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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 275 206 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.03% 5.66% 7.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.57% 24.88% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 136 149
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £28.39 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.49 £32.52 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-36.98% +1.62%
CSS
England

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
930 828 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.77% 22.74% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 531 410
Median daily rate £399 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.83 £27.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £45.50 £39.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

CSS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 149 £375 +15.38% 138
Cheshire -6 73 £400 +3.22% 49
Lancashire +15 16 £350 +47.36% 37
Merseyside +4 16 £325 +8.33% 13
Cumbria - 9 £490 - 1
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 556 (93.29%) HTML
2 508 (85.23%) JavaScript
3 282 (47.32%) HTML5
4 245 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
5 216 (36.24%) CSS3
6 175 (29.36%) Web Development
6 175 (29.36%) jQuery
7 171 (28.69%) Java
8 156 (26.17%) .NET
8 156 (26.17%) MVC
9 143 (23.99%) XML
10 141 (23.66%) C#
11 132 (22.15%) Front End Development
12 110 (18.46%) AngularJS
13 101 (16.95%) Git (software)
14 100 (16.78%) TDD
15 95 (15.94%) Web Services
16 90 (15.10%) SQL Server
17 88 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
18 86 (14.43%) ASP.NET
19 84 (14.09%) Ajax
20 81 (13.59%) SQL
21 80 (13.42%) JSON
22 79 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
22 79 (13.26%) PHP
23 78 (13.09%) Web Design
24 75 (12.58%) E-Commerce
25 73 (12.25%) User Experience
26 72 (12.08%) SOAP
27 71 (11.91%) HTTP

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 50 (8.39%) Node.js
2 43 (7.21%) JBoss
3 38 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 35 (5.87%) CMS
5 28 (4.70%) Apache
6 19 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.35%) ATG Dynamo
8 12 (2.01%) WordPress
9 11 (1.85%) Confluence
9 11 (1.85%) Drupal
9 11 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.51%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.01%) IIS
11 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.67%) GeoServer
14 3 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
14 3 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (3.52%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.68%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.34%) MS Office
5 7 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.84%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (2.35%) Magento
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.52%) GitHub
2 8 (1.34%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.50%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.34%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 71 (11.91%) HTTP
2 16 (2.68%) Internet
3 14 (2.35%) Intranet
4 6 (1.01%) LDAP
4 6 (1.01%) Network Security
5 2 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) CTI
6 1 (0.17%) DHCP
6 1 (0.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) SMTP
6 1 (0.17%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.40%) MySQL
3 22 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (2.85%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.67%) GIS
10 4 (0.67%) Redis
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 101 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.89%) Subversion
3 35 (5.87%) JIRA
4 33 (5.54%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.70%) Mercurial
6 25 (4.19%) Grunt
7 22 (3.69%) Maven
8 21 (3.52%) Jenkins
9 16 (2.68%) JUnit
10 13 (2.18%) Selenium
11 12 (2.01%) Ant
11 12 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.85%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.85%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.51%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.51%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.51%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (1.34%) SonarQube
15 7 (1.17%) gulp
16 6 (1.01%) Mockito
General
1 64 (10.74%) Finance
2 47 (7.89%) Banking
3 12 (2.01%) Retail
4 8 (1.34%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.01%) Marketing
7 5 (0.84%) Publishing
8 4 (0.67%) Electronics
8 4 (0.67%) Games
8 4 (0.67%) Local Government
9 3 (0.50%) Advertising
9 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 527 (88.42%) Developer
2 112 (18.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 107 (17.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 94 (15.77%) HTML Developer
5 89 (14.93%) Java Developer
6 82 (13.76%) .NET Developer
7 75 (12.58%) HTML CSS Developer
7 75 (12.58%) Web Developer
8 63 (10.57%) C# Developer
9 45 (7.55%) Senior Developer
10 42 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 40 (6.71%) UI Developer
12 31 (5.20%) PHP Developer
13 27 (4.53%) Angular Developer
14 26 (4.36%) Designer
14 26 (4.36%) Node.js Developer
15 24 (4.03%) Architect
15 24 (4.03%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 24 (4.03%) Lead Developer
15 24 (4.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (93.29%) HTML
2 282 (47.32%) HTML5
3 216 (36.24%) CSS3
4 175 (29.36%) jQuery
5 156 (26.17%) .NET
6 143 (23.99%) XML
7 110 (18.46%) AngularJS
8 95 (15.94%) Web Services
9 86 (14.43%) ASP.NET
10 84 (14.09%) Ajax
11 80 (13.42%) JSON
12 72 (12.08%) SOAP
13 59 (9.90%) Spring
14 56 (9.40%) REST
15 45 (7.55%) RESTful
16 41 (6.88%) J2EE
17 38 (6.38%) JDBC
18 33 (5.54%) Middleware
18 33 (5.54%) Sass
18 33 (5.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.25%) User Experience
2 27 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.36%) Visualisation
5 18 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.18%) N-Tier
7 12 (2.01%) Online Banking
8 9 (1.51%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.34%) iPad
10 5 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (0.84%) NHS
10 5 (0.84%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.50%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.50%) SCADA
12 3 (0.50%) SCORM
12 3 (0.50%) W3C
13 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.73%) Linux
2 25 (4.19%) Unix
3 20 (3.36%) Windows
4 17 (2.85%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.51%) Android
5 9 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) openSUSE
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) webOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (29.36%) Web Development
3 156 (26.17%) MVC
4 132 (22.15%) Front End Development
5 100 (16.78%) TDD
6 88 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 79 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (13.09%) Web Design
9 75 (12.58%) E-Commerce
10 69 (11.58%) Scrum
11 51 (8.56%) OO
12 46 (7.72%) Unit Testing
13 37 (6.21%) SOA
14 36 (6.04%) BDD
15 31 (5.20%) Wireframes
16 30 (5.03%) Open Source
17 29 (4.87%) SEO
18 26 (4.36%) OOP
19 24 (4.03%) ITIL
20 22 (3.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 508 (85.23%) JavaScript
2 171 (28.69%) Java
3 141 (23.66%) C#
4 81 (13.59%) SQL
5 79 (13.26%) PHP
6 30 (5.03%) Scala
7 27 (4.53%) Python
8 26 (4.36%) C
9 25 (4.19%) C++
10 21 (3.52%) Ruby
11 20 (3.36%) XAML
12 19 (3.19%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.68%) VB.NET
13 16 (2.68%) XPath
14 13 (2.18%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.85%) Clojure
15 11 (1.85%) Groovy
16 8 (1.34%) VB
17 7 (1.17%) Go
17 7 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.36%) Degree
3 14 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.18%) BC Cleared
5 9 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.34%) PhD
7 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.18%) WCAG
2 10 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 49 (8.22%) Oracle
2 38 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.87%) IBM
4 25 (4.19%) ServiceNow
5 17 (2.85%) Telerik
6 16 (2.68%) ATG
6 16 (2.68%) EPiServer
7 14 (2.35%) Google
8 13 (2.18%) Adobe
9 12 (2.01%) SAP
10 11 (1.85%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.51%) Zend
12 8 (1.34%) Perforce
13 6 (1.01%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.01%) hybris
14 5 (0.84%) Capita
14 5 (0.84%) Endeca
15 4 (0.67%) ESRI
16 3 (0.50%) BEA
16 3 (0.50%) Tableau
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