The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.59% 1.54% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 6.67% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.35% 23.08% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 17
Average daily rate £423 £439 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Knutsford region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (33.33%) Servlets
5 2 (33.33%) Struts
5 2 (33.33%) EJB
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) JBoss
6 1 (16.67%) WSDL
6 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) FishEye
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Tools Developer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle