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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 50 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.47% 8.95% 6.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.81% 30.60% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 25
Average daily rate
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£354 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £381 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
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
210 232 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.17% 29.26% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 107 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £19.45 £40.57 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +6.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £31.56 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £140.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 13 £350 - 13
Knutsford -9 2 - - 3
Warrington -10 2 £400 +77.77% 14
Macclesfield -4 1 - - 10
Wilmslow -6 1 £288 -11.53% 11
Daresbury - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Crewe - - - - 5
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 92 (92.93%) HTML
2 71 (71.72%) JavaScript
3 38 (38.38%) jQuery
4 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (34.34%) MVC
5 34 (34.34%) HTML5
6 32 (32.32%) Java
7 31 (31.31%) .NET
8 27 (27.27%) C#
8 27 (27.27%) TDD
9 24 (24.24%) Web Services
9 24 (24.24%) XML
9 24 (24.24%) CSS3
10 23 (23.23%) SQL
11 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 18 (18.18%) RESTful
12 17 (17.17%) JSON
13 16 (16.16%) Visual Studio
13 16 (16.16%) OO
14 14 (14.14%) E-Commerce
14 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
14 14 (14.14%) Finance
14 14 (14.14%) Ajax
15 13 (13.13%) Web Development
15 13 (13.13%) Degree
15 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
15 13 (13.13%) J2EE
16 12 (12.12%) Spring
16 12 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (12.12%) Ruby

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.03%) Confluence
3 3 (3.03%) Node.js
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (3.03%) Apache
3 3 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.02%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) JBoss
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon S3
1 7 (7.07%) Heroku
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) GitHub
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) MySQL
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.03%) Informix
7 2 (2.02%) MS Access
7 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.02%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.02%) SQLite
7 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.02%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.01%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.05%) JIRA
4 5 (5.05%) NUnit
4 5 (5.05%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.04%) Mockito
5 4 (4.04%) Subversion
5 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.04%) Ant
5 4 (4.04%) Selenium
5 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.03%) Grunt
6 3 (3.03%) Bower
7 2 (2.02%) Gradle
7 2 (2.02%) MSTest
7 2 (2.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (2.02%) Introscope
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.02%) Local Government
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (88.89%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.14%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (6.06%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Architect
7 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (4.04%) UX Designer
7 4 (4.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Designer
8 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Django Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (92.93%) HTML
2 38 (38.38%) jQuery
3 34 (34.34%) HTML5
4 31 (31.31%) .NET
5 24 (24.24%) Web Services
5 24 (24.24%) XML
5 24 (24.24%) CSS3
6 18 (18.18%) RESTful
6 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 17 (17.17%) JSON
8 14 (14.14%) Ajax
9 13 (13.13%) J2EE
9 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
10 12 (12.12%) Spring
11 11 (11.11%) LINQ
12 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
12 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.07%) Statistics
4 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.05%) User Experience
6 4 (4.04%) Online Banking
6 4 (4.04%) Open Source
7 3 (3.03%) iPad
8 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.01%) PDA
9 1 (1.01%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
1 6 (6.06%) UNIX
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) MVC
3 27 (27.27%) TDD
4 16 (16.16%) OO
5 14 (14.14%) E-Commerce
6 13 (13.13%) Web Development
7 12 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.09%) Scrum
9 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.08%) Web Application Development
10 7 (7.07%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (7.07%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.06%) Web Design
12 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.05%) Kanban
12 5 (5.05%) OOP
12 5 (5.05%) BDD
13 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.04%) Project Management
13 4 (4.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (71.72%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.32%) Java
3 27 (27.27%) C#
4 23 (23.23%) SQL
5 12 (12.12%) Ruby
6 9 (9.09%) PHP
7 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.03%) C++
8 3 (3.03%) PHP5
8 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.03%) Python
9 2 (2.02%) VBScript
9 2 (2.02%) VB
10 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) VCP4
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) IBM
3 3 (3.03%) hybris
4 2 (2.02%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.02%) Kony
4 2 (2.02%) Compuware
4 2 (2.02%) HP
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix
4 2 (2.02%) Perforce
5 1 (1.01%) VMware
5 1 (1.01%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) Zend
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
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