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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.38% 10.07% 11.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.24% 30.43% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £294 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
29 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.59% 33.09% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 20
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £98 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 September 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 23 (82.14%) HTML
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) HTML5
4 11 (39.29%) CSS3
5 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
8 6 (21.43%) Spring
8 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
8 6 (21.43%) Open Source
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) Web Services
9 5 (17.86%) SOA
9 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (17.86%) SAML
9 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.86%) Citrix
9 5 (17.86%) Scrum
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) OAuth
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
9 5 (17.86%) Local Government
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.14%) Fireworks
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Cactus
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Local Government
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) HTML5
2 11 (39.29%) CSS3
3 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) Spring
5 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 5 (17.86%) SAML
6 5 (17.86%) OAuth
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.14%) .NET
8 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.14%) Flash
8 2 (7.14%) WCF
8 2 (7.14%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (21.43%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) SOA
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.29%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.14%) Web Design
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (7.14%) Kanban
9 1 (3.57%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) hybris
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce
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