Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.66% 12.55% 9.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.24% 38.82% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 23
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.99% +34.00%
10th Percentile £202 £311 £268
90th Percentile £425 £425 £363
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £47.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +171.43%

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 42 85 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 25.77% 32.32% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 61
Staffordshire median daily rate £335 £343 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.19% +2.24% +3.88%
10th Percentile £218 £278 £225
90th Percentile £440 £429 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £34.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.37% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00% +11.11%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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
Stafford +7 5 £343 +9.60%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 5 £325 - 2
Lichfield +2 3 £190 - 6
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) jQuery
4 8 (42.11%) Front End Development
5 7 (36.84%) REST
5 7 (36.84%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Spring
6 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (26.32%) CSS3
7 5 (26.32%) User Experience
7 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 5 (26.32%) Web Development
7 5 (26.32%) PHP
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) MySQL
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) HTML5
8 4 (21.05%) Laravel
9 3 (15.79%) React
9 3 (15.79%) RequireJS
9 3 (15.79%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) Ajax
9 3 (15.79%) NHibernate

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 2 (10.53%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) AccuRev
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) React Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Email Developer
5 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
5 2 (10.53%) HTML Email Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) CSS3
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) Laravel
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) Ajax
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
7 3 (15.79%) React
7 3 (15.79%) RequireJS
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Front End Development
2 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Disruptive Innovation
6 2 (10.53%) Email Marketing
6 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
6 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) API Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) SOLID
7 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Elixir
3 1 (5.26%) Erlang
3 1 (5.26%) Go
3 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle