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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CSS 3
Rank 61 50 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing CSS3 84 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 3.20% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.43% 11.29% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £38.32 £12.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.64% +198.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £36.28 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-53.69% +31.93%
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
805 806 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.01% 28.33% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 453 534
Average daily rate £339 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.45 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 +3 59 £350 - 39
Lancashire -14 11 £200 -9.09% 10
Cheshire -15 10 £275 -26.66% 16
Merseyside -10 4 £338 +8.00% 5
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 150 (100.00%) CSS
2 148 (98.67%) HTML
3 137 (91.33%) HTML5
4 128 (85.33%) JavaScript
5 65 (43.33%) jQuery
6 55 (36.67%) .NET
7 52 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (28.00%) MVC
9 33 (22.00%) C#
10 30 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 29 (19.33%) Ajax
12 27 (18.00%) PHP
12 27 (18.00%) OO
13 26 (17.33%) SQL
14 25 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 25 (16.67%) TDD
14 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 24 (16.00%) XML
15 24 (16.00%) XHTML
15 24 (16.00%) Web Design
15 24 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 23 (15.33%) ASP.NET
17 22 (14.67%) Sass
18 21 (14.00%) Mobile App
19 19 (12.67%) JSON
20 18 (12.00%) Web Services
20 18 (12.00%) Adobe
20 18 (12.00%) Apple iOS
20 18 (12.00%) PhoneGap
21 17 (11.33%) MySQL

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (6.00%) CMS
1 9 (6.00%) Umbraco
2 6 (4.00%) Node.js
3 5 (3.33%) WordPress
4 3 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.00%) Apache
5 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.33%) Liferay
5 2 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.33%) MySQL
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.67%) SQLite
6 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.33%) Big Data
7 2 (1.33%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.67%) Redis
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Visual Studio
1 13 (8.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.33%) Subversion
3 10 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (5.33%) JIRA
5 7 (4.67%) NUnit
5 7 (4.67%) Axure RP
6 6 (4.00%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.00%) QUnit
8 3 (2.00%) Xcode
9 2 (1.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.33%) Trac
9 2 (1.33%) Grunt
9 2 (1.33%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (1.33%) Hudson
9 2 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.67%) MSTest
10 1 (0.67%) Moq
General
1 11 (7.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.33%) Retail
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (76.00%) Developer
2 42 (28.00%) Front-End Developer
3 27 (18.00%) Web Developer
4 16 (10.67%) UI Designer
4 16 (10.67%) Designer
5 13 (8.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 11 (7.33%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.33%) iOS Developer
7 10 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 10 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 10 (6.67%) UI Developer
8 6 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Interface Designer
8 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) MySQL Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (100.00%) CSS
2 148 (98.67%) HTML
3 137 (91.33%) HTML5
4 65 (43.33%) jQuery
5 55 (36.67%) .NET
6 30 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 29 (19.33%) Ajax
8 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 24 (16.00%) XHTML
9 24 (16.00%) XML
10 23 (15.33%) ASP.NET
11 22 (14.67%) Sass
12 19 (12.67%) JSON
13 18 (12.00%) Web Services
13 18 (12.00%) PhoneGap
14 15 (10.00%) XSLT
15 14 (9.33%) .NET Framework
15 14 (9.33%) Apache Cordova
16 10 (6.67%) LESS
17 9 (6.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.00%) Mobile App
2 17 (11.33%) User Experience
3 11 (7.33%) Open Source
4 9 (6.00%) W3C
4 9 (6.00%) Web 2.0
5 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.00%) NHS
6 6 (4.00%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.00%) Informatics
10 2 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.33%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.67%) DTV
11 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.33%) Android
3 10 (6.67%) Windows Phone
3 10 (6.67%) Windows
4 5 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.00%) MVC
3 27 (18.00%) OO
4 25 (16.67%) TDD
5 24 (16.00%) Web Design
5 24 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (11.33%) iOS Development
7 14 (9.33%) OOP
8 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.00%) Web Development
9 12 (8.00%) Scrum
10 10 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.00%) SOA
12 8 (5.33%) SEO
12 8 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.67%) BDD
14 5 (3.33%) Mentoring
14 5 (3.33%) User Stories
14 5 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 128 (85.33%) JavaScript
2 33 (22.00%) C#
3 27 (18.00%) PHP
4 26 (17.33%) SQL
5 14 (9.33%) XPath
6 12 (8.00%) Java
7 9 (6.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.67%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.33%) Ruby
10 2 (1.33%) PHP5
10 2 (1.33%) Scala
11 1 (0.67%) VB
11 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 18 (12.00%) Adobe
2 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle
4 4 (2.67%) Google
4 4 (2.67%) Sencha
4 4 (2.67%) Appcelerator
4 4 (2.67%) Kony
5 3 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.00%) Facebook
5 3 (2.00%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.67%) Zend
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
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