Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 25 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing CSS 37 76 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.46% 11.91% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.50% 27.54% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 63 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.72% +3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £391 £330
90th Percentile £460 £438 £445
UK median daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +1.49% +4.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £14.30
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +21.43% +8.46%

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 151 276 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.62% 43.26% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 220 34
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +5.77% -8.24%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £250
90th Percentile £528 £488 £445
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 £13.78 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.56% +13.61% -
10th Percentile £31.50 £13.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £14.17 £14.36
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +13 36 £412 -0.72% 24
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 33 (89.19%) Java
2 32 (86.49%) JavaScript
3 29 (78.38%) AngularJS
4 27 (72.97%) Hibernate
5 26 (70.27%) Finance
5 26 (70.27%) JSP
6 25 (67.57%) MVC
7 23 (62.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (59.46%) Spring Batch
8 22 (59.46%) Spring Integration
8 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (59.46%) TDD
8 22 (59.46%) Banking
8 22 (59.46%) Spring
9 21 (56.76%) Ajax
9 21 (56.76%) XML
9 21 (56.76%) RDBMS
9 21 (56.76%) Relational Database
9 21 (56.76%) RESTful
10 20 (54.05%) DB2
10 20 (54.05%) SQL
10 20 (54.05%) Oracle
10 20 (54.05%) WebSphere
11 19 (51.35%) Struts
11 19 (51.35%) Web Services
11 19 (51.35%) Test Automation
12 18 (48.65%) Waterfall
12 18 (48.65%) Backbone.js
13 17 (45.95%) Grunt
13 17 (45.95%) Gherkin

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 20 (54.05%) WebSphere
2 16 (43.24%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) RDBMS
1 21 (56.76%) Relational Database
2 20 (54.05%) DB2
3 16 (43.24%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Cucumber
1 17 (45.95%) Eclipse
1 17 (45.95%) Grunt
1 17 (45.95%) Jasmine
1 17 (45.95%) JUnit
2 16 (43.24%) Bower
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 22 (59.46%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 31 (83.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Senior Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Report Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) AngularJS
2 27 (72.97%) Hibernate
3 26 (70.27%) JSP
4 23 (62.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 22 (59.46%) Spring
5 22 (59.46%) Spring Batch
5 22 (59.46%) Spring Integration
6 21 (56.76%) Ajax
6 21 (56.76%) RESTful
6 21 (56.76%) XML
7 19 (51.35%) Struts
7 19 (51.35%) Web Services
8 18 (48.65%) Backbone.js
9 17 (45.95%) Gherkin
10 9 (24.32%) HTML
11 6 (16.22%) Java EE
12 5 (13.51%) React
12 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
13 4 (10.81%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (10.81%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) SWIFT
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) LIMS
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) MVC
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) TDD
3 19 (51.35%) Test Automation
4 18 (48.65%) Waterfall
5 17 (45.95%) Project Management
6 16 (43.24%) Time Management
7 8 (21.62%) ETL
7 8 (21.62%) Web Development
8 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (5.41%) BDD
11 2 (5.41%) Decision-Making
11 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 1 (2.70%) Concurrent Programming
12 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
12 1 (2.70%) Scenario Testing
12 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) Java
2 32 (86.49%) JavaScript
3 20 (54.05%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Java 8
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft