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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing CSS 61 84 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.21% 7.69% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.19% 32.43% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 70 22
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £325 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £497 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -
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
209 259 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.13% 23.70% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 195 122
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -49.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Chester +12 16 £370 +2.06% 4
Warrington -14 8 £350 -12.50% 3
Macclesfield - 7 £275 - 1
Wilmslow - 7 £270 - 5
Northwich - 2 £323 -
Widnes - 1 £413 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 125 (95.42%) HTML
2 118 (90.08%) JavaScript
3 73 (55.73%) HTML5
4 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (44.27%) CSS3
6 54 (41.22%) Java
7 43 (32.82%) .NET
8 41 (31.30%) jQuery
9 39 (29.77%) AngularJS
10 38 (29.01%) TDD
11 36 (27.48%) Web Development
12 34 (25.95%) Front End Development
13 32 (24.43%) MVC
14 31 (23.66%) XML
15 28 (21.37%) C#
16 27 (20.61%) ASP.NET
17 26 (19.85%) SQL
18 23 (17.56%) Oracle
18 23 (17.56%) User Experience
19 22 (16.79%) E-Commerce
20 21 (16.03%) JSON
21 20 (15.27%) Banking
22 19 (14.50%) CRM
22 19 (14.50%) Middleware
22 19 (14.50%) MySQL
22 19 (14.50%) REST
23 18 (13.74%) Spring
23 18 (13.74%) Tomcat
23 18 (13.74%) Scrum
24 17 (12.98%) HTTP

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 18 (13.74%) Tomcat
2 13 (9.92%) JBoss
3 11 (8.40%) Apache
4 6 (4.58%) CMS
5 5 (3.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.05%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.29%) Drupal
7 3 (2.29%) IIS
7 3 (2.29%) WordPress
8 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.53%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.76%) Confluence
9 1 (0.76%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.53%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.53%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) HTTP
2 9 (6.87%) Internet
3 5 (3.82%) Network Security
4 3 (2.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) MySQL
2 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Informix
8 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.76%) MS Access
8 1 (0.76%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.76%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.16%) Cucumber
3 11 (8.40%) gulp
3 11 (8.40%) Selenium
4 10 (7.63%) Grunt
5 8 (6.11%) JIRA
5 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.82%) Maven
6 5 (3.82%) Mockito
6 5 (3.82%) SonarQube
6 5 (3.82%) Subversion
7 4 (3.05%) Checkstyle
7 4 (3.05%) FindBugs
7 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.53%) JUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Gradle
9 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.76%) QUnit
General
1 20 (15.27%) Banking
2 14 (10.69%) Finance
3 7 (5.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (82.44%) Developer
2 28 (21.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 27 (20.61%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (16.79%) .NET Developer
5 20 (15.27%) HTML Developer
6 17 (12.98%) HTML CSS Developer
6 17 (12.98%) Web Developer
7 15 (11.45%) Java Developer
8 14 (10.69%) Architect
9 13 (9.92%) Angular Developer
10 10 (7.63%) Technical Architect
11 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
12 8 (6.11%) Technical Leader
13 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
13 7 (5.34%) Digital Architect
13 7 (5.34%) Technical Developer
14 6 (4.58%) Digital Technical Architect
14 6 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (95.42%) HTML
2 73 (55.73%) HTML5
3 58 (44.27%) CSS3
4 43 (32.82%) .NET
5 41 (31.30%) jQuery
6 39 (29.77%) AngularJS
7 31 (23.66%) XML
8 27 (20.61%) ASP.NET
9 21 (16.03%) JSON
10 19 (14.50%) Middleware
10 19 (14.50%) REST
11 18 (13.74%) Spring
12 16 (12.21%) JDBC
13 14 (10.69%) J2EE
14 13 (9.92%) SOAP
15 12 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (8.40%) ActiveMQ
16 11 (8.40%) Apache Camel
16 11 (8.40%) RESTful
17 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) User Experience
2 7 (5.34%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.82%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.05%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.53%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.76%) Animation
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.29%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.01%) TDD
3 36 (27.48%) Web Development
4 34 (25.95%) Front End Development
5 32 (24.43%) MVC
6 22 (16.79%) E-Commerce
7 19 (14.50%) CRM
8 18 (13.74%) Scrum
9 17 (12.98%) Analytics
9 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (12.21%) SOA
11 13 (9.92%) SDLC
12 12 (9.16%) OO
13 11 (8.40%) E-business
13 11 (8.40%) High Availability
13 11 (8.40%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (6.87%) Open Source
14 9 (6.87%) Pair Programming
14 9 (6.87%) SEO
14 9 (6.87%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 118 (90.08%) JavaScript
2 54 (41.22%) Java
3 28 (21.37%) C#
4 26 (19.85%) SQL
5 14 (10.69%) PHP
6 11 (8.40%) C
6 11 (8.40%) C++
7 6 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.29%) Python
9 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.58%) Degree
3 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Oracle
2 16 (12.21%) IBM
3 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.11%) Google
5 7 (5.34%) Adobe
6 5 (3.82%) ATG
6 5 (3.82%) hybris
6 5 (3.82%) Perforce
7 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.76%) Compuware
7 1 (0.76%) ESRI
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
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