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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.27% 12.03% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 52.78% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£213 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +14.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.08% 22.78% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 13
Average daily rate £320 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 31 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 31 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 45 (100.00%) HTML
2 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
3 27 (60.00%) .NET
4 24 (53.33%) C#
5 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (46.67%) TDD
7 20 (44.44%) HTML5
8 18 (40.00%) MVC
9 17 (37.78%) Pair Programming
9 17 (37.78%) SQL
10 14 (31.11%) CSS3
11 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
12 11 (24.44%) Scrum
13 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
13 10 (22.22%) Web Development
14 9 (20.00%) Ajax
15 7 (15.56%) JSON
15 7 (15.56%) jQuery
15 7 (15.56%) Java
15 7 (15.56%) Linux
15 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
16 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
16 6 (13.33%) User Stories
17 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (11.11%) Refactoring
17 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (11.11%) NHibernate
17 5 (11.11%) LINQ
17 5 (11.11%) Django
17 5 (11.11%) MySQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.67%) Apache Solr
1 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.44%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SMTP
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Redis
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Creative Designer
9 1 (2.22%) Designer
9 1 (2.22%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (60.00%) .NET
3 20 (44.44%) HTML5
4 14 (31.11%) CSS3
5 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.00%) Ajax
7 7 (15.56%) JSON
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
8 5 (11.11%) LINQ
8 5 (11.11%) Django
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.11%) NHibernate
8 5 (11.11%) Web Services
8 5 (11.11%) XML
9 4 (8.89%) SOAP
9 4 (8.89%) RESTful
9 4 (8.89%) Sass
9 4 (8.89%) LESS
10 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.22%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) Social Media
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) TDD
3 18 (40.00%) MVC
4 17 (37.78%) Pair Programming
5 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) Web Development
7 6 (13.33%) User Stories
8 5 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.89%) OO
9 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
9 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.44%) SEO
12 1 (2.22%) Workflow
12 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
12 1 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
12 1 (2.22%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 24 (53.33%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 7 (15.56%) Java
6 5 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle
1 2 (4.44%) Twitter
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Sun
2 1 (2.22%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) BMC
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