Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing CSS 60 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 12.32% 5.02% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.59% 17.05% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 14
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% +77.78%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £180
90th Percentile £500 £438 £450
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 - £41.00

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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 164 176 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.68% 29.43% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 113 91
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £292 £275
90th Percentile £535 £510 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.21% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Merseyside

CSS
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

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Merseyside

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Merseyside

CSS
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +19 53 £400 +5.26% 8
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 55 (91.67%) HTML
2 50 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 22 (36.67%) Scrum
5 21 (35.00%) Front End Development
6 20 (33.33%) MySQL
7 19 (31.67%) Java
7 19 (31.67%) Kanban
8 18 (30.00%) React
9 17 (28.33%) Drupal
9 17 (28.33%) PHP
9 17 (28.33%) TDD
10 15 (25.00%) BDD
11 13 (21.67%) REST
11 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
12 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 12 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 12 (20.00%) HTML5
12 12 (20.00%) Web Services
13 11 (18.33%) JSON
14 10 (16.67%) jQuery
14 10 (16.67%) MVC
15 9 (15.00%) CSS3
15 9 (15.00%) Spring Boot
16 8 (13.33%) gulp
16 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (13.33%) Sass
16 8 (13.33%) Mocha

CSS
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 17 (28.33%) Drupal
2 6 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.00%) CMS
4 3 (5.00%) WordPress
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Confluence
6 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) MySQL
2 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.33%) gulp
3 8 (13.33%) Mocha
4 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.00%) Selenium
5 5 (8.33%) webpack
6 4 (6.67%) Babel
6 4 (6.67%) Grunt
6 4 (6.67%) Mercurial
7 3 (5.00%) ERwin
7 3 (5.00%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.33%) GitLab
9 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.67%) JIRA
9 1 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.67%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
5 8 (13.33%) PHP Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Digital Architect
6 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (8.33%) HTML Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Magento Developer
8 4 (6.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 4 (6.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (91.67%) HTML
2 18 (30.00%) React
3 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
3 13 (21.67%) REST
4 12 (20.00%) HTML5
4 12 (20.00%) Web Services
5 11 (18.33%) JSON
6 10 (16.67%) jQuery
7 9 (15.00%) CSS3
7 9 (15.00%) Spring Boot
8 8 (13.33%) Sass
9 7 (11.67%) Ember.js
9 7 (11.67%) Jest
9 7 (11.67%) Redux
9 7 (11.67%) Spring
10 6 (10.00%) Dropwizard
10 6 (10.00%) JSF
10 6 (10.00%) JSP
10 6 (10.00%) Node.js
10 6 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Android
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Scrum
3 21 (35.00%) Front End Development
4 19 (31.67%) Kanban
5 17 (28.33%) TDD
6 15 (25.00%) BDD
7 10 (16.67%) MVC
8 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.67%) Web Design
9 6 (10.00%) Adaptive Web Design
9 6 (10.00%) Microservices
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 5 (8.33%) Coaching
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.67%) Web Development
12 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.67%) Java
3 17 (28.33%) PHP
4 7 (11.67%) ECMAScript
4 7 (11.67%) ES6
5 4 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.33%) Zend
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Xamarin