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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 13 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 118 203 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.40% 10.53% 11.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.54% 37.18% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 127 115
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £246 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £14.36 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
462 546 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.91% 28.32% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 325 287
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +157.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Wigan +1 3 £319 - 1
Bolton -3 3 £388 +19.23% 3
Stockport -5 2 - - 8
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 248 (89.86%) HTML
2 217 (78.62%) JavaScript
3 105 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (36.23%) HTML5
5 93 (33.70%) .NET
6 88 (31.88%) C#
7 74 (26.81%) jQuery
8 69 (25.00%) MVC
9 64 (23.19%) CSS3
10 62 (22.46%) ASP.NET
10 62 (22.46%) TDD
11 61 (22.10%) Web Development
12 59 (21.38%) AngularJS
13 55 (19.93%) Front End Development
14 52 (18.84%) SQL
15 51 (18.48%) SQL Server
16 47 (17.03%) PHP
17 45 (16.30%) Scrum
18 40 (14.49%) Java
19 36 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (13.04%) React
20 35 (12.68%) User Experience
20 35 (12.68%) Sass
20 35 (12.68%) Git (software)
20 35 (12.68%) CMS
21 34 (12.32%) MySQL
22 32 (11.59%) Ajax
23 31 (11.23%) .NET Framework
23 31 (11.23%) Umbraco
24 30 (10.87%) OO

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 35 (12.68%) CMS
2 31 (11.23%) Umbraco
3 13 (4.71%) WordPress
4 7 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.81%) Sitefinity
6 4 (1.45%) Confluence
6 4 (1.45%) Drupal
6 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.72%) SAS
9 1 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.36%) Kentico
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.26%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.72%) InVision
5 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.62%) GitHub
2 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.09%) SaaS
5 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.72%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) Slack
6 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) Broadband
1 3 (1.09%) Internet
1 3 (1.09%) Network Security
2 2 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) BGP
3 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.36%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) HSRP
3 1 (0.36%) LAN
3 1 (0.36%) NFC
3 1 (0.36%) OSPF
3 1 (0.36%) RIP
3 1 (0.36%) VLAN
3 1 (0.36%) VoIP
3 1 (0.36%) VRRP
3 1 (0.36%) WAN
3 1 (0.36%) Wireless
3 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.32%) MySQL
3 26 (9.42%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.99%) Couchbase
4 11 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.62%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (2.54%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.45%) phpMyAdmin
10 3 (1.09%) DB2
11 2 (0.72%) Big Data
11 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 21 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 17 (6.16%) Jasmine
6 12 (4.35%) gulp
6 12 (4.35%) Mercurial
7 11 (3.99%) Grunt
8 8 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (2.90%) PhantomJS
9 6 (2.17%) JUnit
10 5 (1.81%) Subversion
11 4 (1.45%) JIRA
11 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.09%) Protractor
13 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.72%) CasperJS
13 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.72%) Selenium
13 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (3.99%) Finance
1 11 (3.99%) Games
2 10 (3.62%) Marketing
3 7 (2.54%) Banking
4 6 (2.17%) Retail
5 5 (1.81%) Advertising
5 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 237 (85.87%) Developer
2 50 (18.12%) .NET Developer
3 49 (17.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 37 (13.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 31 (11.23%) C# Developer
6 29 (10.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (10.51%) HTML Developer
6 29 (10.51%) PHP Developer
7 28 (10.14%) Senior Developer
8 25 (9.06%) Web Developer
9 21 (7.61%) HTML CSS Developer
10 20 (7.25%) Java Developer
11 16 (5.80%) Angular Developer
11 16 (5.80%) Umbraco Developer
12 13 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.71%) Designer
13 12 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 11 (3.99%) Analyst
14 11 (3.99%) Consultant
15 10 (3.62%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (89.86%) HTML
2 100 (36.23%) HTML5
3 93 (33.70%) .NET
4 74 (26.81%) jQuery
5 64 (23.19%) CSS3
6 62 (22.46%) ASP.NET
7 59 (21.38%) AngularJS
8 36 (13.04%) React
9 35 (12.68%) Sass
10 32 (11.59%) Ajax
11 31 (11.23%) .NET Framework
12 28 (10.14%) Node.js
13 27 (9.78%) JSON
14 24 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (8.70%) XML
15 23 (8.33%) RESTful
16 20 (7.25%) Spring
17 18 (6.52%) Entity Framework
17 18 (6.52%) Hibernate
18 17 (6.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.68%) User Experience
2 23 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.16%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.45%) Fintech
6 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.36%) Blog
8 1 (0.36%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.36%) Economics
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Podcast
8 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.62%) Apple iOS
1 10 (3.62%) Linux
2 5 (1.81%) Android
3 3 (1.09%) Unix
3 3 (1.09%) Windows
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.00%) MVC
3 62 (22.46%) TDD
4 61 (22.10%) Web Development
5 55 (19.93%) Front End Development
6 45 (16.30%) Scrum
7 36 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (10.87%) OO
9 28 (10.14%) BDD
10 24 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 21 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (7.61%) SDLC
12 18 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 16 (5.80%) Web Design
14 15 (5.43%) Unit Testing
15 14 (5.07%) Data Modelling
15 14 (5.07%) Wireframes
16 13 (4.71%) OOP
17 12 (4.35%) User Stories
18 11 (3.99%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 217 (78.62%) JavaScript
2 88 (31.88%) C#
3 52 (18.84%) SQL
4 47 (17.03%) PHP
5 40 (14.49%) Java
6 22 (7.97%) Ruby
7 11 (3.99%) Groovy
7 11 (3.99%) Scala
8 9 (3.26%) Clojure
9 7 (2.54%) Python
9 7 (2.54%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.09%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.09%) C++
11 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.36%) ES6
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (2.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) CCNA
2 1 (0.36%) CCNP
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Vendors
1 18 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.71%) Xamarin
3 11 (3.99%) Adobe
3 11 (3.99%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.90%) Oracle
5 4 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.09%) Ektron
6 3 (1.09%) Google
7 2 (0.72%) Perforce
7 2 (0.72%) SAP
7 2 (0.72%) Telerik
8 1 (0.36%) Assembla
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) Facebook
8 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.36%) Zend
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