The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.61% 4.62% 9.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.30% 22.86% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£142 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.60% -6.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.89%
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Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.08% 20.23% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 25
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Liverpool region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Liverpool region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) jQuery
4 12 (41.38%) PHP
4 12 (41.38%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 10 (34.48%) C#
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
6 8 (27.59%) MySQL
7 7 (24.14%) Web Design
8 6 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (20.69%) Orchard
8 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
8 6 (20.69%) Adobe
8 6 (20.69%) MVC
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
8 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.79%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) Ajax
10 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
11 3 (10.34%) Web Development
11 3 (10.34%) CMS
11 3 (10.34%) NHS
12 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
12 2 (6.90%) XSLT
12 2 (6.90%) Apache

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Web Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (31.03%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.90%) iPhone Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) jQuery
3 12 (41.38%) HTML5
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.69%) CSS3
6 4 (13.79%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) Ajax
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.90%) XSLT
8 2 (6.90%) XHTML
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) JSON
8 2 (6.90%) Google Maps API
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (6.90%) Sass
8 2 (6.90%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Web Design
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (10.34%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Content Management
4 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) PHP
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) PHP5
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Orchard
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Telerik
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter
2 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
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