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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 29 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.90% 3.58% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 26.53% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Median daily rate £425 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-19.59% +15.62%
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
49 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.56% 13.50% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 55
Median daily rate £425 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
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 2 July 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 -3 3 £425 +46.55% 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (11.11%) Bower
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead UX Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
4 1 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) React
4 1 (11.11%) RequireJS
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle