The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 6 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.12% 4.65% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 40.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £275 £203 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.80% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 18.37% 11.63% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £135
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 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Worcestershire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Worcestershire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Redditch -1 2 £275 - 6
Worcester 0 1 - - 1
CSS
West Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) Web Design
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) Sass
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Scala
6 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (25.00%) RSpec
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Capybara
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) git-flow
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) RSpec
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) DOM
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) React
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (41.67%) Web Design
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) Ensighten
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin