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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS 26 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.32% 16.55% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.15% 32.67% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 10
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 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £33.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +18.91%
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
54 150 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.43% 50.68% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 85 51
Average daily rate £275 £263 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 £240 +1.05% 15
Hinckley 0 2 - -
Loughborough -2 1 £250 -16.66% 1
Melton Mowbray - - - - 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Coalville - - - -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 72 (94.74%) HTML
2 58 (76.32%) JavaScript
3 50 (65.79%) jQuery
4 43 (56.58%) HTML5
5 33 (43.42%) C#
6 32 (42.11%) .NET
7 26 (34.21%) CSS3
8 25 (32.89%) PHP
9 24 (31.58%) MVC
10 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
11 21 (27.63%) MySQL
12 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (19.74%) SQL
13 13 (17.11%) E-Commerce
13 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
13 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (14.47%) Photoshop
14 11 (14.47%) Adobe Illustrator
14 11 (14.47%) Ajax
14 11 (14.47%) WordPress
15 10 (13.16%) Drupal
15 10 (13.16%) XML
15 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
16 9 (11.84%) OOP
16 9 (11.84%) TDD
17 8 (10.53%) Adobe
18 7 (9.21%) OO
18 7 (9.21%) IIS
18 7 (9.21%) Content Management

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (14.47%) WordPress
2 10 (13.16%) Drupal
3 7 (9.21%) IIS
4 4 (5.26%) CMS
4 4 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.63%) Kentico
6 2 (2.63%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Photoshop
1 11 (14.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Heroku
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) FTP
1 2 (2.63%) Intranet
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) MySQL
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.63%) MS Access
5 2 (2.63%) DTS
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) Maven
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.63%) Grunt
5 1 (1.32%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) Moq
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 3 (3.95%) Publishing
1 3 (3.95%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (96.05%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 20 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 17 (22.37%) PHP Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Web Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.21%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Designer
10 5 (6.58%) MySQL Developer
10 5 (6.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (94.74%) HTML
2 50 (65.79%) jQuery
3 43 (56.58%) HTML5
4 32 (42.11%) .NET
5 26 (34.21%) CSS3
6 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
7 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (14.47%) Ajax
8 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (13.16%) XML
10 6 (7.89%) WCF
10 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (6.58%) WPF
11 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.58%) JSON
11 5 (6.58%) XHTML
12 4 (5.26%) Web Services
12 4 (5.26%) Spring
12 4 (5.26%) JSP
12 4 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.58%) User Experience
3 4 (5.26%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Psychology
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Android
2 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) MVC
2 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.11%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.84%) TDD
4 9 (11.84%) OOP
5 7 (9.21%) OO
5 7 (9.21%) Content Management
5 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Scrum
7 4 (5.26%) Web Design
7 4 (5.26%) SEO
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.95%) MVVM
8 3 (3.95%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (3.95%) UML
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.63%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.63%) BDD
10 1 (1.32%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 33 (43.42%) C#
3 25 (32.89%) PHP
4 15 (19.74%) SQL
5 6 (7.89%) PHP5
6 5 (6.58%) Java
7 4 (5.26%) VB
7 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.95%) XAML
9 2 (2.63%) Python
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) WAI
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Adobe
2 6 (7.89%) Twitter
3 5 (6.58%) Zend
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.26%) Telerik
4 4 (5.26%) Google
4 4 (5.26%) Facebook
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) hybris
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