Period
to 19 March 2019

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 6 months to 19 March 2019 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.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 44 35
Rank change year-on-year +35 -9 -18
Contract jobs citing CSS 40 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.78% 3.47% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 8.29% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 11
Belfast median daily rate £412 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +22.86% +3.63%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £263
90th Percentile £433 £453 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £430 £350
% change year-on-year -4.19% +22.86% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate - - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £14.34

CSS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 128 181 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 40.89% 41.90% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 132 68
Belfast median daily rate £412 £443 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +8.59% +16.26%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £271
90th Percentile £493 £518 £476
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £443 £410
% change year-on-year -6.89% +7.93% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate £104.00 - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate £104.00 - £14.34

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

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 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for CSS.

1 35 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 25 (62.50%) Java
3 24 (60.00%) HTML
4 23 (57.50%) MVC
4 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (57.50%) AngularJS
5 21 (52.50%) Finance
5 21 (52.50%) Web Services
6 20 (50.00%) XML
6 20 (50.00%) Oracle
6 20 (50.00%) Spring
7 18 (45.00%) Degree
8 17 (42.50%) Jasmine
9 16 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (40.00%) RESTful
9 16 (40.00%) JSP
9 16 (40.00%) Struts
9 16 (40.00%) Eclipse
9 16 (40.00%) TDD
10 15 (37.50%) RDBMS
10 15 (37.50%) Relational Database
11 14 (35.00%) Backbone.js
11 14 (35.00%) SQL
11 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
11 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
11 14 (35.00%) Time Management
11 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
11 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
11 14 (35.00%) Ajax
12 13 (32.50%) DB2 UDB

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 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
1 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) ArcGIS
4 3 (7.50%) Drupal
5 2 (5.00%) nginx
6 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Slack
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 15 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 13 (32.50%) DB2
2 13 (32.50%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (10.00%) GIS
4 3 (7.50%) Spatial Data
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Jasmine
2 16 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
4 13 (32.50%) Bower
4 13 (32.50%) Grunt
4 13 (32.50%) JUnit
5 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (17.50%) Maven
7 5 (12.50%) JIRA
7 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (7.50%) Subversion
9 2 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
9 2 (5.00%) Protractor
10 1 (2.50%) JSUnit
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
4 12 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (7.50%) GIS Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
8 2 (5.00%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.50%) React Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
2 23 (57.50%) AngularJS
3 21 (52.50%) Web Services
4 20 (50.00%) Spring
4 20 (50.00%) XML
5 16 (40.00%) JSP
5 16 (40.00%) RESTful
5 16 (40.00%) Struts
5 16 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (35.00%) Ajax
6 14 (35.00%) Backbone.js
6 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
7 13 (32.50%) Gherkin
7 13 (32.50%) Spring Batch
7 13 (32.50%) Spring Integration
8 11 (27.50%) CSS3
9 9 (22.50%) HTML5
9 9 (22.50%) jQuery
10 8 (20.00%) JSON
11 7 (17.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (57.50%) MVC
2 16 (40.00%) TDD
3 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (35.00%) Time Management
3 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 13 (32.50%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
6 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) ETL
7 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.00%) Web Development
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Data Management
8 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 25 (62.50%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) ESRI
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter