The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 20.00% 25.00% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.75% 47.37% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £33.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +18.91%
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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 Salford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 45.71% 52.78% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 8
Average daily rate £323 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Salford

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing CSS 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 CSS.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) Project Management
3 9 (75.00%) Requirements Management
3 9 (75.00%) User Stories
3 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (66.67%) PRINCE
4 8 (66.67%) Use Case
4 8 (66.67%) RUP
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) XHTML
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (8.33%) Hudson
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Maven
7 1 (8.33%) Saxon XSLT
7 1 (8.33%) Web Design

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing CSS 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 CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (8.33%) MooTools
4 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
4 1 (8.33%) Saxon XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) Project Management
3 9 (75.00%) Requirements Management
3 9 (75.00%) User Stories
4 8 (66.67%) Use Case
4 8 (66.67%) RUP
4 8 (66.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) XQuery
2 1 (8.33%) XPath
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
2 1 (8.33%) Java