Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CSS3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS3 over the 6 months to 16 January 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 3
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 100 102
Rank change year-on-year +42 +2 -24
Contract jobs citing CSS3 180 124 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.31% 2.02% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 6.84% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 95 116
North West median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £276 £275 £225
90th Percentile £450 £475 £463
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £37.97 £46.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year -17.46% +106.21% -18.88%

CSS3 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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,755 1,814 2,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.28% 29.62% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,224 1,259 1,326
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £264
90th Percentile £545 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 78
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +13.84% +12.73%
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.40 £16.93
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.32 £42.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

CSS3
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CSS3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CSS3 in the North West

CSS3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS3 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS3 in the North West

CSS3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS3 in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS3 in the North West

CSS3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS3 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS3 in the North West

CSS3
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS3 within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Manchester +49 133 £350 -6.67% 77
Cheshire -10 27 £375 +2.04% 16
Lancashire +21 10 £415 +93.02% 14
Merseyside -3 3 £363 +3.57% 14
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 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 North West region with a requirement for CSS3.

1 180 (100.00%) CSS
2 175 (97.22%) HTML
3 169 (93.89%) HTML5
4 149 (82.78%) JavaScript
5 84 (46.67%) Front End Development
6 82 (45.56%) AngularJS
7 63 (35.00%) Sass
8 56 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (30.56%) Node.js
9 55 (30.56%) jQuery
10 50 (27.78%) .NET
11 46 (25.56%) Git (software)
12 43 (23.89%) C#
13 42 (23.33%) React
14 40 (22.22%) User Experience
15 39 (21.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 34 (18.89%) Responsive Web Design
16 34 (18.89%) gulp
17 33 (18.33%) Grunt
17 33 (18.33%) TDD
18 32 (17.78%) CMS
19 28 (15.56%) ASP.NET
20 27 (15.00%) PHP
20 27 (15.00%) Angular 2
21 26 (14.44%) Web Services
21 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
22 25 (13.89%) Scrum
22 25 (13.89%) SQL Server
23 24 (13.33%) Unit Testing
24 23 (12.78%) Ajax

CSS3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 32 (17.78%) CMS
2 14 (7.78%) Umbraco
3 12 (6.67%) WordPress
4 6 (3.33%) Apache
4 6 (3.33%) Mongoose
5 5 (2.78%) Drupal
5 5 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.78%) Joomla!
5 5 (2.78%) nginx
6 3 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.67%) Confluence
6 3 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.11%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.56%) InVision
3 1 (0.56%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Magento
2 2 (1.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.11%) npm
2 8 (4.44%) GitHub
3 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) AdWords
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) Internet
1 3 (1.67%) SSL
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.11%) MySQL
3 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.11%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) Redis
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (25.56%) Git (software)
2 34 (18.89%) gulp
3 33 (18.33%) Grunt
4 19 (10.56%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.78%) SonarQube
6 11 (6.11%) JIRA
7 7 (3.89%) Jasmine
7 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.33%) GitLab
8 6 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.78%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.78%) Mocha
10 4 (2.22%) Bower
10 4 (2.22%) Gradle
10 4 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.67%) Maven
11 3 (1.67%) Selenium
11 3 (1.67%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.11%) Subversion
12 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (9.44%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Marketing
3 6 (3.33%) Multimedia
3 6 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (2.22%) Banking
5 3 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.11%) Games
6 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 160 (88.89%) Developer
2 78 (43.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (14.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.78%) Angular Developer
6 13 (7.22%) UI Developer
7 10 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Magento Developer
10 6 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.33%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.78%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.78%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (2.78%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.78%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.22%) Elasticsearch Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (100.00%) CSS
2 175 (97.22%) HTML
3 169 (93.89%) HTML5
4 82 (45.56%) AngularJS
5 63 (35.00%) Sass
6 55 (30.56%) jQuery
6 55 (30.56%) Node.js
7 50 (27.78%) .NET
8 42 (23.33%) React
9 39 (21.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (15.56%) ASP.NET
11 27 (15.00%) Angular 2
12 26 (14.44%) Web Services
13 23 (12.78%) Ajax
13 23 (12.78%) Redux
14 18 (10.00%) SOAP
15 17 (9.44%) JSON
16 14 (7.78%) RESTful
16 14 (7.78%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.22%) User Experience
2 17 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.33%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.22%) W3C
6 4 (2.22%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.11%) Fintech
8 2 (1.11%) NHS
8 2 (1.11%) RIA
9 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.56%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.22%) Android
1 4 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.67%) Front End Development
2 56 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 33 (18.33%) TDD
5 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
6 25 (13.89%) Scrum
7 24 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 22 (12.22%) MVC
9 19 (10.56%) E-Commerce
9 19 (10.56%) Web Development
10 18 (10.00%) BDD
11 16 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.67%) OO
13 11 (6.11%) Web Design
14 9 (5.00%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.44%) Data Management
15 8 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
15 8 (4.44%) Prototyping
15 8 (4.44%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 149 (82.78%) JavaScript
2 43 (23.89%) C#
3 27 (15.00%) PHP
4 15 (8.33%) Java
5 14 (7.78%) SQL
6 12 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.56%) ES6
8 7 (3.89%) C++
9 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.78%) Perl
10 5 (2.78%) Python
10 5 (2.78%) Ruby
11 2 (1.11%) C
12 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.56%) Erlang
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (2.22%) Degree
1 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) Rancher
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.00%) Perforce
3 7 (3.89%) Adobe
3 7 (3.89%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle
5 3 (1.67%) Capita
6 2 (1.11%) Apple
6 2 (1.11%) Google
6 2 (1.11%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter
7 1 (0.56%) Zend