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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing CSS 28 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.12% 14.60% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.12% 27.54% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
57 167 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.68% 53.02% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 86 51
Average daily rate £320 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 0 15 £255 +2.00% 19
Loughborough +3 4 £325 +8.33%
Hinckley 0 2 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Coalville - - - -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 44 (57.89%) HTML5
5 36 (47.37%) C#
6 33 (43.42%) .NET
7 29 (38.16%) CSS3
8 25 (32.89%) MVC
9 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
10 23 (30.26%) PHP
11 19 (25.00%) MySQL
12 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (18.42%) SQL
13 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
14 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (15.79%) E-Commerce
15 12 (15.79%) Ajax
16 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
17 10 (13.16%) XML
17 10 (13.16%) Photoshop
18 9 (11.84%) OOP
18 9 (11.84%) Adobe Illustrator
18 9 (11.84%) Drupal
18 9 (11.84%) WordPress
18 9 (11.84%) TDD
19 8 (10.53%) WCF
20 7 (9.21%) JSON
20 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
20 7 (9.21%) Adobe

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (11.84%) Drupal
1 9 (11.84%) WordPress
2 7 (9.21%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) CMS
4 4 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.63%) Kentico
5 2 (2.63%) Node.js
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Photoshop
2 9 (11.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Heroku
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) FTP
2 2 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) MySQL
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.21%) 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
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.58%) 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%) Moq
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 3 (3.95%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Local Government
3 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (96.05%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) C# Developer
3 21 (27.63%) .NET Developer
4 16 (21.05%) PHP Developer
5 15 (19.74%) Web Developer
6 13 (17.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (14.47%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Designer
10 6 (7.89%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
11 4 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 3 (3.95%) J2EE Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (94.74%) HTML
2 50 (65.79%) jQuery
3 44 (57.89%) HTML5
4 33 (43.42%) .NET
5 29 (38.16%) CSS3
6 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (15.79%) Ajax
9 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (13.16%) XML
11 8 (10.53%) WCF
12 7 (9.21%) JSON
13 6 (7.89%) REST
13 6 (7.89%) Web Services
13 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (6.58%) XHTML
14 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
14 5 (6.58%) WPF
15 4 (5.26%) Spring MVC
15 4 (5.26%) Google Maps API
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
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
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 25 (32.89%) MVC
2 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.84%) OOP
4 9 (11.84%) TDD
5 7 (9.21%) OO
5 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.58%) Content Management
8 4 (5.26%) Scrum
9 3 (3.95%) Web Design
9 3 (3.95%) SEO
9 3 (3.95%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.95%) MVVM
9 3 (3.95%) UML
10 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.63%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.63%) BDD
11 1 (1.32%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 36 (47.37%) C#
3 23 (30.26%) PHP
4 14 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (7.89%) PHP5
6 5 (6.58%) Java
6 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.26%) VB
8 3 (3.95%) XAML
9 2 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) WAI
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Adobe
2 5 (6.58%) Zend
2 5 (6.58%) Twitter
3 4 (5.26%) Facebook
3 4 (5.26%) Telerik
3 4 (5.26%) Google
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) hybris
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