Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 86 131 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.52% 10.80% 5.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.18% 33.68% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 104 62
Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £227 £275 £216
90th Percentile £475 £513 £425
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.54
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.81% -7.03%

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 371 389 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 28.11% 32.07% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 271 342
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £243 £281 £250
90th Percentile £525 £513 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £45.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +39.23% +7.44%
10th Percentile £16.19 £39.02 £13.45
90th Percentile £23.39 £70.25 £52.75
UK median hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +7.68% +2.74% +4.29%

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 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 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
South Wales -1 72 £323 -14.00% 17
West Wales -10 9 £319 +15.91% 2
North Wales -5 2 £263 -19.23% 2
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for CSS.

1 86 (100.00%) HTML
2 78 (90.70%) JavaScript
3 57 (66.28%) HTML5
4 55 (63.95%) CSS3
5 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (45.35%) jQuery
6 39 (45.35%) AngularJS
7 32 (37.21%) Ajax
7 32 (37.21%) Web Development
8 28 (32.56%) Front End Development
9 25 (29.07%) .NET
10 22 (25.58%) C#
10 22 (25.58%) React
11 18 (20.93%) Node.js
12 17 (19.77%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (19.77%) User Experience
12 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
12 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
12 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.77%) MVC
13 16 (18.60%) SQL
14 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (16.28%) Sass
14 14 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (15.12%) TDD
16 12 (13.95%) Wireframes
17 11 (12.79%) Docker
17 11 (12.79%) PHP
17 11 (12.79%) Test Automation

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 6 (6.98%) Apache
1 6 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (3.49%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.33%) Confluence
3 2 (2.33%) Drupal
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) BrowserStack
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.65%) gulp
2 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.49%) Grunt
3 3 (3.49%) NUnit
3 3 (3.49%) Selenium
3 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.33%) JBehave
4 2 (2.33%) JIRA
4 2 (2.33%) JUnit
4 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.33%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.33%) webpack
5 1 (1.16%) FxCop
5 1 (1.16%) MSTest
5 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (3.49%) Banking
1 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (94.19%) Developer
2 21 (24.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (19.77%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Web Developer
5 12 (13.95%) HTML Developer
6 11 (12.79%) HTML CSS Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Angular Developer
8 9 (10.47%) PHP Developer
9 8 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (9.30%) PHP Zend Developer
10 5 (5.81%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (5.81%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
13 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (100.00%) HTML
2 57 (66.28%) HTML5
3 55 (63.95%) CSS3
4 39 (45.35%) AngularJS
4 39 (45.35%) jQuery
5 32 (37.21%) Ajax
6 25 (29.07%) .NET
7 22 (25.58%) React
8 18 (20.93%) Node.js
9 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
9 17 (19.77%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (16.28%) Sass
10 14 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (12.79%) RESTful
12 10 (11.63%) Backbone.js
12 10 (11.63%) Durandal
13 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (9.30%) XML
14 7 (8.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) User Experience
2 8 (9.30%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.14%) CMDB
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.33%) W3C
6 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.21%) Web Development
3 28 (32.56%) Front End Development
4 17 (19.77%) MVC
5 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (15.12%) TDD
7 12 (13.95%) Wireframes
8 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
10 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.30%) OOP
10 8 (9.30%) Web Design
10 8 (9.30%) Workflow
11 7 (8.14%) Asset Management
11 7 (8.14%) Problem Management
11 7 (8.14%) Release Management
11 7 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (8.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 78 (90.70%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.58%) C#
3 16 (18.60%) SQL
4 11 (12.79%) PHP
5 6 (6.98%) Java
6 4 (4.65%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
1 2 (2.33%) WCAG
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Adobe
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) ServiceNow
2 8 (9.30%) Zend
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) Perforce
3 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.16%) Twitter
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