The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leicestershire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 46 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.44% 9.49% 5.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.10% 23.76% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 9
Average daily rate
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£265 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
102 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 34.23% 39.92% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 26
Average daily rate £275 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
CSS
East Midlands

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -4 19 £270 -1.81% 15
Loughborough - 1 £200 - 6
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 86 (92.47%) HTML
2 75 (80.65%) JavaScript
3 61 (65.59%) jQuery
4 52 (55.91%) HTML5
5 47 (50.54%) .NET
6 45 (48.39%) C#
7 43 (46.24%) CSS3
8 34 (36.56%) MVC
9 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET
10 22 (23.66%) PHP
11 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
12 18 (19.35%) SQL
13 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (15.05%) Ajax
14 14 (15.05%) MySQL
15 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (11.83%) OO
16 11 (11.83%) Web Services
16 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
16 11 (11.83%) Zend
17 10 (10.75%) WCF
17 10 (10.75%) XML
18 9 (9.68%) VB.NET
18 9 (9.68%) Java
18 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
18 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
19 8 (8.60%) XHTML
19 8 (8.60%) Zend Framework
19 8 (8.60%) .NET Framework

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (6.45%) CMS
2 4 (4.30%) IIS
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) Drupal
3 3 (3.23%) WordPress
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) MySQL
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.15%) DTS
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.15%) NUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.08%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.08%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.08%) JUnit
General
1 6 (6.45%) Retail
2 3 (3.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Back Office
3 2 (2.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (94.62%) Developer
2 31 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 27 (29.03%) C# Developer
4 21 (22.58%) Web Developer
5 20 (21.51%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (21.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (18.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (15.05%) PHP Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Front-End Web Developer
9 7 (7.53%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Designer
11 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Web Designer
12 3 (3.23%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Digital Designer
12 3 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Magento Developer
13 2 (2.15%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (92.47%) HTML
2 61 (65.59%) jQuery
3 52 (55.91%) HTML5
4 47 (50.54%) .NET
5 43 (46.24%) CSS3
6 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET
7 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (15.05%) Ajax
9 11 (11.83%) Web Services
9 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (10.75%) XML
10 10 (10.75%) WCF
11 8 (8.60%) Zend Framework
11 8 (8.60%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.60%) XHTML
12 6 (6.45%) JSP
12 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (5.38%) REST
13 5 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (5.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) MVC
2 11 (11.83%) OO
2 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (7.53%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (7.53%) OOP
4 7 (7.53%) Scrum
5 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.45%) TDD
6 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.30%) SEO
8 3 (3.23%) Web Design
8 3 (3.23%) Project Management
8 3 (3.23%) UML
8 3 (3.23%) CRM
8 3 (3.23%) MVVM
8 3 (3.23%) Web Development
9 2 (2.15%) Android Development
9 2 (2.15%) Logistics
9 2 (2.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 75 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 45 (48.39%) C#
3 22 (23.66%) PHP
4 18 (19.35%) SQL
5 9 (9.68%) Java
5 9 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.23%) XAML
6 3 (3.23%) PHP5
7 2 (2.15%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Zend
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Adobe
3 4 (4.30%) Telerik
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.23%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.15%) Twitter
6 1 (1.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) hybris
6 1 (1.08%) Facebook
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