Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 18 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)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 21 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 9.38% 6.90% 16.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 18.60% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Salford median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £375 £329 £303
90th Percentile £488 £407 £393
Manchester median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75

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 Salford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Salford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 36 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 28.13% 37.07% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 24
Salford median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £300 £338 £245
90th Percentile £485 £529 £438
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.76 £35.00
% change year-on-year +53.76% -34.96% +21.74%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Salford

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Salford.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Salford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Salford region with a requirement for CSS.

1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) Node.js
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) Kanban
5 6 (50.00%) JSON
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (41.67%) OpenUP
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (41.67%) CSS3
6 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (33.33%) SMS
7 4 (33.33%) Workflow
7 4 (33.33%) GitHub
7 4 (33.33%) Ruby
7 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) Line Management
9 2 (16.67%) HTTP
9 2 (16.67%) DNS
9 2 (16.67%) QA
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 1 (8.33%) JIRA
10 1 (8.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (8.33%) Serverless
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SMS
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Node.js
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) OpenUP
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Line Management
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Business Desktop Deployment