The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1  
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.83% 8.93% 11.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 33.33% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £34.20
% change year-on-year +18.51% -1.31%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 72 30 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 34.95% 26.79% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 24
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £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 £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Belfast

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Belfast

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Belfast over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Belfast

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Belfast region with a requirement for CSS.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
3 10 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (56.25%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) JSON
5 7 (43.75%) HTML5
5 7 (43.75%) CSS3
5 7 (43.75%) Twitter
6 6 (37.50%) QA
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) C#
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Spring
9 3 (18.75%) ECMAScript
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
9 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
9 3 (18.75%) PhantomJS
9 3 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
9 3 (18.75%) ES6
10 2 (12.50%) Babel

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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%) 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
2 3 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (18.75%) PhantomJS
3 2 (12.50%) Babel
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
3 10 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (56.25%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) CSS3
5 7 (43.75%) HTML5
5 7 (43.75%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
9 2 (12.50%) DOM
9 2 (12.50%) jQuery
9 2 (12.50%) XHTML
9 2 (12.50%) XSLT
10 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 1 (6.25%) Ajax
10 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 1 (6.25%) Node.js
10 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Process Management
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) SOLID
4 1 (6.25%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) ECMAScript
3 3 (18.75%) ES6
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 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