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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.11% 4.28% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.57% 22.92% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 2
Average daily rate
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£248 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -10.44%
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
102 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.33% 18.68% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 27
Average daily rate £380 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +22.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.58% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.54 £13.80 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £20.20 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 10 £200 -55.55% 9
Blackburn +6 4 £275 - 5
Colne 0 1 £180 +2.85% 2
Burnley -16 1 - - 1
Accrington - 1 £275 - 2
Blackpool - - - - 1
Nelson - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 1
Ormskirk - - - -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 44 (97.78%) HTML
2 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (44.44%) HTML5
4 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.00%) CSS3
6 16 (35.56%) .NET
7 15 (33.33%) jQuery
8 14 (31.11%) C#
9 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
9 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
9 13 (28.89%) Photoshop
9 13 (28.89%) MVC
10 12 (26.67%) Oracle
11 11 (24.44%) Dreamweaver
12 10 (22.22%) Classic ASP
12 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
12 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 10 (22.22%) PhoneGap
12 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 10 (22.22%) Umbraco
12 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (17.78%) User Experience
13 8 (17.78%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (17.78%) Java
14 5 (11.11%) Fireworks
14 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
14 5 (11.11%) Spring
14 5 (11.11%) JSON

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.44%) WordPress
2 2 (4.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Photoshop
2 8 (17.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (11.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
2 11 (24.44%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (8.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (8.89%) Axure RP
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Designer
3 8 (17.78%) UX Designer
3 8 (17.78%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Web Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Web Designer
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.22%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (2.22%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) HTML
2 20 (44.44%) HTML5
3 18 (40.00%) CSS3
4 16 (35.56%) .NET
5 15 (33.33%) jQuery
6 10 (22.22%) Classic ASP
6 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 10 (22.22%) PhoneGap
7 5 (11.11%) JSON
7 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.11%) Spring
8 4 (8.89%) Web Services
9 3 (6.67%) J2EE
9 3 (6.67%) REST
9 3 (6.67%) Sass
9 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.44%) Akka
10 2 (4.44%) Play Framework
10 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) MVC
3 3 (6.67%) Scrum
3 3 (6.67%) OO
3 3 (6.67%) TDD
3 3 (6.67%) Web Development
3 3 (6.67%) BDD
3 3 (6.67%) SOA
4 2 (4.44%) UX Design
4 2 (4.44%) UML
4 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Web Design
5 1 (2.22%) RAD
5 1 (2.22%) Information Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.22%) Time Management
5 1 (2.22%) Content Management
5 1 (2.22%) Usability Engineering
5 1 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) C#
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 8 (17.78%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Apple
2 1 (2.22%) Google
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