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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 115 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.80% 7.45% 5.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.08% 23.85% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 36
Average daily rate £300 £285 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +79.48%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
441 239 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.60% 31.24% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 143 157
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
CSS
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 173 (92.51%) HTML
2 160 (85.56%) JavaScript
3 86 (45.99%) jQuery
4 72 (38.50%) HTML5
5 70 (37.43%) PHP
6 68 (36.36%) CSS3
7 51 (27.27%) MVC
8 49 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (25.13%) Java
10 39 (20.86%) .NET
11 37 (19.79%) SQL Server
12 35 (18.72%) C#
13 33 (17.65%) SQL
13 33 (17.65%) TDD
14 27 (14.44%) ASP.NET
15 24 (12.83%) MySQL
16 22 (11.76%) XML
17 21 (11.23%) Web Design
17 21 (11.23%) Symfony
17 21 (11.23%) Zend
17 21 (11.23%) Ajax
17 21 (11.23%) Sass
18 19 (10.16%) Spring
18 19 (10.16%) Responsive Web Design
19 18 (9.63%) JSON
20 16 (8.56%) JSP
20 16 (8.56%) Web Development
20 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
21 15 (8.02%) Linux
22 14 (7.49%) OO

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (5.35%) Apache
1 10 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.81%) Apache Solr
2 9 (4.81%) IIS
3 8 (4.28%) WordPress
4 7 (3.74%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.21%) CMS
6 5 (2.67%) Node.js
7 4 (2.14%) Drupal
7 4 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.60%) nginx
8 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.07%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.14%) MS Office
5 3 (1.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.53%) FWSM
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) VPN
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.83%) MySQL
3 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.21%) WebFOCUS
5 5 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Visual Studio
1 12 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.35%) TeamCity
3 8 (4.28%) Maven
3 8 (4.28%) Hudson
4 7 (3.74%) JIRA
4 7 (3.74%) Selenium
4 7 (3.74%) Subversion
5 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.67%) JUnit
6 4 (2.14%) NUnit
7 3 (1.60%) PhoneGap
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.60%) NetAdvantage
8 2 (1.07%) UltraEdit
8 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.53%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (6.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.60%) Advertising
4 2 (1.07%) Retail
4 2 (1.07%) Games
4 2 (1.07%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Publishing
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (80.21%) Developer
2 46 (24.60%) UI Developer
3 44 (23.53%) UI Programmer
4 41 (21.93%) Web Developer
5 32 (17.11%) Front-End Developer
6 31 (16.58%) PHP Developer
7 20 (10.70%) Front-End Web Developer
8 17 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 15 (8.02%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.81%) Designer
10 9 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) Consultant
12 6 (3.21%) Analyst
12 6 (3.21%) Tester
13 5 (2.67%) PHP Web Developer
13 5 (2.67%) UI Designer
13 5 (2.67%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.67%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (92.51%) HTML
2 86 (45.99%) jQuery
3 72 (38.50%) HTML5
4 68 (36.36%) CSS3
5 39 (20.86%) .NET
6 27 (14.44%) ASP.NET
7 22 (11.76%) XML
8 21 (11.23%) Symfony
8 21 (11.23%) Ajax
8 21 (11.23%) Sass
9 19 (10.16%) Spring
10 18 (9.63%) JSON
11 16 (8.56%) JSP
11 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (7.49%) XHTML
12 14 (7.49%) MooTools
13 13 (6.95%) J2EE
14 12 (6.42%) Spring MVC
15 11 (5.88%) RESTful
15 11 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.60%) Open Source
4 2 (1.07%) Social Media
4 2 (1.07%) iPhone
5 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.53%) W3C
5 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.02%) Linux
2 9 (4.81%) Windows
3 6 (3.21%) UNIX
3 6 (3.21%) Android
4 5 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.27%) MVC
2 49 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.65%) TDD
4 21 (11.23%) Web Design
5 19 (10.16%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (8.56%) Web Development
7 14 (7.49%) OO
8 13 (6.95%) Software Engineering
8 13 (6.95%) OOP
8 13 (6.95%) Scrum
9 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.35%) Project Management
11 8 (4.28%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.28%) Unit Testing
12 7 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.74%) Migration
12 7 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.21%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (3.21%) E-Commerce
14 5 (2.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (85.56%) JavaScript
2 70 (37.43%) PHP
3 47 (25.13%) Java
4 35 (18.72%) C#
5 33 (17.65%) SQL
6 10 (5.35%) Ruby
7 9 (4.81%) PHP5
8 7 (3.74%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.67%) Python
10 4 (2.14%) C++
11 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.60%) VB
12 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.07%) PHP4
13 1 (0.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) WCAG
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.67%) Puppet
3 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.07%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.07%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 21 (11.23%) Zend
2 14 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.95%) Adobe
4 10 (5.35%) Google
5 9 (4.81%) hybris
6 8 (4.28%) Oracle
7 5 (2.67%) Facebook
7 5 (2.67%) Twitter
8 3 (1.60%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.60%) Perforce
9 2 (1.07%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.07%) Actuate
9 2 (1.07%) JBoss
9 2 (1.07%) Splunk
9 2 (1.07%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.53%) Sony
10 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.53%) Juniper
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) SAP
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