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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6  
Contract jobs citing CSS 26 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.24% 3.96% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.83% 14.29% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 0
Median daily rate £289 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -23.61%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 188 28 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 52.37% 27.72% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 13 11
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -57.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -20 26 £289 -33.94%
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for CSS.

1 39 (100.00%) HTML
1 39 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (82.05%) XML
3 30 (76.92%) JSON
4 25 (64.10%) MVC
5 24 (61.54%) Web Services
5 24 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (58.97%) HTML5
7 21 (53.85%) Finance
8 20 (51.28%) .NET
8 20 (51.28%) AngularJS
9 18 (46.15%) C#
10 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
10 17 (43.59%) jQuery
11 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
12 15 (38.46%) Banking
12 15 (38.46%) WCF
12 15 (38.46%) SQL
12 15 (38.46%) CRM
12 15 (38.46%) Siebel
12 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (38.46%) User Experience
13 12 (30.77%) PL/SQL
14 11 (28.21%) TypeScript
15 9 (23.08%) Spring
15 9 (23.08%) Java
15 9 (23.08%) Node.js
16 8 (20.51%) Spring Integration
16 8 (20.51%) CSS3
16 8 (20.51%) Spring Boot

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 (20.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
1 3 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (7.69%) PhantomJS
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Babel
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript Developer
2 16 (41.03%) UI Developer
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Angular Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (20.51%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (20.51%) HTML Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) RPG Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) HTML
2 32 (82.05%) XML
3 30 (76.92%) JSON
4 24 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 24 (61.54%) Web Services
5 23 (58.97%) HTML5
6 20 (51.28%) .NET
6 20 (51.28%) AngularJS
7 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
7 17 (43.59%) jQuery
8 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (38.46%) WCF
9 9 (23.08%) Node.js
9 9 (23.08%) Spring
10 8 (20.51%) CSS3
10 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
10 8 (20.51%) Java EE
10 8 (20.51%) JPA
10 8 (20.51%) RESTful
10 8 (20.51%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) User Experience
2 8 (20.51%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) MVC
2 15 (38.46%) CRM
3 8 (20.51%) Concurrent Programming
3 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
3 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
4 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Coaching
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Process Management
6 1 (2.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) OOD
6 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) SOLID
6 1 (2.56%) Web Design
6 1 (2.56%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (46.15%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 12 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 11 (28.21%) TypeScript
6 9 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (7.69%) ECMAScript
7 3 (7.69%) ES6
7 3 (7.69%) RPG
7 3 (7.69%) RPG IV
8 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Siebel
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) Twitter