Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing CSS 34 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.27% 8.70% 7.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.04% 38.60% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 30
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £335 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +48.89% -34.78%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £188
90th Percentile £406 £358 £369
West Midlands median daily rate £386 £353 £325
% change year-on-year +9.57% +8.46% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +18.46% +47.73% -23.32%

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 79 57 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.52% 22.53% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 51
Staffordshire median daily rate £330 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +3.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £188
90th Percentile £426 £382 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +0.91% +12.24% -14.60%

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 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 22 July 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 +3 25 £325 -2.99% 22
Stafford - 2 £344 - 4
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 £300 - 4
Cannock - 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 £325 - 3
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 33 (97.06%) HTML
2 28 (82.35%) .NET
3 26 (76.47%) C#
4 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
5 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
6 17 (50.00%) MVC
6 17 (50.00%) TypeScript
7 16 (47.06%) .NET Framework
8 15 (44.12%) Web Development
9 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (35.29%) HTML5
11 11 (32.35%) jQuery
11 11 (32.35%) Internet
12 10 (29.41%) Web Services
12 10 (29.41%) TDD
12 10 (29.41%) BDD
12 10 (29.41%) SpecFlow
12 10 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (26.47%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
13 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (26.47%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (26.47%) Windows
13 9 (26.47%) SQL
14 8 (23.53%) WCF
14 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (23.53%) CSS3
15 7 (20.59%) IaaS
15 7 (20.59%) WPF

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) IaaS
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (20.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) SpecFlow
2 5 (14.71%) MSI
2 5 (14.71%) WiX
3 1 (2.94%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (14.71%) UI Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.88%) React Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Digital Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) HTML
2 28 (82.35%) .NET
3 16 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 12 (35.29%) HTML5
5 11 (32.35%) jQuery
6 10 (29.41%) Web Services
7 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
7 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (26.47%) Castle Windsor
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (23.53%) CSS3
8 8 (23.53%) WCF
9 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.59%) Entity Framework
9 7 (20.59%) WPF
10 5 (14.71%) Angular 2
10 5 (14.71%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (14.71%) MFC
10 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Android
3 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) MVC
2 15 (44.12%) Web Development
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) BDD
4 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (26.47%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (11.76%) iOS Development
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Android Development
7 3 (8.82%) Facilities Management
7 3 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.88%) Push Notifications
8 2 (5.88%) SDLC
9 1 (2.94%) Coaching
9 1 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C#
2 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Apple Swift
5 3 (8.82%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
1 5 (14.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.71%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter