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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CSS 3
England / North West
Rank 58 56 89
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33  
Contract jobs citing CSS3 74 117 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.85% 3.06% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.11% 11.48% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 72 48
Median daily rate £350 £363 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +25.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +344.44% -67.27%  

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 812 1019 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.23% 26.65% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 679 503
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.26 £20.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS3
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CSS3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +2 55 £350 -3.44% 48
Merseyside +5 9 £300 +20.00% 8
Cheshire +10 7 £318 -15.33% 15
Lancashire +18 3 £325 -27.77% 7
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 128 (100.00%) HTML
1 128 (100.00%) CSS
2 121 (94.53%) HTML5
3 108 (84.38%) JavaScript
4 79 (61.72%) AngularJS
5 50 (39.06%) Front End Development
6 48 (37.50%) jQuery
7 46 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (28.91%) TDD
9 32 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 31 (24.22%) Java
11 30 (23.44%) User Experience
12 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
13 26 (20.31%) Grunt
14 25 (19.53%) Web Development
15 24 (18.75%) Scrum
15 24 (18.75%) React
16 21 (16.41%) RESTful
16 21 (16.41%) SQL
16 21 (16.41%) .NET
16 21 (16.41%) OO
16 21 (16.41%) MVC
17 19 (14.84%) Web Design
17 19 (14.84%) Finance
17 19 (14.84%) C#
17 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
17 19 (14.84%) Unit Testing
18 18 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (14.06%) Sass
18 18 (14.06%) Spring

CSS3
Top Related 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 9 (7.03%) CMS
2 8 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 8 (6.25%) WordPress
3 6 (4.69%) EPiServer
4 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.13%) SAS
6 2 (1.56%) Confluence
6 2 (1.56%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.78%) Drupal
7 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.91%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.56%) InVision
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) GitHub
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.13%) Big Data
3 4 (3.13%) MySQL
4 3 (2.34%) DB2
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.56%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.31%) Grunt
3 17 (13.28%) gulp
4 13 (10.16%) JUnit
5 11 (8.59%) Jasmine
5 11 (8.59%) JIRA
5 11 (8.59%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.47%) Axure RP
8 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.91%) Selenium
10 3 (2.34%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.34%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.34%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.34%) Subversion
10 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.56%) EasyMock
11 2 (1.56%) JBehave
11 2 (1.56%) Mocha
11 2 (1.56%) Mockito
General
1 19 (14.84%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (1.56%) Games
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (96.88%) Developer
2 36 (28.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (20.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 16 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 14 (10.94%) Angular Developer
6 14 (10.94%) HTML CSS Developer
7 13 (10.16%) .NET Developer
8 12 (9.38%) UI Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Umbraco Developer
12 5 (3.91%) EPiServer Developer
12 5 (3.91%) PHP Developer
12 5 (3.91%) UX Developer
13 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (3.13%) Java WebSphere Developer
13 4 (3.13%) Software Developer
13 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (100.00%) CSS
1 128 (100.00%) HTML
2 121 (94.53%) HTML5
3 79 (61.72%) AngularJS
4 48 (37.50%) jQuery
5 24 (18.75%) React
6 21 (16.41%) .NET
6 21 (16.41%) RESTful
7 18 (14.06%) Sass
7 18 (14.06%) Spring
7 18 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (12.50%) Ajax
8 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 16 (12.50%) Backbone.js
8 16 (12.50%) Node.js
9 15 (11.72%) JSON
10 14 (10.94%) Hibernate
10 14 (10.94%) REST
10 14 (10.94%) Web Services
11 12 (9.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) User Experience
2 16 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) Fintech
3 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.13%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) Android
1 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.06%) Front End Development
2 46 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.91%) TDD
4 32 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (19.53%) Web Development
6 24 (18.75%) Scrum
7 21 (16.41%) MVC
7 21 (16.41%) OO
8 19 (14.84%) Unit Testing
8 19 (14.84%) Web Design
9 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.81%) Data Modelling
10 10 (7.81%) Wireframes
11 9 (7.03%) BDD
11 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.25%) Analytics
12 8 (6.25%) Prototyping
12 8 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.47%) Content Management
13 7 (5.47%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 108 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (24.22%) Java
3 21 (16.41%) SQL
4 19 (14.84%) C#
5 11 (8.59%) PHP
6 4 (3.13%) Python
7 3 (2.34%) Clojure
7 3 (2.34%) ES6
7 3 (2.34%) Groovy
7 3 (2.34%) Scala
8 1 (0.78%) Prolog
8 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Capistrano
1 2 (1.56%) Nagios
1 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (6.25%) Adobe
2 7 (5.47%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (2.34%) ATG
4 3 (2.34%) hybris
5 2 (1.56%) Google
5 2 (1.56%) Perforce
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.78%) Zend
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