Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 70 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +40
Contract jobs citing CSS3 183 159 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.96% 2.81% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.41% 8.83% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 104 140
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £287
90th Percentile £450 £463 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +344.44% -55.00%

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 2,175 1,800 2,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.13% 31.85% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,469 1,208 1,387
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £548 £500 £518
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 64 57
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £23.43 £19.52
90th Percentile £51.40 £49.63 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -16 119 £375 - 63
Cheshire -8 28 £350 -15.15% 20
Lancashire +1 17 £425 +30.77% 10
Merseyside +14 10 £400 +33.33% 2
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 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 North West region with a requirement for CSS3.

1 183 (100.00%) CSS
2 164 (89.62%) HTML
3 153 (83.61%) HTML5
4 146 (79.78%) JavaScript
5 88 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (46.45%) AngularJS
7 82 (44.81%) Front End Development
8 60 (32.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 52 (28.42%) React
10 51 (27.87%) Sass
10 51 (27.87%) jQuery
11 49 (26.78%) User Experience
12 47 (25.68%) Node.js
12 47 (25.68%) TDD
13 38 (20.77%) Scrum
14 37 (20.22%) Git (software)
15 34 (18.58%) Java
16 30 (16.39%) .NET
17 28 (15.30%) LESS
18 27 (14.75%) ASP.NET
19 26 (14.21%) C#
19 26 (14.21%) Grunt
20 25 (13.66%) PHP
20 25 (13.66%) MVC
21 22 (12.02%) Karma Test Runner
21 22 (12.02%) Unit Testing
21 22 (12.02%) Android
21 22 (12.02%) Axure RP
22 21 (11.48%) RESTful
23 20 (10.93%) REST

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 16 (8.74%) CMS
2 9 (4.92%) WordPress
3 7 (3.83%) Drupal
4 6 (3.28%) Confluence
5 5 (2.73%) Joomla!
5 5 (2.73%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.09%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.09%) Mongoose
7 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.55%) Apache
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 19 (10.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.19%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.10%) GitHub
3 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.73%) npm
5 3 (1.64%) SaaS
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.09%) Yarn
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.84%) MySQL
2 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.10%) RavenDB
4 4 (2.19%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.09%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.09%) Redis
7 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.21%) Grunt
3 22 (12.02%) Axure RP
3 22 (12.02%) Karma Test Runner
4 13 (7.10%) Selenium
5 12 (6.56%) gulp
6 11 (6.01%) Jasmine
7 10 (5.46%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.46%) Visual Studio
7 10 (5.46%) webpack
8 9 (4.92%) Protractor
9 7 (3.83%) JIRA
10 6 (3.28%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.73%) GitLab
12 4 (2.19%) JSUnit
12 4 (2.19%) Mocha
13 3 (1.64%) Gradle
13 3 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.64%) Subversion
13 3 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (9.84%) Finance
2 11 (6.01%) Retail
3 7 (3.83%) Interactive Media
4 5 (2.73%) Marketing
5 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (88.52%) Developer
2 62 (33.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (19.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (7.10%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.56%) Angular Developer
5 12 (6.56%) PHP Developer
5 12 (6.56%) React Developer
6 10 (5.46%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (3.83%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.28%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.28%) Tester
11 5 (2.73%) Senior PHP Developer
12 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.19%) Designer
12 4 (2.19%) HTML CSS Developer
12 4 (2.19%) Node.js Developer
12 4 (2.19%) WordPress Developer
13 3 (1.64%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (100.00%) CSS
2 164 (89.62%) HTML
3 153 (83.61%) HTML5
4 85 (46.45%) AngularJS
5 60 (32.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 52 (28.42%) React
7 51 (27.87%) jQuery
7 51 (27.87%) Sass
8 47 (25.68%) Node.js
9 30 (16.39%) .NET
10 28 (15.30%) LESS
11 27 (14.75%) ASP.NET
12 21 (11.48%) RESTful
13 20 (10.93%) REST
14 19 (10.38%) Web Services
15 16 (8.74%) Redux
15 16 (8.74%) XML
16 14 (7.65%) SOAP
17 12 (6.56%) Vue.js
18 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.78%) User Experience
2 11 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.37%) Semantic Web
5 5 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.19%) NHS
6 4 (2.19%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.64%) Social Media
7 3 (1.64%) W3C
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.02%) Android
2 19 (10.38%) Apple iOS
3 17 (9.29%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (44.81%) Front End Development
3 47 (25.68%) TDD
4 38 (20.77%) Scrum
5 25 (13.66%) MVC
6 22 (12.02%) Unit Testing
7 19 (10.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (10.38%) Test Automation
8 17 (9.29%) BDD
9 15 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.20%) OO
9 15 (8.20%) Web Development
10 13 (7.10%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (6.01%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
11 11 (6.01%) Web Design
12 10 (5.46%) SOA
13 9 (4.92%) Microservices
13 9 (4.92%) Migration
13 9 (4.92%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 146 (79.78%) JavaScript
2 34 (18.58%) Java
3 26 (14.21%) C#
4 25 (13.66%) PHP
5 17 (9.29%) SQL
6 14 (7.65%) TypeScript
7 12 (6.56%) ES6
8 9 (4.92%) Java 8
9 7 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.64%) C
10 3 (1.64%) C++
10 3 (1.64%) Python
10 3 (1.64%) R
11 2 (1.09%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.09%) Groovy
11 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.55%) Clojure
12 1 (0.55%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) WAI
2 4 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.55%) Ansible
2 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.83%) Adobe
3 3 (1.64%) WooCommerce
4 2 (1.09%) Capita
4 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.09%) Twitter
5 1 (0.55%) Google