The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing CSS 37 53 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.21% 17.38% 7.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.41% 44.54% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 12
Average daily rate
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£293 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £363 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
CSS
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 119 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.44% 39.02% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 34
Average daily rate £300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 21 £300 +15.38% 23
Loughborough -3 1 - - 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Coalville - - - -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 55 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 55 (91.67%) HTML
2 42 (70.00%) jQuery
3 32 (53.33%) HTML5
4 25 (41.67%) C#
5 24 (40.00%) .NET
6 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (30.00%) Ajax
7 17 (28.33%) PHP
7 17 (28.33%) XML
8 16 (26.67%) CSS3
9 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (21.67%) Java
9 13 (21.67%) MySQL
9 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.00%) MVC
11 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
11 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (16.67%) Adobe
12 10 (16.67%) Photoshop
13 9 (15.00%) JSP
13 9 (15.00%) SQL
13 9 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (15.00%) WordPress
13 9 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 8 (13.33%) Drupal
14 8 (13.33%) Content Management
15 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
15 7 (11.67%) Web Services
15 7 (11.67%) Windows

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (15.00%) WordPress
2 8 (13.33%) Drupal
3 5 (8.33%) Liferay
3 5 (8.33%) IIS
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.33%) Kentico
6 2 (3.33%) Node.js
6 2 (3.33%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (3.33%) CMS
6 2 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 9 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Heroku
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) FTP
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) MySQL
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) MS Access
4 2 (3.33%) DTS
5 1 (1.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Maven
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) MSTest
4 2 (3.33%) Grunt
4 2 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (93.33%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 15 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (18.33%) Web Developer
8 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
9 7 (11.67%) PHP Developer
10 5 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 5 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
10 5 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Designer
12 2 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Django Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (91.67%) HTML
2 42 (70.00%) jQuery
3 32 (53.33%) HTML5
4 24 (40.00%) .NET
5 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (30.00%) Ajax
6 17 (28.33%) XML
7 16 (26.67%) CSS3
8 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (15.00%) JSP
10 7 (11.67%) Web Services
11 6 (10.00%) JSON
12 5 (8.33%) XHTML
12 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 5 (8.33%) LINQ
13 4 (6.67%) SVG
13 4 (6.67%) JSTL
13 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (6.67%) Psychology
1 4 (6.67%) Open Source
1 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Android
2 4 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) MVC
3 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.33%) Content Management
5 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 4 (6.67%) SEO
6 4 (6.67%) OOP
6 4 (6.67%) OO
6 4 (6.67%) TDD
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Web Design
7 2 (3.33%) Android Development
7 2 (3.33%) BDD
7 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.67%) OO PHP
8 1 (1.67%) Web Development
8 1 (1.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 55 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 25 (41.67%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) PHP
4 13 (21.67%) Java
5 9 (15.00%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) PHP5
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Adobe
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Google
4 3 (5.00%) Twitter
5 2 (3.33%) Facebook
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) Zend
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