The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.87% 12.32% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.88% 29.21% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £36.07 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
CSS
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 89 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.82% 42.18% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 9
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 1
Average hourly rate £35.28 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -3.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 28 (96.55%) HTML
2 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) HTML5
4 14 (48.28%) CSS3
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) .NET
6 12 (41.38%) MVC
7 9 (31.03%) TDD
7 9 (31.03%) Web Development
7 9 (31.03%) C#
8 8 (27.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (27.59%) Java
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) JSON
10 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
10 6 (20.69%) Ajax
10 6 (20.69%) NHibernate
10 6 (20.69%) OO
10 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
11 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
11 5 (17.24%) Sass
11 5 (17.24%) LESS
11 5 (17.24%) YUI
11 5 (17.24%) Perl
11 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.24%) Apache

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) Redis
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQLite
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) Xcode
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.45%) QUnit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Web Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) HTML5
2 14 (48.28%) CSS3
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 7 (24.14%) JSON
5 6 (20.69%) Ajax
5 6 (20.69%) NHibernate
5 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 5 (17.24%) XML
6 5 (17.24%) YUI
6 5 (17.24%) Sass
6 5 (17.24%) LESS
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) REST
8 3 (10.34%) PhoneGap
8 3 (10.34%) XSLT
8 3 (10.34%) J2EE
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.34%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) MVC
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Web Development
4 8 (27.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) User Stories
7 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
8 3 (10.34%) Web Design
8 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) OOD
9 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
10 1 (3.45%) Android Development
10 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
6 5 (17.24%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Sun
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) BMC
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter
2 2 (6.90%) Kony
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator
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