Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 12 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -16
Contract jobs citing CSS 27 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.89% 9.28% 5.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.55% 41.51% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +10.42% -11.76%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £158
90th Percentile £469 £357 £344
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year +55.50% +39.33% +9.09%

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 98 53 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.90% 22.36% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 63
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -9.09%
10th Percentile £309 £288 £195
90th Percentile £451 £438 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.29 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -23.66% +29.79% -19.92%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -2 13 £325 - 19
Lichfield -3 3 £459 - 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £350 - 2
Stafford -3 1 £388 +19.23% 7
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
4 16 (59.26%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
5 15 (55.56%) jQuery
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) MVC
7 12 (44.44%) Web Development
8 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
8 11 (40.74%) Web Services
9 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
9 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (37.04%) HTML5
10 9 (33.33%) REST
10 9 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (33.33%) SOAP
10 9 (33.33%) Oracle
11 8 (29.63%) TDD
11 8 (29.63%) TypeScript
12 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
12 7 (25.93%) CSS3
13 6 (22.22%) Use Case
13 6 (22.22%) NHibernate
13 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
13 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
13 6 (22.22%) Middleware
14 5 (18.52%) Internet
14 5 (18.52%) 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 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Hudson
2 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.70%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) MSI
3 1 (3.70%) WiX
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Angular Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.41%) React Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) jQuery
4 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) Web Services
5 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
5 10 (37.04%) HTML5
6 9 (33.33%) REST
6 9 (33.33%) SOAP
7 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.93%) CSS3
8 6 (22.22%) Middleware
8 6 (22.22%) NHibernate
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (11.11%) Material Design
10 3 (11.11%) Node.js
10 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Android
1 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 12 (44.44%) Web Development
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Use Case
6 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (11.11%) Facilities Management
7 3 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.41%) Android Development
8 2 (7.41%) Push Notifications
9 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (3.70%) SDLC
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (59.26%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
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 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) VMware