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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.84% 6.20% 5.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.00% 24.49% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £413 £325 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +171.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £211 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.03% -4.14%
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
100 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.26% 25.32% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 43
Median daily rate £350 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 24 September 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 24 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
Liverpool -2 10 £413 +22.13% 10
Wirral -2 2 £400 +45.45% 2
Southport - 1 £425 - 3
St Helens - 1 £413 - 2
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CSS.

1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (88.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) HTML5
4 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
5 6 (24.00%) CSS3
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) ATG Dynamo
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) ATG
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) JBoss
6 5 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) JSP
6 5 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.00%) User Experience
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Endeca
8 3 (12.00%) CMS
8 3 (12.00%) Photoshop

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 5 (20.00%) ATG Dynamo
1 5 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) GitLab
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) MSTest
3 1 (4.00%) NuGet
3 1 (4.00%) RSpec
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Music Industry
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 6 (24.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) Ajax
5 5 (20.00%) JSP
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (12.00%) Angular 2
7 3 (12.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) LESS
7 3 (12.00%) Sass
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (8.00%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) SOLID
6 2 (8.00%) System Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) ATG
2 4 (16.00%) Endeca
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin