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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 104 154 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.43% 12.51% 10.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.03% 43.14% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 103 63
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £17.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +61.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
371 357 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.94% 29.00% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 226 210
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +7 6 £373 - 1
Stockport +4 5 £325 +18.18% 7
Bury +1 1 £220 - 3
Sale - 1 £275 - 2
Wigan - 1 £180 - 3
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 217 (95.18%) HTML
2 175 (76.75%) JavaScript
3 96 (42.11%) HTML5
4 91 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (36.84%) CSS3
6 80 (35.09%) jQuery
7 68 (29.82%) AngularJS
8 65 (28.51%) .NET
9 64 (28.07%) MVC
10 63 (27.63%) TDD
11 59 (25.88%) C#
12 39 (17.11%) Git (software)
12 39 (17.11%) Scrum
13 38 (16.67%) PHP
13 38 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 37 (16.23%) JSON
15 36 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 33 (14.47%) Java
17 32 (14.04%) Web Services
18 31 (13.60%) REST
18 31 (13.60%) Responsive Web Design
19 28 (12.28%) Backbone.js
19 28 (12.28%) Node.js
19 28 (12.28%) Web Development
20 27 (11.84%) SQL
20 27 (11.84%) User Experience
21 26 (11.40%) MySQL
21 26 (11.40%) Ajax
22 24 (10.53%) Subversion
22 24 (10.53%) Android

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (12.28%) Node.js
2 11 (4.82%) WordPress
3 10 (4.39%) CMS
4 7 (3.07%) IIS
5 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.63%) Drupal
6 5 (2.19%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.75%) Apache
8 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.88%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.88%) Confluence
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
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%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.32%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Magento
2 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.14%) HTTP
2 2 (0.88%) Intranet
2 2 (0.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.40%) MySQL
3 7 (3.07%) RavenDB
4 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQLite
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 39 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.53%) Subversion
3 21 (9.21%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.07%) ReSharper
4 7 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.63%) JIRA
6 4 (1.75%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.32%) JUnit
7 3 (1.32%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.32%) Grunt
7 3 (1.32%) Selenium
8 2 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.44%) Xcode
9 1 (0.44%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.44%) RSpec
General
1 17 (7.46%) Finance
2 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.63%) Marketing
4 3 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (84.65%) Developer
2 48 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
3 39 (17.11%) .NET Developer
4 28 (12.28%) Web Developer
5 25 (10.96%) PHP Developer
5 25 (10.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (9.21%) Designer
7 13 (5.70%) Front-End Web Developer
8 11 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (3.95%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.95%) UX Designer
9 9 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (3.95%) UI Designer
10 8 (3.51%) Mobile Developer
11 7 (3.07%) Python Developer
12 6 (2.63%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.63%) Analyst
12 6 (2.63%) Android Developer
12 6 (2.63%) Django Developer
12 6 (2.63%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (95.18%) HTML
2 96 (42.11%) HTML5
3 84 (36.84%) CSS3
4 80 (35.09%) jQuery
5 68 (29.82%) AngularJS
6 65 (28.51%) .NET
7 38 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 37 (16.23%) JSON
9 32 (14.04%) Web Services
10 31 (13.60%) REST
11 28 (12.28%) Backbone.js
12 26 (11.40%) Ajax
13 22 (9.65%) XML
14 19 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (7.89%) XHTML
16 17 (7.46%) React
16 17 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (7.02%) Sass
18 12 (5.26%) WCF
19 11 (4.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.84%) User Experience
2 7 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.19%) NHS
4 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.32%) Social Network
5 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.88%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.88%) DTV
6 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.88%) Social Media
6 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.44%) W3C
7 1 (0.44%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.53%) Android
2 21 (9.21%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.63%) Linux
4 5 (2.19%) Windows
5 4 (1.75%) UNIX
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.07%) MVC
3 63 (27.63%) TDD
4 39 (17.11%) Scrum
5 31 (13.60%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (12.28%) Web Development
7 23 (10.09%) E-Commerce
7 23 (10.09%) BDD
8 21 (9.21%) OOP
9 20 (8.77%) Android Development
10 18 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (7.89%) Mobile Development
11 17 (7.46%) iOS Development
11 17 (7.46%) OO
12 12 (5.26%) Pair Programming
13 11 (4.82%) Unit Testing
13 11 (4.82%) SDLC
14 8 (3.51%) Progressive Enhancement
14 8 (3.51%) Web Design
15 7 (3.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 175 (76.75%) JavaScript
2 59 (25.88%) C#
3 38 (16.67%) PHP
4 33 (14.47%) Java
5 27 (11.84%) SQL
6 9 (3.95%) Python
6 9 (3.95%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.63%) C++
8 5 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.19%) Ruby
9 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.88%) VB
10 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.88%) PHP5
10 2 (0.88%) Scala
11 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (6.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.39%) Twitter
3 5 (2.19%) Zend
3 5 (2.19%) hybris
4 4 (1.75%) Adobe
4 4 (1.75%) SAP
4 4 (1.75%) Google
5 3 (1.32%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.32%) Facebook
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle
6 2 (0.88%) Kony
7 1 (0.44%) Apigee
7 1 (0.44%) Actian
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) HP
7 1 (0.44%) Citrix
7 1 (0.44%) Avaya
7 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) Telerik
7 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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