The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 30 March 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.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 4 24
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20  
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 3.53% 22.58% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 70.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £300 £263 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.35% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.60
% change year-on-year +23.07% -6.06%  

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 Swansea with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Swansea
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 45 10 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 52.94% 32.26% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 8
Median daily rate £475 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea 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 Swansea

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Swansea

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Swansea.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Swansea

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Swansea region with a requirement for CSS.

1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Scrum
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Mentoring
3 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
4 12 (80.00%) Selenium
4 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (73.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (73.33%) QA
5 11 (73.33%) JSON
5 11 (73.33%) XML
5 11 (73.33%) Java
5 11 (73.33%) WebLogic
5 11 (73.33%) Dropwizard
6 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (66.67%) JUnit
6 10 (66.67%) Unix
6 10 (66.67%) Windows
6 10 (66.67%) Linux
6 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 10 (66.67%) JBehave
7 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (20.00%) Web Development
11 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
11 2 (13.33%) WCF

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 11 (73.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) JBehave
2 10 (66.67%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.67%) Babel
5 1 (6.67%) Capybara
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) Dropwizard
2 11 (73.33%) JSON
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Mentoring
1 14 (93.33%) Scrum
2 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile First
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Microservices
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP