The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 140 99 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.92% 6.56% 11.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.75% 29.03% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 71 109
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.37%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
441 341 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.96% 22.61% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 234 217
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Stockport -4 10 £288 -12.87% 4
Salford -7 4 £360 -6.49%
Bury 0 2 £350 +59.09% 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CSS.

1 294 (91.30%) HTML
2 282 (87.58%) JavaScript
3 162 (50.31%) HTML5
4 150 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (44.72%) CSS3
6 99 (30.75%) Web Development
7 97 (30.12%) jQuery
8 83 (25.78%) Java
9 82 (25.47%) TDD
10 80 (24.84%) MVC
11 78 (24.22%) .NET
12 74 (22.98%) C#
13 72 (22.36%) AngularJS
14 69 (21.43%) Front End Development
15 64 (19.88%) PHP
16 56 (17.39%) Git (software)
17 55 (17.08%) XML
18 54 (16.77%) Scrum
19 51 (15.84%) ASP.NET
20 48 (14.91%) User Experience
21 44 (13.66%) SQL Server
22 43 (13.35%) OO
23 41 (12.73%) E-Commerce
24 40 (12.42%) Spring
25 38 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
25 38 (11.80%) Ajax
26 37 (11.49%) Node.js
27 35 (10.87%) Sass
27 35 (10.87%) Web Services
28 32 (9.94%) SQL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 24 (7.45%) CMS
2 14 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.80%) Confluence
3 9 (2.80%) JBoss
3 9 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.48%) WordPress
5 7 (2.17%) Drupal
6 6 (1.86%) Apache
6 6 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.55%) GeoServer
8 4 (1.24%) IIS
9 3 (0.93%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.93%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.93%) nginx
10 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.24%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.24%) MS Office
4 3 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.04%) Magento
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.17%) Network Security
2 6 (1.86%) HTTP
3 4 (1.24%) Intranet
4 2 (0.62%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) CTI
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.32%) MySQL
3 12 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.55%) GIS
6 5 (1.55%) Redis
7 3 (0.93%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.94%) Mercurial
3 29 (9.01%) Subversion
4 14 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 14 (4.35%) JIRA
4 14 (4.35%) JUnit
5 13 (4.04%) Grunt
6 12 (3.73%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.48%) Maven
9 7 (2.17%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.86%) Selenium
10 6 (1.86%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.55%) gulp
11 5 (1.55%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.24%) QUnit
13 3 (0.93%) JsTestDriver
13 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.62%) Axure RP
General
1 28 (8.70%) Finance
2 12 (3.73%) Banking
2 12 (3.73%) Retail
3 10 (3.11%) Marketing
4 8 (2.48%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.24%) Local Government
6 3 (0.93%) Advertising
6 3 (0.93%) Games
6 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.62%) Electronics
7 2 (0.62%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 288 (89.44%) Developer
2 70 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
3 50 (15.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 49 (15.22%) HTML Developer
5 44 (13.66%) Java Developer
6 42 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 39 (12.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 38 (11.80%) Web Developer
9 35 (10.87%) UI Developer
10 30 (9.32%) Senior Developer
11 26 (8.07%) C# Developer
12 23 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
13 22 (6.83%) Agile Developer
14 21 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (5.59%) PHP Developer
17 17 (5.28%) Angular Developer
18 14 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
18 14 (4.35%) Senior Java Scala Developer
18 14 (4.35%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (91.30%) HTML
2 162 (50.31%) HTML5
3 144 (44.72%) CSS3
4 97 (30.12%) jQuery
5 78 (24.22%) .NET
6 72 (22.36%) AngularJS
7 55 (17.08%) XML
8 51 (15.84%) ASP.NET
9 40 (12.42%) Spring
10 38 (11.80%) Ajax
11 37 (11.49%) Node.js
12 35 (10.87%) Sass
12 35 (10.87%) Web Services
13 30 (9.32%) React
14 29 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (8.07%) RESTful
16 24 (7.45%) JSON
16 24 (7.45%) XSLT
17 21 (6.52%) LESS
18 18 (5.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.91%) User Experience
2 21 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.11%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.17%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.55%) SCADA
7 5 (1.55%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.24%) iPad
9 3 (0.93%) Animation
9 3 (0.93%) NHS
9 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.62%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.62%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.31%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.31%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.59%) Linux
2 7 (2.17%) Windows
3 6 (1.86%) Unix
4 3 (0.93%) Android
4 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (30.75%) Web Development
3 82 (25.47%) TDD
4 80 (24.84%) MVC
5 69 (21.43%) Front End Development
6 54 (16.77%) Scrum
7 43 (13.35%) OO
8 41 (12.73%) E-Commerce
9 38 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (9.94%) BDD
10 32 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (8.07%) OOP
12 24 (7.45%) Unit Testing
13 21 (6.52%) Open Source
13 21 (6.52%) SEO
14 20 (6.21%) SOA
14 20 (6.21%) Web Design
15 19 (5.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 18 (5.59%) Microservices
16 18 (5.59%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 282 (87.58%) JavaScript
2 83 (25.78%) Java
3 74 (22.98%) C#
4 64 (19.88%) PHP
5 32 (9.94%) SQL
6 17 (5.28%) Scala
7 14 (4.35%) Clojure
7 14 (4.35%) Groovy
7 14 (4.35%) XPath
8 8 (2.48%) C++
8 8 (2.48%) Python
9 5 (1.55%) C
9 5 (1.55%) Go
10 4 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.93%) Ruby
12 2 (0.62%) LotusScript
12 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (2.80%) Degree
2 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
2 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.62%) PhD
3 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.86%) WCAG
2 3 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 14 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.80%) EPiServer
3 8 (2.48%) Oracle
3 8 (2.48%) Zend
4 7 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.86%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.55%) ESRI
6 5 (1.55%) Google
6 5 (1.55%) hybris
7 4 (1.24%) Adobe
7 4 (1.24%) Capita
8 3 (0.93%) IBM
8 3 (0.93%) Lotus
8 3 (0.93%) Twitter
9 2 (0.62%) Facebook
9 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.62%) SAP
10 1 (0.31%) Perforce
10 1 (0.31%) Telerik
10 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: competitive
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Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified Salary Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £320 - £350 per day
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Rate: £250 per day
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