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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 25 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.65% 4.94% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.51% 19.35% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £98 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.51% -67.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £98 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £98 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
102 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.13% 25.51% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 35
Average daily rate £325 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +1 23 £325 +233.33% 19
Wirral - 2 £275 - 5
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (56.67%) HTML5
4 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) CSS3
6 10 (33.33%) User Experience
7 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (26.67%) TDD
8 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) MySQL
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 7 (23.33%) SDLC
10 6 (20.00%) Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) REST
10 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (20.00%) BDD
10 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (20.00%) C#
10 6 (20.00%) MVC
10 6 (20.00%) Subversion
10 6 (20.00%) Google
10 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (20.00%) Google Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) Ruby
11 5 (16.67%) jQuery
11 5 (16.67%) PHP
11 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (13.33%) WordPress
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visualfiles
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Grunt
3 1 (3.33%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) HTML5
3 12 (40.00%) CSS3
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) Sinatra
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.67%) Ember.js
8 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.33%) Google Maps API
9 1 (3.33%) RESTful
9 1 (3.33%) Yii
9 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
9 1 (3.33%) SOAP
9 1 (3.33%) Web Services
9 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) User Experience
2 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (23.33%) SDLC
4 6 (20.00%) Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) OOD
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Google
2 5 (16.67%) New Relic
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Zend
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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