The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 39 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.75% 1.81% 7.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.74% 7.14% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 23
Median daily rate £300 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +72.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%

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
69 98 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.44% 25.39% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 65 76
Median daily rate £300 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 5 £253 - 11
Chorley - 1 £235 - 3
Fleetwood - 1 £275 - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
4 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
5 14 (51.85%) C#
5 14 (51.85%) XML
6 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
7 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
7 11 (40.74%) MVC
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (37.04%) VB.NET
8 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (33.33%) XSD
9 9 (33.33%) XSL
9 9 (33.33%) WinForms
10 8 (29.63%) VB6
10 8 (29.63%) VB
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
11 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (18.52%) SOAP
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) jQuery
12 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
13 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
13 3 (11.11%) Ajax
13 3 (11.11%) RESTful
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (11.11%) ColdFusion
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) gulp
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) DBA
7 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) XML
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (33.33%) WinForms
6 9 (33.33%) XSD
6 9 (33.33%) XSL
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
8 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 3 (11.11%) Ajax
9 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
10 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.41%) HTML5
10 2 (7.41%) LINQ
10 2 (7.41%) Node.js
10 2 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Wireframes
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Release Management
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
5 10 (37.04%) VB.NET
6 8 (29.63%) VB
6 8 (29.63%) VB6
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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