The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.70% 4.31% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 20.00% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Median daily rate £338 £382 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £283 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-23.61% +12.50%
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
81 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.16% 21.53% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 19
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for CSS.

1 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
3 24 (60.00%) MVC
4 20 (50.00%) jQuery
4 20 (50.00%) HTML5
4 20 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 19 (47.50%) CSS3
6 16 (40.00%) .NET
7 12 (30.00%) C#
7 12 (30.00%) Java
7 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 11 (27.50%) XML
9 10 (25.00%) Web Development
10 9 (22.50%) Finance
11 8 (20.00%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) Banking
12 7 (17.50%) Spring
12 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
12 7 (17.50%) Web Design
12 7 (17.50%) Internet
12 7 (17.50%) Servlets
13 6 (15.00%) XSLT
13 6 (15.00%) JDBC
13 6 (15.00%) JSP
13 6 (15.00%) SQL
13 6 (15.00%) Selenium
13 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
13 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
13 6 (15.00%) Mobile App

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (10.00%) Drupal
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.00%) WordPress
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (7.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (15.00%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) Checkstyle
2 4 (10.00%) FindBugs
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
2 4 (10.00%) Mockito
2 4 (10.00%) SonarQube
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) Hudson
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (27.50%) HTML Developer
4 10 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 8 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
8 6 (15.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
9 4 (10.00%) CSS Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Designer
10 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Technical Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Web Designer
10 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) HTML5
2 20 (50.00%) jQuery
3 19 (47.50%) CSS3
4 16 (40.00%) .NET
5 11 (27.50%) XML
6 7 (17.50%) Servlets
6 7 (17.50%) Spring
6 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
7 6 (15.00%) JDBC
7 6 (15.00%) JSP
7 6 (15.00%) XSLT
8 5 (12.50%) Java EE
8 5 (12.50%) Spring Security
9 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) Online Banking
3 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
5 2 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) NHS
6 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
1 4 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) MVC
2 20 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.00%) Web Development
5 8 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.00%) OOP
8 4 (10.00%) Validation
9 3 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (5.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) VB
5 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.00%) XAML
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) IBM
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Perforce
3 3 (7.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) ATG
4 1 (2.50%) hybris