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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 71 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.55% 4.41% 6.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.71% 20.48% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 21
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
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
239 166 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.43% 21.53% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 104 86
Average daily rate £375 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.60% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Warrington +13 27 £340 -21.15% 24
Chester -1 7 £382 +22.08% 24
Crewe -5 4 £438 +68.26% 13
Knutsford - 2 £360 - 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 131 (93.57%) HTML
2 114 (81.43%) JavaScript
3 72 (51.43%) jQuery
4 70 (50.00%) HTML5
5 51 (36.43%) CSS3
5 51 (36.43%) AngularJS
6 47 (33.57%) MVC
7 46 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (30.71%) Java
8 43 (30.71%) .NET
9 37 (26.43%) ASP.NET
10 34 (24.29%) TDD
11 32 (22.86%) SQL
12 29 (20.71%) Web Services
12 29 (20.71%) SDLC
13 28 (20.00%) J2EE
14 26 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (17.86%) RESTful
16 23 (16.43%) Scrum
17 22 (15.71%) C#
17 22 (15.71%) XML
17 22 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (15.00%) JUnit
19 20 (14.29%) Spring
19 20 (14.29%) JSON
19 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
20 19 (13.57%) TypeScript
20 19 (13.57%) Degree
21 18 (12.86%) Finance
22 16 (11.43%) OO

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
1 9 (6.43%) Node.js
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (4.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.86%) CMS
3 4 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.14%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.43%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.71%) Railo
6 1 (0.71%) WordPress
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.43%) Heroku
2 9 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (6.43%) Amazon S3
3 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) HTTP
2 6 (4.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) ATM
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.29%) Informix
5 6 (4.29%) MS Access
6 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.14%) MySQL
9 2 (1.43%) DB2
9 2 (1.43%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.43%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.71%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.71%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.71%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 22 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (15.00%) JUnit
3 14 (10.00%) Ant
4 13 (9.29%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.86%) Selenium
7 9 (6.43%) Subversion
8 7 (5.00%) Mockito
9 6 (4.29%) Grunt
10 5 (3.57%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.57%) JIRA
10 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (2.86%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.86%) Bower
11 4 (2.86%) gulp
12 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.14%) Cactus
13 2 (1.43%) Maven
13 2 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (12.86%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Local Government
3 6 (4.29%) Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (82.14%) Developer
2 31 (22.14%) Java Developer
3 24 (17.14%) Front-End Developer
4 19 (13.57%) Web Developer
5 13 (9.29%) UI Programmer
5 13 (9.29%) UI Developer
6 11 (7.86%) Front-End Web Developer
7 9 (6.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 9 (6.43%) Designer
7 9 (6.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Architect
9 6 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.86%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Applications Architect
12 3 (2.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (93.57%) HTML
2 72 (51.43%) jQuery
3 70 (50.00%) HTML5
4 51 (36.43%) CSS3
4 51 (36.43%) AngularJS
5 43 (30.71%) .NET
6 37 (26.43%) ASP.NET
7 29 (20.71%) Web Services
8 28 (20.00%) J2EE
9 26 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (17.86%) RESTful
11 22 (15.71%) XML
12 20 (14.29%) Spring
12 20 (14.29%) JSON
12 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (10.00%) Servlets
14 12 (8.57%) SOAP
15 11 (7.86%) REST
16 10 (7.14%) WSDL
17 9 (6.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) User Experience
2 11 (7.86%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.43%) Statistics
3 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.43%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Tandem
8 1 (0.71%) PDA
8 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.71%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.00%) Windows
2 6 (4.29%) Linux
3 2 (1.43%) Windows CE
3 2 (1.43%) Android
3 2 (1.43%) UNIX
4 1 (0.71%) Solaris
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.57%) MVC
2 46 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.29%) TDD
4 29 (20.71%) SDLC
5 23 (16.43%) Scrum
6 16 (11.43%) OO
7 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.57%) OOD
8 12 (8.57%) OOP
8 12 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.86%) Web Design
9 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 10 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (7.14%) Open Source
10 10 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (6.43%) Web Application Development
12 8 (5.71%) Web Development
13 7 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 114 (81.43%) JavaScript
2 43 (30.71%) Java
3 32 (22.86%) SQL
4 22 (15.71%) C#
5 19 (13.57%) TypeScript
6 10 (7.14%) Ruby
7 8 (5.71%) PHP
8 7 (5.00%) VBScript
9 6 (4.29%) VB
10 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.86%) Python
11 3 (2.14%) XPath
12 2 (1.43%) XAML
13 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.71%) R
13 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (13.57%) Degree
2 15 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.71%) Oozie
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) IBM
4 7 (5.00%) Citrix
5 4 (2.86%) Perforce
6 3 (2.14%) Adobe
7 2 (1.43%) hybris
8 1 (0.71%) Compuware
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
Warrington, Cheshire
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Rate: From £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Warrington
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Crewe
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Rate: £220 - £300 per day
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Chester
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Crewe
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Nantwich
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Sandbach
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Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
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Chester
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