Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 33 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.50% 8.51% 13.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.26% 29.17% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 31
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +4.69% -4.48%
10th Percentile £295 £268 £213
90th Percentile £425 £380 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £32.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +48.44% +128.57% -56.92%

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 91 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.47% 29.18% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 73
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £274 £225 £263
90th Percentile £426 £438 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £46.25 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +22.00% +13.64% -30.03%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +4 24 £325 -2.99% 21
Stafford -3 3 £325 -12.16% 4
Tamworth - 1 £325 - 1
Cannock - 1 - - 3
Lichfield - 1 - - 6
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 32 (96.97%) HTML
2 28 (84.85%) C#
3 26 (78.79%) .NET
4 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
5 20 (60.61%) TypeScript
6 18 (54.55%) MVC
7 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
8 13 (39.39%) Web Development
8 13 (39.39%) Internet
9 11 (33.33%) HTML5
10 10 (30.30%) BDD
10 10 (30.30%) SpecFlow
10 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (30.30%) TDD
11 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
11 9 (27.27%) CSS3
11 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (24.24%) WCF
12 8 (24.24%) jQuery
13 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.21%) Windows
13 7 (21.21%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
14 6 (18.18%) IaaS

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 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) IaaS
2 6 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) SpecFlow
2 5 (15.15%) MSI
2 5 (15.15%) WiX
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) AccuRev
4 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) C# Developer
3 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (15.15%) UI Developer
7 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) HTML
2 26 (78.79%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 11 (33.33%) HTML5
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
5 9 (27.27%) CSS3
6 8 (24.24%) jQuery
6 8 (24.24%) WCF
7 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
8 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 6 (18.18%) WPF
9 5 (15.15%) Angular 2
9 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.15%) Dapper ORM
9 5 (15.15%) MFC
9 5 (15.15%) NHibernate
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 13 (39.39%) Web Development
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) BDD
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Android Development
8 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.03%) Push Notifications
9 1 (3.03%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 20 (60.61%) TypeScript
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
1 5 (15.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Xamarin