The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for CSS3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS3 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 3
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing CSS3 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.65% 1.34% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 3.70% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £150 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £128 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £295 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £21.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +106.89% -45.62%  

CSS3 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 Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 60 81 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 43.80% 36.16% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 418 139
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £294 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Median hourly rate £15.15 £20.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.09% -38.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £20.78 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £20.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CSS3
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS3 in Chester

CSS3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS3 in Chester

CSS3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS3 in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for CSS3.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) gulp
2 4 (80.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) webpack
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Slack
5 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (20.00%) Remarketing
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management

CSS3
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) gulp
3 2 (40.00%) webpack
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) React
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Remarketing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter