The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 28 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.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing CSS 68 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 23.53% 13.09% 10.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.13% 35.64% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 19
Median daily rate £320 £288 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +0.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £363 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £34.20
% change year-on-year +18.51% -1.31%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 133 101 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 46.02% 36.73% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 56 41
Median daily rate £325 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
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 £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Leicestershire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Leicestershire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Leicestershire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 53 £340 +13.33% 20
Loughborough +1 1 £325 +13.04% 1
CSS
East Midlands

CSS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 115 (98.29%) HTML
2 96 (82.05%) JavaScript
3 60 (51.28%) HTML5
4 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (44.44%) jQuery
6 46 (39.32%) Front End Development
7 42 (35.90%) CSS3
8 41 (35.04%) .NET
9 39 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET
10 37 (31.62%) MVC
11 36 (30.77%) C#
12 26 (22.22%) User Experience
12 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (21.37%) Ember.js
13 25 (21.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (19.66%) TDD
15 22 (18.80%) React
16 21 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (16.24%) Adobe
18 18 (15.38%) Scrum
19 17 (14.53%) RESTful
20 16 (13.68%) Retail
20 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
20 16 (13.68%) SQL
21 15 (12.82%) Web Development
21 15 (12.82%) Analytics
22 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web API
22 14 (11.97%) Sass

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (6.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 8 (6.84%) CMS
2 6 (5.13%) WordPress
3 2 (1.71%) Drupal
3 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (4.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (3.42%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) Blockchain
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.98%) gulp
3 6 (5.13%) Grunt
4 5 (4.27%) Selenium
4 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.42%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.71%) git-flow
7 2 (1.71%) Mocha
7 2 (1.71%) Protractor
7 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.85%) Gitweb
8 1 (0.85%) Maven
8 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 16 (13.68%) Retail
2 13 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (84.62%) Developer
2 42 (35.90%) JavaScript Developer
3 28 (23.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 24 (20.51%) C# Developer
4 24 (20.51%) HTML Developer
5 22 (18.80%) .NET Developer
5 22 (18.80%) HTML CSS Developer
6 17 (14.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (12.82%) Angular Developer
8 15 (12.82%) Designer
9 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (9.40%) UX Designer
10 11 (9.40%) Web Developer
11 10 (8.55%) Senior Developer
11 10 (8.55%) UI Developer
12 9 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 6 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (5.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (98.29%) HTML
2 60 (51.28%) HTML5
3 52 (44.44%) jQuery
4 42 (35.90%) CSS3
5 41 (35.04%) .NET
6 39 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 37 (31.62%) ASP.NET
8 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (21.37%) Ember.js
8 25 (21.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (18.80%) React
10 17 (14.53%) RESTful
11 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (11.97%) Sass
12 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (10.26%) Ajax
14 11 (9.40%) Web Services
15 8 (6.84%) Node.js
16 6 (5.13%) XML
17 5 (4.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.22%) User Experience
2 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (2.56%) Social Media
4 3 (2.56%) VLE
5 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.85%) Animation
6 1 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (1.71%) Android
2 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) Front End Development
3 37 (31.62%) MVC
4 23 (19.66%) TDD
5 21 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.38%) Scrum
7 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
8 15 (12.82%) Analytics
8 15 (12.82%) Web Development
9 11 (9.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (8.55%) Web Design
10 10 (8.55%) Wireframes
11 9 (7.69%) Prototyping
12 8 (6.84%) Content Management
12 8 (6.84%) Refactoring
12 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.27%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
14 4 (3.42%) Data Analytics
14 4 (3.42%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 96 (82.05%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.77%) C#
3 16 (13.68%) SQL
4 10 (8.55%) ES6
4 10 (8.55%) Java
5 8 (6.84%) PHP
5 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.71%) C++
6 2 (1.71%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) Adobe
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.42%) ClickTale
4 3 (2.56%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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