The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 22 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 72 30
Rank change year-on-year +58 -42  
Contract jobs citing CSS 34 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.54% 3.68% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.81% 18.15% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 17
Median daily rate £431 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £418
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 £38.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 118 281 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.65% 20.26% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 181 102
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.25 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.30% +80.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +69 33 £431 +7.81% 16
Sunderland -4 1 - -
CSS
North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for CSS.

1 112 (94.92%) HTML
2 84 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (56.78%) HTML5
4 66 (55.93%) JSON
5 61 (51.69%) CSS3
6 55 (46.61%) REST
7 54 (45.76%) Ajax
8 45 (38.14%) Web Design
8 45 (38.14%) JavaScript
9 43 (36.44%) Spring
10 42 (35.59%) Ruby
10 42 (35.59%) Django
11 41 (34.75%) Scala
12 40 (33.90%) Front End Development
13 38 (32.20%) Open Source
14 35 (29.66%) Test Automation
15 34 (28.81%) Responsive Web Design
15 34 (28.81%) Play Framework
16 33 (27.97%) Ruby on Rails
16 33 (27.97%) Scrum
17 32 (27.12%) MVC
17 32 (27.12%) Java
18 31 (26.27%) User Experience
19 30 (25.42%) JIRA
19 30 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (24.58%) Python
20 29 (24.58%) Jenkins
21 28 (23.73%) Git (software)
21 28 (23.73%) RESTful
21 28 (23.73%) Web Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 25 (21.19%) Confluence
2 7 (5.93%) Apache
3 5 (4.24%) CMS
4 4 (3.39%) IIS
4 4 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.54%) JBoss
5 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.69%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) InVision
1 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) MongoDB
1 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
2 20 (16.95%) MySQL
3 17 (14.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (14.41%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.17%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.69%) GIS
7 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (25.42%) JIRA
2 29 (24.58%) Jenkins
3 28 (23.73%) Git (software)
4 25 (21.19%) JUnit
5 23 (19.49%) Subversion
6 16 (13.56%) Selenium
7 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.39%) Grunt
8 4 (3.39%) gulp
8 4 (3.39%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.85%) git-flow
11 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.85%) Mocha
11 1 (0.85%) Sinon.JS
11 1 (0.85%) webpack
11 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Advertising
3 1 (0.85%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (66.95%) Developer
2 42 (35.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (15.25%) Designer
3 18 (15.25%) HTML Developer
4 17 (14.41%) Architect
5 16 (13.56%) UX Designer
6 15 (12.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (11.86%) HTML CSS Developer
7 14 (11.86%) Web Developer
8 11 (9.32%) Interaction Designer
8 11 (9.32%) Scala Developer
9 10 (8.47%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (7.63%) Java Developer
10 9 (7.63%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (6.78%) Technical Architect
12 7 (5.93%) .NET Developer
12 7 (5.93%) Digital Architect
13 5 (4.24%) Digital Technical Architect
14 4 (3.39%) C# Developer
14 4 (3.39%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (94.92%) HTML
2 67 (56.78%) HTML5
3 66 (55.93%) JSON
4 61 (51.69%) CSS3
5 55 (46.61%) REST
6 54 (45.76%) Ajax
7 43 (36.44%) Spring
8 42 (35.59%) Django
9 34 (28.81%) Play Framework
10 33 (27.97%) Ruby on Rails
11 28 (23.73%) RESTful
12 26 (22.03%) Guice
13 18 (15.25%) Spring MVC
14 17 (14.41%) SOAP
14 17 (14.41%) XML
15 16 (13.56%) .NET
15 16 (13.56%) AngularJS
16 13 (11.02%) jQuery
17 12 (10.17%) Web Services
18 11 (9.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.27%) User Experience
2 20 (16.95%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Fintech
4 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.85%) iPad
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Linux
2 6 (5.08%) Unix
3 4 (3.39%) Windows
4 2 (1.69%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.14%) Web Design
3 40 (33.90%) Front End Development
4 38 (32.20%) Open Source
5 35 (29.66%) Test Automation
6 34 (28.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (27.97%) Scrum
8 32 (27.12%) MVC
9 30 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (23.73%) Web Development
11 27 (22.88%) Configuration Management
11 27 (22.88%) TDD
12 22 (18.64%) Prototyping
13 20 (16.95%) OWASP
14 16 (13.56%) Rapid Prototyping
14 16 (13.56%) Service Design
15 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
16 12 (10.17%) Kanban
17 11 (9.32%) Line Management
18 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.14%) JavaScript
2 42 (35.59%) Ruby
3 41 (34.75%) Scala
4 32 (27.12%) Java
5 29 (24.58%) Python
6 27 (22.88%) C#
7 6 (5.08%) PHP
7 6 (5.08%) SQL
8 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) Jython
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Docker
2 9 (7.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Puppet
2 9 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Google
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.08%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.54%) webMethods
5 2 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (0.85%) Apple
6 1 (0.85%) Ensighten
6 1 (0.85%) OpenText
6 1 (0.85%) Zend
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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