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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 40 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.06% 5.15% 7.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.32% 21.58% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 35
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £480 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.15%
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
158 241 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.94% 23.86% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 168 99
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 12 £381 -10.29% 6
Macclesfield +1 3 £363 +21.84% 4
Ellesmere Port +1 1 £338 +1.88%
Wilmslow -3 1 £376 +0.26% 3
Warrington -7 1 £300 -38.77% 3
Runcorn - 1 £325 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 99 (97.06%) HTML
2 97 (95.10%) JavaScript
3 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (49.02%) AngularJS
4 46 (45.10%) CSS3
4 46 (45.10%) HTML5
5 44 (43.14%) jQuery
6 41 (40.20%) TDD
7 40 (39.22%) Front End Development
8 36 (35.29%) E-Commerce
9 34 (33.33%) Web Development
10 31 (30.39%) .NET
11 28 (27.45%) Java
12 25 (24.51%) C#
13 21 (20.59%) XML
14 20 (19.61%) Git (software)
15 19 (18.63%) gulp
15 19 (18.63%) SQL
15 19 (18.63%) MVC
16 17 (16.67%) RESTful
17 16 (15.69%) SDLC
17 16 (15.69%) Grunt
17 16 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (15.69%) PHP
17 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
17 16 (15.69%) Scrum
18 15 (14.71%) CMS
18 15 (14.71%) Content Management
19 14 (13.73%) Spring
19 14 (13.73%) SQL Server

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 15 (14.71%) CMS
2 10 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.92%) WordPress
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.94%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.96%) Confluence
6 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.98%) Drupal
6 1 (0.98%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Network Security
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) MySQL
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) Informix
6 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.98%) MS Access
6 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.63%) gulp
3 16 (15.69%) Grunt
4 14 (13.73%) Cucumber
4 14 (13.73%) Selenium
5 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.92%) JIRA
6 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.96%) Ant
7 2 (1.96%) JUnit
7 2 (1.96%) Maven
7 2 (1.96%) Mockito
7 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.98%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.98%) Gradle
8 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.98%) JBehave
8 1 (0.98%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.98%) QUnit
8 1 (0.98%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (3.92%) Publishing
2 3 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (93.14%) Developer
2 35 (34.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (24.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (23.53%) HTML Developer
5 22 (21.57%) .NET Developer
5 22 (21.57%) HTML CSS Developer
6 21 (20.59%) Angular Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.90%) CRM Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Agile Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Python/Django Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 3 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (97.06%) HTML
2 50 (49.02%) AngularJS
3 46 (45.10%) CSS3
3 46 (45.10%) HTML5
4 44 (43.14%) jQuery
5 31 (30.39%) .NET
6 21 (20.59%) XML
7 17 (16.67%) RESTful
8 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
9 14 (13.73%) Spring
9 14 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (12.75%) JSON
11 11 (10.78%) .NET Framework
11 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (10.78%) Dropwizard
12 9 (8.82%) Entity Framework
13 8 (7.84%) Sass
14 7 (6.86%) Ajax
15 5 (4.90%) Web Services
15 5 (4.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) User Experience
2 5 (4.90%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) iPad
4 2 (1.96%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) TDD
3 40 (39.22%) Front End Development
4 36 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 34 (33.33%) Web Development
6 19 (18.63%) MVC
7 16 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (15.69%) Scrum
7 16 (15.69%) SDLC
8 15 (14.71%) Content Management
9 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (13.73%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (12.75%) Configuration Management
11 12 (11.76%) CRM
11 12 (11.76%) Kanban
11 12 (11.76%) Pair Programming
11 12 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (11.76%) Test Automation
12 11 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (6.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 97 (95.10%) JavaScript
2 28 (27.45%) Java
3 25 (24.51%) C#
4 19 (18.63%) SQL
5 16 (15.69%) PHP
6 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.98%) Nagios
1 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.78%) ATG
2 11 (10.78%) hybris
3 10 (9.80%) Adobe
4 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.98%) Compuware
5 1 (0.98%) ESRI
5 1 (0.98%) Google
5 1 (0.98%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Perforce
5 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.98%) Zend