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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 43 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.58% 13.16% 17.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.85% 53.85% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 33
Average daily rate £294 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £342 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
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
135 65 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.76% 24.44% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 37 59
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 14 £300 +9.09% 16
Loughborough +3 3 £325 - 2
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 69 (97.18%) HTML
2 51 (71.83%) JavaScript
3 41 (57.75%) MVC
4 40 (56.34%) .NET
5 39 (54.93%) C#
6 37 (52.11%) CSS3
7 36 (50.70%) HTML5
8 34 (47.89%) jQuery
9 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
10 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
11 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (25.35%) SQL
13 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
14 16 (22.54%) AngularJS
14 16 (22.54%) PHP
15 14 (19.72%) Web Services
15 14 (19.72%) WCF
16 12 (16.90%) TDD
16 12 (16.90%) Retail
17 11 (15.49%) OO
17 11 (15.49%) JSON
17 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (14.08%) MySQL
18 10 (14.08%) Front End Development
19 9 (12.68%) Algorithms
19 9 (12.68%) XHTML
20 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
20 8 (11.27%) Scrum
20 8 (11.27%) User Experience

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (9.86%) Node.js
2 4 (5.63%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) DNN
3 3 (4.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.82%) Drupal
4 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.08%) MySQL
4 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.41%) GIS
8 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.23%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.23%) Selenium
4 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.23%) Subversion
5 2 (2.82%) Clang
5 2 (2.82%) Grunt
5 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.41%) JIRA
6 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.41%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (16.90%) Retail
2 7 (9.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (94.37%) Developer
2 31 (43.66%) .NET Developer
3 21 (29.58%) C# Developer
4 17 (23.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (18.31%) SQL Developer
6 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (16.90%) C# WCF Developer
6 12 (16.90%) WCF Developer
7 11 (15.49%) PHP Developer
7 11 (15.49%) Web Developer
8 9 (12.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (9.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (5.63%) Angular Developer
11 4 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.63%) UI Developer
12 3 (4.23%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (97.18%) HTML
2 40 (56.34%) .NET
3 37 (52.11%) CSS3
4 36 (50.70%) HTML5
5 34 (47.89%) jQuery
6 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
7 16 (22.54%) AngularJS
8 14 (19.72%) WCF
8 14 (19.72%) Web Services
9 11 (15.49%) JSON
10 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (12.68%) XHTML
12 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (11.27%) REST
13 7 (9.86%) Sass
13 7 (9.86%) SOAP
13 7 (9.86%) XML
14 6 (8.45%) LAMP
14 6 (8.45%) Symfony
14 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Algorithms
2 8 (11.27%) User Experience
3 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 2 (2.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) MVC
2 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
4 12 (16.90%) TDD
5 11 (15.49%) OO
6 10 (14.08%) Front End Development
7 8 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (11.27%) Scrum
8 5 (7.04%) OOP
8 5 (7.04%) Web Development
9 4 (5.63%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (5.63%) OO PHP
9 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.23%) BDD
10 3 (4.23%) MVVM
10 3 (4.23%) Web Design
11 2 (2.82%) Content Management
11 2 (2.82%) OOD
11 2 (2.82%) SEO
11 2 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (71.83%) JavaScript
2 39 (54.93%) C#
3 18 (25.35%) SQL
4 16 (22.54%) PHP
5 5 (7.04%) VB
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby
6 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.82%) Java
7 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) Python
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) VB6
8 1 (1.41%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.41%) Scala
8 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe
3 2 (2.82%) Kony
3 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.41%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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