The first table below looks at the demand for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 84 87 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.95% 9.94% 10.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.36% 32.22% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 84
Average daily rate
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£250 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +94.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +14.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
307 270 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.07% 30.86% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 159 271
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +127.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CSS
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CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Leeds region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS.

1 200 (96.15%) HTML
2 164 (78.85%) JavaScript
3 102 (49.04%) jQuery
4 63 (30.29%) HTML5
5 59 (28.37%) PHP
6 56 (26.92%) CSS3
7 55 (26.44%) C#
8 53 (25.48%) MVC
9 50 (24.04%) .NET
10 47 (22.60%) SQL Server
11 46 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (21.63%) Java
13 35 (16.83%) XHTML
14 34 (16.35%) SQL
15 33 (15.87%) Photoshop
16 32 (15.38%) ASP.NET
16 32 (15.38%) XML
16 32 (15.38%) OO
17 30 (14.42%) Web Design
18 27 (12.98%) Adobe
18 27 (12.98%) MySQL
19 24 (11.54%) Sass
20 23 (11.06%) TDD
21 22 (10.58%) Spring
21 22 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
22 19 (9.13%) CMS
23 18 (8.65%) Dreamweaver
23 18 (8.65%) E-Commerce
23 18 (8.65%) Ajax
23 18 (8.65%) Marketing

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.13%) CMS
2 17 (8.17%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.29%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (3.85%) WordPress
4 8 (3.85%) IIS
4 8 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.37%) Apache
6 5 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.44%) Drupal
8 2 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.48%) Node.js
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (15.87%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.40%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.40%) MS Office
3 5 (2.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.77%) Internet
2 4 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.98%) MySQL
3 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.88%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) DB2
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.65%) Dreamweaver
2 17 (8.17%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.81%) Maven
3 10 (4.81%) Selenium
4 7 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.37%) JIRA
5 6 (2.88%) JUnit
6 5 (2.40%) Subversion
6 5 (2.40%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.40%) Hudson
6 5 (2.40%) PhoneGap
6 5 (2.40%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.92%) NUnit
8 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.96%) Xcode
9 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.96%) Behat
10 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.48%) Grunt
General
1 18 (8.65%) Marketing
2 15 (7.21%) Finance
3 10 (4.81%) Advertising
4 6 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Games
5 2 (0.96%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 151 (72.60%) Developer
2 40 (19.23%) Web Developer
3 37 (17.79%) Designer
4 30 (14.42%) Web Designer
5 29 (13.94%) Front-End Developer
6 25 (12.02%) UI Developer
7 24 (11.54%) UI Programmer
8 21 (10.10%) PHP Developer
9 19 (9.13%) .NET Developer
10 18 (8.65%) Java Developer
11 15 (7.21%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.81%) Tester
13 9 (4.33%) Front-End Web Developer
14 8 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.85%) Software Developer
15 7 (3.37%) Senior Developer
16 6 (2.88%) Analyst
16 6 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
16 6 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
16 6 (2.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (96.15%) HTML
2 102 (49.04%) jQuery
3 63 (30.29%) HTML5
4 56 (26.92%) CSS3
5 50 (24.04%) .NET
6 35 (16.83%) XHTML
7 32 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 32 (15.38%) XML
8 24 (11.54%) Sass
9 22 (10.58%) Spring
10 18 (8.65%) Symfony
10 18 (8.65%) Ajax
11 16 (7.69%) .NET Framework
12 15 (7.21%) JSON
13 14 (6.73%) Flash
13 14 (6.73%) Web Services
13 14 (6.73%) JSP
14 13 (6.25%) Spring MVC
15 11 (5.29%) J2EE
16 10 (4.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.92%) Graphic Design
5 2 (0.96%) iPhone
5 2 (0.96%) Open Source
5 2 (0.96%) Social Media
5 2 (0.96%) W3C
6 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) EPoS
6 1 (0.48%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.25%) Linux
2 8 (3.85%) Windows
3 6 (2.88%) Android
4 5 (2.40%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.48%) MVC
2 46 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.38%) OO
4 30 (14.42%) Web Design
5 23 (11.06%) TDD
6 22 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (8.65%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.17%) OOP
8 17 (8.17%) Web Development
9 13 (6.25%) Migration
10 11 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.29%) Online Marketing
11 10 (4.81%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.33%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.33%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (3.85%) SEO
14 7 (3.37%) Content Management
15 6 (2.88%) Scrum
15 6 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 164 (78.85%) JavaScript
2 59 (28.37%) PHP
3 55 (26.44%) C#
4 45 (21.63%) Java
5 34 (16.35%) SQL
6 11 (5.29%) PHP5
7 8 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.37%) Ruby
8 7 (3.37%) C++
9 4 (1.92%) VB
10 3 (1.44%) Python
11 2 (0.96%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.96%) VB6
12 1 (0.48%) VBA
12 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.92%) Degree
2 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) WCAG
2 5 (2.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (12.98%) Adobe
2 16 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.69%) Zend
3 11 (5.29%) hybris
4 10 (4.81%) Google
5 5 (2.40%) Twitter
6 4 (1.92%) Facebook
7 3 (1.44%) Orchard
7 3 (1.44%) Perforce
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle
8 2 (0.96%) SAP
8 2 (0.96%) JBoss
8 2 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.96%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.48%) IBM
9 1 (0.48%) Sybase
9 1 (0.48%) Telerik
9 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.48%) Sony
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