The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 28 March 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.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 21 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13  
Contract jobs citing CSS 33 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 10.25% 6.19% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.67% 22.58% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 5
Median daily rate £325 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £34.20
% change year-on-year +18.51% -1.31%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 90 93 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 27.95% 27.43% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 79 25
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Merseyside

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Merseyside

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Merseyside

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Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Liverpool +15 28 £350 +7.69% 10
Southport - 5 £200 -
CSS
North West

CSS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CSS.

1 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 41 (82.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.00%) .NET
4 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (40.00%) jQuery
6 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
6 19 (38.00%) CSS3
7 16 (32.00%) HTML5
8 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (30.00%) Java
8 15 (30.00%) MVC
9 14 (28.00%) C#
9 14 (28.00%) SQL
9 14 (28.00%) Front End Development
10 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
10 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
10 13 (26.00%) MySQL
11 12 (24.00%) Oracle
11 12 (24.00%) Scrum
11 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
11 12 (24.00%) Spring
11 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
12 10 (20.00%) Spring Boot
12 10 (20.00%) TDD
13 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (18.00%) MongoDB
14 8 (16.00%) RESTful
14 8 (16.00%) Sitecore
14 8 (16.00%) Finance
14 8 (16.00%) XML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) EPiServer
2 5 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 4 (8.00%) Drupal
4 3 (6.00%) CMS
4 3 (6.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) MySQL
3 9 (18.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.00%) DB2
6 2 (4.00%) RavenDB
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.00%) Subversion
6 3 (6.00%) JUnit
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.00%) Grunt
7 2 (4.00%) gulp
7 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) GitLab
8 1 (2.00%) JDeveloper
8 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 5 (10.00%) EPiServer Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.00%) CRM Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Principal Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) .NET
3 20 (40.00%) jQuery
4 19 (38.00%) CSS3
5 16 (32.00%) HTML5
6 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (24.00%) Spring
8 10 (20.00%) Spring Boot
9 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.00%) RESTful
10 8 (16.00%) XML
11 5 (10.00%) EJB
11 5 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (10.00%) Symfony
11 5 (10.00%) WCF
11 5 (10.00%) Web Services
12 4 (8.00%) Laravel
12 4 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) MVC
3 14 (28.00%) Front End Development
4 12 (24.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) API Design
6 7 (14.00%) BDD
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) Kanban
6 7 (14.00%) Microservices
6 7 (14.00%) OO
6 7 (14.00%) Open Source
6 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Coaching
7 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) DevOps
7 6 (12.00%) Web Development
8 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) C#
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Sitecore
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
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