Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 5
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 27 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.63% 6.38% 19.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.29% 24.11% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 47
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.76% +4.62%
10th Percentile £275 £158 £219
90th Percentile £350 £413 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -1.41% +9.23% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.22 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +34.25% +9.09% -20.00%

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 59 112 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.14% 26.48% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 73 86
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £340 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -3.89% +8.85%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £429 £425 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

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 19 November 2017. 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 +7 13 £313 +56.25% 10
Stafford +6 3 £325 - 2
Lichfield - 2 - -
CSS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 21 (95.45%) HTML
2 18 (81.82%) MVC
3 16 (72.73%) .NET
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
5 13 (59.09%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (59.09%) TypeScript
6 12 (54.55%) jQuery
6 12 (54.55%) C#
7 10 (45.45%) TDD
7 10 (45.45%) BDD
7 10 (45.45%) SpecFlow
8 9 (40.91%) Web Development
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 7 (31.82%) HTML5
10 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (27.27%) Sass
11 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
12 5 (22.73%) PHP
12 5 (22.73%) MySQL
12 5 (22.73%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (18.18%) AccuRev
13 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
13 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) SpecFlow
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) AccuRev
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) webpack
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
7 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
8 2 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
9 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) .NET
3 12 (54.55%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) Sass
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 4 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (18.18%) Laravel
7 3 (13.64%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (13.64%) RESTful
8 1 (4.55%) Ajax
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.55%) LAMP
8 1 (4.55%) React
8 1 (4.55%) Servlets
8 1 (4.55%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) WinForms
8 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) MVC
2 13 (59.09%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (45.45%) BDD
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Web Development
5 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 5 (22.73%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) API Development
8 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
8 3 (13.64%) Functional Programming
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) OO PHP
8 3 (13.64%) SOLID
9 1 (4.55%) Android Development
9 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) TypeScript
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 3 (13.64%) Elixir
5 3 (13.64%) Erlang
5 3 (13.64%) Go
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) ES6
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) PHP 7
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle