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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CSS 3
Rank 73 74 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +47
Contract jobs citing CSS3 64 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.01% 2.03% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 6.77% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -62.00%
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
792 886 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.91% 29.95% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 481 576
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 30
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.28 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 33 £340 +13.33% 42
Cheshire -2 15 £275 -8.33% 24
Lancashire -11 11 £300 +21.21% 4
Merseyside -1 4 £275 -8.33% 20
Cumbria - - - -
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) CSS
2 118 (99.16%) HTML
3 115 (96.64%) HTML5
4 90 (75.63%) JavaScript
5 56 (47.06%) jQuery
6 49 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (40.34%) .NET
8 35 (29.41%) C#
8 35 (29.41%) MVC
9 29 (24.37%) TDD
10 28 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
11 24 (20.17%) Ajax
12 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET
13 21 (17.65%) Photoshop
13 21 (17.65%) Adobe
14 19 (15.97%) Dreamweaver
15 18 (15.13%) PHP
15 18 (15.13%) SQL
15 18 (15.13%) OOP
15 18 (15.13%) Sass
16 17 (14.29%) E-Commerce
17 16 (13.45%) OO
17 16 (13.45%) MySQL
17 16 (13.45%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (13.45%) User Experience
18 15 (12.61%) WCF
18 15 (12.61%) Web Services
19 14 (11.76%) CMS
19 14 (11.76%) Scrum

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (11.76%) CMS
2 8 (6.72%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.04%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.20%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (4.20%) Node.js
4 5 (4.20%) Escenic
4 5 (4.20%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.68%) Apache
6 2 (1.68%) WordPress
6 2 (1.68%) Liferay
7 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.68%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Internet
1 2 (1.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.45%) MySQL
3 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.20%) Big Data
5 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.84%) Redis
8 1 (0.84%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (15.97%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.56%) NUnit
3 7 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 7 (5.88%) JIRA
4 6 (5.04%) Subversion
4 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.36%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.68%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.68%) QUnit
6 2 (1.68%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.84%) Trac
7 1 (0.84%) Grunt
7 1 (0.84%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Marketing
3 3 (2.52%) Retail
3 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (87.39%) Developer
2 39 (32.77%) Front-End Developer
3 26 (21.85%) Web Developer
4 23 (19.33%) UI Developer
5 21 (17.65%) UI Programmer
6 16 (13.45%) Front-End Web Developer
7 15 (12.61%) .NET Developer
8 13 (10.92%) UI Designer
8 13 (10.92%) Designer
9 8 (6.72%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.88%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Programmer
11 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Senior Programmer
12 5 (4.20%) Senior Java Programmer
12 5 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (100.00%) CSS
2 118 (99.16%) HTML
3 115 (96.64%) HTML5
4 56 (47.06%) jQuery
5 48 (40.34%) .NET
6 28 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (20.17%) Ajax
8 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET
9 18 (15.13%) Sass
10 15 (12.61%) WCF
10 15 (12.61%) Web Services
11 14 (11.76%) XML
12 13 (10.92%) XHTML
12 13 (10.92%) LESS
13 12 (10.08%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.72%) Hibernate
14 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
14 8 (6.72%) Spring
14 8 (6.72%) SOAP
14 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) User Experience
2 9 (7.56%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.04%) Open Source
4 5 (4.20%) W3C
4 5 (4.20%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.68%) NHS
5 2 (1.68%) Informatics
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) MVC
3 29 (24.37%) TDD
4 18 (15.13%) OOP
5 17 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 16 (13.45%) OO
6 16 (13.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (11.76%) Scrum
8 13 (10.92%) Web Development
9 11 (9.24%) Web Design
10 8 (6.72%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.72%) SEO
10 8 (6.72%) BDD
11 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.88%) UML
12 5 (4.20%) OOD
12 5 (4.20%) SOA
12 5 (4.20%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 90 (75.63%) JavaScript
2 35 (29.41%) C#
3 18 (15.13%) PHP
3 18 (15.13%) SQL
4 14 (11.76%) Java
5 10 (8.40%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.04%) Scala
7 3 (2.52%) XPath
8 2 (1.68%) VB
8 2 (1.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (2.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Varnish
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Adobe
2 8 (6.72%) JBoss
3 7 (5.88%) Twitter
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle
5 4 (3.36%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.36%) Sencha
6 3 (2.52%) Zend
7 2 (1.68%) Google
7 2 (1.68%) Facebook
8 1 (0.84%) Appcelerator
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