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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 107 143 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.27% 11.20% 10.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.01% 43.07% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 93 45
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £17.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.37 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -8.57%
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
345 332 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.45% 26.00% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 198 148
Average daily rate £350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Bolton -7 6 £250 - 4
Stockport -1 4 £330 +17.85% 6
Salford 0 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Altrincham +5 1 - - 5
Rochdale +1 1 - - 4
Sale - 1 £275 - 2
Bury - 1 £220 - 3
Oldham - 1 - - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 218 (96.89%) HTML
2 176 (78.22%) JavaScript
3 99 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (38.22%) HTML5
5 79 (35.11%) jQuery
6 74 (32.89%) .NET
7 73 (32.44%) CSS3
8 67 (29.78%) MVC
9 65 (28.89%) C#
10 59 (26.22%) TDD
11 50 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 46 (20.44%) Git (software)
13 45 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 42 (18.67%) AngularJS
15 40 (17.78%) Scrum
16 37 (16.44%) JSON
17 36 (16.00%) Java
17 36 (16.00%) PHP
17 36 (16.00%) SQL
18 32 (14.22%) Web Services
19 31 (13.78%) Visual Studio
20 30 (13.33%) REST
21 28 (12.44%) XML
21 28 (12.44%) OOP
22 26 (11.56%) Responsive Web Design
23 25 (11.11%) Subversion
24 24 (10.67%) Ajax
24 24 (10.67%) MySQL
25 23 (10.22%) Web Development
25 23 (10.22%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 16 (7.11%) Node.js
2 13 (5.78%) CMS
3 10 (4.44%) WordPress
4 8 (3.56%) Drupal
5 7 (3.11%) Umbraco
5 7 (3.11%) Apache
5 7 (3.11%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.22%) IIS
7 4 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.89%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.89%) Orchard CMS
8 2 (0.89%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.44%) nginx
9 1 (0.44%) Liferay
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.33%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (4.89%) Magento
2 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.89%) Veeva
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.11%) HTTP
2 4 (1.78%) Internet
3 3 (1.33%) Intranet
4 2 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.67%) MySQL
3 10 (4.44%) RavenDB
4 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.89%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.44%) SQLite
9 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 46 (20.44%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.78%) Visual Studio
3 25 (11.11%) Subversion
4 8 (3.56%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.22%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.78%) JIRA
6 4 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.89%) Selenium
7 2 (0.89%) JUnit
7 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.89%) Hudson
7 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.44%) Grunt
8 1 (0.44%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 20 (8.89%) Finance
2 11 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (0.89%) Electronics
4 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.89%) Banking
4 2 (0.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 191 (84.89%) Developer
2 46 (20.44%) .NET Developer
3 35 (15.56%) Web Developer
4 33 (14.67%) Front-End Developer
5 24 (10.67%) PHP Developer
6 21 (9.33%) Designer
7 15 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (5.78%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.33%) UI Designer
11 11 (4.89%) Python Developer
11 11 (4.89%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
12 10 (4.44%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.56%) UX Designer
13 8 (3.56%) Django Developer
14 7 (3.11%) Mobile Developer
15 6 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (96.89%) HTML
2 86 (38.22%) HTML5
3 79 (35.11%) jQuery
4 74 (32.89%) .NET
5 73 (32.44%) CSS3
6 45 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 42 (18.67%) AngularJS
8 37 (16.44%) JSON
9 32 (14.22%) Web Services
10 30 (13.33%) REST
11 28 (12.44%) XML
12 24 (10.67%) Ajax
13 21 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (8.89%) Backbone.js
15 18 (8.00%) XHTML
16 17 (7.56%) .NET Framework
17 16 (7.11%) Django
18 15 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (6.22%) Sass
20 13 (5.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) User Experience
2 8 (3.56%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.67%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.33%) Social Network
5 3 (1.33%) W3C
5 3 (1.33%) Linked Data
5 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.89%) Social Media
6 2 (0.89%) DTV
6 2 (0.89%) NHS
6 2 (0.89%) Blog
6 2 (0.89%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.44%) Informatics
7 1 (0.44%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.11%) Android
2 14 (6.22%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.89%) UNIX
4 5 (2.22%) Linux
5 4 (1.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) Windows
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.78%) MVC
3 59 (26.22%) TDD
4 40 (17.78%) Scrum
5 28 (12.44%) OOP
6 26 (11.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (10.22%) Web Development
8 22 (9.78%) OO
9 20 (8.89%) BDD
10 18 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.56%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.67%) SDLC
13 14 (6.22%) Mobile Development
13 14 (6.22%) Android Development
13 14 (6.22%) E-Commerce
13 14 (6.22%) Web Design
14 13 (5.78%) iOS Development
15 10 (4.44%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.44%) Software Engineering
16 8 (3.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 176 (78.22%) JavaScript
2 65 (28.89%) C#
3 36 (16.00%) PHP
3 36 (16.00%) SQL
3 36 (16.00%) Java
4 16 (7.11%) Python
5 14 (6.22%) Ruby
6 8 (3.56%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.56%) C++
7 6 (2.67%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.67%) Scala
8 4 (1.78%) XQuery
8 4 (1.78%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.33%) SPARQL
9 3 (1.33%) PHP5
10 2 (0.89%) VB
10 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.00%) Twitter
3 6 (2.67%) Zend
4 5 (2.22%) hybris
5 4 (1.78%) Adobe
5 4 (1.78%) SAP
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle
6 3 (1.33%) Google
6 3 (1.33%) Facebook
7 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.89%) Kony
7 2 (0.89%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.44%) IBM
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix
8 1 (0.44%) Avaya
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
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