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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 31 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.99% 13.62% 10.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.90% 35.61% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 11
Average daily rate
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£288 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
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
84 132 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.35% 38.26% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 71 40
Average daily rate £300 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 24 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 -2 11 £300 +3.44% 15
Hinckley - 2 £290 -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 61 (95.31%) HTML
2 56 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 45 (70.31%) jQuery
4 36 (56.25%) C#
5 35 (54.69%) .NET
6 33 (51.56%) HTML5
7 29 (45.31%) ASP.NET
8 24 (37.50%) CSS3
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (25.00%) Ajax
12 15 (23.44%) XML
13 12 (18.75%) Java
13 12 (18.75%) MVC
14 11 (17.19%) PHP
15 10 (15.63%) SQL
15 10 (15.63%) Adobe
15 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
16 9 (14.06%) WCF
16 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
17 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
18 7 (10.94%) Windows
18 7 (10.94%) JSP
18 7 (10.94%) Web Services
18 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
18 7 (10.94%) MySQL
18 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
18 7 (10.94%) Migration

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (10.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (7.81%) WordPress
2 5 (7.81%) Liferay
3 4 (6.25%) Drupal
3 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) SMS
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) Subversion
2 4 (6.25%) Maven
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) MSTest
3 3 (4.69%) NUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Military
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (89.06%) Developer
2 28 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 26 (40.63%) C# Developer
4 25 (39.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (26.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.38%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Designer
10 2 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 2 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (3.13%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.13%) MySQL Developer
10 2 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Web Designer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (95.31%) HTML
2 45 (70.31%) jQuery
3 35 (54.69%) .NET
4 33 (51.56%) HTML5
5 29 (45.31%) ASP.NET
6 24 (37.50%) CSS3
7 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (25.00%) Ajax
9 15 (23.44%) XML
10 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
11 9 (14.06%) WCF
12 7 (10.94%) JSP
12 7 (10.94%) Web Services
13 6 (9.38%) LINQ
13 6 (9.38%) WinForms
13 6 (9.38%) JSON
14 5 (7.81%) XHTML
14 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
15 4 (6.25%) SVG
15 4 (6.25%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Open Source
1 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 4 (6.25%) Psychology
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) MVC
2 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.94%) Migration
5 5 (7.81%) Content Management
6 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.25%) Web Design
6 4 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 4 (6.25%) Mobile Development
7 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) Analytics
7 3 (4.69%) SEO
8 2 (3.13%) OO
8 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.13%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.13%) Android Development
9 1 (1.56%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.56%) OO PHP
9 1 (1.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 36 (56.25%) C#
3 12 (18.75%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) PHP
5 10 (15.63%) SQL
6 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.25%) VB
8 2 (3.13%) VBA
9 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Adobe
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Zend
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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