The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 23 April 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)
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 1.72% 7.56% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 20.00% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £388 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.16% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.92 £35.00
% change year-on-year +54.35% -25.95%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 23 45 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 39.66% 37.82% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £315 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £438 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for CSS.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) JTA
2 1 (50.00%) AOP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Yahoo!
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) YUI
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
1 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (50.00%) Struts2
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (50.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) AOP
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Kony
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Yahoo!