Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 32 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 29 62 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.51% 10.26% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.26% 21.91% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £441 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.97% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £245 £263 £325
90th Percentile £468 £438 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.28
% change year-on-year +6.25% +36.64% -7.12%

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 190 283 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.22% 46.85% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 231 24
Northern Ireland median daily rate £438 £413 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +32.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £254
90th Percentile £538 £500 £423
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £13.78 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +2.04% -57.81%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £14.17 £14.13
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 25 £450 +9.09% 24
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 27 (93.10%) Hibernate
2 26 (89.66%) Java
3 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
4 22 (75.86%) Spring
5 21 (72.41%) MVC
6 19 (65.52%) JSP
7 18 (62.07%) AngularJS
8 17 (58.62%) Spring Integration
9 16 (55.17%) iBATIS
10 14 (48.28%) Mobile App
11 12 (41.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (41.38%) Spring Batch
11 12 (41.38%) TDD
12 11 (37.93%) Banking
12 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
12 11 (37.93%) Java 8
13 10 (34.48%) Web Services
13 10 (34.48%) Finance
13 10 (34.48%) ETL
14 9 (31.03%) XML
14 9 (31.03%) JUnit
14 9 (31.03%) SQL
14 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
14 9 (31.03%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
14 9 (31.03%) Grunt
15 8 (27.59%) Bower
15 8 (27.59%) Jasmine
15 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js

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 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
1 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) DB2 UDB
2 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Grunt
1 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
1 9 (31.03%) JUnit
2 8 (27.59%) Bower
2 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
2 8 (27.59%) Eclipse
2 8 (27.59%) Jasmine
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) Maven
5 4 (13.79%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) gulp
6 1 (3.45%) jMock
6 1 (3.45%) Mockito
6 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 11 (37.93%) Banking
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (89.66%) 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%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) RPG Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) Hibernate
2 22 (75.86%) Spring
3 19 (65.52%) JSP
4 18 (62.07%) AngularJS
5 17 (58.62%) Spring Integration
6 16 (55.17%) iBATIS
7 12 (41.38%) Spring Batch
7 12 (41.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (34.48%) Web Services
9 9 (31.03%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (31.03%) XML
10 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
10 8 (27.59%) HTML
10 8 (27.59%) RESTful
11 7 (24.14%) JSON
12 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
13 4 (13.79%) Ajax
14 3 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (10.34%) JMS
14 3 (10.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) MVC
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
4 10 (34.48%) ETL
5 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
6 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) Time Management
8 5 (17.24%) Web Development
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (6.90%) Open Source
9 2 (6.90%) Open Source Development
9 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
9 2 (6.90%) XML Parsing
10 1 (3.45%) BDD
10 1 (3.45%) Front End Development
10 1 (3.45%) OO
10 1 (3.45%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) Java 8
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) BrightScript
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) RPG
6 1 (3.45%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) BT
2 1 (3.45%) Roku