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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 21 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing CSS 227 255 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.07% 6.09% 8.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.28% 25.89% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 162 192
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Median hourly rate - £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.29%
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
975 985 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.35% 23.53% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 599 526
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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 -3 139 £375 +7.14% 118
Cheshire 0 38 £375 +7.14% 25
Merseyside +13 19 £373 +24.16% 14
Lancashire -3 14 £288 -20.68% 27
CSS
England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 447 (92.74%) HTML
2 406 (84.23%) JavaScript
3 207 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (37.34%) .NET
5 174 (36.10%) HTML5
6 159 (32.99%) C#
7 157 (32.57%) jQuery
8 142 (29.46%) CSS3
9 134 (27.80%) AngularJS
10 126 (26.14%) TDD
11 120 (24.90%) MVC
12 113 (23.44%) Web Development
12 113 (23.44%) Front End Development
13 105 (21.78%) ASP.NET
14 103 (21.37%) SQL
15 95 (19.71%) SQL Server
16 90 (18.67%) Java
17 76 (15.77%) Scrum
18 75 (15.56%) XML
19 72 (14.94%) Git (software)
20 69 (14.32%) PHP
21 66 (13.69%) ASP.NET MVC
22 65 (13.49%) .NET Framework
23 61 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
24 57 (11.83%) E-Commerce
25 56 (11.62%) User Experience
26 52 (10.79%) Ajax
27 50 (10.37%) OO
28 49 (10.17%) JSON
29 48 (9.96%) BDD

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 44 (9.13%) CMS
2 34 (7.05%) Umbraco
3 16 (3.32%) WordPress
4 10 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.66%) Drupal
6 8 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.24%) Confluence
8 5 (1.04%) Sitefinity
8 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.62%) Apache
10 3 (0.62%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.62%) JBoss
10 3 (0.62%) nginx
11 2 (0.41%) ATG Dynamo
11 2 (0.41%) SAS
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.41%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.66%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.53%) GitHub
3 9 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.04%) SaaS
5 4 (0.83%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.21%) Slack
7 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.07%) Network Security
2 5 (1.04%) Internet
3 4 (0.83%) LDAP
4 3 (0.62%) Broadband
4 3 (0.62%) HTTP
4 3 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) BGP
5 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.21%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) LAN
5 1 (0.21%) NFC
5 1 (0.21%) OSPF
5 1 (0.21%) RIP
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) VRRP
5 1 (0.21%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.96%) MySQL
3 34 (7.05%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.73%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.28%) Couchbase
7 11 (2.28%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.83%) DB2
10 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.62%) Redis
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.41%) Big Data
12 2 (0.41%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 72 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.71%) Cucumber
3 29 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 28 (5.81%) gulp
5 27 (5.60%) Grunt
6 21 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (4.15%) Jasmine
7 20 (4.15%) Visual Studio
8 19 (3.94%) Mercurial
9 18 (3.73%) Selenium
10 14 (2.90%) Subversion
11 10 (2.07%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.87%) JUnit
13 8 (1.66%) JIRA
13 8 (1.66%) PhantomJS
14 6 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (1.04%) QUnit
16 4 (0.83%) JsTestDriver
16 4 (0.83%) Protractor
17 3 (0.62%) GitLab
General
1 24 (4.98%) Finance
2 14 (2.90%) Marketing
3 11 (2.28%) Games
4 8 (1.66%) Advertising
4 8 (1.66%) Retail
5 7 (1.45%) Banking
6 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.04%) Publishing
8 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 422 (87.55%) Developer
2 119 (24.69%) .NET Developer
3 78 (16.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 73 (15.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 62 (12.86%) C# Developer
6 60 (12.45%) HTML Developer
7 56 (11.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 49 (10.17%) HTML CSS Developer
9 45 (9.34%) Java Developer
9 45 (9.34%) Web Developer
10 37 (7.68%) Angular Developer
10 37 (7.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 34 (7.05%) Senior Developer
12 33 (6.85%) PHP Developer
13 31 (6.43%) ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (4.56%) Designer
15 20 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
16 18 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 17 (3.53%) SQL Developer
18 15 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (92.74%) HTML
2 180 (37.34%) .NET
3 174 (36.10%) HTML5
4 157 (32.57%) jQuery
5 142 (29.46%) CSS3
6 134 (27.80%) AngularJS
7 105 (21.78%) ASP.NET
8 75 (15.56%) XML
9 66 (13.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (13.49%) .NET Framework
11 52 (10.79%) Ajax
12 49 (10.17%) JSON
13 48 (9.96%) Sass
14 45 (9.34%) Spring
15 39 (8.09%) React
15 39 (8.09%) RESTful
16 38 (7.88%) Entity Framework
17 33 (6.85%) Web Services
18 32 (6.64%) Node.js
18 32 (6.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.62%) User Experience
2 23 (4.77%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.07%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.83%) Animation
7 4 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.83%) iPad
8 3 (0.62%) Fintech
8 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.41%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.41%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.41%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.21%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.21%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 11 (2.28%) Windows
3 8 (1.66%) Linux
4 6 (1.24%) Android
5 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.62%) Unix
7 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (26.14%) TDD
3 120 (24.90%) MVC
4 113 (23.44%) Front End Development
4 113 (23.44%) Web Development
5 76 (15.77%) Scrum
6 61 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (11.83%) E-Commerce
8 50 (10.37%) OO
9 48 (9.96%) BDD
10 43 (8.92%) SDLC
11 42 (8.71%) Unit Testing
12 35 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
13 33 (6.85%) Software Engineering
14 26 (5.39%) Content Management
14 26 (5.39%) OOP
14 26 (5.39%) Pair Programming
15 22 (4.56%) CRM
16 19 (3.94%) Kanban
16 19 (3.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 406 (84.23%) JavaScript
2 159 (32.99%) C#
3 103 (21.37%) SQL
4 90 (18.67%) Java
5 69 (14.32%) PHP
6 28 (5.81%) Ruby
7 19 (3.94%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 14 (2.90%) Groovy
9 14 (2.90%) Scala
10 13 (2.70%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.49%) Clojure
11 12 (2.49%) Python
12 7 (1.45%) VB
12 7 (1.45%) VB6
13 4 (0.83%) C++
13 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.62%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.62%) ES6
15 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (2.90%) Degree
2 7 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.21%) CCNA
4 1 (0.21%) CCNP
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.41%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (9.34%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.77%) Xamarin
3 17 (3.53%) Adobe
4 14 (2.90%) Oracle
5 13 (2.70%) ATG
5 13 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.28%) hybris
7 6 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.04%) Google
9 4 (0.83%) Perforce
10 3 (0.62%) Ektron
10 3 (0.62%) Telerik
10 3 (0.62%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.62%) Zend
11 2 (0.41%) Facebook
11 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.41%) SAP
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco
12 1 (0.21%) Compuware
12 1 (0.21%) IBM
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