The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 53 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.83% 7.22% 6.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.28% 26.20% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 40
Average daily rate
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£344 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £36.07 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +0.76%
CSS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
181 271 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.32% 27.54% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 145 156
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £40.57 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Cheshire region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester 0 17 £350 +5.66% 8
Warrington -13 6 £375 +25.00% 15
Knutsford +9 5 £323 -12.09% 1
Macclesfield - - - - 5
Middlewich - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Frodsham - - - - 1
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Winsford - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS.

1 91 (95.79%) HTML
2 69 (72.63%) JavaScript
3 35 (36.84%) jQuery
3 35 (36.84%) HTML5
4 34 (35.79%) MVC
5 33 (34.74%) .NET
6 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (29.47%) CSS3
8 27 (28.42%) C#
9 24 (25.26%) Java
10 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
11 22 (23.16%) XML
11 22 (23.16%) SQL
11 22 (23.16%) TDD
12 21 (22.11%) Web Services
13 18 (18.95%) OO
14 17 (17.89%) Web Development
15 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
15 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 15 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (14.74%) Ajax
17 12 (12.63%) Linux
17 12 (12.63%) JSON
18 11 (11.58%) .NET Framework
18 11 (11.58%) LINQ
18 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (11.58%) RESTful
18 11 (11.58%) Finance
19 10 (10.53%) Web Design
19 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.42%) Apache
2 4 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.16%) Confluence
3 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.11%) CMS
4 2 (2.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.11%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.11%) Node.js
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Heroku
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.47%) MySQL
3 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.16%) Redis
6 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.11%) SQLite
7 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.05%) Informix
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.42%) JUnit
3 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.26%) NUnit
5 4 (4.21%) Subversion
5 4 (4.21%) JIRA
6 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.16%) Ant
7 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.11%) MSTest
7 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.05%) Gradle
8 1 (1.05%) Capybara
8 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.05%) QUnit
8 1 (1.05%) RSpec
8 1 (1.05%) Selenium
8 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (88.42%) Developer
2 20 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Web Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Java Developer
4 14 (14.74%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.21%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Designer
8 3 (3.16%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Django Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.16%) UX Designer
8 3 (3.16%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (95.79%) HTML
2 35 (36.84%) jQuery
2 35 (36.84%) HTML5
3 33 (34.74%) .NET
4 28 (29.47%) CSS3
5 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
6 22 (23.16%) XML
7 21 (22.11%) Web Services
8 14 (14.74%) Ajax
9 12 (12.63%) JSON
10 11 (11.58%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.58%) LINQ
10 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (11.58%) RESTful
11 9 (9.47%) J2EE
12 8 (8.42%) XSLT
12 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
12 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (6.32%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Mobile App
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) User Experience
3 3 (3.16%) iPad
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) Statistics
4 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Telematics
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Windows
3 5 (5.26%) AIX
3 5 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) MVC
2 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.16%) TDD
4 18 (18.95%) OO
5 17 (17.89%) Web Development
6 15 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (10.53%) Web Design
7 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.32%) Scrum
9 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Kanban
10 5 (5.26%) OOP
10 5 (5.26%) Migration
11 4 (4.21%) SEO
11 4 (4.21%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.21%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.21%) User Stories
12 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.16%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (72.63%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.42%) C#
3 24 (25.26%) Java
4 22 (23.16%) SQL
5 8 (8.42%) PHP
6 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.37%) Ruby
7 5 (5.26%) Perl
8 4 (4.21%) C++
8 4 (4.21%) Python
9 3 (3.16%) PHP5
10 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.05%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
1 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (6.32%) HP
2 5 (5.26%) BMC
2 5 (5.26%) Sun
3 3 (3.16%) hybris
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe
4 2 (2.11%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.11%) Kony
5 1 (1.05%) Google
5 1 (1.05%) Zend
5 1 (1.05%) Compuware
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.05%) Perforce
5 1 (1.05%) ESRI
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