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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 30 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 17 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.09% 0.90% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.73% 4.94% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 9
Median daily rate £345 £238 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.26% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £328 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.49 £32.54 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.02% -2.86%
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
82 81 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.71% 18.28% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 65
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £562 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.25 £45.80 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +118.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 9 £375 - 14
Blackpool - 2 £344 - 4
Blackburn - 1 - -
Burnley - 1 - - 2
Colne - 1 £275 - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) CSS3
5 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 8 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) Node.js
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
7 6 (25.00%) Mobile Development
7 6 (25.00%) MEAN Stack
7 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (25.00%) Express
7 6 (25.00%) SOAP
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
10 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 3 (12.50%) Unix
10 3 (12.50%) Web Services
10 3 (12.50%) C
10 3 (12.50%) Apache
10 3 (12.50%) Adobe
10 3 (12.50%) HTTP
10 3 (12.50%) Git (software)

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 7 (29.17%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.17%) Drupal
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Infor LN
1 1 (4.17%) OpenCart
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ERP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) HTML CSS Designer
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) HTML5
3 10 (41.67%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) Express
4 6 (25.00%) MEAN Stack
4 6 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
7 3 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.33%) Django
8 2 (8.33%) J2EE
8 2 (8.33%) JDBC
8 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Learning Management System
1 2 (8.33%) SCORM
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 4 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) E-business
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) FQL
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Infor
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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