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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 29 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.84% 16.02% 7.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.03% 42.71% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
69 96 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.16% 37.50% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 13
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 32 (82.05%) HTML
2 30 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) Finance
5 13 (33.33%) CSS3
6 12 (30.77%) HTML5
7 10 (25.64%) Java
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 9 (23.08%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) jQuery
8 9 (23.08%) Open Source
8 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
9 8 (20.51%) Selenium
9 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 7 (17.95%) Servlets
10 7 (17.95%) J2EE
10 7 (17.95%) SOA
10 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) SAML
10 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.95%) Citrix
10 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
10 7 (17.95%) OAuth
10 7 (17.95%) Local Government
10 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
10 7 (17.95%) Web Application Development
10 7 (17.95%) AngularJS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) Informix
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.13%) MS Access
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.82%) Mockito
3 5 (12.82%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (5.13%) Introscope
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Cactus
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Local Government
3 6 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (10.26%) UX Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) CSS3
3 12 (30.77%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) jQuery
4 9 (23.08%) XML
5 8 (20.51%) Web Services
6 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.95%) Servlets
6 7 (17.95%) J2EE
6 7 (17.95%) OAuth
6 7 (17.95%) SAML
7 6 (15.38%) Spring
7 6 (15.38%) JSON
7 6 (15.38%) SOAP
7 6 (15.38%) XSL
8 5 (12.82%) JDBC
8 5 (12.82%) WSDL
8 5 (12.82%) PowerMock
9 4 (10.26%) JAX-RS
9 4 (10.26%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
1 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Online Banking
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.56%) PDA
4 1 (2.56%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
3 7 (17.95%) SOA
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
3 7 (17.95%) Web Application Development
4 5 (12.82%) TDD
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) MVC
5 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
8 1 (2.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 3 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) XPath
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) IBM
4 3 (7.69%) Perforce
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) Compuware
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
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