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 3 months to 29 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 3
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 58 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +23  
Contract jobs citing CSS3 72 114 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.44% 3.03% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.10% 11.85% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 85 48
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +17.64%  
10th Percentile £275 £289 £280
90th Percentile £475 £545 £418
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £8.50 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year -26.43% -10.23%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 889 962 820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.07% 25.59% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2609 2164
North West median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00%  
10th Percentile £300 £294 £275
90th Percentile £488 £526 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 49 45
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
10th Percentile £25.60 £18.80 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £57.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Manchester -8 41 £375 - 44
Cheshire +10 21 £420 -16.00% 14
Merseyside +2 8 £374 - 3
Lancashire -2 1 - - 4
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) HTML
1 144 (100.00%) CSS
2 138 (95.83%) HTML5
3 125 (86.81%) JavaScript
4 78 (54.17%) AngularJS
5 69 (47.92%) Front End Development
6 50 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (31.94%) jQuery
8 41 (28.47%) User Experience
9 37 (25.69%) Git (software)
10 36 (25.00%) React
11 35 (24.31%) Node.js
12 34 (23.61%) TDD
13 32 (22.22%) Scrum
13 32 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
14 30 (20.83%) gulp
15 28 (19.44%) Unit Testing
16 26 (18.06%) Java
16 26 (18.06%) .NET
16 26 (18.06%) JIRA
16 26 (18.06%) Sass
16 26 (18.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (17.36%) MVC
18 24 (16.67%) Web Development
18 24 (16.67%) C#
19 23 (15.97%) Grunt
20 22 (15.28%) Ajax
20 22 (15.28%) Adobe Illustrator
21 20 (13.89%) Web Design
21 20 (13.89%) LESS

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 18 (12.50%) WordPress
2 13 (9.03%) Confluence
3 12 (8.33%) CMS
4 10 (6.94%) Umbraco
5 7 (4.86%) Drupal
6 6 (4.17%) EPiServer
6 6 (4.17%) SAS
7 4 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.08%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (2.08%) IIS
8 3 (2.08%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (15.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (10.42%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.39%) InVision
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.69%) InDesign
5 1 (0.69%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (2.08%) OneDrive
2 3 (2.08%) Yammer
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
3 2 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) DNS
1 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.17%) Big Data
4 5 (3.47%) MySQL
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.39%) Redis
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (25.69%) Git (software)
2 30 (20.83%) gulp
3 26 (18.06%) JIRA
4 23 (15.97%) Grunt
5 15 (10.42%) Jasmine
5 15 (10.42%) Jenkins
5 15 (10.42%) webpack
6 14 (9.72%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (5.56%) Gradle
7 8 (5.56%) Mocha
8 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.17%) Axure RP
10 4 (2.78%) Babel
10 4 (2.78%) JUnit
10 4 (2.78%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.08%) JSUnit
12 2 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (1.39%) Gatling
12 2 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (12.50%) Banking
1 18 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) Games
2 4 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (0.69%) Advertising
3 1 (0.69%) Automotive
3 1 (0.69%) Digital Economy
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (93.75%) Developer
2 56 (38.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (19.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (13.89%) HTML Developer
5 16 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 12 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.64%) UI Developer
8 10 (6.94%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Angular Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Android Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Designer
12 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (4.17%) UX Developer
13 5 (3.47%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
14 4 (2.78%) Architect
14 4 (2.78%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) CSS
1 144 (100.00%) HTML
2 138 (95.83%) HTML5
3 78 (54.17%) AngularJS
4 46 (31.94%) jQuery
5 36 (25.00%) React
6 35 (24.31%) Node.js
7 26 (18.06%) .NET
7 26 (18.06%) Sass
7 26 (18.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (15.28%) Ajax
9 20 (13.89%) LESS
10 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET
10 17 (11.81%) Ionic Framework
11 16 (11.11%) JSON
12 14 (9.72%) REST
13 13 (9.03%) Angular 2
14 12 (8.33%) RESTful
14 12 (8.33%) Web Services
15 10 (6.94%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.47%) User Experience
2 13 (9.03%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.17%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.78%) Fintech
7 3 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.69%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.69%) Photography
9 1 (0.69%) Social Media
9 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Android
2 4 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (0.69%) Debian
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.92%) Front End Development
2 50 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (23.61%) TDD
4 32 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 32 (22.22%) Scrum
5 28 (19.44%) Unit Testing
6 25 (17.36%) MVC
7 24 (16.67%) Web Development
8 20 (13.89%) Web Design
9 19 (13.19%) Wireframes
10 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.03%) Prototyping
12 11 (7.64%) Mobile Development
13 10 (6.94%) BDD
14 9 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
15 8 (5.56%) Android Development
15 8 (5.56%) OO
15 8 (5.56%) Secure Coding
16 7 (4.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 125 (86.81%) JavaScript
2 26 (18.06%) Java
3 24 (16.67%) C#
4 15 (10.42%) PHP
4 15 (10.42%) SQL
5 10 (6.94%) C++
6 9 (6.25%) C
7 7 (4.86%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.17%) Python
9 5 (3.47%) Prolog
10 4 (2.78%) ES6
11 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) Clojure
12 1 (0.69%) Delphi
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) OCMJD
2 1 (0.69%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.69%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) COBIT
2 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.08%) UAG
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.69%) Nagios
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Adobe
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.47%) Sitecore
3 4 (2.78%) Google
4 2 (1.39%) Perforce
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) Sun
5 1 (0.69%) Telerik
5 1 (0.69%) Twitter
5 1 (0.69%) Zend