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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 179 132 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.88% 9.24% 10.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.56% 33.85% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 91 73
Average daily rate £348 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.51 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
518 390 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.59% 27.31% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 266 224
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport +1 15 £369 +17.92% 9
Bolton - 7 £325 - 4
Rochdale - 2 - -
Oldham - 1 £283 - 2
Sale - 1 £250 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 334 (95.16%) HTML
2 290 (82.62%) JavaScript
3 175 (49.86%) HTML5
4 129 (36.75%) CSS3
5 127 (36.18%) .NET
6 124 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (33.05%) jQuery
8 114 (32.48%) C#
9 91 (25.93%) MVC
10 87 (24.79%) Git (software)
11 80 (22.79%) Web Development
12 73 (20.80%) Scrum
13 70 (19.94%) SQL Server
14 67 (19.09%) ASP.NET
14 67 (19.09%) TDD
14 67 (19.09%) Front End Development
15 63 (17.95%) Subversion
16 62 (17.66%) AngularJS
17 54 (15.38%) SQL
17 54 (15.38%) XML
18 52 (14.81%) PHP
19 50 (14.25%) User Experience
20 47 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
21 46 (13.11%) Java
22 39 (11.11%) Web Services
23 38 (10.83%) E-Commerce
24 37 (10.54%) OO
25 36 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
26 34 (9.69%) Linux
26 34 (9.69%) Web Design

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.27%) CMS
3 20 (5.70%) Node.js
4 13 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (3.70%) WordPress
5 9 (2.56%) Apache
5 9 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.28%) Confluence
6 8 (2.28%) JBoss
7 7 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.71%) EPiServer CMS
8 6 (1.71%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.14%) Drupal
10 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.28%) IIS
12 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (6.27%) Photoshop
2 17 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.28%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.14%) InDesign
4 4 (1.14%) MS Office
5 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.28%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 23 (6.55%) Magento
2 7 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.85%) GitHub
2 5 (1.42%) SaaS
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.85%) Office 365
5 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.27%) Intranet
2 18 (5.13%) HTTP
3 11 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.84%) MySQL
3 12 (3.42%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.85%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.14%) SQLite
8 3 (0.85%) DB2
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 63 (17.95%) Subversion
3 27 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 18 (5.13%) Mercurial
5 17 (4.84%) JIRA
6 12 (3.42%) SpecFlow
7 11 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.85%) Grunt
8 10 (2.85%) JUnit
9 8 (2.28%) Jasmine
10 7 (1.99%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.99%) NUnit
10 7 (1.99%) QUnit
11 6 (1.71%) JsTestDriver
11 6 (1.71%) MSTest
11 6 (1.71%) Selenium
12 5 (1.42%) Axure RP
13 4 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.14%) Gradle
13 4 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 21 (5.98%) Finance
2 11 (3.13%) Retail
3 9 (2.56%) Marketing
4 5 (1.42%) Banking
4 5 (1.42%) Electronics
5 4 (1.14%) Advertising
6 3 (0.85%) Back Office
6 3 (0.85%) Games
6 3 (0.85%) Publishing
6 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 299 (85.19%) Developer
2 63 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 51 (14.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 51 (14.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 50 (14.25%) HTML Developer
5 41 (11.68%) C# Developer
5 41 (11.68%) HTML CSS Developer
6 37 (10.54%) Web Developer
7 30 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (8.26%) Designer
9 28 (7.98%) UI Developer
10 25 (7.12%) PHP Developer
11 23 (6.55%) Java Developer
12 21 (5.98%) Software Developer
13 15 (4.27%) Agile Developer
13 15 (4.27%) CSS Developer
14 13 (3.70%) Lead Developer
14 13 (3.70%) UI Designer
15 12 (3.42%) Python Developer
15 12 (3.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (95.16%) HTML
2 175 (49.86%) HTML5
3 129 (36.75%) CSS3
4 127 (36.18%) .NET
5 116 (33.05%) jQuery
6 67 (19.09%) ASP.NET
7 62 (17.66%) AngularJS
8 54 (15.38%) XML
9 39 (11.11%) Web Services
10 31 (8.83%) Ajax
11 28 (7.98%) JSON
12 27 (7.69%) XSLT
13 26 (7.41%) XHTML
14 25 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (7.12%) Backbone.js
15 24 (6.84%) Sass
16 21 (5.98%) .NET Framework
16 21 (5.98%) LESS
16 21 (5.98%) REST
17 20 (5.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.25%) User Experience
2 17 (4.84%) Visualisation
3 14 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.28%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.71%) Animation
6 6 (1.71%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.42%) iPad
7 5 (1.42%) W3C
8 4 (1.14%) IPTV
8 4 (1.14%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.85%) New Media
9 3 (0.85%) NHS
9 3 (0.85%) Photography
9 3 (0.85%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.57%) Social Media
10 2 (0.57%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.69%) Linux
2 29 (8.26%) Unix
3 16 (4.56%) Mac OS X
4 15 (4.27%) Windows
5 13 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.85%) Android
7 3 (0.85%) CentOS
8 2 (0.57%) openSUSE
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.28%) webOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.93%) MVC
3 80 (22.79%) Web Development
4 73 (20.80%) Scrum
5 67 (19.09%) Front End Development
5 67 (19.09%) TDD
6 47 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 38 (10.83%) E-Commerce
8 37 (10.54%) OO
9 36 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (9.69%) Web Design
11 27 (7.69%) BDD
12 24 (6.84%) SEO
13 22 (6.27%) Unit Testing
14 20 (5.70%) OOP
15 18 (5.13%) Software Engineering
16 14 (3.99%) Project Management
16 14 (3.99%) Time Management
17 12 (3.42%) OWASP
18 11 (3.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 290 (82.62%) JavaScript
2 114 (32.48%) C#
3 54 (15.38%) SQL
4 52 (14.81%) PHP
5 46 (13.11%) Java
6 30 (8.55%) Python
6 30 (8.55%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.41%) Scala
8 18 (5.13%) XPath
9 16 (4.56%) Ruby
10 15 (4.27%) VB.NET
10 15 (4.27%) XAML
11 11 (3.13%) C++
11 11 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.13%) VBScript
12 4 (1.14%) Groovy
13 3 (0.85%) Perl
14 2 (0.57%) C
14 2 (0.57%) Clojure
15 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (2.85%) Degree
2 4 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.99%) WCAG
2 7 (1.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (6.27%) EPiServer
1 22 (6.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.98%) Adobe
3 16 (4.56%) Telerik
4 13 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.71%) hybris
5 6 (1.71%) Oracle
6 5 (1.42%) Capita
7 4 (1.14%) IBM
7 4 (1.14%) Perforce
8 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.85%) BEA
9 2 (0.57%) Google
9 2 (0.57%) SAP
9 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.57%) Zend
10 1 (0.28%) ATG
10 1 (0.28%) Ektron
10 1 (0.28%) Sun
10 1 (0.28%) Twitter
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