The first table below looks at the demand for CSS3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS3 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CSS 3
Rank 62 75 120
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +45
Contract jobs citing CSS3 68 60 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.27% 2.22% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.26% 7.66% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 10
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.61 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
734 783 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.46% 28.93% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 411 555
Average daily rate £325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
CSS3
England

CSS3
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS3 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CSS3
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS3 across the North West region.

CSS3 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CSS3
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS3 across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

CSS3 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CSS3
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 across the North West region.

CSS3 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CSS3
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS3 within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Manchester +4 38 £325 +12.06% 28
Cheshire -3 15 £243 -25.95% 13
Lancashire -12 7 £275 +11.11% 6
Merseyside -1 4 £225 -25.16% 9
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CSS3 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 CSS3.

1 132 (100.00%) CSS
2 131 (99.24%) HTML
3 127 (96.21%) HTML5
4 104 (78.79%) JavaScript
5 69 (52.27%) jQuery
6 51 (38.64%) .NET
6 51 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (32.58%) C#
8 37 (28.03%) MVC
9 33 (25.00%) TDD
10 32 (24.24%) Ajax
11 27 (20.45%) SQL
11 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET
12 25 (18.94%) Adobe
13 24 (18.18%) Scrum
13 24 (18.18%) Web Development
14 23 (17.42%) JSON
15 21 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (15.91%) Photoshop
16 20 (15.15%) E-Commerce
17 19 (14.39%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (13.64%) Sass
18 18 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
18 18 (13.64%) PHP
18 18 (13.64%) Java
19 17 (12.88%) MySQL
19 17 (12.88%) Web Services
19 17 (12.88%) XML
19 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CSS3 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 CSS3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.36%) CMS
2 8 (6.06%) WordPress
2 8 (6.06%) Node.js
3 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.79%) Escenic
4 5 (3.79%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.79%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.03%) Apache
6 3 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) SMTP
2 2 (1.52%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) MySQL
3 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.79%) Big Data
4 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.52%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.76%) Redis
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
2 14 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.06%) NUnit
4 6 (4.55%) Axure RP
5 5 (3.79%) Subversion
6 4 (3.03%) Maven
7 3 (2.27%) PhoneGap
8 2 (1.52%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.52%) Selenium
8 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.76%) LLBLGen Pro
9 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.76%) JIRA
9 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (9.85%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.52%) Retail
3 2 (1.52%) Local Government
3 2 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (93.18%) Developer
2 41 (31.06%) Front-End Developer
3 33 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 24 (18.18%) UI Developer
5 22 (16.67%) UI Programmer
6 20 (15.15%) .NET Developer
7 18 (13.64%) Front-End Web Developer
8 12 (9.09%) Designer
9 11 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.82%) UI Designer
10 9 (6.82%) C# Developer
10 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (4.55%) Programmer
13 6 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
14 5 (3.79%) Senior Java Programmer
14 5 (3.79%) Senior Programmer
14 5 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (3.79%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (100.00%) CSS
2 131 (99.24%) HTML
3 127 (96.21%) HTML5
4 69 (52.27%) jQuery
5 51 (38.64%) .NET
6 32 (24.24%) Ajax
7 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET
8 23 (17.42%) JSON
9 21 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (13.64%) Sass
11 17 (12.88%) Web Services
11 17 (12.88%) XML
12 14 (10.61%) WCF
13 12 (9.09%) LESS
14 11 (8.33%) LINQ
14 11 (8.33%) NHibernate
15 10 (7.58%) .NET Framework
16 9 (6.82%) Spring
17 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Open Source
2 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.27%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.52%) NHS
5 2 (1.52%) W3C
5 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.52%) Social Media
5 2 (1.52%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.30%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.03%) MVC
3 33 (25.00%) TDD
4 24 (18.18%) Scrum
4 24 (18.18%) Web Development
5 20 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 19 (14.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 11 (8.33%) Refactoring
9 11 (8.33%) Web Design
10 10 (7.58%) User Stories
11 9 (6.82%) SEO
11 9 (6.82%) OO
12 8 (6.06%) OOP
13 6 (4.55%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.55%) BDD
14 5 (3.79%) Agile Project Management
14 5 (3.79%) UML
14 5 (3.79%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 104 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 43 (32.58%) C#
3 27 (20.45%) SQL
4 18 (13.64%) PHP
4 18 (13.64%) Java
5 16 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.06%) XPath
7 6 (4.55%) Scala
8 3 (2.27%) PHP5
9 2 (1.52%) VB
9 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Varnish
Vendors
1 25 (18.94%) Adobe
2 9 (6.82%) JBoss
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) Twitter
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.27%) Zend
5 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.52%) Sony
6 2 (1.52%) Facebook
6 2 (1.52%) Vertica
6 2 (1.52%) Sencha
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