The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
England / North West
Rank 16 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 202 311 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.68% 8.22% 6.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.34% 29.90% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 211 156
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £480 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +8.33%

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
830 1040 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.55% 27.48% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 683 537
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the North West region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the North West region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CSS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -2 117 £375 +7.14% 114
Cheshire -7 27 £344 -11.29% 34
Merseyside +3 23 £350 +7.69% 12
Lancashire +25 22 £300 +20.00% 29
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for CSS.

1 419 (92.29%) HTML
2 375 (82.60%) JavaScript
3 183 (40.31%) .NET
4 180 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (37.89%) HTML5
6 152 (33.48%) C#
7 139 (30.62%) jQuery
8 134 (29.52%) MVC
9 128 (28.19%) AngularJS
10 125 (27.53%) CSS3
11 113 (24.89%) Front End Development
12 108 (23.79%) SQL Server
13 104 (22.91%) ASP.NET
14 101 (22.25%) TDD
14 101 (22.25%) SQL
15 82 (18.06%) Git (software)
16 80 (17.62%) Java
16 80 (17.62%) Scrum
17 71 (15.64%) Web Development
18 68 (14.98%) MySQL
19 63 (13.88%) PHP
20 60 (13.22%) XML
21 58 (12.78%) .NET Framework
22 56 (12.33%) CMS
23 54 (11.89%) RESTful
24 53 (11.67%) React
25 51 (11.23%) Umbraco
25 51 (11.23%) Spring
25 51 (11.23%) E-Commerce
26 49 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 56 (12.33%) CMS
2 51 (11.23%) Umbraco
3 17 (3.74%) WordPress
4 12 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.42%) EPiServer
6 10 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (1.98%) Apache
8 8 (1.76%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.54%) Confluence
10 4 (0.88%) Drupal
10 4 (0.88%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.44%) IIS
12 2 (0.44%) JBoss
12 2 (0.44%) SAS
12 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.54%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.44%) InVision
6 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (3.74%) Magento
2 7 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.76%) GitHub
4 7 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.10%) SaaS
6 4 (0.88%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Slack
8 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.98%) HTTP
2 4 (0.88%) LDAP
3 3 (0.66%) AMQP
4 2 (0.44%) Internet
4 2 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) BGP
5 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.22%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) NFC
5 1 (0.22%) OSPF
5 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 68 (14.98%) MySQL
3 48 (10.57%) NoSQL
4 30 (6.61%) MongoDB
5 27 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.64%) Couchbase
11 10 (2.20%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.54%) DB2
13 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.88%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.66%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.66%) Riak
Development Applications
1 82 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (7.71%) gulp
4 27 (5.95%) Grunt
5 24 (5.29%) Cucumber
5 24 (5.29%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.74%) Jasmine
6 17 (3.74%) Visual Studio
7 15 (3.30%) Selenium
7 15 (3.30%) Subversion
8 12 (2.64%) JIRA
8 12 (2.64%) JUnit
9 10 (2.20%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.76%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.76%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.10%) PhantomJS
11 5 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.88%) Ant
12 4 (0.88%) Maven
12 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (6.17%) Finance
2 13 (2.86%) Games
3 12 (2.64%) Banking
4 10 (2.20%) Marketing
5 5 (1.10%) Retail
6 4 (0.88%) Advertising
6 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 406 (89.43%) Developer
2 102 (22.47%) .NET Developer
3 70 (15.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 65 (14.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 51 (11.23%) C# Developer
6 40 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (8.81%) Java Developer
7 39 (8.59%) HTML Developer
8 37 (8.15%) Senior Developer
9 36 (7.93%) HTML CSS Developer
9 36 (7.93%) PHP Developer
10 29 (6.39%) Angular Developer
11 26 (5.73%) Umbraco Developer
12 25 (5.51%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (3.52%) UI Developer
15 15 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 15 (3.30%) Software Developer
15 15 (3.30%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (92.29%) HTML
2 183 (40.31%) .NET
3 172 (37.89%) HTML5
4 139 (30.62%) jQuery
5 128 (28.19%) AngularJS
6 125 (27.53%) CSS3
7 104 (22.91%) ASP.NET
8 60 (13.22%) XML
9 58 (12.78%) .NET Framework
10 54 (11.89%) RESTful
11 53 (11.67%) React
12 51 (11.23%) Spring
13 49 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (9.47%) Ajax
14 43 (9.47%) Sass
15 41 (9.03%) Web Services
16 36 (7.93%) Node.js
17 35 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (7.49%) JSON
18 34 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.57%) User Experience
2 35 (7.71%) Mobile App
3 27 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.76%) Fintech
5 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.10%) Social Media
6 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.44%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.44%) Wiki
9 1 (0.22%) Blog
9 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.22%) Derivative
9 1 (0.22%) Podcast
9 1 (0.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.96%) Linux
2 16 (3.52%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.98%) Android
4 7 (1.54%) Windows
5 3 (0.66%) Unix
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (29.52%) MVC
3 113 (24.89%) Front End Development
4 101 (22.25%) TDD
5 80 (17.62%) Scrum
6 71 (15.64%) Web Development
7 51 (11.23%) E-Commerce
8 47 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (9.69%) BDD
9 44 (9.69%) OO
10 43 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 37 (8.15%) Unit Testing
12 32 (7.05%) SDLC
13 28 (6.17%) Software Engineering
14 27 (5.95%) Kanban
15 23 (5.07%) Data Modelling
15 23 (5.07%) Mobile Application Development
16 22 (4.85%) Content Management
16 22 (4.85%) Web Design
17 19 (4.19%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 375 (82.60%) JavaScript
2 152 (33.48%) C#
3 101 (22.25%) SQL
4 80 (17.62%) Java
5 63 (13.88%) PHP
6 18 (3.96%) Ruby
6 18 (3.96%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.96%) VB.NET
7 13 (2.86%) Python
8 12 (2.64%) Scala
9 11 (2.42%) VB
10 10 (2.20%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.20%) VB6
11 9 (1.98%) Groovy
12 5 (1.10%) Clojure
13 3 (0.66%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.66%) C++
13 3 (0.66%) ES6
13 3 (0.66%) Perl
13 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (1.98%) Degree
2 4 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) CCNP
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.22%) HNC
5 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.42%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.66%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Capistrano
1 2 (0.44%) Nagios
1 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.05%) Oracle
3 22 (4.85%) Xamarin
4 18 (3.96%) Sitecore
5 15 (3.30%) Adobe
6 9 (1.98%) ATG
6 9 (1.98%) hybris
7 6 (1.32%) Google
7 6 (1.32%) VMware
7 6 (1.32%) Zend
8 5 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.66%) Perforce
9 3 (0.66%) SAP
10 2 (0.44%) IBM
10 2 (0.44%) Telerik
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco
11 1 (0.22%) ESRI
11 1 (0.22%) Juniper
11 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!
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