The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Worcestershire / Worcester
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcester 2.70% 3.85% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £203 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.20
% change year-on-year +23.07% -4.97%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Worcester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 13.51% 15.38% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £300 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £158 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Worcester

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Worcester

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Worcester region with a requirement for CSS.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Web Design
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (55.56%) Sass
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Scala

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester 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 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Capybara
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) git-flow
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) RSpec
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Sass
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) Dropwizard
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) DOM
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) React
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
1 5 (55.56%) Web Design
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Scala
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) Ensighten