
12 7 (25.93%) BDD
12 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
12 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (25.93%) TDD
12 7 (25.93%) OO
12 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
13 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
13 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 5 (18.52%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (18.52%) Castle Windsor
14 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (18.52%) JIRA
14 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (14.81%) PHP
15 4 (14.81%) MySQL
15 4 (14.81%) Mentoring

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 4 (14.81%) AccuRev
5 3 (11.11%) Subversion
5 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.41%) webpack
7 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.70%) MSI
7 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.70%) WiX
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Web Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# Web Developer
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (11.11%) HTML Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) jQuery
4 8 (29.63%) HTML5
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 5 (18.52%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) Laravel
9 3 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (11.11%) WCF
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
10 2 (7.41%) React
10 2 (7.41%) REST
10 2 (7.41%) Sass
10 2 (7.41%) Servlets
10 2 (7.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) MVC
2 13 (48.15%) Web Development
3 11 (40.74%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (25.93%) BDD
4 7 (25.93%) OO
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) SOLID
7 3 (11.11%) API Development
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Functional Programming
7 3 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
1 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) TypeScript
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) Elixir
5 3 (11.11%) Erlang
5 3 (11.11%) Go
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.41%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) VMware