The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 23 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 / Stockport
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing CSS 10 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 29.41% 11.76% 7.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.71% 25.64% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Median daily rate £350 £288 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -12.87%  
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 £38.00 £32.00 £33.77
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.24%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 28 39 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 82.35% 45.88% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 10
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Stockport

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Stockport

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stockport region with a requirement for CSS.

1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) HTML5
3 15 (68.18%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) Scrum
5 11 (50.00%) CSS3
5 11 (50.00%) jQuery
6 10 (45.45%) Web Development
6 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (36.36%) User Experience
7 8 (36.36%) Wireframes
7 8 (36.36%) JIRA
7 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 8 (36.36%) C#
8 7 (31.82%) SVG
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (31.82%) QA
8 7 (31.82%) Use Case
8 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
9 6 (27.27%) SMACSS
9 6 (27.27%) TDD
9 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
10 5 (22.73%) XML
10 5 (22.73%) Java
10 5 (22.73%) Axure RP

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Axure RP
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) gulp
3 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) JUnit
3 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) UX Developer
4 4 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (18.18%) HTML Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Angular Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
1 15 (68.18%) HTML5
2 11 (50.00%) CSS3
2 11 (50.00%) jQuery
3 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (31.82%) SVG
6 5 (22.73%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Core
7 4 (18.18%) Sass
7 4 (18.18%) Swing
8 3 (13.64%) RESTful
9 2 (9.09%) Ajax
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (4.55%) React
10 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 10 (45.45%) Web Development
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Wireframes
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
5 7 (31.82%) Use Case
6 6 (27.27%) SMACSS
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (18.18%) DevOps
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
9 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (9.09%) Project Management
11 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe