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 June 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.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4  
Contract jobs citing CSS 25 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.53% 2.30% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.53% 8.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 0
Median daily rate £289 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £26.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +46.66% -27.08%  

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 172 25 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 51.81% 28.74% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 46 25
Median daily rate £403 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.78 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Belfast

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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 June 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 37 (100.00%) HTML
1 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (83.78%) XML
3 29 (78.38%) JSON
4 24 (64.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 23 (62.16%) MVC
5 23 (62.16%) Web Services
6 22 (59.46%) HTML5
7 20 (54.05%) Finance
8 19 (51.35%) .NET
8 19 (51.35%) AngularJS
9 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
9 17 (45.95%) C#
9 17 (45.95%) jQuery
10 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
11 15 (40.54%) WCF
11 15 (40.54%) SQL
11 15 (40.54%) CRM
11 15 (40.54%) Siebel
11 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (40.54%) User Experience
12 14 (37.84%) Banking
13 12 (32.43%) PL/SQL
14 10 (27.03%) TypeScript
15 8 (21.62%) Node.js
15 8 (21.62%) Spring
15 8 (21.62%) Java
16 7 (18.92%) JSP
16 7 (18.92%) Servlets
16 7 (18.92%) Oracle

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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 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jasmine
1 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (8.11%) PhantomJS
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Babel
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript Developer
2 15 (40.54%) UI Developer
3 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Angular Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (18.92%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (18.92%) HTML Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) RPG Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 31 (83.78%) XML
3 29 (78.38%) JSON
4 24 (64.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 23 (62.16%) Web Services
6 22 (59.46%) HTML5
7 19 (51.35%) .NET
7 19 (51.35%) AngularJS
8 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
8 17 (45.95%) jQuery
9 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (40.54%) WCF
10 8 (21.62%) Node.js
10 8 (21.62%) Spring
11 7 (18.92%) CSS3
11 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
11 7 (18.92%) Java EE
11 7 (18.92%) JPA
11 7 (18.92%) RESTful
11 7 (18.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) User Experience
2 7 (18.92%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) MVC
2 15 (40.54%) CRM
3 7 (18.92%) Concurrent Programming
3 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
3 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
4 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Coaching
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Process Management
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) SOLID
6 1 (2.70%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 12 (32.43%) PL/SQL
5 10 (27.03%) TypeScript
6 8 (21.62%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) ECMAScript
7 3 (8.11%) ES6
7 3 (8.11%) RPG
7 3 (8.11%) RPG IV
8 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Siebel
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Twitter