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 25 June 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.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing CSS 73 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 27.55% 11.97% 15.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.68% 31.00% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 38
Median daily rate £300 £240 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £174 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £29.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -15.00%  

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 136 100 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 51.32% 38.61% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 69
Median daily rate £308 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 +14 30 £370 +34.54% 21
Loughborough - 1 - - 2
CSS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 133 (95.00%) HTML
2 120 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 67 (47.86%) HTML5
4 64 (45.71%) CSS3
5 60 (42.86%) Front End Development
6 57 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (40.00%) jQuery
8 47 (33.57%) AngularJS
8 47 (33.57%) React
9 43 (30.71%) C#
9 43 (30.71%) .NET
10 37 (26.43%) Ember.js
11 36 (25.71%) MVC
12 33 (23.57%) Node.js
13 32 (22.86%) Test Automation
14 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET
15 28 (20.00%) TDD
15 28 (20.00%) Retail
16 25 (17.86%) Git (software)
17 24 (17.14%) RESTful
18 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
19 21 (15.00%) SQL
19 21 (15.00%) ES6
20 20 (14.29%) E-Commerce
21 19 (13.57%) Adobe
21 19 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
22 18 (12.86%) Ajax
23 17 (12.14%) CMS
24 16 (11.43%) PHP
24 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC

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 17 (12.14%) CMS
2 10 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (6.43%) Drupal
4 8 (5.71%) Apache
5 4 (2.86%) WordPress
6 1 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.57%) MySQL
3 10 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.43%) Jasmine
3 7 (5.00%) gulp
3 7 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (5.00%) PHPUnit
4 5 (3.57%) Grunt
4 5 (3.57%) NUnit
5 4 (2.86%) MSTest
6 3 (2.14%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.43%) Mocha
7 2 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.43%) Protractor
7 2 (1.43%) Selenium
7 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.71%) Babel
8 1 (0.71%) Gitweb
8 1 (0.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.71%) Moq
8 1 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 28 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (1.43%) Finance
2 2 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 130 (92.86%) Developer
2 49 (35.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 44 (31.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 21 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 21 (15.00%) HTML Developer
6 19 (13.57%) Angular Developer
6 19 (13.57%) HTML CSS Developer
7 16 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (10.00%) PHP Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Web Developer
11 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (7.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (6.43%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (6.43%) UI Developer
13 8 (5.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
14 7 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (95.00%) HTML
2 67 (47.86%) HTML5
3 64 (45.71%) CSS3
4 56 (40.00%) jQuery
5 47 (33.57%) AngularJS
5 47 (33.57%) React
6 43 (30.71%) .NET
7 37 (26.43%) Ember.js
8 33 (23.57%) Node.js
9 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET
10 24 (17.14%) RESTful
11 18 (12.86%) Ajax
12 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (8.57%) Sass
15 10 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (6.43%) Symfony
17 7 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) User Experience
2 3 (2.14%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.14%) Social Media
2 3 (2.14%) VLE
3 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.43%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.71%) Animation
4 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.71%) NHS
4 1 (0.71%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Windows
2 7 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 57 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.71%) MVC
4 32 (22.86%) Test Automation
5 28 (20.00%) TDD
6 20 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 19 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.71%) Web Development
9 14 (10.00%) Analytics
9 14 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.57%) Scrum
10 12 (8.57%) Web Design
11 10 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (6.43%) OOP
13 8 (5.71%) Content Management
13 8 (5.71%) Pair Programming
13 8 (5.71%) Refactoring
14 7 (5.00%) User Stories
15 4 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 4 (2.86%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 120 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 43 (30.71%) C#
3 21 (15.00%) ES6
3 21 (15.00%) SQL
4 16 (11.43%) PHP
5 8 (5.71%) Java
6 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.43%) Ruby
7 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) Analytics IQ
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Adobe
2 5 (3.57%) Google
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.86%) Twitter
4 3 (2.14%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.71%) ClickTale
5 1 (0.71%) hybris
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle
5 1 (0.71%) Zend
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