Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 35 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 35 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.88% 4.12% 9.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.41% 16.84% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 11
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.14% +12.16%
10th Percentile £347 £331 £313
90th Percentile £453 £440 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.69 £33.50
% change year-on-year +26.10% +6.52% +2.29%

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 201 95 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 39.49% 24.48% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 50 28
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £313
90th Percentile £488 £456 £466
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 20 February 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 +2 30 £420 +20.00% 24
County Armagh - 2 £350 -
Newry - 1 - -
CSS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 25 (71.43%) MVC
4 24 (68.57%) Hibernate
4 24 (68.57%) Spring
5 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (62.86%) AngularJS
5 22 (62.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (60.00%) Backbone.js
6 21 (60.00%) TDD
6 21 (60.00%) SQL
6 21 (60.00%) Oracle
6 21 (60.00%) DB2
7 19 (54.29%) Relational Database
8 18 (51.43%) RDBMS
8 18 (51.43%) DB2 UDB
9 17 (48.57%) Waterfall
10 16 (45.71%) XML
11 15 (42.86%) JSP
11 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
11 15 (42.86%) RESTful
12 14 (40.00%) Spring Integration
12 14 (40.00%) Ajax
13 13 (37.14%) Web Services
13 13 (37.14%) JUnit
13 13 (37.14%) HTML
14 12 (34.29%) WebLogic
14 12 (34.29%) Finance
14 12 (34.29%) Virtual Team
15 11 (31.43%) 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 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 12 (34.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) FTP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) DB2
2 19 (54.29%) Relational Database
3 18 (51.43%) DB2 UDB
3 18 (51.43%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.71%) Hazelcast
5 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Redis
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) JUnit
2 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
2 11 (31.43%) Eclipse
3 9 (25.71%) Bower
3 9 (25.71%) Grunt
3 9 (25.71%) Jasmine
4 4 (11.43%) Ant
4 4 (11.43%) Subversion
5 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.71%) JIRA
6 2 (5.71%) JMeter
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) Mockito
6 2 (5.71%) NetBeans
6 2 (5.71%) Selenium
6 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 26 (74.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 14 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.57%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) HTML Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) Hibernate
1 24 (68.57%) Spring
2 22 (62.86%) AngularJS
2 22 (62.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 21 (60.00%) Backbone.js
4 16 (45.71%) XML
5 15 (42.86%) JSP
5 15 (42.86%) RESTful
6 14 (40.00%) Ajax
6 14 (40.00%) Spring Integration
7 13 (37.14%) HTML
7 13 (37.14%) Web Services
8 10 (28.57%) Struts
9 9 (25.71%) Gherkin
10 6 (17.14%) JSON
10 6 (17.14%) Spring Batch
11 5 (14.29%) HTML5
11 5 (14.29%) Java EE
11 5 (14.29%) Servlets
12 4 (11.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) MVC
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) TDD
4 17 (48.57%) Waterfall
5 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.86%) Analytics
6 8 (22.86%) Data Analytics
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Time Management
8 3 (8.57%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
8 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Microservices
9 2 (5.71%) Product Management
9 2 (5.71%) System Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 21 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Zend