Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 September 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 345 327 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.05% 11.25% 8.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.95% 32.25% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 249 217
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £250
90th Percentile £468 £440 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £362 £375
% change year-on-year +3.73% -3.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Manchester median hourly rate £13.54 £15.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.68% -56.94% -10.00%
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £20.78
% change year-on-year -3.23% -25.41% -48.05%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,280 1,014 1,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.01% 34.89% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 681 710
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £550 £506 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £385
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.18% -3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 10
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.87% -25.13%
10th Percentile £12.22 £15.80 £14.95
90th Percentile £38.75 £49.13 £43.88
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21% -5.71%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Manchester

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Manchester

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Manchester

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Manchester

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CSS in Manchester

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Stockport +9 19 £303 -13.57% 18
Cheadle 0 7 £363 - 2
Bolton +3 4 £328 +31.00% 4
Rochdale 0 4 - - 1
Bury 0 3 £350 +12.00% 6
Wigan - 3 £400 - 2
Altrincham -5 2 £415 +7.10% 5
Salford -18 1 £350 -17.65% 6
Sale - 1 - -
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CSS.

1 311 (90.14%) HTML
2 260 (75.36%) JavaScript
3 168 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (35.07%) AngularJS
5 103 (29.86%) HTML5
6 97 (28.12%) Front End Development
7 92 (26.67%) C#
7 92 (26.67%) .NET
8 91 (26.38%) jQuery
9 86 (24.93%) TDD
10 83 (24.06%) CSS3
11 77 (22.32%) React
12 71 (20.58%) Java
12 71 (20.58%) Git (software)
13 70 (20.29%) SQL
14 61 (17.68%) MVC
15 55 (15.94%) ASP.NET
15 55 (15.94%) Node.js
16 50 (14.49%) User Experience
17 45 (13.04%) Scrum
18 44 (12.75%) Web Services
19 43 (12.46%) RESTful
20 42 (12.17%) Sass
20 42 (12.17%) SQL Server
21 41 (11.88%) XML
22 38 (11.01%) PHP
23 36 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 35 (10.14%) JSON
25 34 (9.86%) LESS
26 32 (9.28%) JIRA

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (4.35%) CMS
1 15 (4.35%) WordPress
2 11 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.90%) Confluence
4 9 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.32%) Drupal
6 7 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.45%) Commerce Server
8 4 (1.16%) Apache
9 3 (0.87%) nginx
9 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 16 (4.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (3.48%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.58%) InVision
5 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) InDesign
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.29%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Magento
2 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.61%) GitHub
2 9 (2.61%) npm
3 7 (2.03%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.03%) SaaS
4 5 (1.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 3 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.58%) Office 365
6 2 (0.58%) Yarn
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) Internet
2 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.58%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.99%) MySQL
3 25 (7.25%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.06%) RavenDB
6 12 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.45%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.45%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.16%) DB2
11 3 (0.87%) Big Data
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.58%) Redis
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 71 (20.58%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.28%) JIRA
3 27 (7.83%) Karma Test Runner
4 19 (5.51%) Grunt
4 19 (5.51%) gulp
5 18 (5.22%) Axure RP
6 15 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 15 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.48%) webpack
8 11 (3.19%) Selenium
8 11 (3.19%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.90%) Protractor
10 9 (2.61%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.32%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.03%) IntelliJ
12 7 (2.03%) JSUnit
13 6 (1.74%) JUnit
13 6 (1.74%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.74%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.45%) Mockito
General
1 20 (5.80%) Finance
2 18 (5.22%) Retail
3 9 (2.61%) Marketing
4 6 (1.74%) Electronics
4 6 (1.74%) Games
5 5 (1.45%) Back Office
5 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.16%) Legal
6 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.87%) Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 291 (84.35%) Developer
2 76 (22.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 51 (14.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 46 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 30 (8.70%) React Developer
6 28 (8.12%) C# Developer
7 24 (6.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 24 (6.96%) Java Developer
8 22 (6.38%) HTML Developer
9 21 (6.09%) Angular Developer
10 19 (5.51%) HTML CSS Developer
11 17 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.06%) Designer
12 14 (4.06%) PHP Developer
13 13 (3.77%) Python Developer
13 13 (3.77%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (3.19%) UI Developer
15 10 (2.90%) Software Developer
16 9 (2.61%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (90.14%) HTML
2 121 (35.07%) AngularJS
3 103 (29.86%) HTML5
4 92 (26.67%) .NET
5 91 (26.38%) jQuery
6 83 (24.06%) CSS3
7 77 (22.32%) React
8 55 (15.94%) ASP.NET
8 55 (15.94%) Node.js
9 44 (12.75%) Web Services
10 43 (12.46%) RESTful
11 42 (12.17%) Sass
12 41 (11.88%) XML
13 36 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (10.14%) JSON
15 34 (9.86%) LESS
16 28 (8.12%) .NET Framework
17 27 (7.83%) SOAP
18 23 (6.67%) Ajax
18 23 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.49%) User Experience
2 21 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.61%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.32%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.16%) NHS
9 3 (0.87%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.58%) Animation
10 2 (0.58%) Wiki
11 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) Fintech
11 1 (0.29%) Life Science
11 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.29%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.93%) Linux
2 15 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 14 (4.06%) Android
4 10 (2.90%) Windows
5 6 (1.74%) Unix
6 5 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (28.12%) Front End Development
3 86 (24.93%) TDD
4 61 (17.68%) MVC
5 45 (13.04%) Scrum
6 32 (9.28%) Unit Testing
6 32 (9.28%) Web Development
7 27 (7.83%) E-Commerce
8 25 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.67%) BDD
10 20 (5.80%) Test Automation
11 19 (5.51%) Software Engineering
12 16 (4.64%) Analytics
12 16 (4.64%) Kanban
12 16 (4.64%) SDLC
13 15 (4.35%) OO
14 14 (4.06%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (3.48%) Open Source
15 12 (3.48%) Web Application Development
16 11 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 260 (75.36%) JavaScript
2 92 (26.67%) C#
3 71 (20.58%) Java
4 70 (20.29%) SQL
5 38 (11.01%) PHP
6 20 (5.80%) Python
7 13 (3.77%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.32%) Ruby
9 6 (1.74%) Groovy
9 6 (1.74%) PHP 7
10 5 (1.45%) Apex Code
10 5 (1.45%) C++
10 5 (1.45%) ES6
10 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.16%) Java 8
11 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.87%) Prolog
12 3 (0.87%) R
13 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (5.22%) Degree
2 8 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.29%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.74%) WAI
2 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.96%) Oracle
3 9 (2.61%) Google
4 6 (1.74%) Adobe
5 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.16%) hybris
6 4 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.87%) SAP
7 3 (0.87%) WooCommerce
8 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.58%) SmartCo
8 2 (0.58%) Telerik
8 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.58%) Zend
9 1 (0.29%) Apiary
9 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.29%) iManage
9 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.29%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter