The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing CSS 147 110 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.36% 6.94% 4.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.53% 22.54% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 83 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
CSS
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
554 488 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.50% 30.79% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 325 203
Average daily rate £350 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the West Yorkshire region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the West Yorkshire region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Leeds +3 123 £350 +16.66% 60
Bradford -5 12 - - 10
Huddersfield - 4 £175 - 9
Halifax -4 1 £363 +3.57% 3
Pontefract - 1 - -
Wakefield - - - - 5
Wetherby - - - - 2
Mirfield - - - -
Otley - - - -
Keighley - - - -
Castleford - - - - 2
Dewsbury - - - -
CSS
Yorkshire

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 258 (95.20%) HTML
2 197 (72.69%) JavaScript
3 112 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (41.33%) jQuery
4 103 (38.01%) MVC
5 99 (36.53%) C#
6 92 (33.95%) .NET
7 75 (27.68%) ASP.NET
8 66 (24.35%) Java
9 65 (23.99%) SQL
10 60 (22.14%) CSS3
11 59 (21.77%) HTML5
12 58 (21.40%) SQL Server
13 47 (17.34%) TDD
14 45 (16.61%) XML
15 40 (14.76%) User Experience
16 39 (14.39%) Web Services
17 37 (13.65%) JSON
18 36 (13.28%) PHP
18 36 (13.28%) CMS
18 36 (13.28%) Web Design
19 32 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
20 31 (11.44%) Git (software)
20 31 (11.44%) Web Development
21 30 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (11.07%) WCF
21 30 (11.07%) MySQL
22 29 (10.70%) .NET Framework
22 29 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
23 27 (9.96%) Mentoring

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 36 (13.28%) CMS
2 20 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (3.69%) Apache Solr
4 10 (3.69%) Node.js
5 9 (3.32%) Apache
6 8 (2.95%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.95%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (2.58%) Kentico
8 6 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.48%) Moodle
10 4 (1.48%) Drupal
11 3 (1.11%) IIS
12 2 (0.74%) JBoss
12 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.74%) WordPress
12 2 (0.74%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 26 (9.59%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.74%) InDesign
3 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.80%) Office 365
2 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) Heroku
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.43%) Intranet
2 6 (2.21%) HTTP
3 2 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.07%) MySQL
3 16 (5.90%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.54%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.54%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.58%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.58%) RavenDB
6 7 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.11%) SQLite
7 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.74%) QlikView
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.74%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.37%) Big Data
9 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (11.44%) Git (software)
3 27 (9.96%) Subversion
4 20 (7.38%) Visual Studio
5 15 (5.54%) NUnit
6 13 (4.80%) Selenium
6 13 (4.80%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (3.32%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.32%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (2.95%) JUnit
9 6 (2.21%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.21%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.21%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.21%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.21%) Capybara
9 6 (2.21%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.85%) LLBLGen Pro
10 5 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (1.48%) Hudson
11 4 (1.48%) JProfiler
General
1 12 (4.43%) Finance
2 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 5 (1.85%) Games
3 4 (1.48%) Marketing
4 3 (1.11%) Retail
4 3 (1.11%) Advertising
4 3 (1.11%) Back Office
5 2 (0.74%) Law
5 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 218 (80.44%) Developer
2 49 (18.08%) .NET Developer
3 37 (13.65%) Front-End Developer
4 33 (12.18%) Web Developer
5 32 (11.81%) Designer
6 26 (9.59%) Java Developer
7 24 (8.86%) C# Developer
8 20 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (6.64%) UX Designer
10 16 (5.90%) Lead Developer
11 15 (5.54%) SharePoint Developer
11 15 (5.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (5.17%) UI Developer
12 14 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (5.17%) UI Programmer
13 13 (4.80%) Web Designer
14 11 (4.06%) PHP Developer
15 9 (3.32%) .NET Web Developer
15 9 (3.32%) Lead Java Developer
16 8 (2.95%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (95.20%) HTML
2 112 (41.33%) jQuery
3 92 (33.95%) .NET
4 75 (27.68%) ASP.NET
5 60 (22.14%) CSS3
6 59 (21.77%) HTML5
7 45 (16.61%) XML
8 39 (14.39%) Web Services
9 37 (13.65%) JSON
10 30 (11.07%) WCF
11 29 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (10.70%) .NET Framework
12 23 (8.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 22 (8.12%) Ajax
14 20 (7.38%) AngularJS
14 20 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (6.64%) Spring
15 18 (6.64%) NHibernate
16 17 (6.27%) XHTML
17 16 (5.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.76%) User Experience
2 14 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.43%) Open Source
4 5 (1.85%) NHS
4 5 (1.85%) W3C
4 5 (1.85%) iPhone
5 4 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.48%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.48%) Ontologies
5 4 (1.48%) Video Editing
5 4 (1.48%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.11%) Online Games
6 3 (1.11%) FMCG
7 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.74%) IVR
7 2 (0.74%) PKI
7 2 (0.74%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.38%) Linux
2 19 (7.01%) Android
3 10 (3.69%) Windows
4 9 (3.32%) UNIX
5 8 (2.95%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.74%) CentOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (38.01%) MVC
3 47 (17.34%) TDD
4 36 (13.28%) Web Design
5 31 (11.44%) Web Development
6 30 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (9.96%) Mentoring
8 24 (8.86%) OO
9 21 (7.75%) Unit Testing
10 20 (7.38%) Web Application Development
10 20 (7.38%) Scrum
11 16 (5.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (4.80%) Rapid Prototyping
15 12 (4.43%) OOP
15 12 (4.43%) Configuration Management
16 11 (4.06%) Pair Programming
17 10 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 197 (72.69%) JavaScript
2 99 (36.53%) C#
3 66 (24.35%) Java
4 65 (23.99%) SQL
5 36 (13.28%) PHP
6 14 (5.17%) Python
7 13 (4.80%) Ruby
8 8 (2.95%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.48%) Perl
9 4 (1.48%) PHP5
9 4 (1.48%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.37%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.21%) Degree
3 5 (1.85%) VCP4
4 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.27%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) Graylog
2 2 (0.74%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 26 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.80%) Adobe
3 12 (4.43%) Oracle
3 12 (4.43%) hybris
4 6 (2.21%) Akamai
4 6 (2.21%) Zend
4 6 (2.21%) Appcelerator
4 6 (2.21%) VMware
4 6 (2.21%) New Relic
5 5 (1.85%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.85%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.85%) Sencha
6 2 (0.74%) Splunk
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco
6 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.37%) RedDot
7 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.37%) Twitter
7 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.37%) Jaspersoft
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