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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 145 122 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.28% 9.10% 10.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.09% 27.05% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 84 84
Average daily rate £425 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-38.07% +14.06%
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
578 451 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.00% 33.63% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 290 343
Average daily rate £415 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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.

1 215 (90.34%) HTML
2 188 (78.99%) JavaScript
3 120 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (39.50%) HTML5
5 82 (34.45%) AngularJS
6 79 (33.19%) CSS3
7 69 (28.99%) Java
8 65 (27.31%) Node.js
9 63 (26.47%) TDD
10 61 (25.63%) Front End Development
11 59 (24.79%) Web Development
12 48 (20.17%) User Experience
12 48 (20.17%) React
13 44 (18.49%) Spring
14 39 (16.39%) Hibernate
15 38 (15.97%) jQuery
16 36 (15.13%) Scrum
17 33 (13.87%) Sass
17 33 (13.87%) LESS
18 30 (12.61%) PHP
19 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
19 29 (12.18%) Web Services
19 29 (12.18%) Git (software)
20 28 (11.76%) RESTful
21 27 (11.34%) .NET
21 27 (11.34%) OO
21 27 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
22 26 (10.92%) C#
22 26 (10.92%) Web Design
22 26 (10.92%) MVC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 65 (27.31%) Node.js
2 15 (6.30%) CMS
3 10 (4.20%) Drupal
3 10 (4.20%) WordPress
4 9 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.84%) Apache
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.84%) nginx
6 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (2.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.26%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.84%) MS Office
5 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Magento
2 5 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.78%) GitHub
2 8 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) AdWords
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.10%) Internet
2 4 (1.68%) HTTP
3 3 (1.26%) LDAP
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) Network Security
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.24%) MongoDB
3 17 (7.14%) MySQL
4 14 (5.88%) CouchDB
5 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.42%) Redis
10 1 (0.42%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 29 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 16 (6.72%) Subversion
4 15 (6.30%) Grunt
5 14 (5.88%) gulp
6 6 (2.52%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.10%) Maven
7 5 (2.10%) Selenium
8 4 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.26%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.26%) Firebug
9 3 (1.26%) Mockito
9 3 (1.26%) RSpec
9 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.84%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.84%) JIRA
10 2 (0.84%) JUnit
10 2 (0.84%) Mocha
General
1 9 (3.78%) Retail
2 7 (2.94%) Finance
3 5 (2.10%) Marketing
4 2 (0.84%) Banking
4 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.42%) Electronics
5 1 (0.42%) Law
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (71.01%) Developer
2 43 (18.07%) JavaScript Developer
3 42 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 34 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 28 (11.76%) Designer
6 23 (9.66%) HTML Developer
6 23 (9.66%) Web Developer
7 22 (9.24%) HTML CSS Developer
8 20 (8.40%) UI Developer
8 20 (8.40%) UX Designer
9 16 (6.72%) Web Designer
10 15 (6.30%) UI Designer
11 14 (5.88%) PHP Developer
12 13 (5.46%) Senior Developer
12 13 (5.46%) UI/UX Designer
13 11 (4.62%) Agile Developer
14 10 (4.20%) JavaScript Engineer
14 10 (4.20%) UX Developer
15 9 (3.78%) UI/UX Developer
15 9 (3.78%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (90.34%) HTML
2 94 (39.50%) HTML5
3 82 (34.45%) AngularJS
4 79 (33.19%) CSS3
5 48 (20.17%) React
6 44 (18.49%) Spring
7 39 (16.39%) Hibernate
8 38 (15.97%) jQuery
9 33 (13.87%) LESS
9 33 (13.87%) Sass
10 29 (12.18%) Web Services
11 28 (11.76%) RESTful
12 27 (11.34%) .NET
13 17 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (6.30%) Ember.js
15 14 (5.88%) JPA
15 14 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (5.04%) J2EE
16 12 (5.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.17%) User Experience
2 13 (5.46%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.68%) iPhone
5 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.26%) W3C
6 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.42%) Animation
7 1 (0.42%) Blog
7 1 (0.42%) FMCG
7 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.42%) iPad
7 1 (0.42%) iSeries
7 1 (0.42%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.42%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.98%) Windows
2 12 (5.04%) Linux
3 6 (2.52%) Android
3 6 (2.52%) Unix
4 4 (1.68%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.47%) TDD
3 61 (25.63%) Front End Development
4 59 (24.79%) Web Development
5 36 (15.13%) Scrum
6 27 (11.34%) OO
6 27 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 26 (10.92%) MVC
7 26 (10.92%) Web Design
8 23 (9.66%) BDD
8 23 (9.66%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.72%) Kanban
9 16 (6.72%) Open Source
10 15 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.88%) OOP
12 12 (5.04%) SDLC
13 11 (4.62%) Information Architecture
14 10 (4.20%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.78%) CRM
15 9 (3.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 188 (78.99%) JavaScript
2 69 (28.99%) Java
3 30 (12.61%) PHP
4 26 (10.92%) C#
5 25 (10.50%) SQL
6 23 (9.66%) Ruby
7 15 (6.30%) ES6
7 15 (6.30%) Scala
8 14 (5.88%) ECMAScript
9 10 (4.20%) Python
10 8 (3.36%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.94%) Groovy
12 6 (2.52%) Clojure
13 5 (2.10%) C
13 5 (2.10%) C++
14 2 (0.84%) COBOL
14 2 (0.84%) VB
14 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.26%) Degree
2 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (5.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.36%) Adobe
3 6 (2.52%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.26%) Google
4 3 (1.26%) Oracle
5 2 (0.84%) Apple
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco
6 1 (0.42%) Citrix
6 1 (0.42%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.42%) New Relic
6 1 (0.42%) Omniture
6 1 (0.42%) Sage
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
6 1 (0.42%) Siebel
6 1 (0.42%) Sony
6 1 (0.42%) Virgin Media
6 1 (0.42%) VMware
6 1 (0.42%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.42%) Zend
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