Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 months to 6 June 2020 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
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 41 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 44 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.46% 4.95% 7.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 18.80% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 42 59
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £322 £264 £155
90th Percentile £481 £495 £455
North East median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 145 234 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.77% 26.35% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 181 241
Median daily rate £438 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +15.38% +11.43%
10th Percentile £312 £305 £275
90th Percentile £700 £575 £525
North East median daily rate £425 £450 £395
% change year-on-year -5.56% +13.92% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% -57.71% +386.11%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -29.14% +190.41%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing CSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CSS in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for CSS in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CSS in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CSS in Tyne and Wear

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CSS in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 12 £350 -12.50% 22
CSS
North East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for CSS.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) REST
4 7 (58.33%) HTML5
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) JSON
6 5 (41.67%) RESTful
6 5 (41.67%) Scala
6 5 (41.67%) CSS3
7 4 (33.33%) CQRS
7 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 4 (33.33%) Node.js
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) Microservices
7 4 (33.33%) GCP
7 4 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 4 (33.33%) React
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) webpack
7 4 (33.33%) gulp
7 4 (33.33%) Azure
7 4 (33.33%) AWS
7 4 (33.33%) Mocha
7 4 (33.33%) Test Automation

CSS
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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Azure
1 4 (33.33%) GCP
2 3 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) gulp
1 4 (33.33%) Mocha
1 4 (33.33%) webpack
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Backend Developer
5 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3
4 5 (41.67%) JSON
4 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) Jest
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 4 (33.33%) React
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Vue.js
6 1 (8.33%) GraphQL
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) Redux
6 1 (8.33%) Vert.x
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
1 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) CQRS
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Interaction Design
4 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) SOLID
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Scala
4 4 (33.33%) ES6
4 4 (33.33%) Java 8
4 4 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle