The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 65 74 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.39% 7.47% 4.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.10% 28.14% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 26
Median daily rate £400 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £438 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-19.59% +15.62%
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
259 263 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.47% 26.57% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 186 99
Median daily rate £425 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £543 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -59.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -11 25 £500 +47.05% 6
Chester -4 13 £356 -6.61% 10
Macclesfield - 7 £335 - 2
Knutsford 0 2 £413 +14.58%
Northwich - 2 £323 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 149 (95.51%) HTML
2 125 (80.13%) JavaScript
3 81 (51.92%) HTML5
4 65 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (40.38%) CSS3
6 57 (36.54%) Java
7 51 (32.69%) Front End Development
8 50 (32.05%) jQuery
9 45 (28.85%) MVC
10 39 (25.00%) XML
11 36 (23.08%) .NET
12 35 (22.44%) Web Development
13 31 (19.87%) C#
13 31 (19.87%) AngularJS
14 30 (19.23%) Banking
15 29 (18.59%) JSON
16 28 (17.95%) HTTP
17 26 (16.67%) Oracle
17 26 (16.67%) SOAP
18 24 (15.38%) TDD
19 23 (14.74%) Web Design
19 23 (14.74%) Responsive Web Design
20 22 (14.10%) Finance
21 21 (13.46%) Web Services
21 21 (13.46%) SQL
21 21 (13.46%) Middleware
21 21 (13.46%) REST
21 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (12.82%) MySQL
22 20 (12.82%) JDBC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 19 (12.18%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.97%) JBoss
3 13 (8.33%) Apache
4 9 (5.77%) Drupal
5 8 (5.13%) CMS
6 7 (4.49%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (3.85%) WordPress
8 5 (3.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.92%) IIS
10 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.28%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.28%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.28%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.95%) HTTP
2 12 (7.69%) Internet
3 6 (3.85%) LDAP
4 5 (3.21%) Intranet
5 2 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) MySQL
2 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.28%) Redis
6 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.64%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.05%) JIRA
3 10 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.49%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.49%) Selenium
7 6 (3.85%) Grunt
8 5 (3.21%) Checkstyle
8 5 (3.21%) FindBugs
8 5 (3.21%) Maven
8 5 (3.21%) Mockito
8 5 (3.21%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.56%) gulp
9 4 (2.56%) Subversion
10 2 (1.28%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.28%) Hudson
11 1 (0.64%) JUnit
11 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (19.23%) Banking
2 22 (14.10%) Finance
3 7 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (83.97%) Developer
2 47 (30.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (19.87%) HTML Developer
4 30 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 27 (17.31%) Web Developer
6 25 (16.03%) HTML CSS Developer
7 24 (15.38%) Java Developer
8 15 (9.62%) Architect
8 15 (9.62%) C# Developer
9 14 (8.97%) .NET Developer
9 14 (8.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (8.33%) Senior Developer
11 10 (6.41%) Angular Developer
11 10 (6.41%) Designer
11 10 (6.41%) Technical Architect
11 10 (6.41%) Technical Developer
11 10 (6.41%) Technical Leader
12 9 (5.77%) Lead Developer
13 7 (4.49%) Digital Architect
13 7 (4.49%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (95.51%) HTML
2 81 (51.92%) HTML5
3 63 (40.38%) CSS3
4 50 (32.05%) jQuery
5 39 (25.00%) XML
6 36 (23.08%) .NET
7 31 (19.87%) AngularJS
8 29 (18.59%) JSON
9 26 (16.67%) SOAP
10 21 (13.46%) Middleware
10 21 (13.46%) REST
10 21 (13.46%) Web Services
11 20 (12.82%) JDBC
12 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET
12 18 (11.54%) Spring
13 17 (10.90%) J2EE
14 15 (9.62%) Ajax
15 13 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (8.33%) Apache Camel
16 11 (7.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) User Experience
2 12 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.28%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.64%) Animation
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (3.85%) Windows
3 4 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.92%) Android
5 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.69%) Front End Development
3 45 (28.85%) MVC
4 35 (22.44%) Web Development
5 24 (15.38%) TDD
6 23 (14.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 23 (14.74%) Web Design
7 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 17 (10.90%) Analytics
10 14 (8.97%) SOA
11 13 (8.33%) E-business
11 13 (8.33%) High Availability
12 11 (7.05%) CRM
12 11 (7.05%) OO
12 11 (7.05%) Scrum
12 11 (7.05%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.41%) Prototyping
13 10 (6.41%) Validation
14 9 (5.77%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 125 (80.13%) JavaScript
2 57 (36.54%) Java
3 31 (19.87%) C#
4 21 (13.46%) SQL
5 15 (9.62%) PHP
6 13 (8.33%) C
6 13 (8.33%) C++
7 7 (4.49%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.21%) VB
9 4 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.56%) XAML
10 2 (1.28%) Go
10 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) Python
11 1 (0.64%) R
11 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.77%) Degree
3 5 (3.21%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (16.67%) Oracle
2 19 (12.18%) IBM
3 9 (5.77%) Google
4 8 (5.13%) ServiceNow
5 7 (4.49%) Adobe
5 7 (4.49%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.21%) Perforce
7 3 (1.92%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.64%) ATG
8 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.64%) hybris
8 1 (0.64%) SAP