Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 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 (Cascading Style Sheets)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 29 47
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 58 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.72% 5.27% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.16% 22.83% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 17
Lancashire median daily rate £420 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -14.29% +59.09%
10th Percentile £319 £232 £250
90th Percentile £575 £356 £493
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £47.33
North West median hourly rate £13.54 £40.00 £20.78
% change year-on-year -66.16% +92.49% -

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 152 127 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 28.10% 23.09% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 76 121
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £313 £236 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 37
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +8.28% -14.21%
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +62.22%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Blackpool +12 38 £425 +1.19% 2
Preston +25 14 £500 +78.57% 8
Blackburn +10 1 - - 3
Burnley -1 1 - - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 58 (100.00%) HTML
2 47 (81.03%) JavaScript
3 27 (46.55%) Node.js
4 22 (37.93%) HTML5
4 22 (37.93%) CSS3
5 21 (36.21%) BDD
5 21 (36.21%) Front End Development
6 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (27.59%) Selenium
8 15 (25.86%) Java
9 14 (24.14%) Gherkin
9 14 (24.14%) ES6
9 14 (24.14%) WebdriverIO
10 13 (22.41%) SQL
10 13 (22.41%) TDD
11 12 (20.69%) OWASP
11 12 (20.69%) User Experience
12 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (13.79%) MVC
12 8 (13.79%) PHP
13 7 (12.07%) .NET
13 7 (12.07%) C#
13 7 (12.07%) Broadband
13 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
13 7 (12.07%) Local Government
13 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
13 7 (12.07%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
14 6 (10.34%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (10.34%) IISP

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 5 (8.62%) IIS
1 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) Mongoose
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Drupal
3 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.45%) GitHub
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Broadband
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.45%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Selenium
2 5 (8.62%) JUnit
3 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.45%) GitLab
5 2 (3.45%) Mocha
5 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) Grunt
6 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.07%) Local Government
1 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Designer
5 6 (10.34%) Security Architect
6 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Interaction Designer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Designer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Interaction Designer
7 4 (6.90%) UI Designer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior UI Designer
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (46.55%) Node.js
3 22 (37.93%) CSS3
3 22 (37.93%) HTML5
4 14 (24.14%) Gherkin
4 14 (24.14%) WebdriverIO
5 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (12.07%) .NET
6 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.34%) jQuery
7 6 (10.34%) JSON
8 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (6.90%) OAuth
9 4 (6.90%) Sass
10 3 (5.17%) React
10 3 (5.17%) Redux
10 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) User Experience
2 6 (10.34%) CESG
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) BDD
1 21 (36.21%) Front End Development
2 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) OWASP
5 8 (13.79%) MVC
6 7 (12.07%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.34%) Information Security
7 6 (10.34%) Information Security Management
7 6 (10.34%) Security Management
7 6 (10.34%) SFIA
7 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.34%) UX Design
8 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (8.62%) Kanban
8 5 (8.62%) Prototyping
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (81.03%) JavaScript
2 15 (25.86%) Java
3 14 (24.14%) ES6
4 13 (22.41%) SQL
5 8 (13.79%) PHP
6 7 (12.07%) C#
7 6 (10.34%) COBOL
7 6 (10.34%) Java 8
7 6 (10.34%) Python
7 6 (10.34%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
1 6 (10.34%) IISP
2 5 (8.62%) CISMP
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle