The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 28 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.11% 11.02% 6.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.69% 31.71% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +6.06%

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.68% 34.75% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 24
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Northern Ireland region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Northern Ireland region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -18 12 £350 +7.69% 3
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for CSS.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 13 (81.25%) AngularJS
4 11 (68.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (56.25%) HTML5
6 8 (50.00%) CSS3
6 8 (50.00%) JSON
6 8 (50.00%) XML
7 7 (43.75%) Twitter
8 6 (37.50%) QA
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
9 5 (31.25%) C#
9 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (25.00%) MVC
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 3 (18.75%) Java
11 3 (18.75%) ECMAScript
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 3 (18.75%) Spring
11 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
11 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
11 3 (18.75%) PhantomJS
11 3 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
11 3 (18.75%) ES6
12 2 (12.50%) Coaching
12 2 (12.50%) Babel

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
1 3 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (18.75%) PhantomJS
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Babel
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) AngularJS
3 11 (68.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (56.25%) HTML5
5 8 (50.00%) CSS3
5 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 8 (50.00%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Ajax
9 2 (12.50%) jQuery
9 2 (12.50%) Web Services
10 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
10 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 1 (6.25%) Node.js
10 1 (6.25%) WPF
10 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Energy
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
1 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) SOLID
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) ECMAScript
3 3 (18.75%) ES6
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.25%) SPARQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Twitter
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Guidewire