Period
to 20 September 2019

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 20 September 2019 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
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 32 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 +34
Contract jobs citing CSS 41 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.79% 7.74% 10.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.81% 22.68% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 62
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £389 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -13.61% -
10th Percentile £269 £291 £313
90th Percentile £494 £473 £548
North East median daily rate £400 £386 £445
% change year-on-year +3.56% -13.20% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 197 313 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.82% 34.13% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 222 190
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £271 £289
90th Percentile £519 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £427 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.62% -21.11% +59.29%
10th Percentile £20.72 £28.20 £16.50
90th Percentile £54.30 £42.40 £47.76
North East median hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -36.62% -21.11% +60.71%

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 20 September 2019.

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 20 September 2019. 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 +6 39 £400 +3.23% 44
South Tyneside - 1 £400 -
Hebburn - 1 £400 -
CSS
North East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, 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 38 (92.68%) HTML
2 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
4 23 (56.10%) Front End Development
5 19 (46.34%) HTML5
6 17 (41.46%) CSS3
7 15 (36.59%) REST
8 14 (34.15%) Cucumber
8 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
8 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (34.15%) Selenium
9 13 (31.71%) User Experience
10 12 (29.27%) Sass
10 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
10 12 (29.27%) JSON
10 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
10 12 (29.27%) Node.js
10 12 (29.27%) XML
11 11 (26.83%) JUnit
11 11 (26.83%) Scala
12 10 (24.39%) Open Source
12 10 (24.39%) Play Framework
13 9 (21.95%) Microservices
13 9 (21.95%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 9 (21.95%) Gherkin
13 9 (21.95%) WCAG
13 9 (21.95%) Java
14 8 (19.51%) Web Services
14 8 (19.51%) HTTP
14 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP

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 (2.44%) JBoss
1 1 (2.44%) Jetty
1 1 (2.44%) nginx
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) GitHub
2 7 (17.07%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.88%) Azure
3 2 (4.88%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.44%) AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Force.com
4 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
1 8 (19.51%) SSL
1 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) ZAP BI
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Cucumber
1 14 (34.15%) Selenium
2 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
3 11 (26.83%) JUnit
4 7 (17.07%) Gatling
5 4 (9.76%) Maven
6 3 (7.32%) Appium
6 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
6 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.88%) JMeter
7 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.07%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.44%) French Language
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (21.95%) Designer
4 6 (14.63%) UX Designer
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Interaction Designer
6 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.44%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) HTML
2 19 (46.34%) HTML5
3 17 (41.46%) CSS3
4 15 (36.59%) REST
5 12 (29.27%) JSON
5 12 (29.27%) Node.js
5 12 (29.27%) Sass
5 12 (29.27%) XML
6 10 (24.39%) Play Framework
7 9 (21.95%) Gherkin
8 8 (19.51%) Web Services
9 7 (17.07%) SOAP
10 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.20%) React
11 4 (9.76%) .NET
11 4 (9.76%) jQuery
12 3 (7.32%) Ajax
12 3 (7.32%) Express
13 2 (4.88%) .NET Core
13 2 (4.88%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) User Experience
2 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Front End Development
3 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
4 10 (24.39%) Open Source
5 9 (21.95%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 9 (21.95%) Microservices
6 8 (19.51%) Prototyping
6 8 (19.51%) Web Development
7 7 (17.07%) Analytics
7 7 (17.07%) Lean Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) Service Design
8 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (14.63%) Line Management
8 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.63%) MVC
8 6 (14.63%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) TDD
9 5 (12.20%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (12.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) Scala
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) SOQL
6 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) WCAG
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Grafana
1 7 (17.07%) Kibana
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow