The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 29.17% 7.04% 23.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 77.78% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Median daily rate £335 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £29.75 £33.77
% change year-on-year +28.57% -11.90%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 18 9 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 37.50% 12.68% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Median daily rate £335 £200 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -39.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Stoke-on-Trent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Stoke-on-Trent.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for CSS.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (87.50%) TDD
4 12 (75.00%) HTML5
5 11 (68.75%) SOLID
6 10 (62.50%) MySQL
7 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
7 9 (56.25%) Line Management
7 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
7 9 (56.25%) Microservices
7 9 (56.25%) WPF
7 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (37.50%) jQuery
9 6 (37.50%) MVC
9 6 (37.50%) Angular 2
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (18.75%) SQL
11 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 3 (18.75%) XML
11 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
11 3 (18.75%) BDD
11 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) C# Developer
3 11 (68.75%) HTML CSS Developer
3 11 (68.75%) HTML Developer
4 9 (56.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (37.50%) Angular Developer
5 6 (37.50%) C# WPF Developer
5 6 (37.50%) WPF Developer
6 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 9 (56.25%) WPF
5 6 (37.50%) Angular 2
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (18.75%) Sass
7 3 (18.75%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (12.50%) React
8 2 (12.50%) WCF
9 1 (6.25%) Ajax
9 1 (6.25%) JSON
9 1 (6.25%) LAMP
9 1 (6.25%) Node.js
9 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) SOLID
3 9 (56.25%) Line Management
3 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
3 9 (56.25%) Microservices
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) ES6
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) PHP 7
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft