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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 65 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.10% 6.91% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.21% 29.85% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 20
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £506 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.43% -4.28%
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
190 268 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.69% 23.14% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 204 102
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £538 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +10 15 £380 -10.58% 8
Warrington -9 9 £350 -22.22%
Macclesfield +7 8 £275 -21.42% 3
Wilmslow - 7 £270 - 7
Widnes - 1 £413 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 128 (96.97%) HTML
2 116 (87.88%) JavaScript
3 78 (59.09%) HTML5
4 68 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (47.73%) CSS3
6 55 (41.67%) Java
7 47 (35.61%) AngularJS
8 46 (34.85%) TDD
9 44 (33.33%) jQuery
10 40 (30.30%) Front End Development
11 39 (29.55%) Web Development
12 37 (28.03%) .NET
13 32 (24.24%) XML
14 30 (22.73%) E-Commerce
15 25 (18.94%) User Experience
16 24 (18.18%) JSON
16 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET
16 24 (18.18%) SQL
17 23 (17.42%) C#
17 23 (17.42%) MVC
18 22 (16.67%) Scrum
19 21 (15.91%) Oracle
20 19 (14.39%) MySQL
20 19 (14.39%) CRM
20 19 (14.39%) Middleware
20 19 (14.39%) Spring
20 19 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (13.64%) REST
21 18 (13.64%) Banking
21 18 (13.64%) Tomcat

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 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.09%) JBoss
3 11 (8.33%) Apache
4 10 (7.58%) CMS
5 7 (5.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.27%) Drupal
6 3 (2.27%) WordPress
7 2 (1.52%) Confluence
7 2 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.76%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.76%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.61%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) Network Security
3 4 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.39%) MySQL
2 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Informix
8 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.76%) MS Access
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.36%) gulp
3 14 (10.61%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.61%) Grunt
4 13 (9.85%) Selenium
5 7 (5.30%) JIRA
6 5 (3.79%) Subversion
6 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.27%) Maven
7 3 (2.27%) Mockito
7 3 (2.27%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.52%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.52%) FindBugs
8 2 (1.52%) JUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Ant
9 1 (0.76%) Gradle
9 1 (0.76%) Introscope
9 1 (0.76%) QUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (13.64%) Banking
2 10 (7.58%) Finance
3 8 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (81.82%) Developer
2 33 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (21.97%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 21 (15.91%) .NET Developer
6 19 (14.39%) HTML CSS Developer
7 18 (13.64%) Angular Developer
8 15 (11.36%) Java Developer
8 15 (11.36%) Web Developer
9 14 (10.61%) Architect
10 10 (7.58%) Technical Architect
11 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (6.06%) Technical Leader
13 7 (5.30%) Digital Architect
13 7 (5.30%) Lead Developer
13 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
13 7 (5.30%) Technical Developer
14 6 (4.55%) Digital Technical Architect
14 6 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (96.97%) HTML
2 78 (59.09%) HTML5
3 63 (47.73%) CSS3
4 47 (35.61%) AngularJS
5 44 (33.33%) jQuery
6 37 (28.03%) .NET
7 32 (24.24%) XML
8 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 24 (18.18%) JSON
9 19 (14.39%) Middleware
9 19 (14.39%) Spring
10 18 (13.64%) REST
11 15 (11.36%) RESTful
12 14 (10.61%) J2EE
12 14 (10.61%) JDBC
13 12 (9.09%) SOAP
13 12 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (8.33%) Apache Camel
15 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) User Experience
2 5 (3.79%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (1.52%) iPad
4 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.52%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) Animation
5 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.52%) Windows
2 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.85%) TDD
3 40 (30.30%) Front End Development
4 39 (29.55%) Web Development
5 30 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 23 (17.42%) MVC
7 22 (16.67%) Scrum
8 19 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (14.39%) CRM
9 17 (12.88%) Analytics
10 16 (12.12%) SDLC
10 16 (12.12%) SOA
11 13 (9.85%) Pair Programming
12 12 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (8.33%) Content Management
13 11 (8.33%) E-business
13 11 (8.33%) High Availability
14 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
14 10 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (7.58%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 116 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 55 (41.67%) Java
3 24 (18.18%) SQL
4 23 (17.42%) C#
5 15 (11.36%) PHP
6 11 (8.33%) C
6 11 (8.33%) C++
7 6 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.27%) Python
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) Ruby
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.03%) Degree
3 3 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 21 (15.91%) Oracle
2 14 (10.61%) IBM
3 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.82%) Adobe
4 9 (6.82%) ATG
4 9 (6.82%) hybris
5 8 (6.06%) Google
6 3 (2.27%) Perforce
7 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.76%) Compuware
8 1 (0.76%) ESRI
8 1 (0.76%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) Zend
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago