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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 74 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.70% 5.24% 7.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.89% 22.91% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 26
Average daily rate
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£345 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £299
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
225 179 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.41% 22.86% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 112 99
Average daily rate £363 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 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 28 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 +12 34 £340 -21.15% 15
Chester -10 7 £350 +64.70% 19
Knutsford - 3 £380 -
Crewe -7 1 £438 +78.57% 11
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 145 (94.77%) HTML
2 123 (80.39%) JavaScript
3 76 (49.67%) HTML5
4 73 (47.71%) jQuery
5 54 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 54 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (33.99%) CSS3
7 49 (32.03%) MVC
8 48 (31.37%) Java
9 42 (27.45%) .NET
10 37 (24.18%) ASP.NET
11 33 (21.57%) SQL
11 33 (21.57%) TDD
12 31 (20.26%) Web Services
13 30 (19.61%) J2EE
13 30 (19.61%) SDLC
14 29 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (17.65%) XML
16 24 (15.69%) JSON
16 24 (15.69%) RESTful
17 23 (15.03%) Scrum
17 23 (15.03%) Spring
18 22 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (14.38%) Degree
18 22 (14.38%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (13.73%) TypeScript
19 21 (13.73%) Servlets
19 21 (13.73%) JUnit
20 19 (12.42%) Finance
21 18 (11.76%) C#

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (5.88%) Node.js
1 9 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.61%) CMS
3 4 (2.61%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.96%) WordPress
4 3 (1.96%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.31%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.65%) Railo
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.58%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.31%) MS Office
4 2 (1.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (5.23%) Amazon S3
1 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.23%) Heroku
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) HTTP
2 6 (3.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.19%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.54%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.92%) Informix
5 6 (3.92%) MS Access
6 5 (3.27%) MySQL
7 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.31%) DB2
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.65%) Big Data
10 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (13.73%) JUnit
3 15 (9.80%) Cucumber
4 13 (8.50%) Ant
5 12 (7.84%) Git (software)
6 11 (7.19%) Selenium
7 9 (5.88%) Subversion
8 7 (4.58%) Mockito
8 7 (4.58%) Grunt
9 6 (3.92%) gulp
10 5 (3.27%) Bower
10 5 (3.27%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.27%) JIRA
10 5 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (3.27%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.96%) Cactus
13 2 (1.31%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (12.42%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Retail
4 7 (4.58%) Local Government
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (79.74%) Developer
2 31 (20.26%) Java Developer
3 27 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
4 22 (14.38%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.46%) Designer
6 13 (8.50%) UI Programmer
6 13 (8.50%) UI Developer
7 12 (7.84%) Front-End Web Developer
8 10 (6.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Architect
9 8 (5.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (3.92%) UX Designer
10 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.92%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.61%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.61%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.61%) Applications Architect
11 4 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (1.96%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (94.77%) HTML
2 76 (49.67%) HTML5
3 73 (47.71%) jQuery
4 54 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 52 (33.99%) CSS3
6 42 (27.45%) .NET
7 37 (24.18%) ASP.NET
8 31 (20.26%) Web Services
9 30 (19.61%) J2EE
10 29 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (17.65%) XML
12 24 (15.69%) JSON
12 24 (15.69%) RESTful
13 23 (15.03%) Spring
14 22 (14.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (13.73%) Servlets
16 14 (9.15%) WSDL
16 14 (9.15%) Ajax
17 12 (7.84%) SOAP
18 11 (7.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) User Experience
2 14 (9.15%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.23%) Statistics
4 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.61%) NHS
5 4 (2.61%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.96%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.65%) Tandem
8 1 (0.65%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.23%) Windows
2 6 (3.92%) Linux
3 3 (1.96%) Solaris
3 3 (1.96%) Android
4 2 (1.31%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.03%) MVC
3 33 (21.57%) TDD
4 30 (19.61%) SDLC
5 23 (15.03%) Scrum
6 15 (9.80%) OO
7 13 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 12 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.84%) OOP
8 12 (7.84%) OOD
9 11 (7.19%) Web Design
9 11 (7.19%) Open Source
10 10 (6.54%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (6.54%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (6.54%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 123 (80.39%) JavaScript
2 48 (31.37%) Java
3 33 (21.57%) SQL
4 21 (13.73%) TypeScript
5 18 (11.76%) C#
6 14 (9.15%) PHP
7 8 (5.23%) Ruby
8 7 (4.58%) VBScript
8 7 (4.58%) VB
9 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.61%) Python
10 3 (1.96%) XPath
11 2 (1.31%) XAML
12 1 (0.65%) R
12 1 (0.65%) C
12 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.38%) Degree
2 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.84%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.65%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.84%) Oracle
3 9 (5.88%) IBM
4 7 (4.58%) Citrix
5 4 (2.61%) Perforce
6 3 (1.96%) Adobe
7 2 (1.31%) hybris
8 1 (0.65%) Compuware
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £330 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago