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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing CSS 50 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.48% 9.51% 6.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.62% 21.77% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 14
Average daily rate
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£273 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
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
105 124 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 36.71% 43.66% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 30
Average daily rate £275 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 17 £275 - 14
Loughborough - 4 £325 - 2
Hinckley -2 2 - -
Lutterworth - - - -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 83 (95.40%) HTML
2 68 (78.16%) JavaScript
3 56 (64.37%) jQuery
4 49 (56.32%) HTML5
5 42 (48.28%) C#
6 41 (47.13%) .NET
7 40 (45.98%) CSS3
8 28 (32.18%) MVC
9 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET
10 23 (26.44%) PHP
11 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.54%) SQL
13 15 (17.24%) MySQL
14 14 (16.09%) Ajax
15 12 (13.79%) Zend
15 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (12.64%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (12.64%) Mobile App
16 11 (12.64%) XML
17 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
17 10 (11.49%) Web Services
17 10 (11.49%) WCF
17 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 9 (10.34%) VB.NET
18 9 (10.34%) OO
19 8 (9.20%) TDD
20 7 (8.05%) JSON
20 7 (8.05%) Zend Framework
20 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (5.75%) WordPress
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) CMS
2 4 (4.60%) Drupal
3 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.15%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.15%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.24%) MySQL
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (2.30%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Maven
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Moq
4 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.15%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 6 (6.90%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (95.40%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) .NET Developer
3 26 (29.89%) C# Developer
4 18 (20.69%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (19.54%) Web Developer
6 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (17.24%) PHP Developer
7 15 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Designer
10 3 (3.45%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Digital Designer
10 3 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (95.40%) HTML
2 56 (64.37%) jQuery
3 49 (56.32%) HTML5
4 41 (47.13%) .NET
5 40 (45.98%) CSS3
6 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET
7 14 (16.09%) Ajax
8 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.64%) XML
10 10 (11.49%) Web Services
10 10 (11.49%) WCF
10 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (8.05%) Zend Framework
11 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.05%) JSON
11 7 (8.05%) XHTML
12 5 (5.75%) SOAP
12 5 (5.75%) WPF
12 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (5.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.15%) Open Source
2 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.75%) Android
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) MVC
2 11 (12.64%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
4 9 (10.34%) OO
5 8 (9.20%) TDD
6 7 (8.05%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.90%) Scrum
8 5 (5.75%) OOP
8 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.45%) MVVM
9 3 (3.45%) UML
9 3 (3.45%) CRM
9 3 (3.45%) SEO
10 2 (2.30%) Web Design
10 2 (2.30%) Logistics
10 2 (2.30%) B2C
10 2 (2.30%) Android Development
11 1 (1.15%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.15%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (78.16%) JavaScript
2 42 (48.28%) C#
3 23 (26.44%) PHP
4 17 (19.54%) SQL
5 9 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.75%) Java
7 3 (3.45%) XAML
7 3 (3.45%) PHP5
8 2 (2.30%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Zend
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) Telerik
4 3 (3.45%) Adobe
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.15%) Apple
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) hybris
6 1 (1.15%) Facebook
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