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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 14 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs citing CSS 44 102 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.63% 15.57% 6.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.91% 36.56% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 82 27
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £289 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +0.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.60 £35.00
% change year-on-year +76.97% -35.42%  

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 184 279 246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.71% 42.60% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 190 155
Median daily rate £370 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £16.39 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.16% +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 39 £333 -11.33% 16
West Wales -14 2 - - 6
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 70 (97.22%) HTML
2 63 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (58.33%) HTML5
4 39 (54.17%) jQuery
5 38 (52.78%) CSS3
6 35 (48.61%) Web Development
7 29 (40.28%) AngularJS
8 28 (38.89%) Ajax
9 26 (36.11%) Front End Development
10 18 (25.00%) SQL
10 18 (25.00%) User Experience
11 17 (23.61%) Node.js
12 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 15 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (18.06%) Sass
15 13 (18.06%) React
15 13 (18.06%) Wireframes
15 13 (18.06%) TDD
15 13 (18.06%) XML
16 11 (15.28%) PHP
16 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
16 11 (15.28%) Docker
17 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
17 10 (13.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 10 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (13.89%) Durandal
17 10 (13.89%) Backbone.js
17 10 (13.89%) Scrum

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 (9.72%) Apache
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
1 1 (1.39%) LDAP
1 1 (1.39%) SMTP
1 1 (1.39%) SNMP
1 1 (1.39%) SSH
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 7 (9.72%) Selenium
4 6 (8.33%) gulp
5 5 (6.94%) Grunt
5 5 (6.94%) JBehave
5 5 (6.94%) JUnit
6 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.56%) Protractor
6 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.17%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.78%) Babel
8 2 (2.78%) Capybara
8 2 (2.78%) NUnit
8 2 (2.78%) Subversion
9 1 (1.39%) JIRA
9 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.39%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 1 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 5 (6.94%) Publishing
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Marketing
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (90.28%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 9 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 9 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 8 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Angular Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (6.94%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (97.22%) HTML
2 42 (58.33%) HTML5
3 39 (54.17%) jQuery
4 38 (52.78%) CSS3
5 29 (40.28%) AngularJS
6 28 (38.89%) Ajax
7 17 (23.61%) Node.js
8 15 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (18.06%) React
10 13 (18.06%) Sass
10 13 (18.06%) XML
11 10 (13.89%) Backbone.js
11 10 (13.89%) Durandal
12 9 (12.50%) .NET
13 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
14 7 (9.72%) LAMP
15 6 (8.33%) Zend Framework
16 5 (6.94%) JSON
16 5 (6.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) User Experience
2 8 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.72%) CMDB
4 4 (5.56%) W3C
5 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) Web Development
3 26 (36.11%) Front End Development
4 13 (18.06%) TDD
4 13 (18.06%) Wireframes
5 10 (13.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (13.89%) Scrum
6 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.11%) MVC
7 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 8 (11.11%) Workflow
8 7 (9.72%) Asset Management
8 7 (9.72%) Mobile First
8 7 (9.72%) OOP
8 7 (9.72%) Release Management
8 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (9.72%) Web Design
9 6 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 18 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) PHP
4 9 (12.50%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (5.56%) Python
7 3 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
8 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) WAI
2 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 8 (11.11%) Zend
2 3 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Nintex
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.39%) Splunk
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago