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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 13 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing CSS 138 145 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.02% 7.91% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.94% 31.94% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 103 68
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 419 454 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.43% 24.77% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 316 225
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.03% -5.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 10 £350 +21.73% 15
Salford +6 6 £425 +14.86% 2
Bury +1 1 - - 5
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £388 - 4
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 248 (90.51%) HTML
2 216 (78.83%) JavaScript
3 139 (50.73%) HTML5
4 118 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (36.86%) jQuery
6 96 (35.04%) CSS3
7 94 (34.31%) AngularJS
8 90 (32.85%) .NET
9 84 (30.66%) C#
9 84 (30.66%) MVC
10 71 (25.91%) TDD
11 70 (25.55%) Front End Development
12 69 (25.18%) Git (software)
13 65 (23.72%) ASP.NET
14 59 (21.53%) Scrum
15 51 (18.61%) Java
16 49 (17.88%) Sass
16 49 (17.88%) Node.js
16 49 (17.88%) User Experience
17 47 (17.15%) SQL Server
18 42 (15.33%) Web Development
19 41 (14.96%) PHP
20 40 (14.60%) SQL
21 39 (14.23%) Unit Testing
22 38 (13.87%) React
23 36 (13.14%) gulp
24 35 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
25 34 (12.41%) Responsive Web Design
26 30 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
26 30 (10.95%) MySQL

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 19 (6.93%) CMS
1 19 (6.93%) WordPress
2 18 (6.57%) Umbraco
3 10 (3.65%) Drupal
4 9 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.92%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.55%) Confluence
6 7 (2.55%) SAS
7 5 (1.82%) Apache
7 5 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.73%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.73%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (8.39%) Photoshop
2 20 (7.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (5.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.09%) InVision
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.36%) InDesign
5 1 (0.36%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (2.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.55%) GitHub
3 3 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) SaaS
4 2 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.46%) HTTP
1 4 (1.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.36%) NFC
2 1 (0.36%) Skype
2 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.95%) MySQL
3 16 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.19%) Big Data
6 6 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.82%) DB2
7 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.73%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.73%) Redis
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (25.18%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.14%) gulp
3 24 (8.76%) Grunt
4 23 (8.39%) JIRA
5 21 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (6.20%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.47%) Jasmine
8 14 (5.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 12 (4.38%) webpack
10 11 (4.01%) Mocha
11 10 (3.65%) JUnit
12 9 (3.28%) Axure RP
13 8 (2.92%) Selenium
14 7 (2.55%) Maven
14 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio
15 6 (2.19%) Babel
15 6 (2.19%) Subversion
16 5 (1.82%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.82%) SpecFlow
17 4 (1.46%) NUnit
General
1 13 (4.74%) Finance
2 12 (4.38%) Banking
3 7 (2.55%) Marketing
4 3 (1.09%) Automotive
4 3 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.36%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 245 (89.42%) Developer
2 54 (19.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (16.42%) .NET Developer
4 35 (12.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 21 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 21 (7.66%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.30%) HTML Developer
7 19 (6.93%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.57%) C# Developer
9 16 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (5.84%) HTML CSS Developer
10 15 (5.47%) Angular Developer
11 13 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (4.74%) PHP Developer
11 13 (4.74%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.74%) Umbraco Developer
12 12 (4.38%) MySQL Developer
13 11 (4.01%) Designer
14 10 (3.65%) Node.js Developer
14 10 (3.65%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (90.51%) HTML
2 139 (50.73%) HTML5
3 101 (36.86%) jQuery
4 96 (35.04%) CSS3
5 94 (34.31%) AngularJS
6 90 (32.85%) .NET
7 65 (23.72%) ASP.NET
8 49 (17.88%) Node.js
8 49 (17.88%) Sass
9 38 (13.87%) React
10 35 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (9.12%) Ajax
11 25 (9.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (8.39%) LESS
13 23 (8.39%) REST
14 19 (6.93%) Web Services
15 16 (5.84%) JSON
15 16 (5.84%) RESTful
16 14 (5.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.88%) User Experience
2 27 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.47%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.92%) Fintech
6 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.19%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.09%) CCTV
9 3 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.73%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) CMDB
11 1 (0.36%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.36%) Photography
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.38%) Android
2 8 (2.92%) Linux
3 6 (2.19%) Unix
4 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Debian
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (30.66%) MVC
3 71 (25.91%) TDD
4 70 (25.55%) Front End Development
5 59 (21.53%) Scrum
6 42 (15.33%) Web Development
7 39 (14.23%) Unit Testing
8 34 (12.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (9.85%) Wireframes
11 25 (9.12%) Test Automation
12 22 (8.03%) Data Modelling
13 20 (7.30%) BDD
14 19 (6.93%) Web Design
15 18 (6.57%) OO
16 15 (5.47%) E-Commerce
16 15 (5.47%) Progressive Enhancement
16 15 (5.47%) Refactoring
16 15 (5.47%) SMACSS
17 14 (5.11%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 216 (78.83%) JavaScript
2 84 (30.66%) C#
3 51 (18.61%) Java
4 41 (14.96%) PHP
5 40 (14.60%) SQL
6 16 (5.84%) Python
7 11 (4.01%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.19%) ES6
9 5 (1.82%) C++
9 5 (1.82%) Groovy
9 5 (1.82%) Prolog
10 4 (1.46%) Ruby
10 4 (1.46%) Scala
11 3 (1.09%) C
12 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.73%) R
13 1 (0.36%) Clojure
13 1 (0.36%) Delphi
13 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (2.92%) Degree
2 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) MCPD
3 1 (0.36%) MCSD
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (7.66%) Adobe
2 11 (4.01%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.65%) Oracle
4 5 (1.82%) PayPal
5 4 (1.46%) Google
5 4 (1.46%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.46%) SOASTA, Inc
5 4 (1.46%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.73%) Apigee
6 2 (0.73%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.36%) Apple
7 1 (0.36%) IBM
7 1 (0.36%) Kofax
7 1 (0.36%) SAP
7 1 (0.36%) Sencha
7 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.36%) Telerik
7 1 (0.36%) Twitter
7 1 (0.36%) Zend
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