Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 11 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 -12
Contract jobs citing CSS 27 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.18% 10.23% 6.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 40.30% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 18
Staffordshire median daily rate £438 £325 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +7.00% -13.21%
10th Percentile £325 £283 £193
90th Percentile £500 £374 £404
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £56.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.50 £33.72 £24.00
% change year-on-year +64.59% +40.50% +37.14%

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 108 67 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.73% 25.38% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 74
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £463 £425 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
% change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -25.03%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Lichfield -5 8 £490 - 5
Stoke-on-Trent -11 6 - - 18
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £350 - 1
Stafford -2 2 £388 +19.23% 4
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
3 23 (85.19%) .NET
4 21 (77.78%) SQL
5 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
5 19 (70.37%) Web Services
5 19 (70.37%) C#
5 19 (70.37%) jQuery
6 18 (66.67%) REST
6 18 (66.67%) SOAP
6 18 (66.67%) Oracle
7 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
8 15 (55.56%) Middleware
8 15 (55.56%) Visual Studio
9 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
9 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
10 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
10 13 (48.15%) MVC
11 12 (44.44%) TDD
11 12 (44.44%) NHibernate
11 12 (44.44%) Use Case
11 12 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (33.33%) HTML5
12 9 (33.33%) Web Development
13 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (22.22%) CSS3
14 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
15 5 (18.52%) Degree
16 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
16 4 (14.81%) Android

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) React Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 19 (70.37%) jQuery
3 19 (70.37%) Web Services
4 18 (66.67%) REST
4 18 (66.67%) SOAP
5 15 (55.56%) Middleware
6 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
7 12 (44.44%) NHibernate
8 9 (33.33%) HTML5
9 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) CSS3
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
11 3 (11.11%) Material Design
11 3 (11.11%) Node.js
11 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (7.41%) LESS
12 2 (7.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 12 (44.44%) TDD
2 12 (44.44%) Use Case
3 9 (33.33%) Web Development
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
6 3 (11.11%) Facilities Management
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) Android Development
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.70%) Push Notifications
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin