Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 358 309 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.09% 8.77% 7.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.93% 28.56% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 225 190
Manchester median daily rate £363 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +13.21% +1.92%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £249
90th Percentile £475 £500 £450
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75
10th Percentile £13.80 - £18.00
90th Percentile £43.00 - £41.88
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 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 1087 1082 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.72% 30.71% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 772 562
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £269
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Salford +7 12 £400 +14.29%
Stockport -6 12 £375 +7.14% 9
Altrincham - 12 £388 - 5
Bolton -7 5 £250 -13.04% 1
Bury +2 3 £313 -10.71%
Wigan 0 1 £313 +4.17% 6
Cheadle - 1 - - 2
Oldham - 1 £275 - 3
Rochdale - 1 £200 - 2
Sale - 1 - -
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CSS.

1 322 (89.94%) HTML
2 280 (78.21%) JavaScript
3 144 (40.22%) HTML5
4 136 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (36.31%) CSS3
6 116 (32.40%) Front End Development
7 107 (29.89%) AngularJS
8 104 (29.05%) C#
9 103 (28.77%) .NET
10 86 (24.02%) jQuery
11 75 (20.95%) MVC
12 73 (20.39%) TDD
13 72 (20.11%) Node.js
14 70 (19.55%) PHP
15 67 (18.72%) Git (software)
16 59 (16.48%) ASP.NET
17 57 (15.92%) Sass
18 53 (14.80%) SQL
19 47 (13.13%) Web Development
19 47 (13.13%) React
20 46 (12.85%) User Experience
20 46 (12.85%) SQL Server
20 46 (12.85%) Scrum
21 45 (12.57%) MySQL
22 40 (11.17%) Java
23 38 (10.61%) Unit Testing
23 38 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
24 36 (10.06%) Magento
24 36 (10.06%) CMS
25 35 (9.78%) Web Services

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 36 (10.06%) CMS
2 23 (6.42%) WordPress
3 17 (4.75%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.63%) Drupal
4 13 (3.63%) Umbraco
4 13 (3.63%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.51%) Confluence
5 9 (2.51%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.12%) Commerce Server
8 4 (1.12%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.84%) Apache
9 3 (0.84%) nginx
10 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.56%) IIS
10 2 (0.56%) Kentico
11 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (5.87%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.12%) LaTeX
5 3 (0.84%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.84%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.84%) InVision
5 3 (0.84%) UXPin
6 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 36 (10.06%) Magento
2 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.47%) GitHub
2 13 (3.63%) npm
3 9 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (1.68%) SaaS
5 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.12%) Serverless
7 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.56%) Office 365
7 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) Firebase
8 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.68%) SMS
2 3 (0.84%) DNS
2 3 (0.84%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) HTTP
3 2 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.28%) CTI
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) NFC
4 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.28%) Skype
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.57%) MySQL
3 14 (3.91%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.35%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.51%) DB2
7 5 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.56%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.28%) Big Data
10 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (18.72%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.82%) gulp
3 27 (7.54%) Grunt
4 20 (5.59%) JIRA
5 18 (5.03%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.23%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (1.96%) Jasmine
8 7 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.68%) Mocha
10 5 (1.40%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.40%) Gradle
10 5 (1.40%) Maven
11 4 (1.12%) Hudson
11 4 (1.12%) NUnit
12 3 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.84%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.56%) AccuRev
General
1 30 (8.38%) Retail
2 29 (8.10%) Finance
3 8 (2.23%) Marketing
4 6 (1.68%) Banking
5 5 (1.40%) Games
6 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.84%) Interactive Media
6 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 310 (86.59%) Developer
2 101 (28.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 58 (16.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 41 (11.45%) .NET Developer
5 33 (9.22%) Magento Developer
6 30 (8.38%) PHP Developer
7 29 (8.10%) HTML Developer
8 28 (7.82%) C# Developer
9 25 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (6.98%) Web Developer
10 23 (6.42%) Angular Developer
11 21 (5.87%) HTML CSS Developer
11 21 (5.87%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 15 (4.19%) Node.js Developer
14 13 (3.63%) .NET Web Developer
14 13 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (3.63%) WebSphere Developer
15 12 (3.35%) Designer
15 12 (3.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (89.94%) HTML
2 144 (40.22%) HTML5
3 130 (36.31%) CSS3
4 107 (29.89%) AngularJS
5 103 (28.77%) .NET
6 86 (24.02%) jQuery
7 72 (20.11%) Node.js
8 59 (16.48%) ASP.NET
9 57 (15.92%) Sass
10 47 (13.13%) React
11 35 (9.78%) Web Services
12 32 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (7.26%) Angular 2
14 25 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (6.15%) .NET Framework
17 21 (5.87%) XML
18 20 (5.59%) JSP
19 18 (5.03%) Entity Framework
19 18 (5.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.85%) User Experience
2 31 (8.66%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (8.10%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.40%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.40%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.40%) Interactive TV
7 4 (1.12%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.84%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.84%) Social Media
8 3 (0.84%) W3C
9 2 (0.56%) iPad
9 2 (0.56%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.75%) Android
2 11 (3.07%) Linux
3 8 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.12%) Windows
6 3 (0.84%) Unix
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (32.40%) Front End Development
3 75 (20.95%) MVC
4 73 (20.39%) TDD
5 47 (13.13%) Web Development
6 46 (12.85%) Scrum
7 38 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 38 (10.61%) Unit Testing
8 31 (8.66%) E-Commerce
9 30 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (8.38%) Test Automation
10 26 (7.26%) Software Engineering
11 17 (4.75%) Web Design
12 16 (4.47%) Kanban
13 14 (3.91%) Project Management
14 12 (3.35%) BDD
14 12 (3.35%) OO
15 11 (3.07%) Android Development
15 11 (3.07%) Rapid Prototyping
15 11 (3.07%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 280 (78.21%) JavaScript
2 104 (29.05%) C#
3 70 (19.55%) PHP
4 53 (14.80%) SQL
5 40 (11.17%) Java
6 23 (6.42%) TypeScript
7 13 (3.63%) C++
8 8 (2.23%) C
8 8 (2.23%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.96%) Ruby
10 6 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.40%) Python
12 4 (1.12%) Fortran
13 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.84%) XAML
14 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.56%) ES6
14 2 (0.56%) Go
14 2 (0.56%) Perl
14 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (3.07%) Degree
2 5 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.07%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (3.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.68%) Rancher
2 2 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.28%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 22 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.47%) Oracle
3 12 (3.35%) Adobe
3 12 (3.35%) Xamarin
3 12 (3.35%) Zend
4 10 (2.79%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.96%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.56%) Capita
7 2 (0.56%) hybris
7 2 (0.56%) Kony
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco
8 1 (0.28%) Citrix
8 1 (0.28%) Facebook
8 1 (0.28%) Google
8 1 (0.28%) IBM
8 1 (0.28%) Telerik
8 1 (0.28%) Wonderware