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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 125 118 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.35% 10.12% 7.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.72% 25.54% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 36
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
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
451 462 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.73% 39.62% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 339 150
Average daily rate £355 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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.

1 219 (96.90%) HTML
2 177 (78.32%) JavaScript
3 118 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (39.82%) jQuery
5 78 (34.51%) MVC
6 74 (32.74%) C#
7 67 (29.65%) Java
8 64 (28.32%) .NET
9 57 (25.22%) HTML5
10 55 (24.34%) CSS3
11 50 (22.12%) TDD
12 49 (21.68%) ASP.NET
13 43 (19.03%) SQL Server
14 42 (18.58%) SQL
15 40 (17.70%) PHP
16 38 (16.81%) AngularJS
17 36 (15.93%) User Experience
17 36 (15.93%) Web Design
18 31 (13.72%) OO
18 31 (13.72%) Web Development
18 31 (13.72%) Git (software)
19 30 (13.27%) XML
20 29 (12.83%) .NET Framework
21 28 (12.39%) JSON
22 26 (11.50%) Linux
22 26 (11.50%) Node.js
23 25 (11.06%) Entity Framework
23 25 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
24 24 (10.62%) Sass
24 24 (10.62%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 26 (11.50%) Node.js
2 18 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.96%) CMS
3 16 (7.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (3.98%) Apache Solr
5 8 (3.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.21%) IIS
8 4 (1.77%) Apache
9 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.33%) JBoss
9 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.33%) Drupal
10 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.88%) WordPress
10 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (5.31%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.88%) InDesign
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.75%) Office 365
2 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.75%) HTTP
1 13 (5.75%) Intranet
2 3 (1.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.88%) Firewall
3 2 (0.88%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) SMTP
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.18%) MySQL
3 18 (7.96%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.88%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.44%) DB2
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (13.72%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.73%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.85%) Subversion
4 16 (7.08%) NUnit
5 13 (5.75%) Selenium
5 13 (5.75%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.98%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.54%) JUnit
8 7 (3.10%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.65%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.65%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.65%) Capybara
9 6 (2.65%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.21%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.77%) JProfiler
11 4 (1.77%) Hudson
12 3 (1.33%) Grunt
12 3 (1.33%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (3.10%) Finance
2 6 (2.65%) Games
2 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.33%) Back Office
4 2 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 186 (82.30%) Developer
2 34 (15.04%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.72%) Front-End Developer
4 24 (10.62%) Java Developer
5 23 (10.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 20 (8.85%) PHP Developer
7 19 (8.41%) Web Developer
8 18 (7.96%) Designer
9 17 (7.52%) UX Designer
10 15 (6.64%) C# Developer
11 14 (6.19%) SharePoint Developer
12 13 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.42%) UI Programmer
13 10 (4.42%) UI Developer
14 8 (3.54%) Senior Designer
14 8 (3.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.54%) Senior UX Designer
15 7 (3.10%) SQL Developer
15 7 (3.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (96.90%) HTML
2 90 (39.82%) jQuery
3 64 (28.32%) .NET
4 57 (25.22%) HTML5
5 55 (24.34%) CSS3
6 49 (21.68%) ASP.NET
7 38 (16.81%) AngularJS
8 30 (13.27%) XML
9 29 (12.83%) .NET Framework
10 28 (12.39%) JSON
11 25 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (11.06%) Entity Framework
12 24 (10.62%) Sass
13 23 (10.18%) Web Services
13 23 (10.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (9.29%) Spring
14 21 (9.29%) Ajax
15 20 (8.85%) Hibernate
16 18 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (6.64%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.93%) User Experience
2 17 (7.52%) Open Source
3 5 (2.21%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.77%) Ontologies
4 4 (1.77%) NHS
4 4 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.77%) Chemistry
4 4 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.33%) RIA
5 3 (1.33%) W3C
6 2 (0.88%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Blog
7 1 (0.44%) Online Games
7 1 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.50%) Linux
2 17 (7.52%) Mac OS X
2 17 (7.52%) UNIX
3 8 (3.54%) Windows
4 7 (3.10%) Android
5 5 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) CentOS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (34.51%) MVC
3 50 (22.12%) TDD
4 36 (15.93%) Web Design
5 31 (13.72%) Web Development
5 31 (13.72%) OO
6 23 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (10.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (7.96%) Scrum
8 17 (7.52%) Pair Programming
8 17 (7.52%) Configuration Management
9 16 (7.08%) OOP
10 15 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (6.19%) Rapid Prototyping
12 13 (5.75%) BDD
12 13 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (5.31%) Web Application Development
13 12 (5.31%) Unit Testing
14 11 (4.87%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 177 (78.32%) JavaScript
2 74 (32.74%) C#
3 67 (29.65%) Java
4 42 (18.58%) SQL
5 40 (17.70%) PHP
6 16 (7.08%) Ruby
7 6 (2.65%) Python
8 4 (1.77%) SPARQL
9 2 (0.88%) PHP5
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.44%) XPath
10 1 (0.44%) XAML
10 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.54%) Degree
3 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) Graylog
2 2 (0.88%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 24 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.31%) Adobe
3 10 (4.42%) hybris
4 6 (2.65%) Akamai
4 6 (2.65%) Zend
4 6 (2.65%) New Relic
4 6 (2.65%) Oracle
4 6 (2.65%) VMware
5 3 (1.33%) Google
5 3 (1.33%) Twitter
6 2 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.88%) Splunk
6 2 (0.88%) Omniture
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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