Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 265 362 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.23% 12.38% 8.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.65% 33.15% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 263 219
Manchester median daily rate £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £236
90th Percentile £472 £475 £478
North West median daily rate £380 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +4.11% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate £19.14 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.46% - -
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -

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 1,224 1,092 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.04% 37.33% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 758 771
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 7
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +87.50% -49.21%
10th Percentile £11.97 £17.30 £14.80
90th Percentile £38.38 £45.90 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% +5.53%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +11 20 £350 -6.67% 24
Salford -7 8 £575 +43.75% 6
Bolton +5 6 £365 +46.00% 6
Cheadle - 6 £363 - 2
Rochdale +2 5 - - 2
Bury -2 3 £350 +12.00% 8
Altrincham -6 3 £415 +7.10% 5
Sale -5 1 £350 - 2
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 250 (94.34%) HTML
2 204 (76.98%) JavaScript
3 126 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (37.74%) .NET
4 100 (37.74%) HTML5
5 84 (31.70%) C#
5 84 (31.70%) AngularJS
6 75 (28.30%) Front End Development
6 75 (28.30%) jQuery
7 73 (27.55%) CSS3
8 72 (27.17%) React
9 62 (23.40%) TDD
10 58 (21.89%) Git (software)
11 51 (19.25%) Node.js
12 47 (17.74%) ASP.NET
13 44 (16.60%) Java
13 44 (16.60%) SQL
14 40 (15.09%) Web Services
15 39 (14.72%) XML
15 39 (14.72%) MVC
16 38 (14.34%) RESTful
17 34 (12.83%) Sass
18 33 (12.45%) Web Development
19 32 (12.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 31 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (10.94%) SQL Server
21 29 (10.94%) Microsoft
22 27 (10.19%) JIRA
22 27 (10.19%) User Experience

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 13 (4.91%) CMS
2 8 (3.02%) Confluence
2 8 (3.02%) WordPress
3 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.51%) Apache
5 3 (1.13%) Drupal
5 3 (1.13%) nginx
5 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (4.15%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.75%) InDesign
4 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.38%) InVision
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.38%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.28%) GitHub
4 6 (2.26%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.26%) npm
5 3 (1.13%) SaaS
6 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.75%) Office 365
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.17%) RavenDB
3 16 (6.04%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.53%) MySQL
5 7 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.13%) Big Data
7 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) DB2
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (21.89%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.19%) JIRA
3 14 (5.28%) gulp
4 12 (4.53%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.53%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.15%) Axure RP
5 11 (4.15%) Bitbucket
5 11 (4.15%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (3.40%) Protractor
6 9 (3.40%) webpack
7 8 (3.02%) Selenium
8 7 (2.64%) Bower
8 7 (2.64%) JUnit
9 6 (2.26%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.26%) Grunt
9 6 (2.26%) JSUnit
9 6 (2.26%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.26%) Mocha
10 5 (1.89%) Mockito
10 5 (1.89%) TestNG
General
1 12 (4.53%) Games
1 12 (4.53%) Retail
2 10 (3.77%) Finance
3 5 (1.89%) Marketing
4 4 (1.51%) Legal
5 3 (1.13%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 225 (84.91%) Developer
2 54 (20.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 38 (14.34%) .NET Developer
3 38 (14.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 31 (11.70%) React Developer
5 27 (10.19%) C# Developer
6 23 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
7 21 (7.92%) Angular Developer
8 18 (6.79%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.91%) PHP Developer
11 12 (4.53%) HTML Developer
11 12 (4.53%) UI Developer
12 10 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
12 10 (3.77%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.40%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.40%) Tester
14 7 (2.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (94.34%) HTML
2 100 (37.74%) .NET
2 100 (37.74%) HTML5
3 84 (31.70%) AngularJS
4 75 (28.30%) jQuery
5 73 (27.55%) CSS3
6 72 (27.17%) React
7 51 (19.25%) Node.js
8 47 (17.74%) ASP.NET
9 40 (15.09%) Web Services
10 39 (14.72%) XML
11 38 (14.34%) RESTful
12 34 (12.83%) Sass
13 32 (12.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (9.81%) SOAP
15 20 (7.55%) JSON
15 20 (7.55%) LESS
16 19 (7.17%) ASP.NET Core
17 16 (6.04%) Redux
18 12 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.19%) User Experience
2 15 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.91%) Semantic Web
4 10 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.77%) NHS
5 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.26%) RIA
6 3 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.75%) Animation
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.38%) Fintech
8 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.38%) Life Science
8 1 (0.38%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.53%) Linux
2 5 (1.89%) Unix
3 4 (1.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.75%) Android
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (28.30%) Front End Development
3 62 (23.40%) TDD
4 39 (14.72%) MVC
5 33 (12.45%) Web Development
6 24 (9.06%) Scrum
7 22 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 20 (7.55%) Test Automation
9 19 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (7.17%) SOA
10 17 (6.42%) Unit Testing
11 14 (5.28%) OO
12 13 (4.91%) Ontologies
12 13 (4.91%) SDLC
12 13 (4.91%) Workflow
13 12 (4.53%) Microservices
13 12 (4.53%) OOP
14 11 (4.15%) Analytics
14 11 (4.15%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (76.98%) JavaScript
2 84 (31.70%) C#
3 44 (16.60%) Java
3 44 (16.60%) SQL
4 23 (8.68%) PHP
5 18 (6.79%) ES6
6 16 (6.04%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.40%) Python
8 6 (2.26%) R
9 4 (1.51%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.13%) C++
10 3 (1.13%) Java 8
10 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.13%) Prolog
10 3 (1.13%) Ruby
10 3 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.75%) Groovy
11 2 (0.75%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 14 (5.28%) Degree
2 9 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.02%) QA
1 8 (3.02%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (3.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.40%) Adobe
2 9 (3.40%) Google
3 8 (3.02%) Oracle
4 3 (1.13%) hybris
4 3 (1.13%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.13%) Telerik
4 3 (1.13%) Zend
5 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.38%) Apiary
6 1 (0.38%) Apple
6 1 (0.38%) Ensighten
6 1 (0.38%) Facebook
6 1 (0.38%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.38%) SAP
6 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.38%) SmartCo
6 1 (0.38%) Twitter
6 1 (0.38%) WooCommerce