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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 22 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing CSS 15 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.10% 4.47% 15.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.73% 19.64% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 13
Average daily rate
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£98 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
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
66 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.83% 22.76% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 41
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 August 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 +5 15 £98 -67.50% 22
St Helens - - - -
Wirral - - - - 2
Birkenhead - - - - 2
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (50.00%) PHP
4 14 (46.67%) jQuery
5 11 (36.67%) MySQL
6 10 (33.33%) HTML5
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
6 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 9 (30.00%) C#
8 7 (23.33%) Adobe
8 7 (23.33%) Web Design
9 6 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (20.00%) Orchard
9 6 (20.00%) Web Development
9 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
9 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (16.67%) MVC
11 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.33%) CSS3
11 4 (13.33%) PHP5
12 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (10.00%) XML
12 3 (10.00%) Symfony
12 3 (10.00%) Zend
13 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
13 2 (6.67%) Telerik
13 2 (6.67%) Ajax
13 2 (6.67%) iPhone

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Graduate
7 2 (6.67%) Graduate Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Designer
8 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) jQuery
3 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (13.33%) CSS3
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) Symfony
6 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
6 2 (6.67%) XSLT
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.67%) Laravel
7 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.33%) DHTML
7 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) iPhone
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Web Design
2 6 (20.00%) Web Development
2 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) OOD
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) PHP
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) PHP5
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Adobe
2 6 (20.00%) Orchard
3 3 (10.00%) Zend
4 2 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 2 (6.67%) Telerik
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