The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 95 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.55% 10.18% 7.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.35% 30.93% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 73 50
Average daily rate
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£275 £265 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £133 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £324 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
CSS
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
303 291 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.45% 32.92% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 199 225
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 194 (96.04%) HTML
2 138 (68.32%) JavaScript
3 91 (45.05%) jQuery
4 70 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (28.22%) C#
6 53 (26.24%) .NET
6 53 (26.24%) HTML5
7 50 (24.75%) MVC
8 49 (24.26%) CSS3
9 45 (22.28%) XHTML
10 44 (21.78%) SQL Server
11 43 (21.29%) PHP
12 42 (20.79%) Photoshop
13 36 (17.82%) SQL
14 35 (17.33%) ASP.NET
15 33 (16.34%) Java
16 31 (15.35%) Web Design
17 30 (14.85%) Adobe
18 29 (14.36%) OO
19 27 (13.37%) XML
19 27 (13.37%) CMS
20 26 (12.87%) Dreamweaver
21 25 (12.38%) MySQL
22 23 (11.39%) Marketing
23 22 (10.89%) Flash
24 21 (10.40%) Ajax
25 19 (9.41%) TDD
26 18 (8.91%) Responsive Web Design
27 17 (8.42%) E-Commerce
27 17 (8.42%) Web Development

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (13.37%) CMS
2 14 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.46%) Apache Solr
4 7 (3.47%) Apache
5 6 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.98%) IIS
6 4 (1.98%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.49%) WordPress
8 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.99%) Drupal
8 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.99%) Kentico
9 1 (0.50%) Node.js
9 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (20.79%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.98%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.50%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Internet
2 3 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.38%) MySQL
3 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.96%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.97%) Star Schema
7 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.49%) Big Data
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.99%) DB2
9 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.99%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (12.87%) Dreamweaver
2 14 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.96%) Selenium
4 8 (3.96%) Subversion
5 6 (2.97%) Maven
6 5 (2.48%) JUnit
7 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.49%) Hudson
8 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.99%) Xcode
9 2 (0.99%) Grunt
9 2 (0.99%) LLBLGen Pro
9 2 (0.99%) Behat
10 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 23 (11.39%) Marketing
2 14 (6.93%) Finance
3 13 (6.44%) Advertising
4 6 (2.97%) Law
5 2 (0.99%) Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Games
5 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 139 (68.81%) Developer
2 45 (22.28%) Designer
3 40 (19.80%) Web Designer
4 35 (17.33%) Web Developer
5 28 (13.86%) Front-End Developer
6 22 (10.89%) .NET Developer
7 14 (6.93%) PHP Developer
7 14 (6.93%) C# Developer
8 13 (6.44%) UI Developer
8 13 (6.44%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.94%) UI Programmer
10 9 (4.46%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.47%) Head of Architecture
13 6 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (2.48%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.48%) Analyst
14 5 (2.48%) SharePoint Developer
14 5 (2.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (96.04%) HTML
2 91 (45.05%) jQuery
3 53 (26.24%) .NET
3 53 (26.24%) HTML5
4 49 (24.26%) CSS3
5 45 (22.28%) XHTML
6 35 (17.33%) ASP.NET
7 27 (13.37%) XML
8 22 (10.89%) Flash
9 21 (10.40%) Ajax
10 16 (7.92%) Spring
11 14 (6.93%) .NET Framework
11 14 (6.93%) JSON
12 12 (5.94%) Web Services
13 11 (5.45%) Sass
13 11 (5.45%) Spring MVC
14 10 (4.95%) Symfony
14 10 (4.95%) JSP
14 10 (4.95%) Backbone.js
15 9 (4.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.43%) User Experience
2 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.98%) iPhone
5 4 (1.98%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.98%) W3C
6 3 (1.49%) Open Source
7 2 (0.99%) Social Media
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.50%) EPoS
8 1 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.44%) Linux
2 10 (4.95%) Android
3 7 (3.47%) Windows
4 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.98%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.99%) UNIX
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.75%) MVC
3 31 (15.35%) Web Design
4 29 (14.36%) OO
5 19 (9.41%) TDD
6 18 (8.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (8.42%) E-Commerce
7 17 (8.42%) Web Development
7 17 (8.42%) Online Marketing
8 16 (7.92%) Migration
9 14 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.44%) OOP
11 9 (4.46%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.46%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.46%) Content Management
12 8 (3.96%) Integration Testing
12 8 (3.96%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (3.96%) SEO
12 8 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.47%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 138 (68.32%) JavaScript
2 57 (28.22%) C#
3 43 (21.29%) PHP
4 36 (17.82%) SQL
5 33 (16.34%) Java
6 9 (4.46%) PHP5
7 7 (3.47%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.48%) VB
8 5 (2.48%) Ruby
9 3 (1.49%) C++
9 3 (1.49%) VB6
10 2 (0.99%) Scala
10 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) COBIT
2 6 (2.97%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (14.85%) Adobe
2 14 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.46%) Zend
3 9 (4.46%) hybris
4 8 (3.96%) Oracle
5 4 (1.98%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.49%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (1.49%) Orchard
7 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.99%) Telerik
7 2 (0.99%) Perforce
7 2 (0.99%) IBM
7 2 (0.99%) JBoss
7 2 (0.99%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.99%) Sencha
8 1 (0.50%) Facebook
8 1 (0.50%) Twitter
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase
8 1 (0.50%) RedDot
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