Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 3
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS3 33 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.48% 3.18% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.62% 12.11% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 37
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +13.97% +23.64%
10th Percentile £261 £270 £243
90th Percentile £450 £425 £492
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £8.50 - £40.00

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 343 380 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.77% 26.24% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 291 361
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £299
90th Percentile £533 £525 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £34.75 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.30 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Knutsford - 12 £425 - 1
Chester +14 8 £388 +6.90% 3
Macclesfield +6 4 £281 -22.41% 2
Warrington +12 1 £400 +14.29% 2
Northwich +2 1 - - 1
CSS3
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 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 CSS3.

1 33 (100.00%) HTML
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
2 30 (90.91%) HTML5
3 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
4 20 (60.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (54.55%) React
6 17 (51.52%) gulp
6 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
7 16 (48.48%) TDD
8 15 (45.45%) Sass
9 14 (42.42%) Ajax
9 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
9 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
9 14 (42.42%) Node.js
10 13 (39.39%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (36.36%) jQuery
12 11 (33.33%) JSON
13 10 (30.30%) BDD
13 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (30.30%) Grunt
13 10 (30.30%) npm
14 9 (27.27%) Front End Development
14 9 (27.27%) Perforce
15 8 (24.24%) CMS
15 8 (24.24%) Performance Optimisation
15 8 (24.24%) SonarQube
15 8 (24.24%) Redux
15 8 (24.24%) ES6
15 8 (24.24%) User Experience
16 7 (21.21%) AngularJS

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 8 (24.24%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (9.09%) ExpressionEngine
2 3 (9.09%) WordPress
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) npm
2 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) OneDrive
2 2 (6.06%) Yammer
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
1 17 (51.52%) gulp
2 10 (30.30%) Grunt
3 8 (24.24%) SonarQube
4 6 (18.18%) webpack
5 3 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.06%) Gradle
6 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) JSUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Mocha
7 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.03%) Bower
7 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.03%) JSHint
7 1 (3.03%) JUnit
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.03%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) UI Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Content Editor
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Content Editor
6 1 (3.03%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 30 (90.91%) HTML5
3 20 (60.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 18 (54.55%) React
5 15 (45.45%) Sass
6 14 (42.42%) Ajax
6 14 (42.42%) Node.js
7 12 (36.36%) jQuery
8 11 (33.33%) JSON
9 8 (24.24%) Redux
10 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
11 6 (18.18%) .NET
12 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
12 5 (15.15%) Web Services
12 5 (15.15%) XML
13 4 (12.12%) LESS
13 4 (12.12%) XHTML
14 3 (9.09%) DOM
14 3 (9.09%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Fintech
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.06%) RIA
3 2 (6.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) TDD
2 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
2 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) BDD
5 9 (27.27%) Front End Development
6 8 (24.24%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) SEO
8 4 (12.12%) Web Design
9 3 (9.09%) Content Management
9 3 (9.09%) Secure Coding
9 3 (9.09%) User Stories
9 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Web Development
9 3 (9.09%) Wireframes
10 2 (6.06%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 2 (6.06%) High Availability
10 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) ES6
3 4 (12.12%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) UAG
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Perforce
2 5 (15.15%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter