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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing CSS 43 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.75% 15.69% 9.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.31% 45.71% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £315 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
89 105 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.60% 34.31% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 41
Average daily rate £285 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +3 10 £278 +2.77% 10
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (94.87%) HTML
2 62 (79.49%) JavaScript
3 53 (67.95%) .NET
4 52 (66.67%) C#
5 45 (57.69%) ASP.NET
5 45 (57.69%) HTML5
6 42 (53.85%) jQuery
7 40 (51.28%) CSS3
8 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (23.08%) MVC
11 16 (20.51%) VB.NET
12 15 (19.23%) SQL
12 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
12 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (14.10%) Retail
14 11 (14.10%) WCF
15 10 (12.82%) VB
15 10 (12.82%) Scrum
16 9 (11.54%) WinForms
17 8 (10.26%) XML
17 8 (10.26%) Windows
17 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
17 8 (10.26%) Ajax
17 8 (10.26%) Google
17 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
18 7 (8.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
18 7 (8.97%) Adobe

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (8.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) WordPress
4 2 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) Drupal
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Internet
2 6 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.41%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.28%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.85%) NUnit
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) MSTest
General
1 11 (14.10%) Retail
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (82.05%) Developer
2 42 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 34 (43.59%) C# Developer
3 34 (43.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (28.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Web Developer
7 9 (11.54%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Support
9 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Applications Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Designer
11 3 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (3.85%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.85%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (94.87%) HTML
2 53 (67.95%) .NET
3 45 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 45 (57.69%) HTML5
4 42 (53.85%) jQuery
5 40 (51.28%) CSS3
6 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (14.10%) WCF
8 9 (11.54%) WinForms
9 8 (10.26%) Ajax
9 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.26%) XML
10 6 (7.69%) Web Services
10 6 (7.69%) XHTML
11 5 (6.41%) WPF
11 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 4 (5.13%) JSON
12 4 (5.13%) SOAP
13 3 (3.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 2 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.28%) EPoS
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.13%) Android
4 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) MVC
2 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
2 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.82%) Scrum
4 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (7.69%) Analytics
5 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.41%) Migration
5 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
6 4 (5.13%) Mobile Development
6 4 (5.13%) Android Development
7 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.85%) TDD
8 2 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.56%) Pay per click
8 2 (2.56%) Web Design
8 2 (2.56%) SEO
8 2 (2.56%) OO
8 2 (2.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 62 (79.49%) JavaScript
2 52 (66.67%) C#
3 16 (20.51%) VB.NET
4 15 (19.23%) SQL
5 10 (12.82%) VB
6 6 (7.69%) VB6
7 5 (6.41%) VBA
7 5 (6.41%) PHP
8 4 (5.13%) Java
9 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Google
2 7 (8.97%) Adobe
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.85%) Zend
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Perforce
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