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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 42 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.52% 8.24% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.22% 27.56% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 6
Average daily rate £250 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.33 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
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
115 127 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.11% 29.88% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 33
Average daily rate £414 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +150.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackpool -14 3 £525 +32.91% 1
Burnley +19 1 £250 -39.39% 1
Blackburn -1 1 £250 -9.09% 3
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 42 (89.36%) HTML
2 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
3 33 (70.21%) Java
4 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
5 21 (44.68%) .NET
6 20 (42.55%) C#
6 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (38.30%) jQuery
8 17 (36.17%) Linux
8 17 (36.17%) HTML5
9 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
9 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
9 16 (34.04%) Eclipse
9 16 (34.04%) Internet
10 15 (31.91%) SOAP
10 15 (31.91%) VB
10 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
11 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
11 14 (29.79%) Unix
11 14 (29.79%) Mac OS X
12 13 (27.66%) SharePoint
12 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
12 13 (27.66%) FQL
12 13 (27.66%) CAML
12 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (27.66%) TDD
13 12 (25.53%) SQL
13 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
14 11 (23.40%) AngularJS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (27.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) Node.js
3 6 (12.77%) Apache
4 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.26%) CMS
7 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Adobe Captivate
1 5 (10.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) Internet
2 9 (19.15%) HTTP
3 5 (10.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.64%) MySQL
6 4 (8.51%) SQLite
7 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (34.04%) Eclipse
2 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
3 14 (29.79%) Visual Studio
4 10 (21.28%) Subversion
5 9 (19.15%) Grunt
5 9 (19.15%) Jasmine
5 9 (19.15%) Protractor
6 8 (17.02%) Bower
6 8 (17.02%) GitLab
6 8 (17.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (17.02%) Sublime Text
6 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio Code
7 6 (12.77%) PHPUnit
8 5 (10.64%) JUnit
8 5 (10.64%) NUnit
9 3 (6.38%) Hudson
9 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
9 3 (6.38%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Digital Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.26%) VB Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (89.36%) HTML
2 21 (44.68%) .NET
3 18 (38.30%) jQuery
4 17 (36.17%) HTML5
5 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
6 15 (31.91%) SOAP
7 13 (27.66%) CAML
8 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
8 11 (23.40%) Web Services
8 11 (23.40%) XML
9 9 (19.15%) XHTML
10 8 (17.02%) SAML
10 8 (17.02%) WSDL
10 8 (17.02%) XSD
11 6 (12.77%) Django
12 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.51%) J2EE
12 4 (8.51%) LAMP
12 4 (8.51%) REST
12 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Learning Management System
2 5 (10.64%) SCORM
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 14 (29.79%) Mac OS X
2 14 (29.79%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) TDD
3 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.02%) Data Management
4 8 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (17.02%) System Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Web Design
5 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) BDD
6 4 (8.51%) ERP
6 4 (8.51%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (8.51%) Pair Programming
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
2 33 (70.21%) Java
3 20 (42.55%) C#
4 15 (31.91%) VB
5 13 (27.66%) FQL
5 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
6 12 (25.53%) SQL
7 11 (23.40%) Python
8 10 (21.28%) C++
9 9 (19.15%) Ruby
10 8 (17.02%) ES6
11 6 (12.77%) C
12 5 (10.64%) PHP
12 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
13 4 (8.51%) VBA
13 4 (8.51%) VBScript
14 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Adobe
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Infor
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
Burnley
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago