Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 341 263 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.69% 8.78% 9.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.55% 25.39% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 189 225
Manchester median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £230
90th Percentile £488 £445 £470
North West median daily rate £363 £373 £350
% change year-on-year -2.68% +6.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Manchester median hourly rate £13.30 £40.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.75% +131.21% +53.78%
10th Percentile £12.62 £40.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £14.17 £40.00 £39.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year -12.50% +49.09% -17.45%

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 987 1,036 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.73% 34.58% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 711 628
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.16% +12.31%
10th Percentile £290 £285 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 28
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +28.21% -3.51%
10th Percentile £13.86 £15.03 £12.13
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.08 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +44.44%

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 25 February 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
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 25 February 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 +3 14 £363 +31.82% 17
Salford +21 7 £425 +21.43% 10
Bolton -2 7 £231 -38.33% 11
Sale - 6 - - 1
Altrincham - 3 £375 - 6
Rochdale - 2 - - 3
Wigan -3 1 £313 -1.96% 5
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 310 (90.91%) HTML
2 265 (77.71%) JavaScript
3 134 (39.30%) AngularJS
4 133 (39.00%) HTML5
5 125 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (36.36%) CSS3
7 114 (33.43%) Front End Development
8 85 (24.93%) C#
9 83 (24.34%) .NET
10 82 (24.05%) jQuery
11 80 (23.46%) PHP
12 78 (22.87%) Git (software)
13 76 (22.29%) Node.js
14 71 (20.82%) React
15 65 (19.06%) Sass
16 63 (18.48%) MVC
17 62 (18.18%) Java
18 58 (17.01%) TDD
19 54 (15.84%) MySQL
19 54 (15.84%) User Experience
20 49 (14.37%) SQL
20 49 (14.37%) ASP.NET
21 47 (13.78%) E-Commerce
22 46 (13.49%) Scrum
22 46 (13.49%) Web Development
23 44 (12.90%) CMS
24 40 (11.73%) Grunt
25 37 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 37 (10.85%) Web Services
26 36 (10.56%) REST

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 44 (12.90%) CMS
2 16 (4.69%) Drupal
2 16 (4.69%) WordPress
3 15 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.52%) Umbraco
4 12 (3.52%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.64%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.35%) Joomla!
7 6 (1.76%) Apache
7 6 (1.76%) Confluence
8 5 (1.47%) nginx
8 5 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.17%) Commerce Server
10 3 (0.88%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.59%) IIS
11 2 (0.59%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.29%) JBoss
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (4.99%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.17%) LaTeX
4 3 (0.88%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.29%) InVision
Business Applications
1 35 (10.26%) Magento
2 5 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.81%) npm
2 9 (2.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 6 (1.76%) GitHub
4 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.17%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.17%) SaaS
5 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.29%) AdWords
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) Serverless
6 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) Internet
2 3 (0.88%) Intranet
2 3 (0.88%) SSL
3 2 (0.59%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) CTI
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) FTP
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.84%) MySQL
2 35 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.99%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.35%) DB2
6 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.88%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.59%) Big Data
8 2 (0.59%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.59%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.59%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.29%) Redis
9 1 (0.29%) Riak
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 78 (22.87%) Git (software)
2 40 (11.73%) Grunt
3 28 (8.21%) gulp
4 17 (4.99%) JIRA
5 12 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (2.05%) Jasmine
8 7 (2.05%) Subversion
9 5 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.17%) Mocha
10 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.88%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.88%) Bower
11 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.88%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.59%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.59%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.59%) MSTest
General
1 31 (9.09%) Retail
2 15 (4.40%) Marketing
3 14 (4.11%) Finance
4 7 (2.05%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.88%) Banking
6 3 (0.88%) Games
6 3 (0.88%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 309 (90.62%) Developer
2 99 (29.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 52 (15.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 36 (10.56%) PHP Developer
5 28 (8.21%) Magento Developer
6 27 (7.92%) .NET Developer
6 27 (7.92%) Angular Developer
6 27 (7.92%) Java Developer
7 26 (7.62%) HTML Developer
8 24 (7.04%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.16%) React Developer
9 21 (6.16%) Web Developer
10 20 (5.87%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (5.57%) HTML CSS Developer
12 16 (4.69%) Node.js Developer
13 15 (4.40%) C# Developer
13 15 (4.40%) PHP Magento Developer
14 12 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (3.52%) WebSphere Developer
15 10 (2.93%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (90.91%) HTML
2 134 (39.30%) AngularJS
3 133 (39.00%) HTML5
4 124 (36.36%) CSS3
5 83 (24.34%) .NET
6 82 (24.05%) jQuery
7 76 (22.29%) Node.js
8 71 (20.82%) React
9 65 (19.06%) Sass
10 49 (14.37%) ASP.NET
11 37 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (10.85%) Web Services
12 36 (10.56%) REST
13 30 (8.80%) Angular 2
14 26 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (7.62%) SOAP
15 24 (7.04%) Ajax
16 23 (6.74%) XML
17 20 (5.87%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 19 (5.57%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.84%) User Experience
2 30 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (7.04%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.05%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.88%) Social Media
9 3 (0.88%) Wiki
10 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.59%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.29%) CESG
11 1 (0.29%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.29%) Fintech
11 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.99%) Linux
2 11 (3.23%) Android
3 8 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (1.76%) Windows
6 2 (0.59%) Unix
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (33.43%) Front End Development
3 63 (18.48%) MVC
4 58 (17.01%) TDD
5 47 (13.78%) E-Commerce
6 46 (13.49%) Scrum
6 46 (13.49%) Web Development
7 26 (7.62%) OO
7 26 (7.62%) Software Engineering
8 25 (7.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 23 (6.74%) Test Automation
10 20 (5.87%) BDD
10 20 (5.87%) Kanban
11 19 (5.57%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.40%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.52%) Analytics
14 12 (3.52%) SEO
15 11 (3.23%) Content Management
15 11 (3.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 265 (77.71%) JavaScript
2 85 (24.93%) C#
3 80 (23.46%) PHP
4 62 (18.18%) Java
5 49 (14.37%) SQL
6 21 (6.16%) Python
7 16 (4.69%) Ruby
8 11 (3.23%) C++
9 10 (2.93%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.64%) Apex Code
10 9 (2.64%) Go
11 8 (2.35%) Groovy
12 7 (2.05%) Perl
12 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.47%) Scala
13 5 (1.47%) VB
14 4 (1.17%) C
14 4 (1.17%) Fortran
14 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (2.35%) Degree
2 3 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.29%) CISSP
4 1 (0.29%) GCED
4 1 (0.29%) GCFA
4 1 (0.29%) GCIA
4 1 (0.29%) GCIH
4 1 (0.29%) GIAC
4 1 (0.29%) GREM
4 1 (0.29%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.47%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (3.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.17%) Puppet
2 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.29%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 25 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.69%) Oracle
3 10 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (2.93%) Zend
4 7 (2.05%) DevExpress
4 7 (2.05%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.76%) Adobe
5 6 (1.76%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.47%) Google
7 3 (0.88%) BT
7 3 (0.88%) Capita
8 2 (0.59%) Kony
8 2 (0.59%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.29%) BEA
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix
9 1 (0.29%) hybris
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter
9 1 (0.29%) VMware
9 1 (0.29%) Wonderware