Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CSS3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS3 over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 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 3
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 53 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS3 35 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.70% 2.76% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.02% 10.51% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 21
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +11.55%
10th Percentile £231 £284 £263
90th Percentile £450 £421 £475
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +233.33%

CSS3 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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 388 314 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.96% 26.30% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 250 363
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £270
90th Percentile £550 £502 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 16
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +54.76% -45.32%
10th Percentile £32.13 £20.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.50 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +44.44%

CSS3
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CSS3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CSS3 in Cheshire

CSS3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS3 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS3 in Cheshire

CSS3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS3 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS3 in Cheshire

CSS3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS3 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS3 in Cheshire

CSS3
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 CSS3 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 11 £325 -10.34% 14
Knutsford - 11 £450 - 1
Macclesfield +7 7 £238 -34.48% 1
Warrington +2 2 £418 -0.60% 1
Northwich - 1 £325 - 1
CSS3
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CSS3.

1 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (77.14%) HTML5
3 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
4 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (48.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
7 15 (42.86%) Ajax
8 14 (40.00%) Node.js
9 13 (37.14%) Sass
9 13 (37.14%) React
10 12 (34.29%) jQuery
11 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
11 11 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (28.57%) Grunt
12 10 (28.57%) SonarQube
12 10 (28.57%) gulp
12 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
12 10 (28.57%) CMS
12 10 (28.57%) TDD
12 10 (28.57%) .NET
12 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 10 (28.57%) npm
13 9 (25.71%) Perforce
13 9 (25.71%) User Experience
13 9 (25.71%) BDD
14 8 (22.86%) ES6
14 8 (22.86%) Performance Optimisation
14 8 (22.86%) Umbraco
14 8 (22.86%) JSON

CSS3
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 10 (28.57%) CMS
2 8 (22.86%) Umbraco
3 6 (17.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Mongoose
5 1 (2.86%) Drupal
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) npm
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (28.57%) Grunt
2 10 (28.57%) gulp
2 10 (28.57%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.71%) GitLab
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Bower
4 1 (2.86%) Broccoli
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) JSHint
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Mocha
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) UI Developer
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) React Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Content Manager
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Content Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Content Editor
8 1 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.86%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Author
8 1 (2.86%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (77.14%) HTML5
3 17 (48.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (42.86%) Ajax
5 14 (40.00%) Node.js
6 13 (37.14%) React
6 13 (37.14%) Sass
7 12 (34.29%) jQuery
8 10 (28.57%) .NET
8 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 8 (22.86%) JSON
9 8 (22.86%) Redux
10 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (20.00%) XHTML
11 6 (17.14%) DOM
11 6 (17.14%) XML
12 4 (11.43%) LESS
13 3 (8.57%) RESTful
14 2 (5.71%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) User Experience
2 7 (20.00%) Web 2.0
3 6 (17.14%) W3C
4 2 (5.71%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
3 11 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 9 (25.71%) BDD
6 8 (22.86%) Performance Optimisation
7 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (17.14%) Content Management
8 6 (17.14%) SEO
8 6 (17.14%) Wireframes
9 5 (14.29%) User Stories
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.57%) MVC
10 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.57%) Web Development
11 2 (5.71%) DevOps
11 2 (5.71%) Fraud Detection
11 2 (5.71%) Open Source
11 2 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) ES6
2 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Perforce
2 7 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter