The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 6 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 12.00% 12.00% 12.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 20.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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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 Stockport region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 24.00% 60.00% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 13
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) PHP
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) XHTML
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) Telematics
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) XHTML
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Zend