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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 17 47 19
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.56% 1.56% 6.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.73% 5.60% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 21
Median daily rate £300 £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £455 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +3.84%

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
74 125 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.79% 27.90% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 77 76
Median daily rate £300 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £41.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -9.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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 - 6 £280 - 8
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Blackpool +14 2 £420 +20.00% 2
Chorley - 1 £235 - 3
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 27 (72.97%) .NET
3 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
4 20 (54.05%) XML
5 16 (43.24%) C#
5 16 (43.24%) MVC
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
7 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
7 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
7 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
10 11 (29.73%) VB
10 11 (29.73%) XSL
10 11 (29.73%) XSD
11 10 (27.03%) VB6
12 9 (24.32%) WinForms
13 7 (18.92%) jQuery
13 7 (18.92%) SOAP
13 7 (18.92%) Web Services
14 6 (16.22%) TDD
14 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 6 (16.22%) Ajax
14 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
15 5 (13.51%) Java
15 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
15 5 (13.51%) Oracle

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 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) ColdFusion
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) CouchDB
4 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) Neo4j
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) Riak
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) gulp
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) DBA
7 1 (2.70%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 27 (72.97%) .NET
3 20 (54.05%) XML
4 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
5 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (29.73%) XSD
6 11 (29.73%) XSL
7 9 (24.32%) WinForms
8 7 (18.92%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) SOAP
8 7 (18.92%) Web Services
9 6 (16.22%) Ajax
10 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
11 4 (10.81%) HTML5
11 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (10.81%) Spring
12 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
12 3 (8.11%) LINQ
12 3 (8.11%) RESTful
12 3 (8.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
1 2 (5.41%) Wiki
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) MVC
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.11%) BDD
5 3 (8.11%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) OOD
5 3 (8.11%) Pair Programming
5 3 (8.11%) Wireframes
6 2 (5.41%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Kanban
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) SEO
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (43.24%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
4 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
5 11 (29.73%) VB
6 10 (27.03%) VB6
7 5 (13.51%) Java
8 3 (8.11%) Python
8 3 (8.11%) Ruby
9 2 (5.41%) Groovy
9 2 (5.41%) Scala
10 1 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) HNC
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
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