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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.26% 2.26% 14.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.38% 9.38% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 12
Median daily rate £381 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.69 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -13.06%
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
29 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.79% 24.06% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 23
Median daily rate £388 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 2 December 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 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
3 13 (46.43%) Front End Development
4 10 (35.71%) MySQL
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 9 (32.14%) PHP
6 8 (28.57%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Web Development
7 7 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 6 (21.43%) CSS3
8 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) User Experience
11 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (10.71%) Scrum
11 3 (10.71%) JIRA
11 3 (10.71%) QA
11 3 (10.71%) Django
11 3 (10.71%) Python
11 3 (10.71%) .NET
12 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
12 2 (7.14%) OO
12 2 (7.14%) C#
12 2 (7.14%) SQL

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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Grunt
3 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.57%) QUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Angular Developer
4 8 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (28.57%) HTML Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Django Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
3 10 (35.71%) jQuery
4 8 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (21.43%) CSS3
5 6 (21.43%) HTML5
5 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) Django
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
8 1 (3.57%) Akka
8 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.57%) DHTML
8 1 (3.57%) LESS
8 1 (3.57%) MDX
8 1 (3.57%) OSGi
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) Sass
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Front End Development
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 2 (7.14%) Web Design
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) PHP
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft