The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 137 121 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.73% 10.95% 11.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.05% 33.43% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 75 84
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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
380 362 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.99% 32.76% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 218 225
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford -2 4 £350 -6.66%
Stockport +6 1 £300 +71.42% 8
Wigan - - - - 6
Altrincham - - - - 9
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 5
Bury - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - - 3
Oldham - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - - 4
Sale - - - - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 294 (95.77%) HTML
2 228 (74.27%) JavaScript
3 130 (42.35%) jQuery
4 123 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (37.46%) .NET
6 103 (33.55%) C#
7 95 (30.94%) HTML5
8 88 (28.66%) CSS3
9 76 (24.76%) ASP.NET
9 76 (24.76%) MVC
10 73 (23.78%) XML
11 64 (20.85%) TDD
12 63 (20.52%) SQL Server
13 57 (18.57%) PHP
14 51 (16.61%) Ajax
15 47 (15.31%) Scrum
16 43 (14.01%) Web Services
17 42 (13.68%) OO
17 42 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (13.36%) XSLT
19 39 (12.70%) XHTML
19 39 (12.70%) Git (software)
20 38 (12.38%) Web Development
20 38 (12.38%) Java
21 37 (12.05%) SQL
22 36 (11.73%) MySQL
22 36 (11.73%) Visual Studio
22 36 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 34 (11.07%) OOP
24 33 (10.75%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (10.75%) CMS
2 20 (6.51%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.23%) Drupal
4 12 (3.91%) Apache
5 11 (3.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.26%) Node.js
7 8 (2.61%) WordPress
8 7 (2.28%) IIS
9 6 (1.95%) Orchard CMS
10 5 (1.63%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.63%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.65%) Liferay
12 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.65%) JBoss
12 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.28%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.33%) MS Office
5 1 (0.33%) Mingle
5 1 (0.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (4.89%) Magento
2 4 (1.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) HTTP
2 5 (1.63%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) Intranet
4 2 (0.65%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.73%) MySQL
3 19 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.95%) RavenDB
6 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.98%) Big Data
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.65%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.65%) SQLite
8 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.73%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.86%) Subversion
4 13 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.93%) Axure RP
6 8 (2.61%) JIRA
6 8 (2.61%) Hudson
6 8 (2.61%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.28%) Grunt
8 6 (1.95%) Bower
8 6 (1.95%) CasperJS
9 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.63%) PhantomJS
9 5 (1.63%) Behat
9 5 (1.63%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.63%) Maven
10 3 (0.98%) NUnit
10 3 (0.98%) QUnit
10 3 (0.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.98%) Sinon.JS
General
1 13 (4.23%) Finance
2 9 (2.93%) Marketing
3 8 (2.61%) Retail
4 5 (1.63%) Games
5 2 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.33%) German Language
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 247 (80.46%) Developer
2 51 (16.61%) .NET Developer
3 42 (13.68%) Front-End Developer
4 36 (11.73%) Web Developer
5 27 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.82%) C# Developer
7 22 (7.17%) PHP Developer
8 21 (6.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (5.86%) Designer
10 17 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (4.89%) SharePoint Developer
12 14 (4.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.56%) UI Designer
12 14 (4.56%) Front-End Web Developer
12 14 (4.56%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.91%) Magento Developer
14 11 (3.58%) iOS Developer
14 11 (3.58%) Architect
15 9 (2.93%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (95.77%) HTML
2 130 (42.35%) jQuery
3 115 (37.46%) .NET
4 95 (30.94%) HTML5
5 88 (28.66%) CSS3
6 76 (24.76%) ASP.NET
7 73 (23.78%) XML
8 51 (16.61%) Ajax
9 43 (14.01%) Web Services
10 42 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (13.36%) XSLT
12 39 (12.70%) XHTML
13 36 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 33 (10.75%) AngularJS
15 30 (9.77%) JSON
16 29 (9.45%) .NET Framework
17 25 (8.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 22 (7.17%) WCF
19 21 (6.84%) REST
19 21 (6.84%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.17%) User Experience
2 21 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.19%) Open Source
4 14 (4.56%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.91%) NHS
6 10 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.93%) Web 2.0
8 8 (2.61%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.28%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.95%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.95%) Blog
10 6 (1.95%) Social Media
11 5 (1.63%) Linked Data
11 5 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.63%) W3C
12 4 (1.30%) IPTV
12 4 (1.30%) Copywriting
12 4 (1.30%) Animation
12 4 (1.30%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.30%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.17%) Apple iOS
2 17 (5.54%) UNIX
3 15 (4.89%) Android
4 10 (3.26%) Windows
5 9 (2.93%) Linux
6 8 (2.61%) Windows Phone
7 7 (2.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (24.76%) MVC
3 64 (20.85%) TDD
4 47 (15.31%) Scrum
5 42 (13.68%) OO
6 38 (12.38%) Web Development
7 34 (11.07%) OOP
8 26 (8.47%) Web Design
9 23 (7.49%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (7.17%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.19%) SOA
11 19 (6.19%) Software Engineering
12 18 (5.86%) Unit Testing
13 17 (5.54%) iOS Development
14 14 (4.56%) Kanban
15 13 (4.23%) BDD
15 13 (4.23%) Mentoring
16 11 (3.58%) Use Case
16 11 (3.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (74.27%) JavaScript
2 103 (33.55%) C#
3 57 (18.57%) PHP
4 38 (12.38%) Java
5 37 (12.05%) SQL
6 23 (7.49%) T-SQL
6 23 (7.49%) Python
6 23 (7.49%) XPath
7 21 (6.84%) Ruby
8 13 (4.23%) Scala
9 8 (2.61%) XQuery
10 7 (2.28%) C++
11 4 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.30%) SPARQL
12 3 (0.98%) PHP5
12 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (5.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.30%) HL7
Vendors
1 33 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.93%) Adobe
3 7 (2.28%) Zend
3 7 (2.28%) Twitter
4 6 (1.95%) Facebook
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle
5 5 (1.63%) Google
6 4 (1.30%) Coremetrics
7 3 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.65%) Tableau
8 2 (0.65%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.65%) Kony
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) SAP
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.33%) Atmel
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