The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 29 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)
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 6 24
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18  
Contract jobs citing CSS 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 3.28% 15.79% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 54.55% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +0.41% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.60 £36.50
% change year-on-year +76.97% -38.07%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36 11 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 59.02% 28.95% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 16
Median daily rate £475 £263 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.95% -38.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Wales

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in West Wales

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in West Wales

CSS
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Swansea -13 2 - - 7
CSS
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Wales region with a requirement for CSS.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) JBehave
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 3 (42.86%) JSON
5 3 (42.86%) Dropwizard
5 3 (42.86%) BrowserStack
6 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 2 (28.57%) WCF
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) JBehave
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Babel
4 1 (14.29%) Capybara
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Dropwizard
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile First
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA