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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 33 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.67% 2.86% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.72% 13.19% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 18
Median daily rate £275 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £475 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.78%
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
71 91 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.67% 21.67% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 72
Median daily rate £300 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.33 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +27.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Preston +2 2 £278 +46.05% 5
Blackpool -12 1 £575 +53.33% 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 16 (66.67%) .NET
4 14 (58.33%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) XML
6 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
8 8 (33.33%) C#
8 8 (33.33%) XSD
8 8 (33.33%) XSL
9 7 (29.17%) VB
9 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) VB6
10 6 (25.00%) jQuery
10 6 (25.00%) HTML5
11 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
12 4 (16.67%) TDD
12 4 (16.67%) SOAP
12 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
12 4 (16.67%) Node.js
13 3 (12.50%) CSS3
13 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 3 (12.50%) Web Services

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 3 (12.50%) ColdFusion
2 2 (8.33%) nginx
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
2 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Azure Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) .NET
3 12 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (33.33%) XSD
4 8 (33.33%) XSL
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.67%) Node.js
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
9 3 (12.50%) CSS3
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (12.50%) WinForms
10 2 (8.33%) Ajax
10 2 (8.33%) D3.js
10 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (8.33%) LINQ
10 2 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Data Management
4 3 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) SFIA
5 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
6 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 8 (33.33%) C#
6 7 (29.17%) VB
6 7 (29.17%) VB6
7 3 (12.50%) Java
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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