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 23 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 35 37
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2  
Contract jobs citing CSS 58 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 17.52% 3.00% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.94% 12.99% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £33.77
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.24%  

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 132 77 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.88% 23.12% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 49 32
Median daily rate £388 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool +24 46 £325 -10.34% 17
CSS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CSS.

1 91 (97.85%) HTML
2 84 (90.32%) JavaScript
3 45 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (40.86%) MySQL
5 35 (37.63%) Scrum
6 34 (36.56%) Git (software)
7 33 (35.48%) Front End Development
8 31 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 30 (32.26%) TDD
10 29 (31.18%) Java
11 28 (30.11%) Greenfield Project
12 27 (29.03%) Linux
13 26 (27.96%) RESTful
13 26 (27.96%) Kanban
13 26 (27.96%) React
13 26 (27.96%) BDD
14 25 (26.88%) Spring
14 25 (26.88%) jQuery
15 23 (24.73%) Drupal
15 23 (24.73%) Oracle
15 23 (24.73%) MongoDB
15 23 (24.73%) Microservices
15 23 (24.73%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (23.66%) Coaching
16 22 (23.66%) Open Source
17 21 (22.58%) HTML5
18 20 (21.51%) Spring Boot
18 20 (21.51%) PHP
18 20 (21.51%) SQL
18 20 (21.51%) .NET

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 23 (24.73%) Drupal
2 12 (12.90%) Umbraco
3 9 (9.68%) CMS
4 7 (7.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (5.38%) WordPress
6 4 (4.30%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.15%) Confluence
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.08%) OpenROAD
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.86%) MySQL
2 23 (24.73%) MongoDB
3 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
4 15 (16.13%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.08%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.08%) Ingres
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (36.56%) Git (software)
2 31 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.60%) gulp
4 7 (7.53%) Grunt
5 6 (6.45%) Mocha
6 5 (5.38%) SonarQube
6 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.30%) ERwin
8 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.15%) JIRA
10 1 (1.08%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.08%) JDeveloper
10 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.08%) Selenium
10 1 (1.08%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (1.08%) Subversion
10 1 (1.08%) webpack
10 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 2 (2.15%) Games
2 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (90.32%) Developer
2 25 (26.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (17.20%) Java Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Drupal Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.75%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.53%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (7.53%) HTML Developer
8 7 (7.53%) PHP Developer
9 6 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Java Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Sitecore Developer
10 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (5.38%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.30%) EPiServer Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (97.85%) HTML
2 26 (27.96%) React
2 26 (27.96%) RESTful
3 25 (26.88%) jQuery
3 25 (26.88%) Spring
4 21 (22.58%) HTML5
5 20 (21.51%) .NET
5 20 (21.51%) Spring Boot
6 19 (20.43%) Ember.js
7 18 (19.35%) CSS3
8 16 (17.20%) AngularJS
9 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 9 (9.68%) J2EE
11 8 (8.60%) Node.js
12 7 (7.53%) Sass
13 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.45%) Laravel
13 6 (6.45%) Symfony
13 6 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.11%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) User Experience
3 4 (4.30%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Unix
3 3 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.63%) Scrum
3 33 (35.48%) Front End Development
4 30 (32.26%) TDD
5 26 (27.96%) BDD
5 26 (27.96%) Kanban
6 23 (24.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (24.73%) Microservices
7 22 (23.66%) Coaching
7 22 (23.66%) Open Source
8 19 (20.43%) MVC
9 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.60%) DevOps
10 8 (8.60%) OO
11 7 (7.53%) API Design
11 7 (7.53%) OOD
11 7 (7.53%) Web Development
12 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.38%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (5.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 84 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 29 (31.18%) Java
3 20 (21.51%) PHP
3 20 (21.51%) SQL
4 12 (12.90%) C#
5 5 (5.38%) ECMAScript
5 5 (5.38%) ES6
6 4 (4.30%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.08%) Scala
7 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Ansible
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Oracle
2 12 (12.90%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) Adobe
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