Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 414 275 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.58% 10.38% 8.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.53% 31.36% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 181 220
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £481 £450 £488
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Manchester median hourly rate £13.54 £40.00 £26.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.16% +50.09% -
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.05 £16.19
90th Percentile £23.40 £42.63 £38.80
North West median hourly rate £13.54 £40.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year -66.16% +49.09% -

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 1,199 877 973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.32% 33.11% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 558 647
Manchester median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £515
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 7
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.79 £14.75 £16.66
90th Percentile £42.00 £49.50 £40.60
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -1 21 £300 -14.29% 11
Salford +6 11 £375 -11.76% 3
Bolton +9 7 £281 -29.69% 3
Wigan -1 4 £388 - 3
Rochdale -4 4 - - 3
Sale - 4 - - 1
Cheadle -3 1 £338 - 6
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 371 (89.61%) HTML
2 320 (77.29%) JavaScript
3 199 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (36.71%) AngularJS
5 133 (32.13%) Front End Development
6 130 (31.40%) HTML5
7 129 (31.16%) CSS3
8 104 (25.12%) TDD
9 100 (24.15%) Java
10 94 (22.71%) jQuery
11 93 (22.46%) React
12 89 (21.50%) Git (software)
13 88 (21.26%) C#
14 86 (20.77%) .NET
14 86 (20.77%) User Experience
15 80 (19.32%) SQL
16 68 (16.43%) PHP
17 66 (15.94%) Node.js
18 65 (15.70%) MVC
19 63 (15.22%) Sass
20 60 (14.49%) Scrum
21 56 (13.53%) ASP.NET
22 55 (13.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 54 (13.04%) E-Commerce
24 53 (12.80%) MySQL
25 52 (12.56%) REST
26 51 (12.32%) Web Services
27 50 (12.08%) Web Development
28 48 (11.59%) SQL Server
29 47 (11.35%) SOAP

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 29 (7.00%) CMS
2 19 (4.59%) WordPress
3 17 (4.11%) Drupal
4 16 (3.86%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.14%) Apache
6 10 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.69%) Joomla!
7 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.21%) Commerce Server
8 5 (1.21%) Confluence
9 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.48%) nginx
11 1 (0.24%) IIS
11 1 (0.24%) Liferay
11 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.24%) Tornado
Applications
1 20 (4.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (3.38%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.97%) InVision
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (5.31%) Magento
2 5 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.17%) GitHub
3 9 (2.17%) npm
4 8 (1.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 7 (1.69%) SaaS
6 6 (1.45%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.48%) Yarn
9 1 (0.24%) AdWords
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.45%) Internet
2 4 (0.97%) HTTP
3 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.48%) FTP
4 2 (0.48%) SMS
4 2 (0.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.80%) MySQL
2 48 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.14%) RavenDB
6 8 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.69%) CouchDB
7 7 (1.69%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.21%) DB2
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.48%) Big Data
10 2 (0.48%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.48%) Redis
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.24%) Riak
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 89 (21.50%) Git (software)
2 40 (9.66%) Grunt
3 34 (8.21%) Karma Test Runner
4 27 (6.52%) Jasmine
5 22 (5.31%) Axure RP
6 21 (5.07%) gulp
7 19 (4.59%) JIRA
8 16 (3.86%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.38%) webpack
10 11 (2.66%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.66%) Subversion
11 9 (2.17%) Protractor
12 6 (1.45%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.21%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.97%) AccuRev
14 4 (0.97%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (5.07%) Finance
1 21 (5.07%) Retail
2 14 (3.38%) Marketing
3 8 (1.93%) Games
4 6 (1.45%) Electronics
4 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.48%) Back Office
7 2 (0.48%) Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 353 (85.27%) Developer
2 108 (26.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 67 (16.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 43 (10.39%) .NET Developer
4 43 (10.39%) Java Developer
5 37 (8.94%) React Developer
6 30 (7.25%) HTML Developer
7 26 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
8 24 (5.80%) PHP Developer
9 23 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 23 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.07%) HTML CSS Developer
11 20 (4.83%) Angular Developer
12 17 (4.11%) Designer
12 17 (4.11%) Python Developer
12 17 (4.11%) Web Developer
13 16 (3.86%) Magento Developer
14 15 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (2.66%) PHP Magento Developer
16 10 (2.42%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (89.61%) HTML
2 152 (36.71%) AngularJS
3 130 (31.40%) HTML5
4 129 (31.16%) CSS3
5 94 (22.71%) jQuery
6 93 (22.46%) React
7 86 (20.77%) .NET
8 66 (15.94%) Node.js
9 63 (15.22%) Sass
10 56 (13.53%) ASP.NET
11 55 (13.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 52 (12.56%) REST
13 51 (12.32%) Web Services
14 47 (11.35%) SOAP
15 39 (9.42%) Ajax
16 36 (8.70%) XML
17 30 (7.25%) LESS
18 29 (7.00%) .NET Framework
19 28 (6.76%) RESTful
20 27 (6.52%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 86 (20.77%) User Experience
2 27 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.14%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.93%) Semantic Web
7 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.97%) NHS
9 4 (0.97%) Wiki
10 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.72%) Social Media
11 2 (0.48%) CESG
11 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.48%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.48%) Fintech
12 1 (0.24%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.24%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.00%) Android
2 27 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.35%) Linux
4 16 (3.86%) Windows
5 9 (2.17%) Unix
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (32.13%) Front End Development
3 104 (25.12%) TDD
4 65 (15.70%) MVC
5 60 (14.49%) Scrum
6 54 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 50 (12.08%) Web Development
8 31 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (6.76%) BDD
10 27 (6.52%) Software Engineering
11 25 (6.04%) Unit Testing
12 24 (5.80%) Kanban
12 24 (5.80%) OO
13 22 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
14 21 (5.07%) Test Automation
15 20 (4.83%) Microservices
16 17 (4.11%) Web Application Development
17 15 (3.62%) DevOps
17 15 (3.62%) Pair Programming
17 15 (3.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 320 (77.29%) JavaScript
2 100 (24.15%) Java
3 88 (21.26%) C#
4 80 (19.32%) SQL
5 68 (16.43%) PHP
6 30 (7.25%) Python
7 16 (3.86%) Ruby
7 16 (3.86%) TypeScript
8 12 (2.90%) Groovy
9 10 (2.42%) Java 8
10 8 (1.93%) Apex Code
10 8 (1.93%) Go
11 7 (1.69%) VB
12 6 (1.45%) C++
12 6 (1.45%) Scala
13 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.97%) ES6
14 4 (0.97%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.72%) R
15 3 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (1.93%) Degree
2 5 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.24%) CISSP
4 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.24%) GCED
4 1 (0.24%) GCFA
4 1 (0.24%) GCIA
4 1 (0.24%) GCIH
4 1 (0.24%) GIAC
4 1 (0.24%) GREM
4 1 (0.24%) GSEC
4 1 (0.24%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.45%) WAI
2 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) Puppet
1 5 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.04%) Oracle
3 10 (2.42%) Adobe
4 8 (1.93%) Google
4 8 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.69%) SOASTA, Inc
6 6 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.97%) Capita
7 4 (0.97%) WooCommerce
8 3 (0.72%) BT
8 3 (0.72%) SAP
9 2 (0.48%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.48%) hybris
9 2 (0.48%) Twitter
9 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.48%) Zend
10 1 (0.24%) iManage
10 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.24%) SmartCo