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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing CSS 29 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.25% 4.85% 9.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.97% 24.39% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 18
Average daily rate
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£398 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
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
132 82 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.45% 19.90% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 48 48
Average daily rate £428 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.28% -35.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Blackpool +4 23 £423 -43.56% 3
Lancaster +2 1 £290 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
3 19 (55.88%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) .NET
5 17 (50.00%) jQuery
5 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 15 (44.12%) C#
7 14 (41.18%) Eclipse
8 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
9 12 (35.29%) HTML5
9 12 (35.29%) TDD
10 11 (32.35%) Mac OS X
10 11 (32.35%) Internet
10 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
10 11 (32.35%) SOAP
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
10 11 (32.35%) UNIX
10 11 (32.35%) Linux
10 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
11 10 (29.41%) SQL
11 10 (29.41%) VB
12 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
12 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
12 9 (26.47%) CAML
12 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
12 9 (26.47%) FQL
13 8 (23.53%) Ruby

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) Node.js
3 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 7 (20.59%) HTTP
3 3 (8.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.82%) SQLite
5 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) Eclipse
3 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
5 7 (20.59%) Subversion
5 7 (20.59%) Grunt
5 7 (20.59%) Jasmine
6 6 (17.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (17.65%) Sublime Text
6 6 (17.65%) Bower
6 6 (17.65%) GitLab
7 5 (14.71%) PHPUnit
8 4 (11.76%) Hudson
8 4 (11.76%) Maven
8 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ
9 3 (8.82%) NUnit
9 3 (8.82%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.88%) UI Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 18 (52.94%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) HTML5
5 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
5 11 (32.35%) SOAP
6 9 (26.47%) CAML
6 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
7 7 (20.59%) Web Services
7 7 (20.59%) XML
7 7 (20.59%) XHTML
8 6 (17.65%) XSD
8 6 (17.65%) WSDL
8 6 (17.65%) SAML
9 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
10 4 (11.76%) Spring
10 4 (11.76%) J2EE
10 4 (11.76%) REST
11 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (8.82%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
1 11 (32.35%) Mac OS X
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) Data Management
4 7 (20.59%) Web Design
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (17.65%) System Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 3 (8.82%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Content Management
8 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) JavaScript
2 19 (55.88%) Java
3 15 (44.12%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) VB
5 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
5 9 (26.47%) FQL
6 8 (23.53%) Python
6 8 (23.53%) Ruby
6 8 (23.53%) C++
7 7 (20.59%) PHP
8 4 (11.76%) C
9 3 (8.82%) VBScript
9 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
9 3 (8.82%) VBA
10 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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