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 29 March 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.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Contract jobs citing CSS 1 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 1.39% 32.61% 8.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 44.12% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £34.60
% change year-on-year +18.51% -2.45%  

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 42 34 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 58.33% 73.91% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 6
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 29 March 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) PhantomJS
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) PhantomJS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA