Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 35 14
Rank change year-on-year +17 -21 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 90 160 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.75% 6.79% 10.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 23.63% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 116 121
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £433 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% -2.81% +18.67%
10th Percentile £320 £321 £263
90th Percentile £550 £504 £540
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £22.50
North East median hourly rate - £8.50 £20.15
% change year-on-year - -57.82% -

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 288 677 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.20% 28.71% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 472 292
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £357 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.03% -10.74% +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £269
90th Percentile £550 £500 £586
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £399
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.72% +13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £26.50 £19.95
90th Percentile £47.76 £36.00 £28.45
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £18.89
% change year-on-year +60.71% +48.27% -37.05%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 89 £425 -2.58% 8
Sunderland +2 1 £338 -3.57% 1
CSS
North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for CSS.

1 85 (94.44%) HTML
2 67 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (52.22%) Prototyping
4 41 (45.56%) User Experience
5 33 (36.67%) Service Design
6 32 (35.56%) JavaScript
7 31 (34.44%) Java
8 30 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 30 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 28 (31.11%) Web Design
10 26 (28.89%) Front End Development
11 25 (27.78%) Spring
11 25 (27.78%) JSON
12 24 (26.67%) HTML5
13 20 (22.22%) TDD
13 20 (22.22%) Scrum
14 19 (21.11%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (21.11%) CSS3
15 18 (20.00%) SQL
15 18 (20.00%) SOAP
15 18 (20.00%) XML
16 16 (17.78%) Degree
17 15 (16.67%) JSP
17 15 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
18 14 (15.56%) Jenkins
18 14 (15.56%) RESTful
18 14 (15.56%) Scala
18 14 (15.56%) C#
18 14 (15.56%) Ajax
19 13 (14.44%) MySQL

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 12 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (10.00%) IIS
3 8 (8.89%) Confluence
4 5 (5.56%) CMS
5 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.22%) Drupal
6 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.22%) WordPress
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.11%) Apache
7 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (2.22%) IaaS
1 2 (2.22%) MailChimp
1 2 (2.22%) npm
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
1 2 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (14.44%) MySQL
3 11 (12.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
5 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.11%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.89%) JIRA
3 8 (8.89%) Selenium
4 6 (6.67%) JUnit
5 4 (4.44%) Firebug
5 4 (4.44%) Gradle
5 4 (4.44%) Hamcrest
5 4 (4.44%) Subversion
6 2 (2.22%) Grunt
6 2 (2.22%) gulp
6 2 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.22%) webpack
7 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Advertising
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Designer
2 35 (38.89%) Developer
3 24 (26.67%) UX Designer
4 20 (22.22%) Interaction Designer
5 13 (14.44%) Java Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Senior Designer
7 11 (12.22%) Architect
8 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.89%) Agile Developer
10 7 (7.78%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (7.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (7.78%) Senior Agile Developer
10 7 (7.78%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 7 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Digital Architect
11 6 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Interaction Designer
11 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (5.56%) Digital Designer
12 5 (5.56%) Digital UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (94.44%) HTML
2 25 (27.78%) JSON
2 25 (27.78%) Spring
3 24 (26.67%) HTML5
4 19 (21.11%) CSS3
5 18 (20.00%) SOAP
5 18 (20.00%) XML
6 15 (16.67%) JSP
7 14 (15.56%) Ajax
7 14 (15.56%) RESTful
8 13 (14.44%) REST
9 12 (13.33%) Django
10 11 (12.22%) jQuery
11 10 (11.11%) Apache Camel
11 10 (11.11%) Web Services
12 9 (10.00%) GWT
13 8 (8.89%) Play Framework
13 8 (8.89%) Spring Security
14 7 (7.78%) XSD
15 6 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (45.56%) User Experience
2 30 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.22%) Prototyping
3 33 (36.67%) Service Design
4 30 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 28 (31.11%) Web Design
6 26 (28.89%) Front End Development
7 20 (22.22%) Scrum
7 20 (22.22%) TDD
8 15 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (14.44%) Open Source
10 12 (13.33%) Kanban
11 11 (12.22%) OO
12 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 9 (10.00%) BDD
13 9 (10.00%) Coaching
13 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 9 (10.00%) MVC
13 9 (10.00%) Software Architecture
13 9 (10.00%) Usability Testing
14 8 (8.89%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) JavaScript
2 31 (34.44%) Java
3 18 (20.00%) SQL
4 14 (15.56%) C#
4 14 (15.56%) Scala
5 12 (13.33%) Ruby
6 10 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) Groovy
7 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Docker
2 6 (6.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Puppet
2 8 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Google
2 10 (11.11%) InterSystems
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) OpenText
5 2 (2.22%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe