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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CSS 3
Rank 77 75 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +46
Contract jobs citing CSS3 66 59 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.11% 2.06% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 7.12% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 13
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 £250 £235 £210
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 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -59.00%
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
814 829 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.06% 28.93% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 446 580
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 £263 £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 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 38 £325 +8.33% 40
Cheshire -10 14 £275 -9.83% 16
Lancashire -2 12 £300 +21.21% 6
Merseyside -5 2 - - 11
Cumbria - - - -
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
3 114 (95.80%) HTML5
4 89 (74.79%) JavaScript
5 54 (45.38%) jQuery
6 50 (42.02%) .NET
7 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (35.29%) C#
9 37 (31.09%) MVC
9 37 (31.09%) TDD
10 28 (23.53%) Ajax
11 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
11 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET
12 24 (20.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (19.33%) SQL
14 21 (17.65%) Photoshop
14 21 (17.65%) Adobe
14 21 (17.65%) Scrum
15 19 (15.97%) Dreamweaver
16 17 (14.29%) E-Commerce
17 16 (13.45%) T-SQL
17 16 (13.45%) WCF
17 16 (13.45%) Responsive Web Design
18 15 (12.61%) Finance
19 14 (11.76%) PHP
19 14 (11.76%) MySQL
19 14 (11.76%) OOP
19 14 (11.76%) Web Development
19 14 (11.76%) CMS
20 13 (10.92%) Web Services

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (5.04%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.04%) Node.js
3 5 (4.20%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (4.20%) Escenic
3 5 (4.20%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.68%) WordPress
5 2 (1.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.68%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.76%) MySQL
3 11 (9.24%) 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
7 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.84%) Redis
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (15.97%) Dreamweaver
2 12 (10.08%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.40%) NUnit
4 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.04%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.04%) Axure RP
5 5 (4.20%) Subversion
5 5 (4.20%) JIRA
6 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.84%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.84%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Marketing
3 3 (2.52%) Retail
3 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Publishing
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 107 (89.92%) Developer
2 38 (31.93%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Web Developer
4 23 (19.33%) UI Developer
5 21 (17.65%) UI Programmer
6 18 (15.13%) .NET Developer
7 16 (13.45%) Front-End Web Developer
8 11 (9.24%) Designer
9 10 (8.40%) UI Designer
10 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.88%) PHP Developer
11 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Programmer
13 5 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
13 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.20%) Analyst
13 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (100.00%) CSS
2 118 (99.16%) HTML
3 114 (95.80%) HTML5
4 54 (45.38%) jQuery
5 50 (42.02%) .NET
6 28 (23.53%) Ajax
7 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET
8 24 (20.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (13.45%) WCF
10 13 (10.92%) Web Services
11 12 (10.08%) XML
11 12 (10.08%) XHTML
11 12 (10.08%) JSON
12 11 (9.24%) NHibernate
12 11 (9.24%) Sass
13 10 (8.40%) LESS
13 10 (8.40%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.40%) LINQ
14 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.04%) Open Source
3 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.36%) W3C
4 3 (2.52%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) Social Media
5 2 (1.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.09%) TDD
2 37 (31.09%) MVC
3 21 (17.65%) Scrum
4 17 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 16 (13.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (11.76%) Web Development
6 14 (11.76%) OOP
7 12 (10.08%) OO
7 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.24%) Web Design
9 10 (8.40%) Pair Programming
9 10 (8.40%) User Stories
10 9 (7.56%) Refactoring
11 8 (6.72%) SEO
12 6 (5.04%) BDD
13 5 (4.20%) RUP
13 5 (4.20%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (4.20%) OOD
13 5 (4.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (74.79%) JavaScript
2 42 (35.29%) C#
3 23 (19.33%) SQL
4 16 (13.45%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.76%) PHP
6 10 (8.40%) Java
7 6 (5.04%) Scala
8 3 (2.52%) XPath
9 2 (1.68%) PHP5
9 2 (1.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.52%) Degree
1 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) SC 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 6 (5.04%) Oracle
2 6 (5.04%) JBoss
3 5 (4.20%) Twitter
4 4 (3.36%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.36%) Sencha
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.52%) Zend
6 2 (1.68%) Facebook
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