Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 April 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 29 27
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing CSS 124 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.78% 5.68% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.20% 20.33% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 60 56
Wales median daily rate £420 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -1.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £269 £267 £219
90th Percentile £505 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.20 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.00% +9.59% +17.74%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 492 423 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.89% 27.92% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 313 327
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +14.58%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £222
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +2.63% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £55.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.45% +233.33% -63.54%
10th Percentile £15.00 £32.50 £16.19
90th Percentile £39.00 £77.50 £18.68
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +1.23% +4.85%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Wales

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Wales

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Wales over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Wales

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Wales

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
South Wales +9 117 £423 +12.67% 10
North Wales -6 3 £500 +33.78% 5
West Wales -12 2 £375 -30.23% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £200 -
CSS
UK

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

1 117 (94.35%) HTML
2 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
3 59 (47.58%) AngularJS
4 57 (45.97%) HTML5
5 51 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (37.10%) Git (software)
7 44 (35.48%) Front End Development
8 43 (34.68%) C#
9 42 (33.87%) CSS3
10 41 (33.06%) .NET
11 34 (27.42%) Java
12 31 (25.00%) Scrum
13 29 (23.39%) REST
14 27 (21.77%) LESS
14 27 (21.77%) Software Engineering
15 26 (20.97%) SOAP
16 25 (20.16%) OO
16 25 (20.16%) Web Development
16 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
17 24 (19.35%) Node.js
17 24 (19.35%) npm
18 22 (17.74%) jQuery
19 20 (16.13%) Finance
20 19 (15.32%) JSON
21 18 (14.52%) JIRA
22 17 (13.71%) Confluence
22 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET
23 16 (12.90%) Windows
23 16 (12.90%) SQL
23 16 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 17 (13.71%) Confluence
2 4 (3.23%) Drupal
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
3 3 (2.42%) JBoss
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.61%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.61%) WordPress
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.35%) npm
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) Internet
1 2 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.81%) Redis
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (37.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.52%) JIRA
3 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.26%) Subversion
5 7 (5.65%) Rational Team Concert
6 4 (3.23%) Grunt
6 4 (3.23%) Selenium
6 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.42%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.42%) gulp
7 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.42%) Protractor
7 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.42%) webpack
8 2 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.61%) Maven
8 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.81%) NUnit
9 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.81%) TestNG
General
1 20 (16.13%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Games
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 105 (84.68%) Developer
2 42 (33.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (19.35%) Angular Developer
4 19 (15.32%) .NET Developer
5 16 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 14 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Software Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (6.45%) HTML Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.84%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.84%) PHP Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Architect
11 5 (4.03%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (94.35%) HTML
2 59 (47.58%) AngularJS
3 57 (45.97%) HTML5
4 42 (33.87%) CSS3
5 41 (33.06%) .NET
6 29 (23.39%) REST
7 27 (21.77%) LESS
8 26 (20.97%) SOAP
9 24 (19.35%) Node.js
10 22 (17.74%) jQuery
11 19 (15.32%) JSON
12 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET
13 15 (12.10%) .NET Framework
13 15 (12.10%) Ajax
14 13 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (8.06%) React
15 10 (8.06%) Spring
16 8 (6.45%) Angular 2
16 8 (6.45%) Aurelia
17 7 (5.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (11.29%) User Experience
3 7 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.65%) Robotics
4 3 (2.42%) Fintech
5 2 (1.61%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.48%) Front End Development
3 31 (25.00%) Scrum
4 27 (21.77%) Software Engineering
5 25 (20.16%) OO
5 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
5 25 (20.16%) Web Development
6 16 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (12.10%) MVC
8 14 (11.29%) UML
9 12 (9.68%) Creative Thinking
9 12 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (8.06%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (7.26%) Time Management
12 8 (6.45%) Decision-Making
12 8 (6.45%) DevOps
12 8 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (5.65%) BDD
13 7 (5.65%) Robotic Process Automation
13 7 (5.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
2 43 (34.68%) C#
3 34 (27.42%) Java
4 16 (12.90%) SQL
5 12 (9.68%) PHP
6 9 (7.26%) TypeScript
7 8 (6.45%) ES6
7 8 (6.45%) Python
8 7 (5.65%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.65%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.84%) Java 8
10 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.23%) C++
12 3 (2.42%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.42%) Ruby
13 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.61%) VB
14 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.81%) Scala
14 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) IBM
3 6 (4.84%) Automation Anywhere
3 6 (4.84%) Blue Prism
3 6 (4.84%) UiPath
4 4 (3.23%) OutSystems
4 4 (3.23%) Twitter
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle
5 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe
6 1 (0.81%) CA