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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 155 132 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.52% 7.03% 11.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.39% 29.01% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 87 102
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 £267 £283 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £443 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.49% -4.21%
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
546 455 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.00% 24.24% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 286 263
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -4 10 £425 +30.76% 10
Salford -12 5 £375 +3.44% 4
Bolton - 4 £263 - 5
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 278 (92.05%) HTML
2 249 (82.45%) JavaScript
3 144 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (41.39%) HTML5
5 106 (35.10%) CSS3
6 96 (31.79%) jQuery
7 95 (31.46%) .NET
8 94 (31.13%) C#
9 90 (29.80%) MVC
10 81 (26.82%) Web Development
11 76 (25.17%) TDD
12 73 (24.17%) ASP.NET
13 66 (21.85%) Front End Development
14 64 (21.19%) AngularJS
15 61 (20.20%) PHP
16 60 (19.87%) SQL Server
17 56 (18.54%) Scrum
18 55 (18.21%) Java
19 53 (17.55%) SQL
19 53 (17.55%) Git (software)
20 52 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
21 47 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
22 42 (13.91%) Sass
23 36 (11.92%) User Experience
23 36 (11.92%) OO
24 35 (11.59%) JSON
24 35 (11.59%) BDD
25 34 (11.26%) .NET Framework
25 34 (11.26%) MySQL
26 32 (10.60%) OOP

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 29 (9.60%) CMS
2 12 (3.97%) WordPress
3 10 (3.31%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.32%) Drupal
6 6 (1.99%) JBoss
7 5 (1.66%) GeoServer
7 5 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.66%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.99%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.99%) IIS
9 2 (0.66%) Apache
9 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.66%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.33%) DNN
10 1 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.33%) Magnolia
Applications
1 7 (2.32%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.32%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.66%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.66%) MS Office
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 12 (3.97%) Magento
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.28%) GitHub
2 21 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.65%) Network Security
2 3 (0.99%) Broadband
3 2 (0.66%) HTTP
3 2 (0.66%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) BGP
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.33%) CTI
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) HSRP
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) NFC
4 1 (0.33%) OSPF
4 1 (0.33%) RIP
4 1 (0.33%) TETRA
4 1 (0.33%) VLAN
4 1 (0.33%) VoIP
4 1 (0.33%) VRRP
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.26%) MySQL
3 13 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.98%) Couchbase
5 7 (2.32%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.66%) GIS
7 3 (0.99%) Redis
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (17.55%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.94%) Cucumber
4 23 (7.62%) Mercurial
5 22 (7.28%) Jasmine
6 12 (3.97%) Grunt
6 12 (3.97%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (3.31%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.65%) PhantomJS
9 8 (2.65%) Selenium
10 7 (2.32%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.32%) gulp
10 7 (2.32%) JUnit
11 6 (1.99%) JIRA
11 6 (1.99%) Maven
12 5 (1.66%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.32%) Subversion
14 3 (0.99%) JsTestDriver
14 3 (0.99%) QUnit
General
1 13 (4.30%) Finance
2 12 (3.97%) Marketing
3 10 (3.31%) Retail
4 6 (1.99%) Advertising
5 4 (1.32%) Banking
5 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 257 (85.10%) Developer
2 61 (20.20%) .NET Developer
3 39 (12.91%) JavaScript Developer
4 38 (12.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 36 (11.92%) Senior Developer
6 35 (11.59%) C# Developer
6 35 (11.59%) HTML Developer
6 35 (11.59%) Web Developer
7 33 (10.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (10.60%) Java Developer
9 27 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 27 (8.94%) PHP Developer
10 26 (8.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (8.61%) HTML CSS Developer
11 23 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (7.28%) Angular Developer
13 21 (6.95%) Designer
14 19 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (6.29%) Java Scala Developer
14 19 (6.29%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (92.05%) HTML
2 125 (41.39%) HTML5
3 106 (35.10%) CSS3
4 96 (31.79%) jQuery
5 95 (31.46%) .NET
6 73 (24.17%) ASP.NET
7 64 (21.19%) AngularJS
8 47 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (13.91%) Sass
10 35 (11.59%) JSON
11 34 (11.26%) .NET Framework
12 30 (9.93%) Node.js
13 29 (9.60%) Ajax
14 27 (8.94%) Spring
15 26 (8.61%) Entity Framework
16 25 (8.28%) RESTful
17 24 (7.95%) XML
18 23 (7.62%) React
19 21 (6.95%) Hibernate
20 17 (5.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.92%) User Experience
2 19 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.65%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.66%) SCADA
6 4 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.99%) Animation
7 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.66%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
9 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.64%) Linux
2 8 (2.65%) Windows
3 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.66%) Android
4 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Unix
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.80%) MVC
3 81 (26.82%) Web Development
4 76 (25.17%) TDD
5 66 (21.85%) Front End Development
6 56 (18.54%) Scrum
7 52 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (11.92%) OO
9 35 (11.59%) BDD
10 32 (10.60%) OOP
11 30 (9.93%) E-Commerce
12 25 (8.28%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (7.62%) Unit Testing
14 21 (6.95%) Microservices
14 21 (6.95%) Open Source
15 19 (6.29%) Pair Programming
15 19 (6.29%) SOA
15 19 (6.29%) Software Delivery
16 13 (4.30%) Content Management
17 12 (3.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 249 (82.45%) JavaScript
2 94 (31.13%) C#
3 61 (20.20%) PHP
4 55 (18.21%) Java
5 53 (17.55%) SQL
6 19 (6.29%) Clojure
6 19 (6.29%) Groovy
6 19 (6.29%) Scala
7 18 (5.96%) Ruby
8 7 (2.32%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.66%) Python
9 5 (1.66%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.99%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.66%) ES6
13 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.33%) SOQL
13 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (1.66%) Degree
2 1 (0.33%) CCNA
2 1 (0.33%) CCNP
2 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (6.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.65%) Adobe
2 8 (2.65%) Xamarin
2 8 (2.65%) Zend
3 6 (1.99%) Oracle
3 6 (1.99%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.66%) ESRI
5 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.99%) Facebook
5 3 (0.99%) Google
5 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.99%) Telerik
5 3 (0.99%) Twitter
5 3 (0.99%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.66%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.33%) Assembla
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco
7 1 (0.33%) Lotus
7 1 (0.33%) PayPal
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
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