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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 25 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 213 208 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.80% 5.51% 7.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.66% 25.43% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 140 146
Median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £436 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £28.39 £40.00 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £40.00 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.48 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
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
940 818 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.61% 21.66% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 522 425
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 143 £350 +7.69% 100
Cheshire -10 44 £338 -0.73% 32
Lancashire +3 12 £350 +19.14% 26
Merseyside -13 8 £413 +37.50% 18
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 505 (93.00%) HTML
2 469 (86.37%) JavaScript
3 263 (48.43%) HTML5
4 250 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
5 216 (39.78%) CSS3
6 165 (30.39%) Java
7 152 (27.99%) jQuery
8 135 (24.86%) MVC
9 131 (24.13%) Front End Development
10 130 (23.94%) .NET
11 127 (23.39%) Web Development
12 124 (22.84%) AngularJS
12 124 (22.84%) TDD
13 118 (21.73%) C#
14 98 (18.05%) XML
15 93 (17.13%) PHP
16 85 (15.65%) ASP.NET
17 81 (14.92%) SQL
18 75 (13.81%) E-Commerce
19 72 (13.26%) Git (software)
20 71 (13.08%) SQL Server
21 69 (12.71%) Web Services
22 68 (12.52%) MySQL
23 63 (11.60%) Scrum
24 61 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
25 58 (10.68%) REST
26 57 (10.50%) Spring
26 57 (10.50%) OO
26 57 (10.50%) User Experience
27 56 (10.31%) JSON

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 40 (7.37%) Tomcat
2 39 (7.18%) JBoss
3 27 (4.97%) CMS
4 23 (4.24%) Apache
5 15 (2.76%) Drupal
6 13 (2.39%) WordPress
7 11 (2.03%) ATG Dynamo
8 10 (1.84%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.29%) Confluence
9 7 (1.29%) IIS
10 6 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.92%) GeoServer
11 5 (0.92%) nginx
12 4 (0.74%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 26 (4.79%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.10%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.92%) MS Office
6 3 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.76%) Magento
2 7 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.18%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.18%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.87%) GitHub
2 8 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.37%) Office 365
4 2 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.89%) HTTP
2 14 (2.58%) Internet
3 13 (2.39%) Network Security
4 6 (1.10%) Intranet
4 6 (1.10%) LDAP
5 2 (0.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) CTI
6 1 (0.18%) DHCP
6 1 (0.18%) FTP
6 1 (0.18%) SMS
6 1 (0.18%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.52%) MySQL
3 22 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.95%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.92%) GIS
8 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.92%) Redis
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.55%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.18%) Informix
Development Applications
1 72 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.89%) Grunt
3 24 (4.42%) JIRA
4 22 (4.05%) Mercurial
5 20 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.68%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.13%) Maven
6 17 (3.13%) Subversion
7 16 (2.95%) Jasmine
8 14 (2.58%) JUnit
9 13 (2.39%) gulp
9 13 (2.39%) Selenium
10 12 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.84%) SonarQube
12 9 (1.66%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.66%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.66%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (1.10%) Ant
13 6 (1.10%) Mockito
13 6 (1.10%) QUnit
General
1 49 (9.02%) Finance
2 47 (8.66%) Banking
3 12 (2.21%) Marketing
3 12 (2.21%) Retail
4 8 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.29%) Publishing
6 5 (0.92%) Advertising
7 4 (0.74%) Games
7 4 (0.74%) Local Government
8 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 476 (87.66%) Developer
2 111 (20.44%) JavaScript Developer
3 100 (18.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 83 (15.29%) HTML Developer
5 82 (15.10%) Java Developer
6 74 (13.63%) .NET Developer
7 70 (12.89%) HTML CSS Developer
8 67 (12.34%) Web Developer
9 50 (9.21%) Senior Developer
10 49 (9.02%) C# Developer
11 34 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 33 (6.08%) Angular Developer
13 29 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 29 (5.34%) PHP Developer
14 26 (4.79%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (4.42%) Node.js Developer
16 22 (4.05%) UI Developer
17 21 (3.87%) Agile Developer
17 21 (3.87%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (93.00%) HTML
2 263 (48.43%) HTML5
3 216 (39.78%) CSS3
4 152 (27.99%) jQuery
5 130 (23.94%) .NET
6 124 (22.84%) AngularJS
7 98 (18.05%) XML
8 85 (15.65%) ASP.NET
9 69 (12.71%) Web Services
10 58 (10.68%) REST
11 57 (10.50%) Spring
12 56 (10.31%) JSON
13 52 (9.58%) Node.js
14 50 (9.21%) Ajax
14 50 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (8.29%) SOAP
16 40 (7.37%) J2EE
17 38 (7.00%) JDBC
17 38 (7.00%) RESTful
18 37 (6.81%) React
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.50%) User Experience
2 18 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.58%) Digital Media
4 11 (2.03%) Online Banking
5 10 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.66%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.10%) iPad
9 5 (0.92%) Animation
9 5 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (0.92%) SCADA
10 4 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.55%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.55%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.55%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.37%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.37%) SCORM
12 2 (0.37%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.00%) Linux
2 20 (3.68%) Windows
3 6 (1.10%) Unix
4 5 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.74%) Android
6 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (24.86%) MVC
3 131 (24.13%) Front End Development
4 127 (23.39%) Web Development
5 124 (22.84%) TDD
6 75 (13.81%) E-Commerce
7 63 (11.60%) Scrum
8 61 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (10.50%) OO
10 50 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 42 (7.73%) SOA
12 40 (7.37%) OOP
13 39 (7.18%) Unit Testing
14 38 (7.00%) BDD
15 32 (5.89%) Open Source
15 32 (5.89%) Web Design
16 30 (5.52%) CRM
17 26 (4.79%) Microservices
18 23 (4.24%) SDLC
19 21 (3.87%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 469 (86.37%) JavaScript
2 165 (30.39%) Java
3 118 (21.73%) C#
4 93 (17.13%) PHP
5 81 (14.92%) SQL
6 26 (4.79%) C++
7 25 (4.60%) C
8 18 (3.31%) Scala
9 16 (2.95%) Clojure
9 16 (2.95%) Groovy
10 11 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.03%) TypeScript
11 10 (1.84%) Python
12 9 (1.66%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.47%) Ruby
14 7 (1.29%) Go
14 7 (1.29%) VB
15 6 (1.10%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.92%) XAML
17 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.31%) Degree
3 13 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.10%) BC Cleared
4 6 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) PhD
6 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
1 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (8.47%) Oracle
2 41 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.60%) IBM
4 17 (3.13%) Adobe
5 14 (2.58%) Google
6 12 (2.21%) SAP
7 11 (2.03%) ATG
8 10 (1.84%) Zend
9 6 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.10%) Endeca
10 5 (0.92%) ESRI
10 5 (0.92%) Perforce
11 4 (0.74%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.74%) Lotus
11 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.74%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.55%) hybris
12 3 (0.55%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.55%) Twitter
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago