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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CSS 3
Rank 76 71 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +38
Contract jobs citing CSS3 68 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.09% 2.21% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.44% 7.68% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.25 £38.32 £20.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.64% +87.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £36.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-68.75% +19.00%
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
806 794 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.82% 28.82% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 423 526
Average daily rate £330 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 29
Average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.60 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +7 44 £350 +9.80% 60
Cheshire -4 15 £340 +7.93% 21
Lancashire -18 5 £525 +138.63% 9
Merseyside -8 3 £275 -6.77% 11
Cumbria - - - -
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 133 (100.00%) CSS
2 131 (98.50%) HTML
3 122 (91.73%) HTML5
4 102 (76.69%) JavaScript
5 59 (44.36%) jQuery
6 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (36.84%) .NET
8 34 (25.56%) MVC
9 30 (22.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (21.05%) C#
11 27 (20.30%) Ajax
12 26 (19.55%) TDD
13 25 (18.80%) Adobe
14 24 (18.05%) Sass
15 23 (17.29%) PHP
15 23 (17.29%) XHTML
16 22 (16.54%) Web Services
16 22 (16.54%) XML
16 22 (16.54%) Web Design
17 21 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (15.79%) Photoshop
17 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
17 21 (15.79%) OO
18 19 (14.29%) Mobile App
18 19 (14.29%) SQL
19 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
19 18 (13.53%) Dreamweaver
20 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
20 16 (12.03%) User Experience
21 15 (11.28%) AngularJS

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (7.52%) CMS
2 5 (3.76%) Node.js
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.50%) JBoss
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.50%) Liferay
5 2 (1.50%) WordPress
6 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.75%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
1 2 (1.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.28%) MySQL
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.01%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.01%) SQLite
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.77%) NUnit
4 8 (6.02%) Subversion
5 7 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 7 (5.26%) Axure RP
5 7 (5.26%) JIRA
6 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (2.26%) QUnit
7 3 (2.26%) Xcode
8 2 (1.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.50%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (1.50%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.75%) Trac
9 1 (0.75%) Grunt
9 1 (0.75%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Marketing
2 4 (3.01%) Retail
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Law
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (83.46%) Developer
2 40 (30.08%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (18.05%) Web Developer
4 22 (16.54%) UI Developer
5 20 (15.04%) UI Programmer
6 15 (11.28%) Front-End Web Developer
7 14 (10.53%) Designer
7 14 (10.53%) UI Designer
8 13 (9.77%) .NET Developer
9 9 (6.77%) PHP Developer
10 7 (5.26%) iOS Developer
11 5 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.01%) MySQL Developer
12 4 (3.01%) Interface Designer
12 4 (3.01%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.01%) Architect
12 4 (3.01%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 4 (3.01%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (100.00%) CSS
2 131 (98.50%) HTML
3 122 (91.73%) HTML5
4 59 (44.36%) jQuery
5 49 (36.84%) .NET
6 30 (22.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 27 (20.30%) Ajax
8 24 (18.05%) Sass
9 23 (17.29%) XHTML
10 22 (16.54%) Web Services
10 22 (16.54%) XML
11 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
12 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
13 14 (10.53%) XSLT
13 14 (10.53%) JSON
14 13 (9.77%) LESS
14 13 (9.77%) WCF
15 11 (8.27%) .NET Framework
16 9 (6.77%) Apache Cordova
16 9 (6.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 16 (12.03%) User Experience
3 11 (8.27%) Open Source
4 10 (7.52%) Web 2.0
5 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.26%) NHS
6 5 (3.76%) W3C
7 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.50%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.50%) Informatics
8 2 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
9 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.77%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.77%) Windows Phone
2 9 (6.77%) Android
2 9 (6.77%) Windows
3 5 (3.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.56%) MVC
3 26 (19.55%) TDD
4 22 (16.54%) Web Design
5 21 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (15.79%) OO
6 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
7 13 (9.77%) Web Development
7 13 (9.77%) OOP
8 12 (9.02%) Scrum
8 12 (9.02%) iOS Development
9 8 (6.02%) SOA
9 8 (6.02%) SEO
10 7 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.76%) User Stories
11 5 (3.76%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.76%) Use Case
12 4 (3.01%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 102 (76.69%) JavaScript
2 28 (21.05%) C#
3 23 (17.29%) PHP
4 19 (14.29%) SQL
5 13 (9.77%) XPath
5 13 (9.77%) Java
6 11 (8.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.50%) Ruby
8 2 (1.50%) VB
8 2 (1.50%) Scala
8 2 (1.50%) PHP5
9 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Adobe
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.51%) Twitter
4 4 (3.01%) Google
4 4 (3.01%) Zend
4 4 (3.01%) Sencha
4 4 (3.01%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.01%) Kony
4 4 (3.01%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.50%) Facebook
6 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
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