The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 29 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 11 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.24% 3.48% 5.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.18% 25.58% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 15
Median daily rate £315 £319 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.74% -6.42%
CSS
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 43 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.06% 13.61% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 80
Median daily rate £425 £369 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -2 7 £315 -6.66% 4
Bedford -9 3 £345 +15.00% 3
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 6 (35.29%) CSS3
4 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) SMS
6 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (17.65%) User Experience
7 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
7 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) CMS
8 2 (11.76%) Web Design
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (11.76%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SMS
2 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Bower
3 2 (11.76%) Grunt
3 2 (11.76%) gulp
3 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Email Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Designer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
3 6 (35.29%) CSS3
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Node.js
6 2 (11.76%) React
6 2 (11.76%) Sass
7 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) LESS
7 1 (5.88%) Material Design
7 1 (5.88%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Analytics
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
4 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
5 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
1 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Apple