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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 21 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.88% 9.17% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.58% 34.48% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £123 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+155.10% -59.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £98 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £201 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
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
93 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.63% 26.61% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 34
Average daily rate £330 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 19 £338 +246.41% 19
Wirral - 1 £275 - 1
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 19 (67.86%) HTML5
4 14 (50.00%) CSS3
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) User Experience
7 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 8 (28.57%) MySQL
9 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (25.00%) SDLC
10 6 (21.43%) Analytics
10 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
10 6 (21.43%) BDD
10 6 (21.43%) .NET
10 6 (21.43%) Subversion
10 6 (21.43%) Ruby
10 6 (21.43%) Google
10 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (21.43%) Google Analytics
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
11 5 (17.86%) PHP
11 5 (17.86%) C#
11 5 (17.86%) Sinatra
11 5 (17.86%) Capistrano
11 5 (17.86%) New Relic
12 4 (14.29%) REST
12 4 (14.29%) Java

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) WordPress
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Grunt
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.57%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Designer
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.57%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) HTML5
3 14 (50.00%) CSS3
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.86%) Sinatra
6 4 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.57%) Sass
9 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
9 1 (3.57%) Middleware
9 1 (3.57%) WinForms
9 1 (3.57%) Google Maps API
9 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
2 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.00%) SDLC
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 6 (21.43%) BDD
3 6 (21.43%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.57%) OOD
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby
3 5 (17.86%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) C++
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Google
2 5 (17.86%) New Relic
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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