Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 34 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 76 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.10% 2.34% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.36% 9.72% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 3 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £414 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -11.11% +44.00%
10th Percentile £388 £330 £395
90th Percentile £438 £445 £515
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.30 -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.69 £32.54
% change year-on-year +19.10% +9.67% -7.03%

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 268 72 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 42.68% 24.08% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 35 16
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +36.00%
10th Percentile £329 £250 £300
90th Percentile £484 £442 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +10 71 £415 -0.90% 1
Newry - 3 - -
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 75 (98.68%) JavaScript
2 67 (88.16%) Java
3 65 (85.53%) MVC
4 63 (82.89%) Hibernate
4 63 (82.89%) Spring
5 59 (77.63%) XML
6 52 (68.42%) Spring Integration
7 51 (67.11%) Web Services
8 49 (64.47%) AngularJS
8 49 (64.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 49 (64.47%) RESTful
9 47 (61.84%) Oracle
9 47 (61.84%) JSP
9 47 (61.84%) WebSphere
10 46 (60.53%) Backbone.js
11 44 (57.89%) DB2
12 43 (56.58%) Finance
13 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (50.00%) Banking
13 38 (50.00%) HTML
14 36 (47.37%) TDD
15 34 (44.74%) SQL
16 32 (42.11%) Waterfall
16 32 (42.11%) WebLogic
16 32 (42.11%) Ajax
17 31 (40.79%) DB2 UDB
17 31 (40.79%) RDBMS
17 31 (40.79%) Relational Database
17 31 (40.79%) Virtual Team
18 30 (39.47%) Struts

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 47 (61.84%) WebSphere
2 32 (42.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.63%) JBoss
3 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (57.89%) DB2
2 31 (40.79%) DB2 UDB
2 31 (40.79%) RDBMS
2 31 (40.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.63%) Hazelcast
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Redis
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) JUnit
2 21 (27.63%) Cucumber
2 21 (27.63%) Eclipse
2 21 (27.63%) Grunt
2 21 (27.63%) Jasmine
3 19 (25.00%) Bower
4 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) Ant
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.63%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.63%) Gradle
5 2 (2.63%) Hudson
5 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.63%) JBehave
5 2 (2.63%) LoadUI
5 2 (2.63%) Mockito
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (56.58%) Finance
2 38 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (100.00%) Developer
2 66 (86.84%) Java Developer
3 46 (60.53%) Senior Developer
3 46 (60.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 33 (43.42%) Full Stack Developer
5 27 (35.53%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 24 (31.58%) HTML CSS Developer
6 24 (31.58%) HTML Developer
7 21 (27.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (23.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Angular Developer
9 6 (7.89%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.95%) Integration Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Magento Developer
10 3 (3.95%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.95%) PHP Magento Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Java Mobile Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Java Web Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (82.89%) Hibernate
1 63 (82.89%) Spring
2 59 (77.63%) XML
3 52 (68.42%) Spring Integration
4 51 (67.11%) Web Services
5 49 (64.47%) AngularJS
5 49 (64.47%) RESTful
5 49 (64.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 47 (61.84%) JSP
7 46 (60.53%) Backbone.js
8 38 (50.00%) HTML
9 32 (42.11%) Ajax
10 30 (39.47%) Struts
11 23 (30.26%) JSON
12 19 (25.00%) Java EE
13 18 (23.68%) Gherkin
14 17 (22.37%) JPA
14 17 (22.37%) Node.js
14 17 (22.37%) Servlets
14 17 (22.37%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) Virtual Team
2 11 (14.47%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.89%) SWIFT
3 6 (7.89%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.63%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (85.53%) MVC
2 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (47.37%) TDD
4 32 (42.11%) Waterfall
5 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 17 (22.37%) Concurrent Programming
6 17 (22.37%) Data Modelling
6 17 (22.37%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.53%) Analytics
7 8 (10.53%) Data Analytics
7 8 (10.53%) Project Management
7 8 (10.53%) Time Management
8 6 (7.89%) ETL
9 4 (5.26%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) Front End Development
10 3 (3.95%) OO
10 3 (3.95%) OO PHP
11 2 (2.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 2 (2.63%) Feasibility Study
11 2 (2.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 75 (98.68%) JavaScript
2 67 (88.16%) Java
3 34 (44.74%) SQL
4 18 (23.68%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Siebel
4 3 (3.95%) Zend