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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.08% 5.00% 9.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.57% 50.00% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +37.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% -4.28%
CSS
UK

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
35 6 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.31% 10.00% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 38
Median daily rate £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 3 £400 -20.00% 7
CSS
UK

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum

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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
2 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) CreateJS
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SPARQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP