The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 2 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing CSS 52 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 32.91% 8.84% 9.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.23% 22.81% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 10
Median daily rate £340 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £361 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 73 57 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 46.20% 38.78% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 21
Median daily rate £340 £315 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Leicester

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Leicester

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Leicester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Leicester

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Leicester

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for CSS.

1 73 (97.33%) HTML
2 60 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (44.00%) HTML5
5 32 (42.67%) jQuery
6 27 (36.00%) AngularJS
6 27 (36.00%) Front End Development
7 24 (32.00%) CSS3
8 22 (29.33%) Ember.js
9 19 (25.33%) User Experience
9 19 (25.33%) React
10 18 (24.00%) .NET
11 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
11 17 (22.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (20.00%) Adobe
13 14 (18.67%) RESTful
13 14 (18.67%) TDD
13 14 (18.67%) MVC
14 13 (17.33%) C#
14 13 (17.33%) Analytics
15 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (14.67%) Scrum
17 10 (13.33%) ES6
17 10 (13.33%) Sass
17 10 (13.33%) Wireframes
17 10 (13.33%) SQL
17 10 (13.33%) Web Development
18 9 (12.00%) Ajax
18 9 (12.00%) Photoshop

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
3 3 (4.00%) WordPress
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (5.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Grunt
2 6 (8.00%) gulp
3 4 (5.33%) Axure RP
3 4 (5.33%) Selenium
4 3 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.67%) git-flow
5 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.67%) Mocha
5 2 (2.67%) Protractor
5 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (76.00%) Developer
2 31 (41.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (17.33%) Designer
4 13 (17.33%) HTML Developer
5 11 (14.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 9 (12.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 9 (12.00%) UX Designer
8 8 (10.67%) Angular Developer
9 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
9 7 (9.33%) UI Developer
10 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
11 5 (6.67%) HTML CSS Designer
12 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (5.33%) Web Designer
12 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
13 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
13 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (97.33%) HTML
2 33 (44.00%) HTML5
3 32 (42.67%) jQuery
4 27 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 24 (32.00%) CSS3
6 22 (29.33%) Ember.js
7 19 (25.33%) React
8 18 (24.00%) .NET
9 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (18.67%) RESTful
11 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (13.33%) Sass
13 9 (12.00%) Ajax
14 7 (9.33%) Node.js
15 6 (8.00%) XML
16 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (5.33%) XSLT
17 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 3 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (4.00%) Social Media
3 3 (4.00%) VLE
4 2 (2.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.33%) Animation
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Android
1 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) Front End Development
3 14 (18.67%) MVC
3 14 (18.67%) TDD
4 13 (17.33%) Analytics
5 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.67%) Scrum
7 10 (13.33%) Web Development
7 10 (13.33%) Wireframes
8 9 (12.00%) Prototyping
9 8 (10.67%) Content Management
10 7 (9.33%) Refactoring
11 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.67%) Web Design
13 4 (5.33%) BDD
13 4 (5.33%) Information Architecture
13 4 (5.33%) ITIL
13 4 (5.33%) ITSM
13 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
13 4 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.33%) C#
3 10 (13.33%) ES6
3 10 (13.33%) SQL
4 7 (9.33%) Java
4 7 (9.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) MCSD
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Adobe
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) ClickTale
4 3 (4.00%) Blackboard
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore