The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing CSS 16 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.66% 2.06% 8.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.28% 14.58% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Median daily rate £325 £300 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.49 £32.52 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-36.98% +1.62%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.20% 14.16% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 22 24
Median daily rate £350 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Merseyside region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Merseyside region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Liverpool +5 14 £325 +4.00% 12
St Helens - 2 £240 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CSS.

1 31 (93.94%) HTML
1 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
2 21 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 19 (57.58%) Web Services
4 18 (54.55%) Java
5 14 (42.42%) JSP
5 14 (42.42%) XML
5 14 (42.42%) JBoss
5 14 (42.42%) ATG
5 14 (42.42%) ATG Dynamo
5 14 (42.42%) Ajax
6 13 (39.39%) System Testing
7 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle
8 9 (27.27%) Ant
8 9 (27.27%) Maven
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (27.27%) HTML5
8 9 (27.27%) CSS3
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
10 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) PHP
11 5 (15.15%) Scrum
11 5 (15.15%) MVC
11 5 (15.15%) Endeca
12 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (12.12%) RESTful
12 4 (12.12%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 14 (42.42%) ATG Dynamo
1 14 (42.42%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Ant
1 9 (27.27%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) gulp
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.03%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) YouTrack
3 1 (3.03%) Zend Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.12%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (12.12%) HTML Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) Ajax
3 14 (42.42%) JSP
3 14 (42.42%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) CSS3
4 9 (27.27%) HTML5
5 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.12%) RESTful
7 3 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 3 (9.09%) DOM
7 3 (9.09%) Express
7 3 (9.09%) Middleware
7 3 (9.09%) React
8 2 (6.06%) .NET
8 2 (6.06%) jQuery
8 2 (6.06%) Smarty
8 2 (6.06%) Spring
9 1 (3.03%) REST
9 1 (3.03%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 13 (39.39%) System Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
5 4 (12.12%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) Isomorphic Development
6 3 (9.09%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) OOD
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Service Design
6 3 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 3 (9.09%) Wireframes
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 6 (18.18%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) ATG
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Endeca
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) Zend
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