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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 43 38 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing CSS 5 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.20% 3.81% 4.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 20.00% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Average daily rate
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£190 £450 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £325 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £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 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
87 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.81% 19.05% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 32
Average daily rate £360 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £46.05 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.26% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Preston -2 2 £438 -2.77% 17
Colne - 1 £180 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
3 18 (47.37%) HTML5
3 18 (47.37%) CSS3
4 16 (42.11%) .NET
5 14 (36.84%) C#
5 14 (36.84%) Visual Studio
5 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle
7 12 (31.58%) MVC
8 11 (28.95%) SQL
8 11 (28.95%) jQuery
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (26.32%) Umbraco
9 10 (26.32%) PL/SQL
9 10 (26.32%) Classic ASP
9 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 10 (26.32%) PhoneGap
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
10 9 (23.68%) Photoshop
10 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
11 7 (18.42%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (13.16%) Fireworks
12 5 (13.16%) Java
13 4 (10.53%) Retail
13 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (10.53%) User Experience
14 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (26.32%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.26%) WordPress
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.63%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Photoshop
2 5 (13.16%) Fireworks
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.42%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (7.89%) Axure RP
4 2 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Designer
3 8 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Web Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) UX Designer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Interaction Designer
9 1 (2.63%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.63%) User Experience Architect
9 1 (2.63%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) HTML5
2 18 (47.37%) CSS3
3 16 (42.11%) .NET
4 11 (28.95%) jQuery
5 10 (26.32%) Classic ASP
5 10 (26.32%) PhoneGap
6 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (7.89%) Sass
7 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.26%) Spring
9 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.63%) Mustache
9 1 (2.63%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 3 (7.89%) Web Development
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) BDD
5 1 (2.63%) UX Design
5 1 (2.63%) SOA
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) UML
5 1 (2.63%) OO
5 1 (2.63%) CRM
5 1 (2.63%) TDD
5 1 (2.63%) Scrum
5 1 (2.63%) Web Design
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Google
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