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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.55% 9.02% 12.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 26.67% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £213 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -37.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £113 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £345 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.12% 33.83% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 11
Average daily rate £340 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 2015, 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 26 (78.79%) HTML
2 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) CSS3
5 12 (36.36%) HTML5
6 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (27.27%) Java
7 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
7 8 (24.24%) Open Source
7 8 (24.24%) jQuery
8 7 (21.21%) Local Government
8 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
8 7 (21.21%) OAuth
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.21%) Citrix
8 7 (21.21%) SOA
8 7 (21.21%) SAML
8 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) Spring
9 6 (18.18%) JSON
10 5 (15.15%) Selenium
10 5 (15.15%) Web Services
10 5 (15.15%) XML
10 5 (15.15%) SDLC
11 4 (12.12%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Fireworks
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Mockito
4 2 (6.06%) JUnit
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) Cactus
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.21%) Local Government
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) CSS3
3 12 (36.36%) HTML5
4 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 8 (24.24%) jQuery
6 7 (21.21%) OAuth
6 7 (21.21%) SAML
7 6 (18.18%) Spring
7 6 (18.18%) JSON
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) XML
9 3 (9.09%) J2EE
9 3 (9.09%) Servlets
9 3 (9.09%) SOAP
9 3 (9.09%) RESTful
9 3 (9.09%) REST
10 2 (6.06%) OAuth2
10 2 (6.06%) PowerMock
10 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (6.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 8 (24.24%) Open Source
4 7 (21.21%) SOA
4 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
5 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.09%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.06%) Kanban
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 9 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) PHP
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
6 1 (3.03%) R
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) hybris
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Perforce
Chester
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago