The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing CSS 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 5.56% 6.45% 10.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 40.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 22.22% 16.13% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £375
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 £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Wakefield

CSS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for CSS.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) InfoPath
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Zend Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Zend