The first table below looks at the demand for CSS3 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 CSS3 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CSS 3
Rank 51 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS3 24 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.18% 2.41% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £388 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -24.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 166 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.29% 22.10% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 88 109
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.77 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS3
North West

CSS3
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS3 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CSS3
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS3 across the Cheshire region.

CSS3 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CSS3
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS3 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CSS3 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

CSS3
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 across the Cheshire region.

CSS3 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CSS3
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 CSS3 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -7 10 £420 +52.72% 2
Warrington -3 1 - - 5
Knutsford - 1 £275 -
Macclesfield - 1 £300 - 2
Crewe - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
CSS3
North West

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CSS3 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 CSS3.

1 51 (100.00%) HTML
1 51 (100.00%) CSS
2 46 (90.20%) HTML5
3 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
4 31 (60.78%) JSON
5 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (58.82%) TDD
6 29 (56.86%) jQuery
7 26 (50.98%) Scrum
8 25 (49.02%) SQL
9 23 (45.10%) .NET
10 22 (43.14%) Pair Programming
11 21 (41.18%) Ajax
12 19 (37.25%) T-SQL
13 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (29.41%) Configuration Management
15 13 (25.49%) Requirements Management
15 13 (25.49%) Java
15 13 (25.49%) RESTful
15 13 (25.49%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
16 12 (23.53%) C#
16 12 (23.53%) Refactoring
17 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
17 11 (21.57%) MVC
17 11 (21.57%) User Stories
18 8 (15.69%) LINQ
18 8 (15.69%) NHibernate
18 8 (15.69%) Spring
19 7 (13.73%) Web Development

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CSS3 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 CSS3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) Apache
1 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.92%) Mule
2 2 (3.92%) WordPress
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.84%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.96%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SMTP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.80%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) JUnit
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
3 3 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Designer
5 6 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) User Experience Designer
7 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Web Designer
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) HTML
1 51 (100.00%) CSS
2 46 (90.20%) HTML5
3 31 (60.78%) JSON
4 29 (56.86%) jQuery
5 23 (45.10%) .NET
6 21 (41.18%) Ajax
7 13 (25.49%) RESTful
8 8 (15.69%) LINQ
8 8 (15.69%) NHibernate
8 8 (15.69%) Spring
9 7 (13.73%) XSLT
10 6 (11.76%) REST
10 6 (11.76%) Web Services
10 6 (11.76%) XML
10 6 (11.76%) DOM
11 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.80%) Java EE
12 4 (7.84%) Sass
12 4 (7.84%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Web 2.0
2 2 (3.92%) Taxonomies
2 2 (3.92%) RIA
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (58.82%) TDD
2 26 (50.98%) Scrum
3 22 (43.14%) Pair Programming
4 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 13 (25.49%) Requirements Management
6 13 (25.49%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (23.53%) Refactoring
8 11 (21.57%) MVC
8 11 (21.57%) User Stories
9 7 (13.73%) Web Development
9 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.80%) Kanban
11 4 (7.84%) Project Management
12 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.88%) Workflow
12 3 (5.88%) OO
12 3 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 19 (37.25%) T-SQL
4 13 (25.49%) Java
5 12 (23.53%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) XPath
7 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Vertica
3 2 (3.92%) Twitter
3 2 (3.92%) Perforce
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Mercator
3 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) ATG
4 1 (1.96%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) hybris
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