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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 12 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 122 176 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.22% 9.72% 7.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.75% 33.52% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 117 89
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.51 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +6.06%

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
456 525 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.47% 28.99% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 334 268
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 £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Stockport -2 3 - - 4
Bolton -5 3 £400 +23.07% 1
Wigan - 1 £338 - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 230 (88.46%) HTML
2 208 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 109 (41.92%) HTML5
4 96 (36.92%) .NET
5 90 (34.62%) C#
6 83 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (28.46%) jQuery
8 73 (28.08%) MVC
9 67 (25.77%) CSS3
10 65 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 61 (23.46%) ASP.NET
12 56 (21.54%) SQL Server
13 54 (20.77%) Front End Development
14 48 (18.46%) TDD
15 44 (16.92%) SQL
15 44 (16.92%) React
16 43 (16.54%) PHP
17 41 (15.77%) Scrum
17 41 (15.77%) Web Development
18 38 (14.62%) Umbraco
18 38 (14.62%) Git (software)
18 38 (14.62%) CMS
18 38 (14.62%) MySQL
19 32 (12.31%) Java
20 30 (11.54%) NoSQL
21 29 (11.15%) Sass
21 29 (11.15%) User Experience
22 28 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
22 28 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
23 25 (9.62%) Ajax

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 38 (14.62%) CMS
1 38 (14.62%) Umbraco
2 16 (6.15%) WordPress
3 7 (2.69%) EPiServer
3 7 (2.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.92%) Confluence
5 3 (1.15%) Drupal
5 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.77%) Apache
6 2 (0.77%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.77%) SAS
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.38%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) Kentico
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (5.38%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.92%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.77%) InVision
6 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.31%) GitHub
4 3 (1.15%) SaaS
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.38%) Slack
6 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) NFC
2 1 (0.38%) Skype
2 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.62%) MySQL
3 30 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (5.38%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.23%) Couchbase
8 7 (2.69%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.15%) DB2
10 3 (1.15%) phpMyAdmin
11 2 (0.77%) Big Data
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.77%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (14.62%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.92%) Jasmine
4 11 (4.23%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.23%) gulp
5 10 (3.85%) Grunt
6 9 (3.46%) JIRA
6 9 (3.46%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (2.69%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.69%) JUnit
7 7 (2.69%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.31%) Subversion
9 5 (1.92%) PhantomJS
10 3 (1.15%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.15%) Selenium
11 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.77%) CasperJS
11 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (4.62%) Finance
1 12 (4.62%) Games
2 10 (3.85%) Banking
2 10 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (1.15%) Advertising
3 3 (1.15%) Retail
4 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 233 (89.62%) Developer
2 49 (18.85%) JavaScript Developer
3 46 (17.69%) .NET Developer
4 32 (12.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 30 (11.54%) PHP Developer
6 24 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 24 (9.23%) Senior Developer
7 23 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (8.46%) Umbraco Developer
9 20 (7.69%) HTML Developer
10 18 (6.92%) HTML CSS Developer
11 17 (6.54%) Web Developer
12 15 (5.77%) Java Developer
13 12 (4.62%) Consultant
14 10 (3.85%) Angular Developer
14 10 (3.85%) MySQL Developer
14 10 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 10 (3.85%) UI Developer
15 9 (3.46%) Full Stack Developer
15 9 (3.46%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (88.46%) HTML
2 109 (41.92%) HTML5
3 96 (36.92%) .NET
4 74 (28.46%) jQuery
5 67 (25.77%) CSS3
6 65 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 61 (23.46%) ASP.NET
8 44 (16.92%) React
9 29 (11.15%) Sass
10 25 (9.62%) Ajax
10 25 (9.62%) Node.js
11 24 (9.23%) .NET Framework
12 22 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (8.46%) Web Services
13 20 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (7.69%) RESTful
14 18 (6.92%) JSON
14 18 (6.92%) XML
15 17 (6.54%) Backbone.js
16 15 (5.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.15%) User Experience
2 22 (8.46%) Mobile App
3 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.69%) Fintech
5 3 (1.15%) Social Media
6 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.38%) Blog
7 1 (0.38%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) Podcast
7 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.46%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.69%) Linux
3 5 (1.92%) Android
4 3 (1.15%) Windows
5 2 (0.77%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (28.08%) MVC
3 54 (20.77%) Front End Development
4 48 (18.46%) TDD
5 41 (15.77%) Scrum
5 41 (15.77%) Web Development
6 28 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (8.85%) BDD
7 23 (8.85%) Data Modelling
7 23 (8.85%) OO
7 23 (8.85%) Software Engineering
8 20 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (7.69%) SDLC
9 19 (7.31%) Unit Testing
10 18 (6.92%) Web Design
11 16 (6.15%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
13 13 (5.00%) Analytics
13 13 (5.00%) Wireframes
14 9 (3.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 208 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 90 (34.62%) C#
3 44 (16.92%) SQL
4 43 (16.54%) PHP
5 32 (12.31%) Java
6 11 (4.23%) Ruby
7 6 (2.31%) Python
8 5 (1.92%) Groovy
8 5 (1.92%) Scala
8 5 (1.92%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.15%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.15%) C++
10 3 (1.15%) Clojure
11 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.77%) ES6
11 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.77%) R
12 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.38%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (2.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Vendors
1 16 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.38%) Adobe
3 13 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 11 (4.23%) Oracle
4 11 (4.23%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.15%) Google
6 2 (0.77%) Perforce
6 2 (0.77%) SAP
6 2 (0.77%) Zend
7 1 (0.38%) Assembla
7 1 (0.38%) Facebook
7 1 (0.38%) IBM
7 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.38%) Sencha
7 1 (0.38%) Telerik
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