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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 39 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.31% 10.76% 7.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.05% 33.33% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 7
Average daily rate
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£285 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -8.57%
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
95 111 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.42% 32.27% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 42
Average daily rate £285 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 +1 14 £280 +5.66% 9
Hinckley - 2 £290 -
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 71 (94.67%) HTML
2 63 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 48 (64.00%) jQuery
4 45 (60.00%) C#
5 44 (58.67%) .NET
6 40 (53.33%) HTML5
7 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
8 33 (44.00%) CSS3
9 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
10 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (20.00%) Ajax
11 15 (20.00%) XML
11 15 (20.00%) MVC
12 13 (17.33%) SQL
13 12 (16.00%) Java
14 11 (14.67%) .NET Framework
14 11 (14.67%) WCF
14 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (13.33%) Google
15 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (13.33%) VB.NET
15 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
15 10 (13.33%) Adobe
15 10 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (12.00%) WinForms
16 9 (12.00%) Web Services
17 8 (10.67%) Windows
17 8 (10.67%) Internet
17 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
18 7 (9.33%) Microsoft

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.67%) Liferay
3 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) WordPress
5 2 (2.67%) Drupal
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Internet
2 6 (8.00%) SMS
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.33%) MySQL
5 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.33%) Informix
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) Maven
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.00%) MSTest
3 3 (4.00%) NUnit
4 2 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
1 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (84.00%) Developer
2 34 (45.33%) .NET Developer
3 31 (41.33%) C# Developer
4 30 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (25.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
7 7 (9.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Support
9 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Designer
11 3 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (2.67%) Web Designer
12 2 (2.67%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (94.67%) HTML
2 48 (64.00%) jQuery
3 44 (58.67%) .NET
4 40 (53.33%) HTML5
5 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
6 33 (44.00%) CSS3
7 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (20.00%) Ajax
8 15 (20.00%) XML
9 11 (14.67%) .NET Framework
9 11 (14.67%) WCF
10 9 (12.00%) WinForms
10 9 (12.00%) Web Services
11 7 (9.33%) XHTML
11 7 (9.33%) JSP
11 7 (9.33%) JSON
12 6 (8.00%) LINQ
13 5 (6.67%) Entity Framework
13 5 (6.67%) WPF
14 4 (5.33%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.67%) Psychology
3 2 (2.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.67%) UNIX
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) MVC
2 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (8.00%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (8.00%) Analytics
4 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (5.33%) SEO
5 4 (5.33%) Web Design
5 4 (5.33%) Open Source
5 4 (5.33%) Mobile Development
6 3 (4.00%) Scrum
7 2 (2.67%) Pay per click
7 2 (2.67%) Content Management
7 2 (2.67%) Web Development
7 2 (2.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.67%) OO
7 2 (2.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (60.00%) C#
3 13 (17.33%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) Java
5 10 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.33%) VB
8 3 (4.00%) VBA
9 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Google
1 10 (13.33%) Adobe
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Apple
4 1 (1.33%) Perforce
4 1 (1.33%) Zend
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