The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 30 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.01% 8.98% 7.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.57% 33.09% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 67 50
Median daily rate £388 £363 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% -0.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £491 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.35% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.60
% change year-on-year +23.07% -6.06%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 151 275 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 27.55% 27.15% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 200 162
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Cheshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Cheshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Cheshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Cheshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 3 £360 -19.55% 9
Crewe +7 3 £400 +7.02% 2
Macclesfield +5 3 £445 +27.14% 2
Wilmslow -2 1 £338 +12.50% 6
Chester -14 1 - - 13
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 52 (96.30%) HTML
2 51 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 27 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (38.89%) jQuery
6 20 (37.04%) HTML5
7 19 (35.19%) Front End Development
8 17 (31.48%) CSS3
8 17 (31.48%) MVC
8 17 (31.48%) Java
9 16 (29.63%) TDD
10 14 (25.93%) .NET
10 14 (25.93%) E-Commerce
10 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 12 (22.22%) Web Development
11 12 (22.22%) C#
11 12 (22.22%) Spring
11 12 (22.22%) Scrum
12 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
12 11 (20.37%) OO
13 10 (18.52%) MySQL
13 10 (18.52%) SQL
14 9 (16.67%) PHP
14 9 (16.67%) Web Services
14 9 (16.67%) RESTful
15 8 (14.81%) gulp
15 8 (14.81%) Grunt
15 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (14.81%) REST
15 8 (14.81%) Finance

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Magento
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) AMQP
2 1 (1.85%) BGP
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.85%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) OSPF
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.56%) Hazelcast
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Grunt
2 8 (14.81%) gulp
3 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
4 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (5.56%) Ant
5 3 (5.56%) JUnit
5 3 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) EasyMock
6 2 (3.70%) Gradle
6 2 (3.70%) JBehave
6 2 (3.70%) Mockito
6 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 49 (90.74%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (11.11%) HTML Developer
7 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
8 4 (7.41%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.70%) CRM Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Java Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (96.30%) HTML
2 27 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 21 (38.89%) jQuery
4 20 (37.04%) HTML5
5 17 (31.48%) CSS3
6 14 (25.93%) .NET
7 12 (22.22%) Spring
8 9 (16.67%) RESTful
8 9 (16.67%) Web Services
9 8 (14.81%) REST
10 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (9.26%) Entity Framework
12 5 (9.26%) Node.js
12 5 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (7.41%) React
13 4 (7.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) DataPower
3 1 (1.85%) Derivative
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Front End Development
3 17 (31.48%) MVC
4 16 (29.63%) TDD
5 14 (25.93%) E-Commerce
6 12 (22.22%) Scrum
6 12 (22.22%) Web Development
7 11 (20.37%) OO
8 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.96%) BDD
10 6 (11.11%) Kanban
11 5 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (9.26%) OOP
12 4 (7.41%) B2B
12 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.41%) Content Management
12 4 (7.41%) Modular Programming
12 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (7.41%) Web Application Development
13 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (31.48%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 9 (16.67%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.56%) Scala
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.85%) CCNP
1 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Capistrano
1 2 (3.70%) Nagios
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Zend
3 3 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) ATG
4 2 (3.70%) hybris
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Juniper
5 1 (1.85%) Kony
5 1 (1.85%) Sybase
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.85%) Yahoo!
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago