Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 18 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 26 33 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.92% 8.38% 12.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.85% 19.19% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 69
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +9.09% +8.20%
10th Percentile £322 £263 £284
90th Percentile £500 £460 £436
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +25.00%

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 164 172 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 37.36% 43.65% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 134 245
Northern Ireland median daily rate £423 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £309 £335
90th Percentile £588 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £65.00 £13.50 £13.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +381.48% -2.00% +17.23%
10th Percentile £46.30 £13.25 £13.38
90th Percentile £67.50 £13.75 £14.17
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.95% +3.83% +11.11%

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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 -1 25 £420 -6.67% 9
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 15 (57.69%) AngularJS
4 14 (53.85%) Front End Development
4 14 (53.85%) Java
5 13 (50.00%) CSS3
6 11 (42.31%) HTML5
6 11 (42.31%) Spring
7 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) JSON
8 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) Web Accessibility
9 7 (26.92%) MVC
9 7 (26.92%) Photoshop
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) Web Development
11 5 (19.23%) Degree
11 5 (19.23%) WCAG
11 5 (19.23%) WAI
11 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
11 5 (19.23%) Maven
11 5 (19.23%) W3C
11 5 (19.23%) .NET
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) Coaching
11 5 (19.23%) Master's Degree

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 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Drupal
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Babel
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) gulp
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.85%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Sublime Text
General
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Angular Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Backend Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior UX Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Tester
8 1 (3.85%) UX Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) AngularJS
3 13 (50.00%) CSS3
4 11 (42.31%) HTML5
4 11 (42.31%) Spring
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 8 (30.77%) JSON
6 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (23.08%) XML
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) JSF
9 4 (15.38%) JSP
9 4 (15.38%) SOAP
9 4 (15.38%) Spring Integration
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
10 3 (11.54%) iBATIS
10 3 (11.54%) React
10 3 (11.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) W3C
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.69%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Front End Development
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) Web Accessibility
4 6 (23.08%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
6 4 (15.38%) Prototyping
6 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 4 (15.38%) Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) API Design
8 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) ES6
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
1 5 (19.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) WAI
1 5 (19.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) ESRI
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter