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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 27 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.14% 12.03% 15.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.53% 42.03% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 16
Average daily rate £348 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-38.07% +14.06%
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
76 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.79% 28.63% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 34
Average daily rate £394 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016, 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 (81.25%) HTML
1 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 23 (71.88%) MVC
3 19 (59.38%) jQuery
4 17 (53.13%) HTML5
4 17 (53.13%) CSS3
5 16 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 15 (46.88%) .NET
7 12 (37.50%) Java
7 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
8 11 (34.38%) XML
8 11 (34.38%) C#
9 8 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (25.00%) Web Development
10 7 (21.88%) Spring
10 7 (21.88%) Spring MVC
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.88%) TDD
10 7 (21.88%) Servlets
10 7 (21.88%) Internet
11 6 (18.75%) XSLT
11 6 (18.75%) JDBC
11 6 (18.75%) JSP
11 6 (18.75%) Selenium
11 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
11 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
11 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
11 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
12 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (9.38%) Drupal
5 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 5 (15.63%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
1 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) Checkstyle
2 4 (12.50%) FindBugs
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
2 4 (12.50%) Mockito
2 4 (12.50%) SonarQube
2 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (34.38%) HTML Developer
4 10 (31.25%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 7 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
8 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
9 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
9 4 (12.50%) CSS Developer
9 4 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
10 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
10 3 (9.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (9.38%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (9.38%) Technical Developer
10 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) HTML
2 19 (59.38%) jQuery
3 17 (53.13%) CSS3
3 17 (53.13%) HTML5
4 15 (46.88%) .NET
5 11 (34.38%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) Servlets
6 7 (21.88%) Spring
6 7 (21.88%) Spring MVC
7 6 (18.75%) JDBC
7 6 (18.75%) JSP
7 6 (18.75%) XSLT
8 5 (15.63%) Java EE
8 5 (15.63%) Spring Security
9 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (12.50%) WPF
10 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Online Banking
3 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) MVC
2 16 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.00%) Web Development
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
6 5 (15.63%) Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.50%) VB
5 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.50%) XAML
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) IBM
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Perforce
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) ATG
4 1 (3.13%) hybris
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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