Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 6 months to 25 May 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 (Cascading Style Sheets)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 37 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -21 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 29 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.62% 5.51% 8.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.94% 13.68% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 9
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £289 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.13% -11.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £235 £260 £313
90th Percentile £472 £425 £430
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% +14.71% +17.24%

CSS 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 208 212 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.49% 40.30% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 160 29
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +17.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £342 £289 £272
90th Percentile £535 £488 £425
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.25
90th Percentile £13.75 - £13.75
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £40.26 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.95% +8.57%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Northern Ireland

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Northern Ireland

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Northern Ireland

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Northern Ireland

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
County Antrim +5 22 £441 +52.51% 23
County Armagh - 2 £350 -
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for CSS.

1 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) MVC
3 18 (62.07%) Hibernate
4 16 (55.17%) JSP
5 15 (51.72%) Spring
6 14 (48.28%) iBATIS
7 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
7 12 (41.38%) HTML
8 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
9 10 (34.48%) Spring Integration
9 10 (34.48%) JSON
10 9 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (31.03%) SQL
11 8 (27.59%) JUnit
11 8 (27.59%) XML
11 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
11 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
11 8 (27.59%) Java 8
12 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
12 7 (24.14%) JIRA
12 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
12 7 (24.14%) Web Services
12 7 (24.14%) DB2
12 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (24.14%) TDD
12 7 (24.14%) Banking
12 7 (24.14%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (24.14%) Finance
13 6 (20.69%) Git (software)

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) DB2
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
1 8 (27.59%) JUnit
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Grunt
4 5 (17.24%) Bower
4 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
4 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.90%) Ant
6 2 (6.90%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Subversion
6 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.45%) gulp
7 1 (3.45%) jMock
7 1 (3.45%) Mockito
7 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) RPG Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Hibernate
2 16 (55.17%) JSP
3 15 (51.72%) Spring
4 14 (48.28%) iBATIS
5 12 (41.38%) HTML
6 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
7 10 (34.48%) JSON
7 10 (34.48%) Spring Integration
8 9 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (27.59%) XML
10 7 (24.14%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (24.14%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) Ajax
11 5 (17.24%) Backbone.js
11 5 (17.24%) RESTful
11 5 (17.24%) Spring Batch
12 4 (13.79%) jQuery
13 3 (10.34%) CSS3
13 3 (10.34%) HTML5
13 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source Development
6 2 (6.90%) Product Management
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) XML Parsing
7 1 (3.45%) BDD
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.45%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Java 8
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) BrightScript
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) RPG
7 1 (3.45%) RPG IV
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) BT
3 1 (3.45%) Roku
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter