The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 26 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.15% 7.48% 11.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 23.53% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 16
Average daily rate
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£250 £301 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% +20.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £262 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £322 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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
45 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.57% 31.78% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 34
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £260 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Liverpool -6 8 £250 -6.97% 9
St Helens - 2 - -
Wirral -16 1 - -
Southport - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (88.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) jQuery
4 11 (44.00%) HTML5
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) PHP
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) CSS3
8 7 (28.00%) MySQL
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) MVC
10 5 (20.00%) Content Management
10 5 (20.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.00%) IIS
10 5 (20.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (12.00%) JSON
12 3 (12.00%) Sass
12 3 (12.00%) LESS
12 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (12.00%) Photoshop

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) YouTrack
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.00%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) jQuery
3 11 (44.00%) HTML5
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.00%) JSON
7 3 (12.00%) Sass
7 3 (12.00%) LESS
7 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.00%) XSLT
8 2 (8.00%) XHTML
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) MVC
2 5 (20.00%) Content Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Web Design
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PHP5
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Orchard
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Twitter
3 1 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
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