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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing CSS 84 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.57% 5.11% 7.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.06% 19.00% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 22 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £227 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
262 221 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.62% 26.89% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 122 122
Average daily rate £400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.33 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £30.00 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 +14 46 £400 -23.07% 18
Knutsford -1 5 £400 +17.64% 2
Chester -15 4 £363 +11.53% 25
Crewe -6 2 £381 +55.61% 7
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 152 (95.60%) HTML
2 129 (81.13%) JavaScript
3 78 (49.06%) HTML5
4 76 (47.80%) jQuery
5 62 (38.99%) Java
6 61 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (33.96%) AngularJS
8 53 (33.33%) MVC
9 51 (32.08%) CSS3
10 46 (28.93%) .NET
11 41 (25.79%) ASP.NET
12 38 (23.90%) SQL
13 34 (21.38%) Web Services
14 32 (20.13%) J2EE
15 31 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (18.87%) SDLC
17 28 (17.61%) TDD
18 26 (16.35%) Spring
19 25 (15.72%) Scrum
20 22 (13.84%) C#
20 22 (13.84%) XML
20 22 (13.84%) Servlets
20 22 (13.84%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (13.84%) ASP.NET Web API
21 21 (13.21%) TypeScript
21 21 (13.21%) RESTful
21 21 (13.21%) JUnit
21 21 (13.21%) Finance
22 19 (11.95%) Git (software)
22 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.40%) Node.js
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (3.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.52%) CMS
4 4 (2.52%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.52%) WordPress
5 3 (1.89%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.63%) Railo
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Photoshop
1 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
2 3 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.26%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.63%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.14%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.14%) Heroku
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) HTTP
2 7 (4.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.66%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.14%) MySQL
5 5 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.14%) Informix
6 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.89%) DB2
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.26%) MS Access
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.63%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (13.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (13.21%) JUnit
3 19 (11.95%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.81%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.18%) Ant
6 12 (7.55%) Subversion
7 9 (5.66%) Selenium
8 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.40%) Grunt
9 6 (3.77%) gulp
9 6 (3.77%) JIRA
10 5 (3.14%) Maven
10 5 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.14%) Mockito
10 5 (3.14%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.14%) Bower
11 3 (1.89%) Cactus
11 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (13.21%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Banking
3 9 (5.66%) Retail
4 5 (3.14%) Local Government
5 3 (1.89%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (80.50%) Developer
2 36 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.98%) Front-End Developer
4 22 (13.84%) Web Developer
5 17 (10.69%) Designer
6 14 (8.81%) UI Developer
6 14 (8.81%) UI Programmer
7 11 (6.92%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (4.40%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.77%) UX Designer
9 6 (3.77%) AWS Developer
9 6 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Architect
10 5 (3.14%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Applications Architect
11 4 (2.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (1.89%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (95.60%) HTML
2 78 (49.06%) HTML5
3 76 (47.80%) jQuery
4 54 (33.96%) AngularJS
5 51 (32.08%) CSS3
6 46 (28.93%) .NET
7 41 (25.79%) ASP.NET
8 34 (21.38%) Web Services
9 32 (20.13%) J2EE
10 31 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (16.35%) Spring
12 22 (13.84%) XML
12 22 (13.84%) Servlets
12 22 (13.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (13.21%) RESTful
14 19 (11.95%) Ajax
14 19 (11.95%) JSON
15 15 (9.43%) WSDL
16 14 (8.81%) JSP
16 14 (8.81%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) User Experience
2 16 (10.06%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.14%) Statistics
4 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.52%) NHS
6 3 (1.89%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.26%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.63%) Tandem
8 1 (0.63%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.63%) Blog
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.43%) Linux
2 12 (7.55%) Windows
3 8 (5.03%) UNIX
4 5 (3.14%) Solaris
4 5 (3.14%) Android
5 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.26%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.33%) MVC
3 30 (18.87%) SDLC
4 28 (17.61%) TDD
5 25 (15.72%) Scrum
6 19 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.43%) OO
8 14 (8.81%) Web Design
8 14 (8.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 12 (7.55%) OOP
9 12 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.55%) OOD
10 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.66%) Open Source
12 8 (5.03%) Web Accessibility
12 8 (5.03%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (5.03%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.03%) Integration Testing
12 8 (5.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 129 (81.13%) JavaScript
2 62 (38.99%) Java
3 38 (23.90%) SQL
4 22 (13.84%) C#
5 21 (13.21%) TypeScript
6 17 (10.69%) PHP
7 8 (5.03%) Python
7 8 (5.03%) Ruby
8 4 (2.52%) VB
8 4 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.89%) VBScript
9 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.89%) XPath
10 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.26%) XAML
10 2 (1.26%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) C
11 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.69%) Degree
3 12 (7.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.18%) Oracle
3 8 (5.03%) IBM
4 5 (3.14%) Citrix
5 4 (2.52%) Perforce
6 3 (1.89%) Adobe
7 2 (1.26%) hybris
8 1 (0.63%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.63%) Compuware
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) Siebel
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