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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 5 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing CSS 33 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.84% 18.35% 6.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.77% 50.00% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £213 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
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
65 98 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.29% 36.70% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 62 39
Average daily rate £275 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 27
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 25 £275 +17.02% 17
Hinckley -3 1 - -
Loughborough -4 1 - - 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 30 January 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 56 (94.92%) HTML
2 53 (89.83%) JavaScript
3 41 (69.49%) jQuery
4 29 (49.15%) HTML5
5 22 (37.29%) PHP
6 19 (32.20%) .NET
7 18 (30.51%) C#
8 17 (28.81%) MySQL
8 17 (28.81%) Ajax
9 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
10 15 (25.42%) CSS3
11 14 (23.73%) XML
12 12 (20.34%) MVC
12 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
12 12 (20.34%) Java
13 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (18.64%) WordPress
14 10 (16.95%) Adobe
14 10 (16.95%) Photoshop
15 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.25%) SQL
15 9 (15.25%) Adobe Illustrator
15 9 (15.25%) Drupal
15 9 (15.25%) Content Management
15 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (15.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 8 (13.56%) JSP
17 7 (11.86%) XHTML
17 7 (11.86%) JSON
17 7 (11.86%) Git (software)

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (18.64%) WordPress
2 9 (15.25%) Drupal
3 6 (10.17%) IIS
4 5 (8.47%) Liferay
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.08%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (5.08%) CMS
6 3 (5.08%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.39%) Node.js
7 2 (3.39%) Kentico
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.69%) Apache
8 1 (1.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Photoshop
2 9 (15.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (15.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) MySQL
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.39%) DTS
5 2 (3.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Maven
3 3 (5.08%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) MSTest
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Grunt
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.39%) Marketing
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Military
2 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (93.22%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.34%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Web Developer
4 11 (18.64%) PHP Developer
5 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
8 7 (11.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (10.17%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (8.47%) MySQL Developer
10 5 (8.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (5.08%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Designer
12 2 (3.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (94.92%) HTML
2 41 (69.49%) jQuery
3 29 (49.15%) HTML5
4 19 (32.20%) .NET
5 17 (28.81%) Ajax
6 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
7 15 (25.42%) CSS3
8 14 (23.73%) XML
9 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (13.56%) JSP
11 7 (11.86%) XHTML
11 7 (11.86%) JSON
12 5 (8.47%) Web Services
12 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.78%) JSTL
13 4 (6.78%) SVG
14 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (5.08%) XSL
14 3 (5.08%) J2EE
14 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.78%) Psychology
2 4 (6.78%) Open Source
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.78%) Android
3 3 (5.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) MVC
1 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Content Management
4 6 (10.17%) TDD
4 6 (10.17%) Web Design
4 6 (10.17%) SEO
5 5 (8.47%) OOP
6 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.78%) OO
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.39%) BDD
7 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.69%) Android Development
8 1 (1.69%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.69%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.29%) PHP
3 18 (30.51%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) Java
5 9 (15.25%) SQL
6 3 (5.08%) PHP5
7 2 (3.39%) VB
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Adobe
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) Twitter
4 3 (5.08%) Facebook
4 3 (5.08%) Zend
5 2 (3.39%) Apple
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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