Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 6 months to 22 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 (Cascading Style Sheets)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 42 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 17 23 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.76% 3.50% 5.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.53% 14.65% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 41
Lancashire median daily rate £325 £325 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.39% +26.14%
10th Percentile £210 £229 £280
90th Percentile £428 £513 £515
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £47.33
North West median hourly rate £37.50 - £41.00

CSS 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 Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 117 157 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.88% 23.86% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 114 151
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £366 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -13.82% +13.71%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £210
90th Percentile £540 £465 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 14
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +13.73%
10th Percentile £37.75 £24.60 £28.67
90th Percentile £43.93 £42.50 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Lancashire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Lancashire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Lancashire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Lancashire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Blackpool +16 4 £415 -9.78% 1
Blackburn - 4 £320 - 2
Preston -9 3 £335 +3.08% 1
Burnley +2 1 - - 2
Chorley - 1 £300 -
Lancaster - 1 - - 2
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Node.js
4 5 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
6 3 (17.65%) Artifactory
6 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (17.65%) GitLab
6 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Sass
6 3 (17.65%) LESS
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (17.65%) Mongoose
6 3 (17.65%) Nunjucks
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (17.65%) Mongoose
1 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Artifactory
2 3 (17.65%) GitLab
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
2 3 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) webpack
4 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) FreeMarker
4 3 (17.65%) LESS
4 3 (17.65%) Nunjucks
4 3 (17.65%) Sass
4 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
5 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (11.76%) Laravel
5 2 (11.76%) React
5 2 (11.76%) Redux
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) B2C
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Typography
4 1 (5.88%) Web Usability
4 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) ES6
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (5.88%) CISMP
3 1 (5.88%) IISP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe