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 3 months to 26 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)
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 24.00% 12.12% 23.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.00% 50.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £425 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -6.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £29.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00%  

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 Salford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 10 8 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 40.00% 24.24% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 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

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Salford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Salford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Salford region with a requirement for CSS.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Sass
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) Grunt
5 2 (33.33%) UX Design
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Mocha
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) ES6
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) webpack
5 2 (33.33%) gulp

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) Mocha
2 2 (33.33%) webpack
3 1 (16.67%) Gatling
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) PhantomJS
3 1 (16.67%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Economy
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) React
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) Express
6 1 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (16.67%) Laravel
6 1 (16.67%) OpenLayers
6 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (16.67%) POSIX
6 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Debian
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) UX Design
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) ES6
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Delphi
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA