The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CSS 3
Rank 62 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS3 70 86 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.27% 3.19% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.86% 11.51% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 34
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
CSS3
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
790 747 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.62% 27.70% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 419 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 41 £325 -7.14% 37
Lancashire -3 18 £200 -46.66% 7
Cheshire -17 6 £320 -11.72% 17
Merseyside -8 4 £338 +5.46% 12
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) CSS
2 139 (98.58%) HTML
3 129 (91.49%) HTML5
4 123 (87.23%) JavaScript
5 64 (45.39%) jQuery
6 58 (41.13%) .NET
7 47 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (30.50%) MVC
9 35 (24.82%) C#
10 30 (21.28%) Ajax
11 29 (20.57%) AngularJS
12 28 (19.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 27 (19.15%) SQL
13 27 (19.15%) ASP.NET
14 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
15 24 (17.02%) XML
15 24 (17.02%) TDD
16 23 (16.31%) JSON
17 22 (15.60%) OO
17 22 (15.60%) PHP
18 21 (14.89%) XHTML
19 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
19 20 (14.18%) Sass
20 19 (13.48%) Web Services
21 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
21 18 (12.77%) Web Design
21 18 (12.77%) Apple iOS
22 17 (12.06%) PhoneGap
22 17 (12.06%) Mobile App
22 17 (12.06%) iOS Development

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (7.09%) Umbraco
2 8 (5.67%) CMS
3 6 (4.26%) Node.js
4 5 (3.55%) WordPress
5 3 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.42%) Liferay
6 2 (1.42%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.42%) JBoss
6 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.71%) Apache
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (3.55%) Fireworks
3 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) Intranet
2 2 (1.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.22%) MySQL
3 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.84%) SQLite
5 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Big Data
6 2 (1.42%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.80%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.38%) Subversion
4 7 (4.96%) JIRA
5 6 (4.26%) Axure RP
6 5 (3.55%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (2.84%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (2.13%) Xcode
8 3 (2.13%) NUnit
8 3 (2.13%) QUnit
8 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.42%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.42%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (1.42%) Trac
9 2 (1.42%) Grunt
9 2 (1.42%) Hudson
10 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (7.80%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.09%) Finance
3 6 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Games
4 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (68.09%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (17.02%) Web Developer
4 19 (13.48%) Designer
5 15 (10.64%) UI Designer
6 11 (7.80%) iOS Developer
7 10 (7.09%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Front-End Web Developer
9 7 (4.96%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Interface Designer
9 7 (4.96%) Architect
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) UI Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Android Developer
12 4 (2.84%) UI Programmer
12 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (100.00%) CSS
2 139 (98.58%) HTML
3 129 (91.49%) HTML5
4 64 (45.39%) jQuery
5 58 (41.13%) .NET
6 30 (21.28%) Ajax
7 29 (20.57%) AngularJS
8 28 (19.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (19.15%) ASP.NET
10 24 (17.02%) XML
11 23 (16.31%) JSON
12 21 (14.89%) XHTML
13 20 (14.18%) Sass
14 19 (13.48%) Web Services
15 17 (12.06%) PhoneGap
16 15 (10.64%) .NET Framework
16 15 (10.64%) XSLT
17 14 (9.93%) Apache Cordova
18 11 (7.80%) Classic ASP
19 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.80%) Open Source
3 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.38%) Web 2.0
4 9 (6.38%) User Experience
5 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.96%) W3C
7 6 (4.26%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.26%) NHS
8 5 (3.55%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.84%) Informatics
10 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.42%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.71%) DTV
11 1 (0.71%) PDA
11 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.77%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.80%) Windows
2 11 (7.80%) Android
3 10 (7.09%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.50%) MVC
3 24 (17.02%) TDD
4 22 (15.60%) OO
5 18 (12.77%) Web Design
6 17 (12.06%) iOS Development
7 14 (9.93%) Scrum
7 14 (9.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (7.80%) OOP
8 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.09%) Web Development
10 9 (6.38%) SOA
10 9 (6.38%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.96%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.96%) BDD
12 7 (4.96%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.55%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.55%) Kanban
13 5 (3.55%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 123 (87.23%) JavaScript
2 35 (24.82%) C#
3 27 (19.15%) SQL
4 22 (15.60%) PHP
5 14 (9.93%) XPath
6 11 (7.80%) Java
7 10 (7.09%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.55%) Ruby
10 4 (2.84%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.42%) Scala
12 1 (0.71%) Python
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) COBIT
Vendors
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.09%) Oracle
3 9 (6.38%) Adobe
4 4 (2.84%) Kony
4 4 (2.84%) Appcelerator
4 4 (2.84%) Google
5 3 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.42%) Facebook
6 2 (1.42%) Twitter
6 2 (1.42%) Sencha
7 1 (0.71%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.71%) Zend
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