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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 86 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.13% 6.96% 6.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.86% 21.07% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 32
Average daily rate
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£323 £284 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.65% -11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 £35.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
- +41.41%
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
288 299 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.22% 33.04% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 213 169
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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.

1 172 (97.18%) HTML
2 118 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 93 (52.54%) jQuery
4 60 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (27.68%) C#
6 48 (27.12%) .NET
7 47 (26.55%) HTML5
8 46 (25.99%) CSS3
8 46 (25.99%) Photoshop
8 46 (25.99%) MVC
9 43 (24.29%) XHTML
10 33 (18.64%) SQL Server
11 31 (17.51%) Web Design
12 30 (16.95%) ASP.NET
12 30 (16.95%) SQL
12 30 (16.95%) Dreamweaver
12 30 (16.95%) Adobe
13 25 (14.12%) PHP
14 23 (12.99%) MySQL
14 23 (12.99%) CMS
15 22 (12.43%) Flash
15 22 (12.43%) OO
16 19 (10.73%) Java
16 19 (10.73%) XML
16 19 (10.73%) Marketing
16 19 (10.73%) User Experience
17 17 (9.60%) Online Marketing
18 16 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (9.04%) E-Commerce
18 16 (9.04%) Responsive Web Design

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (12.99%) CMS
2 8 (4.52%) Apache Solr
2 8 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.26%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (2.26%) Apache
4 3 (1.69%) Kentico
4 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.13%) JBoss
5 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.56%) Node.js
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (25.99%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.13%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.56%) InDesign
5 1 (0.56%) MS Office
5 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Heroku
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Intranet
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.99%) MySQL
3 10 (5.65%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.65%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.39%) Star Schema
7 4 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.26%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.69%) Big Data
9 2 (1.13%) DB2
9 2 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (16.95%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (6.21%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.65%) Subversion
4 9 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.82%) Selenium
5 5 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.69%) LLBLGen Pro
7 2 (1.13%) Grunt
7 2 (1.13%) Behat
7 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.13%) Maven
7 2 (1.13%) Xcode
8 1 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.56%) Firebug
8 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 19 (10.73%) Marketing
2 12 (6.78%) Finance
3 7 (3.95%) Advertising
4 6 (3.39%) Law
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.13%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 111 (62.71%) Developer
2 46 (25.99%) Designer
3 39 (22.03%) Web Designer
4 28 (15.82%) Web Developer
4 28 (15.82%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (12.43%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.47%) UI Developer
7 14 (7.91%) C# Developer
7 14 (7.91%) UI Programmer
8 9 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Head of Architecture
11 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.82%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) Photoshop Designer
11 5 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.26%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (2.26%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (2.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (97.18%) HTML
2 93 (52.54%) jQuery
3 48 (27.12%) .NET
4 47 (26.55%) HTML5
5 46 (25.99%) CSS3
6 43 (24.29%) XHTML
7 30 (16.95%) ASP.NET
8 22 (12.43%) Flash
9 19 (10.73%) XML
10 15 (8.47%) Ajax
11 14 (7.91%) JSON
12 13 (7.34%) .NET Framework
13 11 (6.21%) Web Services
13 11 (6.21%) WCF
13 11 (6.21%) Backbone.js
14 10 (5.65%) Spring
15 9 (5.08%) REST
16 8 (4.52%) Spring MVC
16 8 (4.52%) MooTools
16 8 (4.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.73%) User Experience
2 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.82%) W3C
5 3 (1.69%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.69%) iPhone
6 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.13%) FMCG
6 2 (1.13%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) Blog
7 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.08%) Linux
2 7 (3.95%) Android
3 6 (3.39%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.13%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.13%) UNIX
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.99%) MVC
3 31 (17.51%) Web Design
4 22 (12.43%) OO
5 17 (9.60%) Online Marketing
6 16 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (9.04%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (8.47%) TDD
8 14 (7.91%) Web Development
9 13 (7.34%) Migration
10 9 (5.08%) Content Management
10 9 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.52%) Integration Testing
11 8 (4.52%) SEO
12 7 (3.95%) TOGAF
12 7 (3.95%) CMMI
12 7 (3.95%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.95%) OOP
12 7 (3.95%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 118 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 49 (27.68%) C#
3 30 (16.95%) SQL
4 25 (14.12%) PHP
5 19 (10.73%) Java
6 5 (2.82%) VB
6 5 (2.82%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.82%) Ruby
6 5 (2.82%) PHP5
7 3 (1.69%) VB6
7 3 (1.69%) Python
8 2 (1.13%) Scala
8 2 (1.13%) C++
8 2 (1.13%) Perl
8 2 (1.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.56%) C
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) COBIT
2 5 (2.82%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (16.95%) Adobe
2 10 (5.65%) Oracle
3 8 (4.52%) hybris
3 8 (4.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.82%) Zend
5 3 (1.69%) Orchard
5 3 (1.69%) Sencha
5 3 (1.69%) Appcelerator
5 3 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.13%) IBM
6 2 (1.13%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.56%) RedDot
7 1 (0.56%) Sybase
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter
7 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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