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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 3 6 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing CSS 21 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 16.03% 20.38% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.33% 43.84% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 5
Average daily rate
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£263 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £323 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
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
36 73 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.48% 46.50% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 24
Average daily rate £275 £238 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -25.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 18
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 December 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 36 (100.00%) HTML
2 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 29 (80.56%) jQuery
4 18 (50.00%) C#
4 18 (50.00%) .NET
5 16 (44.44%) HTML5
6 15 (41.67%) PHP
7 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
8 12 (33.33%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) Ajax
9 9 (25.00%) MySQL
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (22.22%) WordPress
10 8 (22.22%) MVC
10 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
11 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (19.44%) Adobe
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 7 (19.44%) Photoshop
11 7 (19.44%) Drupal
11 7 (19.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (16.67%) Content Management
12 6 (16.67%) Web Design
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.89%) IIS
13 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
14 4 (11.11%) Psychology
14 4 (11.11%) WCF
14 4 (11.11%) WPF

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (22.22%) WordPress
2 7 (19.44%) Drupal
3 5 (13.89%) IIS
4 3 (8.33%) Liferay
5 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (2.78%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Photoshop
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Military
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Web Developer
2 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (22.22%) PHP Developer
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (13.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (13.89%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Magento Developer
10 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) HTML
2 29 (80.56%) jQuery
3 18 (50.00%) .NET
4 16 (44.44%) HTML5
5 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 9 (25.00%) Ajax
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.11%) SVG
8 4 (11.11%) CSS3
8 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.11%) WCF
8 4 (11.11%) WPF
9 3 (8.33%) Silverlight
9 3 (8.33%) JSON
9 3 (8.33%) XML
9 3 (8.33%) XHTML
9 3 (8.33%) JSP
9 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET
10 2 (5.56%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.11%) Psychology
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 8 (22.22%) MVC
2 6 (16.67%) Web Design
2 6 (16.67%) Content Management
3 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.33%) MVVM
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (5.56%) SEO
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Android Development
6 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) PHP
4 12 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) XAML
7 2 (5.56%) PHP5
7 2 (5.56%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Telerik
5 2 (5.56%) Twitter
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Facebook