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 1 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
1 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 101 151 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.62% 11.72% 10.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.71% 43.64% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 110 52
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 £260 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £13.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +111.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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
340 346 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.28% 26.86% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 219 165
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 £294 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
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 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 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 1 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 +3 5 £385 -3.75% 1
Stockport -1 4 £328 +18.01% 6
Bolton -3 4 £250 +11.11% 5
Bury +1 1 £220 -32.30% 4
Sale - 1 £275 - 1
Wigan - 1 £180 - 4
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 218 (95.20%) HTML
2 177 (77.29%) JavaScript
3 100 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (41.05%) HTML5
5 80 (34.93%) CSS3
6 77 (33.62%) jQuery
7 63 (27.51%) TDD
7 63 (27.51%) .NET
8 62 (27.07%) MVC
9 57 (24.89%) C#
9 57 (24.89%) AngularJS
10 46 (20.09%) Git (software)
11 41 (17.90%) SQL Server
11 41 (17.90%) Scrum
12 39 (17.03%) PHP
13 37 (16.16%) JSON
14 36 (15.72%) ASP.NET
15 33 (14.41%) Java
15 33 (14.41%) SQL
15 33 (14.41%) REST
16 32 (13.97%) Web Services
17 31 (13.54%) Web Development
18 29 (12.66%) Responsive Web Design
19 26 (11.35%) Backbone.js
19 26 (11.35%) User Experience
19 26 (11.35%) MySQL
19 26 (11.35%) OOP
20 25 (10.92%) XML
20 25 (10.92%) Visual Studio
20 25 (10.92%) Subversion

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (10.04%) Node.js
2 13 (5.68%) CMS
3 10 (4.37%) WordPress
4 8 (3.49%) Drupal
5 6 (2.62%) Apache
6 5 (2.18%) IIS
6 5 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.18%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.87%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.44%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) Liferay
8 1 (0.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (3.93%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.31%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.30%) HTTP
2 4 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) SMS
3 2 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.35%) MySQL
3 8 (3.49%) RavenDB
4 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQLite
9 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 46 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.92%) Visual Studio
2 25 (10.92%) Subversion
3 8 (3.49%) ReSharper
4 6 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.62%) JIRA
5 4 (1.75%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.31%) JUnit
6 3 (1.31%) Grunt
7 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.87%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.87%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.44%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 19 (8.30%) Finance
2 11 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.18%) Marketing
4 2 (0.87%) Electronics
4 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.87%) Banking
4 2 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 192 (83.84%) Developer
2 41 (17.90%) .NET Developer
3 39 (17.03%) Front-End Developer
4 33 (14.41%) Web Developer
5 25 (10.92%) PHP Developer
6 23 (10.04%) Designer
6 23 (10.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (5.24%) UI Designer
7 12 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (4.80%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.80%) Python Developer
9 10 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Front-End Web Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.49%) UX Designer
11 8 (3.49%) Mobile Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Django Developer
12 7 (3.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.62%) Android Developer
13 6 (2.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (95.20%) HTML
2 94 (41.05%) HTML5
3 80 (34.93%) CSS3
4 77 (33.62%) jQuery
5 63 (27.51%) .NET
6 57 (24.89%) AngularJS
7 37 (16.16%) JSON
8 36 (15.72%) ASP.NET
9 33 (14.41%) REST
10 32 (13.97%) Web Services
11 26 (11.35%) Backbone.js
12 25 (10.92%) XML
13 24 (10.48%) Ajax
14 18 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (7.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (6.55%) Django
16 15 (6.55%) XHTML
17 14 (6.11%) Sass
17 14 (6.11%) React
18 11 (4.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.35%) User Experience
2 6 (2.62%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.18%) Digital Media
3 5 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.31%) Social Network
4 3 (1.31%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.87%) Social Media
5 2 (0.87%) Blog
5 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
5 2 (0.87%) NHS
5 2 (0.87%) DTV
6 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.44%) W3C
6 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.44%) VLE
6 1 (0.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.30%) Android
2 16 (6.99%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.93%) UNIX
4 7 (3.06%) Linux
5 4 (1.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.31%) Windows
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.51%) TDD
3 62 (27.07%) MVC
4 41 (17.90%) Scrum
5 31 (13.54%) Web Development
6 29 (12.66%) Responsive Web Design
7 26 (11.35%) OOP
8 22 (9.61%) BDD
9 21 (9.17%) OO
9 21 (9.17%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.42%) Mobile Development
12 16 (6.99%) Android Development
13 14 (6.11%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.68%) iOS Development
14 13 (5.68%) SDLC
15 11 (4.80%) Web Design
15 11 (4.80%) Pair Programming
16 10 (4.37%) Software Engineering
17 8 (3.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 177 (77.29%) JavaScript
2 57 (24.89%) C#
3 39 (17.03%) PHP
4 33 (14.41%) SQL
4 33 (14.41%) Java
5 16 (6.99%) Python
6 11 (4.80%) Ruby
7 8 (3.49%) Objective-C
7 8 (3.49%) C++
8 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.75%) Scala
9 3 (1.31%) PHP5
10 2 (0.87%) XQuery
10 2 (0.87%) VB
10 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (6.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.93%) Twitter
3 6 (2.62%) Zend
4 5 (2.18%) hybris
5 4 (1.75%) Adobe
5 4 (1.75%) SAP
5 4 (1.75%) Google
6 3 (1.31%) Oracle
6 3 (1.31%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.31%) Facebook
7 2 (0.87%) Kony
8 1 (0.44%) Apigee
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
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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