Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 116 112 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.70% 9.06% 8.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.69% 30.11% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 69 88
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +31.78%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £300
90th Percentile £505 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.53% +18.06% +20.00%

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 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 589 372 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.01% 30.10% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 261 318
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £23.14 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.98% -19.59%
10th Percentile £20.80 £21.87 £19.30
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.42 £21.27
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 0 104 £400 - 41
Mid Wales - 8 - -
West Wales -24 4 £438 -7.89% 8
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 101 (87.07%) HTML
2 68 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 51 (43.97%) AngularJS
4 48 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (37.07%) HTML5
6 39 (33.62%) Front End Development
7 37 (31.90%) .NET
7 37 (31.90%) C#
8 33 (28.45%) Git (software)
9 29 (25.00%) CSS3
10 28 (24.14%) Java
11 27 (23.28%) Scrum
12 25 (21.55%) jQuery
13 20 (17.24%) User Experience
14 17 (14.66%) Node.js
14 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
14 17 (14.66%) MVC
14 17 (14.66%) SQL
15 16 (13.79%) SOAP
15 16 (13.79%) Finance
15 16 (13.79%) .NET Framework
16 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.93%) Sass
16 15 (12.93%) npm
17 14 (12.07%) Wireframes
17 14 (12.07%) REST
18 13 (11.21%) Spring
18 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
19 12 (10.34%) JSON
19 12 (10.34%) LESS

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 7 (6.03%) Confluence
2 4 (3.45%) JBoss
2 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.72%) CMS
4 2 (1.72%) IIS
4 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) InVision
1 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) npm
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
1 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.59%) Big Data
3 3 (2.59%) Blockchain
3 3 (2.59%) MySQL
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.72%) Redis
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (28.45%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.62%) JIRA
3 9 (7.76%) gulp
3 9 (7.76%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.76%) webpack
4 8 (6.90%) Grunt
5 5 (4.31%) Gradle
5 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.31%) JUnit
5 5 (4.31%) Maven
5 5 (4.31%) Subversion
6 4 (3.45%) TestNG
7 3 (2.59%) Selenium
7 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.72%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.72%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.72%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Marketing
3 9 (7.76%) Games
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 103 (88.79%) Developer
2 33 (28.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (18.97%) Angular Developer
4 21 (18.10%) .NET Developer
5 12 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Games Developer
7 8 (6.90%) UX Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (5.17%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Designer
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.31%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.45%) React Developer
11 4 (3.45%) UX Designer
12 3 (2.59%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (87.07%) HTML
2 51 (43.97%) AngularJS
3 43 (37.07%) HTML5
4 37 (31.90%) .NET
5 29 (25.00%) CSS3
6 25 (21.55%) jQuery
7 17 (14.66%) Node.js
8 16 (13.79%) .NET Framework
8 16 (13.79%) SOAP
9 15 (12.93%) Sass
10 14 (12.07%) REST
11 13 (11.21%) Spring
12 12 (10.34%) JSON
12 12 (10.34%) LESS
13 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET
14 10 (8.62%) React
15 9 (7.76%) Ajax
15 9 (7.76%) Spring Boot
15 9 (7.76%) Web Services
16 8 (6.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) User Experience
2 9 (7.76%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.59%) Blog
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.59%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.86%) AIX
4 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.62%) Front End Development
3 27 (23.28%) Scrum
4 17 (14.66%) MVC
4 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
5 14 (12.07%) Wireframes
6 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.76%) Mobile First
8 9 (7.76%) OO
8 9 (7.76%) Time Management
9 8 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (6.90%) Visualisation
9 8 (6.90%) Web Development
10 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.17%) UML
11 6 (5.17%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 37 (31.90%) C#
3 28 (24.14%) Java
4 17 (14.66%) SQL
5 11 (9.48%) Python
6 5 (4.31%) Java 8
6 5 (4.31%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.72%) ES6
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) Groovy
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.90%) Postgraduate
3 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Oracle
2 6 (5.17%) Adobe
3 5 (4.31%) OutSystems
4 4 (3.45%) IBM
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.86%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.86%) Twitter