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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 14 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 136 168 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.27% 8.63% 12.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.82% 34.36% 40.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 105 127
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 £190 £244 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +68.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.15%
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
548 489 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.31% 25.12% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 287 307
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 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -7 8 £275 -15.38% 5
Bolton +2 5 £375 +15.38%
Wigan 0 2 £300 - 3
Salford -13 1 £350 -3.44% 3
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 270 (91.22%) HTML
2 239 (80.74%) JavaScript
3 135 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (35.14%) .NET
5 103 (34.80%) HTML5
6 101 (34.12%) C#
7 94 (31.76%) jQuery
8 79 (26.69%) MVC
9 74 (25.00%) CSS3
10 72 (24.32%) ASP.NET
11 70 (23.65%) Web Development
12 67 (22.64%) TDD
13 60 (20.27%) SQL Server
14 59 (19.93%) SQL
15 54 (18.24%) Scrum
15 54 (18.24%) AngularJS
15 54 (18.24%) Front End Development
16 50 (16.89%) PHP
17 46 (15.54%) Java
18 44 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (13.85%) Git (software)
20 39 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (12.84%) .NET Framework
22 37 (12.50%) User Experience
23 36 (12.16%) Sass
23 36 (12.16%) Ajax
23 36 (12.16%) MySQL
24 34 (11.49%) OO
24 34 (11.49%) BDD
25 33 (11.15%) JSON

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 26 (8.78%) CMS
2 23 (7.77%) Umbraco
3 11 (3.72%) WordPress
4 7 (2.36%) Drupal
4 7 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.69%) Sitefinity
6 4 (1.35%) Confluence
6 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.68%) SAS
8 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.34%) nginx
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.41%) GitHub
3 12 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.01%) SaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.34%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.34%) Slack
7 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) Network Security
2 3 (1.01%) Broadband
2 3 (1.01%) HTTP
2 3 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) BGP
3 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.34%) HSRP
3 1 (0.34%) LAN
3 1 (0.34%) NFC
3 1 (0.34%) OSPF
3 1 (0.34%) RIP
3 1 (0.34%) VLAN
3 1 (0.34%) VoIP
3 1 (0.34%) VRRP
3 1 (0.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.34%) Wireless
3 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.16%) MySQL
3 22 (7.43%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.72%) Couchbase
5 10 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.01%) Redis
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.68%) Big Data
9 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.68%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.34%) DB2
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.12%) Cucumber
3 19 (6.42%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.08%) Mercurial
5 17 (5.74%) Jasmine
6 12 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (3.38%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.04%) Grunt
9 8 (2.70%) PhantomJS
9 8 (2.70%) Subversion
10 7 (2.36%) gulp
11 6 (2.03%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (1.69%) Selenium
13 4 (1.35%) JIRA
13 4 (1.35%) JUnit
14 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.01%) JsTestDriver
14 3 (1.01%) Protractor
14 3 (1.01%) QUnit
15 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (4.05%) Marketing
2 9 (3.04%) Games
3 8 (2.70%) Finance
4 7 (2.36%) Advertising
5 6 (2.03%) Retail
6 5 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 250 (84.46%) Developer
2 64 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 47 (15.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 41 (13.85%) C# Developer
5 38 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (11.49%) HTML Developer
7 31 (10.47%) Web Developer
8 30 (10.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 30 (10.14%) PHP Developer
9 28 (9.46%) Senior Developer
10 26 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 25 (8.45%) HTML CSS Developer
12 24 (8.11%) Java Developer
13 21 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (6.08%) Designer
15 15 (5.07%) Angular Developer
15 15 (5.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
16 13 (4.39%) SQL Developer
16 13 (4.39%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (91.22%) HTML
2 104 (35.14%) .NET
3 103 (34.80%) HTML5
4 94 (31.76%) jQuery
5 74 (25.00%) CSS3
6 72 (24.32%) ASP.NET
7 54 (18.24%) AngularJS
8 44 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (12.84%) .NET Framework
10 36 (12.16%) Ajax
10 36 (12.16%) Sass
11 33 (11.15%) JSON
11 33 (11.15%) XML
12 30 (10.14%) React
13 25 (8.45%) Entity Framework
14 23 (7.77%) Node.js
14 23 (7.77%) Spring
15 19 (6.42%) Hibernate
15 19 (6.42%) Web Services
16 17 (5.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.50%) User Experience
2 14 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.39%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.01%) Animation
8 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.68%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.34%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.34%) Fintech
9 1 (0.34%) iPad
9 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.38%) Apple iOS
2 9 (3.04%) Linux
3 6 (2.03%) Windows
4 5 (1.69%) Android
5 3 (1.01%) Unix
6 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (26.69%) MVC
3 70 (23.65%) Web Development
4 67 (22.64%) TDD
5 54 (18.24%) Front End Development
5 54 (18.24%) Scrum
6 39 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (11.49%) BDD
7 34 (11.49%) OO
8 24 (8.11%) OOP
9 22 (7.43%) SDLC
9 22 (7.43%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.42%) Unit Testing
11 18 (6.08%) E-Commerce
12 16 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (4.73%) Pair Programming
14 13 (4.39%) Microservices
14 13 (4.39%) Open Source
15 12 (4.05%) Software Delivery
15 12 (4.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 239 (80.74%) JavaScript
2 101 (34.12%) C#
3 59 (19.93%) SQL
4 50 (16.89%) PHP
5 46 (15.54%) Java
6 22 (7.43%) Ruby
7 14 (4.73%) Groovy
7 14 (4.73%) Scala
8 12 (4.05%) Clojure
9 9 (3.04%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.36%) Python
12 5 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.01%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.68%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.68%) C++
15 2 (0.68%) ES6
16 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (3.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) CCNA
2 1 (0.34%) CCNP
2 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.73%) Xamarin
3 11 (3.72%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.70%) Oracle
5 6 (2.03%) Adobe
6 4 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.01%) Ektron
7 3 (1.01%) Google
7 3 (1.01%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.68%) Facebook
8 2 (0.68%) Perforce
8 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.68%) SAP
8 2 (0.68%) Telerik
8 2 (0.68%) Zend
9 1 (0.34%) Assembla
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco
9 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.34%) Lotus
9 1 (0.34%) Twitter
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