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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 74 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.22% 7.64% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.41% 26.39% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 32
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.49 £32.54 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.02% -2.86%
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
270 288 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.34% 28.94% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 201 88
Median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £593 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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
Warrington +2 28 £500 +52.67% 6
Chester -11 19 £361 -8.25% 16
Macclesfield - 7 £335 - 7
Knutsford - 3 £413 -
Crewe +4 2 £374 -22.33% 3
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 169 (96.02%) HTML
2 145 (82.39%) JavaScript
3 87 (49.43%) HTML5
4 83 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (38.07%) jQuery
6 62 (35.23%) XML
7 61 (34.66%) Java
8 59 (33.52%) CSS3
8 59 (33.52%) Front End Development
9 55 (31.25%) MVC
10 51 (28.98%) JSON
11 48 (27.27%) SOAP
12 41 (23.30%) Responsive Web Design
13 40 (22.73%) HTTP
14 39 (22.16%) .NET
14 39 (22.16%) Web Design
14 39 (22.16%) Web Development
15 35 (19.89%) Web Services
16 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (18.75%) C#
18 30 (17.05%) Banking
19 29 (16.48%) Ajax
20 28 (15.91%) Git (software)
21 26 (14.77%) Oracle
21 26 (14.77%) Finance
22 25 (14.20%) AngularJS
23 24 (13.64%) Security Cleared
24 23 (13.07%) Unit Testing
24 23 (13.07%) SQL
25 21 (11.93%) Middleware

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 19 (10.80%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.95%) JBoss
3 13 (7.39%) Apache
4 9 (5.11%) CMS
5 7 (3.98%) Drupal
5 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (3.41%) Node.js
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (2.84%) WordPress
8 3 (1.70%) IIS
8 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.14%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (22.73%) HTTP
2 12 (6.82%) Internet
3 6 (3.41%) LDAP
4 5 (2.84%) Intranet
5 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.09%) MySQL
1 16 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.14%) Redis
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.57%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.93%) JIRA
3 9 (5.11%) Cucumber
3 9 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.98%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.98%) Selenium
6 5 (2.84%) Checkstyle
6 5 (2.84%) FindBugs
6 5 (2.84%) Maven
6 5 (2.84%) Mockito
6 5 (2.84%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.27%) Subversion
8 3 (1.70%) Grunt
9 2 (1.14%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.14%) Hudson
10 1 (0.57%) JUnit
10 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (17.05%) Banking
2 26 (14.77%) Finance
3 7 (3.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.70%) Publishing
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 151 (85.80%) Developer
2 50 (28.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 36 (20.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 35 (19.89%) HTML Developer
5 30 (17.05%) HTML CSS Developer
6 28 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 28 (15.91%) Web Developer
7 17 (9.66%) C# Developer
7 17 (9.66%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.52%) .NET Developer
8 15 (8.52%) Architect
9 14 (7.95%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
11 10 (5.68%) Designer
11 10 (5.68%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.68%) Technical Developer
11 10 (5.68%) Technical Leader
12 9 (5.11%) Lead Developer
12 9 (5.11%) UI Developer
13 7 (3.98%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (96.02%) HTML
2 87 (49.43%) HTML5
3 67 (38.07%) jQuery
4 62 (35.23%) XML
5 59 (33.52%) CSS3
6 51 (28.98%) JSON
7 48 (27.27%) SOAP
8 39 (22.16%) .NET
9 35 (19.89%) Web Services
10 29 (16.48%) Ajax
11 25 (14.20%) AngularJS
12 21 (11.93%) Middleware
12 21 (11.93%) REST
13 20 (11.36%) ASP.NET
13 20 (11.36%) JDBC
14 18 (10.23%) Spring
15 17 (9.66%) J2EE
15 17 (9.66%) RESTful
16 15 (8.52%) Mustache
16 15 (8.52%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) User Experience
2 16 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.95%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.98%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.84%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.57%) Animation
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.39%) Linux
2 7 (3.98%) Windows
3 5 (2.84%) Android
3 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.52%) Front End Development
3 55 (31.25%) MVC
4 41 (23.30%) Responsive Web Design
5 39 (22.16%) Web Design
5 39 (22.16%) Web Development
6 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (13.07%) Unit Testing
8 20 (11.36%) ITIL
8 20 (11.36%) TDD
9 17 (9.66%) Analytics
10 14 (7.95%) SOA
11 13 (7.39%) E-business
11 13 (7.39%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.39%) High Availability
12 12 (6.82%) Scrum
13 10 (5.68%) Validation
14 9 (5.11%) CRM
14 9 (5.11%) SDLC
14 9 (5.11%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 145 (82.39%) JavaScript
2 61 (34.66%) Java
3 33 (18.75%) C#
4 23 (13.07%) SQL
5 13 (7.39%) C
5 13 (7.39%) C++
6 10 (5.68%) PHP
7 7 (3.98%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.84%) VB
10 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.27%) XAML
11 2 (1.14%) Go
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.57%) Python
12 1 (0.57%) R
12 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.82%) BC Cleared
3 9 (5.11%) Degree
4 4 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (14.77%) Oracle
2 21 (11.93%) ServiceNow
3 19 (10.80%) IBM
4 9 (5.11%) Google
5 7 (3.98%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.84%) Perforce
7 3 (1.70%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe
9 1 (0.57%) ATG
9 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.57%) hybris
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
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