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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing CSS 13 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.63% 11.58% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.24% 23.40% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
- +23.89%
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
34 94 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 25.19% 49.47% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 27
Average daily rate £320 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 2014, 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 38 (97.44%) HTML
2 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 29 (74.36%) C#
3 27 (69.23%) .NET
4 25 (64.10%) jQuery
5 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
6 16 (41.03%) MVC
6 16 (41.03%) HTML5
7 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.77%) SQL
9 11 (28.21%) PHP
10 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (25.64%) WCF
11 9 (23.08%) CSS3
12 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.95%) Ajax
12 7 (17.95%) Web Services
12 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
14 5 (12.82%) IIS
14 5 (12.82%) MySQL
14 5 (12.82%) Oracle
14 5 (12.82%) XML
14 5 (12.82%) JSON
14 5 (12.82%) WPF
15 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
15 4 (10.26%) Drupal
15 4 (10.26%) WordPress

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (12.82%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) Drupal
2 4 (10.26%) WordPress
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Magento
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.56%) NSubstitute
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
1 2 (5.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 14 (35.90%) .NET Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) PHP Developer
7 4 (10.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Magento Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.13%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Programmer
10 1 (2.56%) Administrator
10 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) MySQL Developer
10 1 (2.56%) C# Web Developer
10 1 (2.56%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) HTML
2 27 (69.23%) .NET
3 25 (64.10%) jQuery
4 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
5 16 (41.03%) HTML5
6 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (25.64%) WCF
7 9 (23.08%) CSS3
8 7 (17.95%) Ajax
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (12.82%) XML
10 5 (12.82%) JSON
10 5 (12.82%) WPF
11 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
11 4 (10.26%) REST
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (7.69%) SOAP
12 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET
12 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) MVC
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.69%) OO
3 3 (7.69%) UML
3 3 (7.69%) MVVM
3 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.13%) CRM
4 2 (5.13%) Web Design
5 1 (2.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.56%) SEO
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Content Management
5 1 (2.56%) TDD
5 1 (2.56%) OOP
5 1 (2.56%) Android Development
5 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
1 29 (74.36%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) PHP
4 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) XAML
5 3 (7.69%) PHP5
6 2 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Telerik
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Zend
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter