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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing CSS 111 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.27% 7.88% 5.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.66% 23.31% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 49 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £350 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
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
362 326 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.49% 33.78% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 194 143
Average daily rate £350 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 (98.04%) HTML
2 134 (65.69%) JavaScript
3 89 (43.63%) jQuery
4 88 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (30.88%) C#
6 61 (29.90%) MVC
7 54 (26.47%) .NET
8 45 (22.06%) ASP.NET
9 44 (21.57%) CSS3
10 43 (21.08%) HTML5
11 42 (20.59%) User Experience
12 40 (19.61%) Java
13 39 (19.12%) SQL
14 36 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 31 (15.20%) Web Development
16 30 (14.71%) JSON
16 30 (14.71%) TDD
17 26 (12.75%) Photoshop
18 25 (12.25%) Web Design
18 25 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (11.76%) Microsoft
20 23 (11.27%) MySQL
21 21 (10.29%) XHTML
21 21 (10.29%) Ajax
22 20 (9.80%) .NET Framework
22 20 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
22 20 (9.80%) OO
22 20 (9.80%) Web Services
22 20 (9.80%) Subversion
22 20 (9.80%) Web Application Development

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 18 (8.82%) CMS
1 18 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (4.41%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.92%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (2.94%) Apache
6 5 (2.45%) Node.js
7 4 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.47%) Kentico
8 3 (1.47%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.98%) IIS
9 2 (0.98%) Drupal
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.49%) WordPress
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (12.75%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.98%) InDesign
4 1 (0.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.47%) Magento
2 3 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Heroku
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) Intranet
2 3 (1.47%) HTTP
3 2 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.27%) MySQL
3 19 (9.31%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.84%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.35%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.45%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.45%) RavenDB
9 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.47%) Big Data
11 2 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.98%) QlikView
11 2 (0.98%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.49%) SQLite
12 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (9.80%) Subversion
2 17 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.35%) Dreamweaver
5 11 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.39%) NUnit
6 10 (4.90%) Selenium
6 10 (4.90%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (3.43%) JUnit
8 6 (2.94%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.96%) Hudson
9 4 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.96%) JProfiler
10 3 (1.47%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.47%) LLBLGen Pro
10 3 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.98%) QUnit
11 2 (0.98%) JMeter
12 1 (0.49%) JSUnit
General
1 8 (3.92%) Marketing
2 7 (3.43%) Finance
3 6 (2.94%) Law
4 3 (1.47%) Retail
4 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.47%) Advertising
5 2 (0.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 149 (73.04%) Developer
2 33 (16.18%) Designer
3 32 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 29 (14.22%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 19 (9.31%) Web Developer
7 16 (7.84%) UX Designer
8 15 (7.35%) Web Designer
9 14 (6.86%) UI Developer
9 14 (6.86%) SharePoint Developer
10 13 (6.37%) UI Programmer
10 13 (6.37%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Senior UX Designer
11 8 (3.92%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Senior Designer
12 7 (3.43%) Head of Architecture
12 7 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (98.04%) HTML
2 89 (43.63%) jQuery
3 54 (26.47%) .NET
4 45 (22.06%) ASP.NET
5 44 (21.57%) CSS3
6 43 (21.08%) HTML5
7 30 (14.71%) JSON
8 21 (10.29%) XHTML
8 21 (10.29%) Ajax
9 20 (9.80%) .NET Framework
9 20 (9.80%) Web Services
10 18 (8.82%) XML
11 15 (7.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (7.35%) Hibernate
12 14 (6.86%) Spring
12 14 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (6.86%) NHibernate
13 13 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (6.37%) REST
14 11 (5.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.59%) User Experience
2 9 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.43%) Open Source
4 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.45%) W3C
5 5 (2.45%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.96%) NHS
6 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.96%) Chemistry
6 4 (1.96%) Ontologies
7 3 (1.47%) iPhone
7 3 (1.47%) FMCG
8 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.98%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) PKI
8 2 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.49%) Social Media
9 1 (0.49%) GIS
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.41%) Linux
2 8 (3.92%) Android
3 5 (2.45%) UNIX
3 5 (2.45%) Windows
4 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.98%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.90%) MVC
3 31 (15.20%) Web Development
4 30 (14.71%) TDD
5 25 (12.25%) Web Design
5 25 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
6 20 (9.80%) OO
6 20 (9.80%) Web Application Development
7 18 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 15 (7.35%) Rapid Prototyping
9 14 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.37%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (5.88%) Scrum
12 11 (5.39%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (4.90%) Software Engineering
14 8 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.92%) Configuration Management
14 8 (3.92%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 134 (65.69%) JavaScript
2 63 (30.88%) C#
3 40 (19.61%) Java
4 39 (19.12%) SQL
5 18 (8.82%) PHP
6 7 (3.43%) Python
7 5 (2.45%) Ruby
8 4 (1.96%) SPARQL
9 3 (1.47%) PHP5
10 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.98%) C
10 2 (0.98%) Perl
10 2 (0.98%) Scala
11 1 (0.49%) VB6
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) VB
11 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.98%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Degree
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) COBIT
2 5 (2.45%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 24 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.35%) Adobe
3 9 (4.41%) hybris
3 9 (4.41%) Oracle
4 5 (2.45%) Zend
5 3 (1.47%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (1.47%) Sencha
5 3 (1.47%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.98%) Splunk
6 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco
6 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.49%) Telerik
7 1 (0.49%) RedDot
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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