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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.53% 3.53% 7.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.14% 19.35% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Median daily rate £338 £338 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £301 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £368 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +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
58 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.18% 18.24% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 21 19
Median daily rate £475 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 37 (90.24%) HTML
2 35 (85.37%) JavaScript
3 23 (56.10%) Front End Development
4 21 (51.22%) jQuery
5 19 (46.34%) MVC
5 19 (46.34%) HTML5
6 18 (43.90%) CSS3
7 15 (36.59%) .NET
8 12 (29.27%) XML
9 11 (26.83%) C#
10 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
10 10 (24.39%) Java
10 10 (24.39%) Web Development
11 9 (21.95%) Finance
12 8 (19.51%) Banking
12 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (19.51%) TDD
13 7 (17.07%) Web Design
13 7 (17.07%) Internet
13 7 (17.07%) PHP
14 6 (14.63%) SQL
15 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
15 5 (12.20%) Degree
15 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
15 5 (12.20%) MySQL
15 5 (12.20%) Servlets
15 5 (12.20%) Wireframes
15 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
16 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development

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 4 (9.76%) Drupal
2 3 (7.32%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) WordPress
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Premiere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Maven
2 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) Checkstyle
3 3 (7.32%) FindBugs
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Mockito
3 3 (7.32%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.44%) QUnit
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (26.83%) HTML Developer
5 10 (24.39%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Web Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
8 4 (9.76%) CSS Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Designer
8 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
9 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (90.24%) HTML
2 21 (51.22%) jQuery
3 19 (46.34%) HTML5
4 18 (43.90%) CSS3
5 15 (36.59%) .NET
6 12 (29.27%) XML
7 5 (12.20%) Servlets
7 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
8 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
8 4 (9.76%) JDBC
8 4 (9.76%) JSP
8 4 (9.76%) Spring
8 4 (9.76%) WPF
8 4 (9.76%) XSLT
9 3 (7.32%) Java EE
9 3 (7.32%) JSON
9 3 (7.32%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.76%) Online Banking
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.88%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Front End Development
2 19 (46.34%) MVC
3 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
3 10 (24.39%) Web Development
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) Wireframes
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
7 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Validation
7 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) OOP
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) PHP
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.76%) VB
7 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.76%) XAML
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) Perforce