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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 31 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 21 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.85% 7.75% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.33% 23.08% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Average daily rate
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£308 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
90 91 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.79% 33.58% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 79
Average daily rate £340 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.34 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Lancaster -6 4 - - 1
Blackburn - 3 £225 - 1
Burnley - 3 £288 - 1
Preston -10 1 £475 +115.90% 12
Blackpool - 1 £750 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £315 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 2
Ormskirk - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Rossendale - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
Accrington - - - - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (91.89%) HTML
2 32 (86.49%) JavaScript
3 21 (56.76%) HTML5
4 19 (51.35%) CSS3
5 18 (48.65%) jQuery
6 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
7 15 (40.54%) MySQL
8 14 (37.84%) .NET
8 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (35.14%) C#
10 10 (27.03%) Java
10 10 (27.03%) PHP
11 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 9 (24.32%) Oracle
11 9 (24.32%) Linux
11 9 (24.32%) OOP
11 9 (24.32%) CMS
12 8 (21.62%) TDD
12 8 (21.62%) Scala
12 8 (21.62%) Ajax
12 8 (21.62%) XML
12 8 (21.62%) J2EE
12 8 (21.62%) MVC
13 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
13 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
13 7 (18.92%) Struts
13 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
13 7 (18.92%) Scrum
13 7 (18.92%) Subversion
13 7 (18.92%) Spring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (24.32%) CMS
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.51%) MQSeries
3 5 (13.51%) Escenic
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (8.11%) Drupal
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.70%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Front-End Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Programmer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) PHP Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Java Programmer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (10.81%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Web Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) HTML
2 21 (56.76%) HTML5
3 19 (51.35%) CSS3
4 18 (48.65%) jQuery
5 14 (37.84%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) Ajax
6 8 (21.62%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) J2EE
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.92%) Struts
7 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
7 7 (18.92%) Spring
8 6 (16.22%) EJB
9 5 (13.51%) Java RMI
9 5 (13.51%) XHTML
9 5 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (13.51%) JSF
9 5 (13.51%) LAMP
10 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.81%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) Open Source
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) OOP
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) UML
6 6 (16.22%) SEO
6 6 (16.22%) OOD
7 5 (13.51%) RUP
7 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.11%) OO
9 3 (8.11%) Web Design
9 3 (8.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) PHP
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) Scala
6 3 (8.11%) C
6 3 (8.11%) VB
7 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.41%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) PHP5
8 1 (2.70%) VB6
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) COBIT
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 4 (10.81%) Sencha
4 3 (8.11%) Adobe
4 3 (8.11%) Facebook
4 3 (8.11%) Twitter
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
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