Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 23 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -22
Contract jobs citing CSS 30 57 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.43% 11.22% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.81% 29.84% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £402 £389 £375
90th Percentile £445 £443 £425
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £14.30
UK median hourly rate £36.23 £43.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year -17.20% +34.62% +1.56%

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 126 191 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 35.39% 37.60% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 140 35
Northern Ireland median daily rate £422 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.99% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £313 £312 £263
90th Percentile £488 £475 £425
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13
10th Percentile £17.90 - £10.00
90th Percentile £156.90 - £14.36
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% 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 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 January 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 +7 29 £412 -1.90% 18
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 27 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (83.33%) Finance
3 24 (80.00%) MVC
4 22 (73.33%) Java
4 22 (73.33%) JSP
5 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (66.67%) RESTful
5 20 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 18 (60.00%) Relational Database
6 18 (60.00%) Ajax
6 18 (60.00%) XML
6 18 (60.00%) Struts
6 18 (60.00%) RDBMS
7 17 (56.67%) DB2
7 17 (56.67%) SQL
7 17 (56.67%) Oracle
7 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
7 17 (56.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (53.33%) Jasmine
8 16 (53.33%) TDD
8 16 (53.33%) Banking
8 16 (53.33%) Web Services
9 15 (50.00%) Backbone.js
9 15 (50.00%) Degree
10 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
10 14 (46.67%) Spring Batch
10 14 (46.67%) Spring Integration
10 14 (46.67%) Cucumber
10 14 (46.67%) Gherkin
10 14 (46.67%) Eclipse

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 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
2 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 18 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (56.67%) DB2
3 13 (43.33%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (3.33%) GIS
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.33%) RavenDB
6 1 (3.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Jasmine
2 14 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 14 (46.67%) Eclipse
2 14 (46.67%) JUnit
3 13 (43.33%) Bower
3 13 (43.33%) Grunt
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.00%) Subversion
6 2 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (6.67%) Protractor
7 1 (3.33%) JSUnit
7 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 2 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (6.67%) UX Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.33%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) JSP
2 20 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 20 (66.67%) RESTful
3 18 (60.00%) Ajax
3 18 (60.00%) Struts
3 18 (60.00%) XML
4 17 (56.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (53.33%) Web Services
6 15 (50.00%) Backbone.js
7 14 (46.67%) Gherkin
7 14 (46.67%) Hibernate
7 14 (46.67%) Spring
7 14 (46.67%) Spring Batch
7 14 (46.67%) Spring Integration
8 8 (26.67%) HTML
8 8 (26.67%) Java EE
9 4 (13.33%) .NET
9 4 (13.33%) EJB
9 4 (13.33%) React
9 4 (13.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) LIMS
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) SCADA
3 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) MVC
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) TDD
4 14 (46.67%) Project Management
4 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 13 (43.33%) Time Management
5 13 (43.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) Web Development
7 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (13.33%) Decision-Making
9 3 (10.00%) ETL
10 2 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 2 (6.67%) Microservices
10 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
10 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Kanban
11 1 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) Java 8
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GMP
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) ESRI
3 1 (3.33%) IBM