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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 13 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.87% 7.31% 7.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.66% 21.62% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Average daily rate
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£210 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £262 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £321 £353
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 £34.25 £33.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +18.91%
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
47 74 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.60% 33.79% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 26
Average daily rate £350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £375
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -3 9 £210 -23.63% 16
St Helens - 2 - -
Wirral -11 1 - - 2
Southport - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (88.89%) HTML
1 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) jQuery
3 13 (48.15%) PHP
4 12 (44.44%) HTML5
5 10 (37.04%) MySQL
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
7 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 6 (22.22%) Web Design
8 5 (18.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (18.52%) Adobe
8 5 (18.52%) Content Management
8 5 (18.52%) IIS
8 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (18.52%) Orchard
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) Ajax
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) NHS
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (18.52%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 5 (18.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) YouTrack
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Web Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) jQuery
3 12 (44.44%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (22.22%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) Ajax
7 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (7.41%) Sass
8 2 (7.41%) LESS
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (7.41%) XSLT
8 2 (7.41%) XHTML
8 2 (7.41%) Google Maps API
8 2 (7.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) NHS
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) MVC
1 6 (22.22%) Web Design
2 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (18.52%) Content Management
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) PHP
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Adobe
1 5 (18.52%) Orchard
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter
3 2 (7.41%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Zend
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
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