The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.71% 9.55% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.60% 45.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.71% 21.02% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 10
Average daily rate £340 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.56 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
CSS
Cheshire

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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 52 (100.00%) HTML
2 47 (90.38%) JavaScript
3 35 (67.31%) .NET
4 31 (59.62%) C#
5 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (51.92%) TDD
7 23 (44.23%) Pair Programming
7 23 (44.23%) HTML5
8 22 (42.31%) SQL
9 19 (36.54%) MVC
10 17 (32.69%) CSS3
11 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
12 15 (28.85%) Scrum
13 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
14 11 (21.15%) Web Development
15 10 (19.23%) jQuery
15 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
16 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
16 9 (17.31%) Web Services
16 9 (17.31%) Java
16 9 (17.31%) JSON
16 9 (17.31%) Ajax
17 8 (15.38%) Requirements Management
17 8 (15.38%) Linux
18 7 (13.46%) SOAP
18 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 6 (11.54%) User Stories
19 6 (11.54%) Refactoring
19 6 (11.54%) XML

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SMTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) Redis
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) PhoneGap
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (98.08%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Python Developer
6 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) HTML
2 35 (67.31%) .NET
3 23 (44.23%) HTML5
4 17 (32.69%) CSS3
5 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 10 (19.23%) jQuery
7 9 (17.31%) Ajax
7 9 (17.31%) JSON
7 9 (17.31%) Web Services
8 7 (13.46%) SOAP
8 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.54%) XML
10 5 (9.62%) Spring
10 5 (9.62%) LINQ
10 5 (9.62%) Django
10 5 (9.62%) NHibernate
10 5 (9.62%) RESTful
11 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.69%) XHTML
11 4 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) TDD
3 23 (44.23%) Pair Programming
4 19 (36.54%) MVC
5 15 (28.85%) Scrum
6 11 (21.15%) Web Development
7 8 (15.38%) Requirements Management
8 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.54%) User Stories
9 6 (11.54%) Refactoring
10 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.69%) OO
11 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (3.85%) SEO
13 2 (3.85%) Workflow
13 2 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (59.62%) C#
3 22 (42.31%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 9 (17.31%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) XPath
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) Vertica
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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