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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 15 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.11% 13.24% 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 31.40% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +17.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £224 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £404 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
44 86 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 24.44% 42.16% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 19
Average daily rate £338 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 27 (77.14%) jQuery
4 18 (51.43%) C#
5 17 (48.57%) .NET
6 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 12 (34.29%) Ajax
7 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
7 12 (34.29%) HTML5
8 10 (28.57%) XML
9 9 (25.71%) PHP
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) Java
11 7 (20.00%) CSS3
12 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
12 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (17.14%) MVC
12 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.14%) Adobe
13 5 (14.29%) Windows
13 5 (14.29%) Web Services
13 5 (14.29%) MySQL
13 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
13 5 (14.29%) Migration
13 5 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (14.29%) Content Management
13 5 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (14.29%) WordPress

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (14.29%) WordPress
2 4 (11.43%) Liferay
2 4 (11.43%) Drupal
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 5 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) MSTest
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Military
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) .NET Developer
3 11 (31.43%) C# Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Designer
9 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Web Designer
9 2 (5.71%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) HTML
2 27 (77.14%) jQuery
3 17 (48.57%) .NET
4 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 12 (34.29%) Ajax
5 12 (34.29%) HTML5
6 10 (28.57%) XML
7 7 (20.00%) CSS3
8 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
10 4 (11.43%) LINQ
10 4 (11.43%) WCF
10 4 (11.43%) XHTML
10 4 (11.43%) JSP
10 4 (11.43%) SVG
11 3 (8.57%) WinForms
11 3 (8.57%) JSON
11 3 (8.57%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
1 4 (11.43%) Psychology
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) MVC
1 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.29%) Content Management
3 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
3 4 (11.43%) Web Design
4 3 (8.57%) SEO
4 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.86%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) PHP
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) VB
6 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.71%) VBA
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.14%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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