The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.49% 6.91% 7.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.39% 25.86% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £321 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
- +30.11%
CSS
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 58 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.17% 26.73% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 62
Average daily rate £340 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Lancashire region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 3 £375 -
Lancaster -6 2 - - 1
Preston -10 2 £488 +121.59% 15
Blackpool -13 1 £750 +240.90%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £315 -
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 2
Ormskirk - - - -
Accrington - - - -
Chorley - - - - 2
Rossendale - - - - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (91.43%) HTML
2 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) HTML5
4 14 (40.00%) jQuery
4 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (37.14%) CSS3
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) MySQL
8 10 (28.57%) PHP
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 10 (28.57%) User Experience
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 9 (25.71%) Linux
10 8 (22.86%) C#
10 8 (22.86%) MVC
11 7 (20.00%) Java
11 7 (20.00%) Photoshop
11 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (20.00%) Subversion
12 6 (17.14%) Open Source
12 6 (17.14%) SEO
12 6 (17.14%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (14.29%) XHTML
13 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (14.29%) CMS
13 5 (14.29%) XML
13 5 (14.29%) OOP
13 5 (14.29%) J2EE
13 5 (14.29%) Ajax
14 4 (11.43%) Hibernate

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Escenic
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
2 6 (17.14%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (8.57%) Axure RP
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) UX Designer
4 4 (11.43%) Designer
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Content Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Web Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Content Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) HTML
2 16 (45.71%) HTML5
3 14 (40.00%) jQuery
4 13 (37.14%) CSS3
5 9 (25.71%) .NET
6 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) J2EE
7 5 (14.29%) XML
7 5 (14.29%) XHTML
7 5 (14.29%) Ajax
8 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 4 (11.43%) Spring
8 4 (11.43%) Regular Expression
8 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (11.43%) Ext JS
9 3 (8.57%) JSON
9 3 (8.57%) WebCenter
9 3 (8.57%) REST
9 3 (8.57%) Struts
9 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Open Source
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.43%) W3C
4 1 (2.86%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) SEO
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) OO
6 4 (11.43%) Content Management
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) UML
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Web Design
8 2 (5.71%) RAD
8 2 (5.71%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) PHP
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Scala
6 3 (8.57%) C
7 2 (5.71%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
8 1 (2.86%) PHP5
8 1 (2.86%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
1 4 (11.43%) Sencha
2 3 (8.57%) Facebook
2 3 (8.57%) Twitter
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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