The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 14 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.27% 12.43% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.00% 33.82% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £273 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -4.28%
CSS
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 33.11% 36.76% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 18
Average daily rate £300 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Leicester region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Leicester region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 33 (94.29%) HTML
2 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
3 24 (68.57%) jQuery
4 23 (65.71%) C#
5 22 (62.86%) .NET
6 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
7 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
8 11 (31.43%) Ajax
9 10 (28.57%) MVC
9 10 (28.57%) SQL
9 10 (28.57%) XML
9 10 (28.57%) HTML5
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (25.71%) CSS3
11 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
11 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
12 7 (20.00%) Java
12 7 (20.00%) Web Services
12 7 (20.00%) WinForms
12 7 (20.00%) WCF
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
14 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (14.29%) Finance
14 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (11.43%) JSON

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (11.43%) Liferay
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) WordPress
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.71%) MySQL
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) MSTest
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Military
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 13 (37.14%) C# Developer
4 12 (34.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
9 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Designer
10 2 (5.71%) Web Designer
11 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (2.86%) C# Web Developer
11 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
11 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) HTML
2 24 (68.57%) jQuery
3 22 (62.86%) .NET
4 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) Ajax
6 10 (28.57%) XML
6 10 (28.57%) HTML5
7 9 (25.71%) CSS3
8 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.00%) Web Services
9 7 (20.00%) WinForms
9 7 (20.00%) WCF
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (11.43%) JSON
10 4 (11.43%) WPF
10 4 (11.43%) LINQ
10 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
10 4 (11.43%) XHTML
10 4 (11.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) Psychology
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) MVC
2 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Web Design
4 2 (5.71%) SEO
4 2 (5.71%) Content Management
5 1 (2.86%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 23 (65.71%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
5 7 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) PHP
6 4 (11.43%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle