The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 88 56 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.37% 10.83% 11.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.64% 39.44% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 65
Average daily rate
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£379 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £197 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £41.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
- +30.11%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 142 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.15% 27.47% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 74 183
Average daily rate £383 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CSS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -1 18 £350 - 7
Hemel Hempstead -11 6 £356 +95.20% 1
Borehamwood - 5 £245 - 2
Stevenage -2 4 £345 +20.00% 3
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £388 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Ware - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - - 2
St Albans - - - - 6
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS.

1 128 (92.09%) HTML
2 112 (80.58%) JavaScript
3 78 (56.12%) HTML5
4 69 (49.64%) CSS3
5 44 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (28.06%) jQuery
7 37 (26.62%) XML
8 36 (25.90%) E-Commerce
9 33 (23.74%) SQL
10 32 (23.02%) Java
10 32 (23.02%) Scrum
11 31 (22.30%) TDD
11 31 (22.30%) Ajax
11 31 (22.30%) User Experience
12 30 (21.58%) Marketing
12 30 (21.58%) JSON
12 30 (21.58%) OO
13 29 (20.86%) .NET
13 29 (20.86%) MVC
14 28 (20.14%) Retail
14 28 (20.14%) Subversion
14 28 (20.14%) BDD
15 27 (19.42%) Linux
16 26 (18.71%) MySQL
16 26 (18.71%) Ant
17 25 (17.99%) JSP
17 25 (17.99%) Web Development
17 25 (17.99%) REST
18 24 (17.27%) Git (software)
19 23 (16.55%) Photoshop

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing CSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (16.55%) Apache
2 20 (14.39%) CMS
3 18 (12.95%) Tomcat
4 14 (10.07%) WordPress
5 11 (7.91%) Node.js
6 9 (6.47%) IIS
7 7 (5.04%) lighttpd
8 4 (2.88%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.88%) Drupal
8 4 (2.88%) MQSeries
8 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.88%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.16%) SilverStripe
10 2 (1.44%) Liferay
10 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (16.55%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.60%) InDesign
4 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) Internet
2 7 (5.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.88%) HTTP
4 3 (2.16%) Intranet
4 3 (2.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.71%) MySQL
2 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.63%) RDBMS
3 12 (8.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.44%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Subversion
2 26 (18.71%) Ant
3 24 (17.27%) Git (software)
4 18 (12.95%) Eclipse
5 16 (11.51%) Maven
6 15 (10.79%) JUnit
7 10 (7.19%) IntelliJ
7 10 (7.19%) JIRA
7 10 (7.19%) Mockito
8 9 (6.47%) Grunt
9 8 (5.76%) Selenium
10 7 (5.04%) FxCop
10 7 (5.04%) StyleCop
11 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.60%) Axure RP
12 4 (2.88%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.88%) Log4j
13 2 (1.44%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (1.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (21.58%) Marketing
2 28 (20.14%) Retail
3 23 (16.55%) Finance
4 12 (8.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Advertising
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (83.45%) Developer
2 41 (29.50%) Front-End Developer
3 17 (12.23%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.79%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.07%) Web Developer
5 14 (10.07%) Designer
6 13 (9.35%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Digital Designer
8 9 (6.47%) PHP Developer
8 9 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (5.76%) UI Programmer
9 8 (5.76%) UI Developer
10 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.32%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Photoshop Designer
12 5 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (2.88%) Senior UX Designer
13 4 (2.88%) Senior Designer
13 4 (2.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (92.09%) HTML
2 78 (56.12%) HTML5
3 69 (49.64%) CSS3
4 39 (28.06%) jQuery
5 37 (26.62%) XML
6 31 (22.30%) Ajax
7 30 (21.58%) JSON
8 29 (20.86%) .NET
9 25 (17.99%) JSP
9 25 (17.99%) REST
10 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET
10 22 (15.83%) Web Services
11 19 (13.67%) Spring
12 17 (12.23%) SOAP
13 13 (9.35%) XSLT
14 12 (8.63%) .NET Framework
15 11 (7.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (7.91%) XHTML
16 10 (7.19%) JDBC
16 10 (7.19%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.30%) User Experience
2 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.19%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.19%) W3C
3 9 (6.47%) Open Source
4 4 (2.88%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) iPhone
6 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.44%) GIS
7 1 (0.72%) RIA
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Linux
2 19 (13.67%) UNIX
3 4 (2.88%) HPUX
3 4 (2.88%) Solaris
4 3 (2.16%) Windows
5 2 (1.44%) Android
5 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.90%) E-Commerce
3 32 (23.02%) Scrum
4 31 (22.30%) TDD
5 30 (21.58%) OO
6 29 (20.86%) MVC
7 28 (20.14%) BDD
8 25 (17.99%) Web Development
9 21 (15.11%) Unit Testing
10 20 (14.39%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (8.63%) Waterfall
11 12 (8.63%) Web Design
12 8 (5.76%) Content Management
12 8 (5.76%) SEO
13 7 (5.04%) Workflow
13 7 (5.04%) Code Coverage
13 7 (5.04%) Regression Testing
13 7 (5.04%) Performance Testing
14 5 (3.60%) CRM
14 5 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 112 (80.58%) JavaScript
2 33 (23.74%) SQL
3 32 (23.02%) Java
4 22 (15.83%) PHP
5 19 (13.67%) C#
6 9 (6.47%) VBScript
7 4 (2.88%) XPath
8 3 (2.16%) Ruby
8 3 (2.16%) VB
8 3 (2.16%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.44%) VB6
9 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (9.35%) Adobe
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle
3 8 (5.76%) IBM
4 4 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.88%) Sun
4 4 (2.88%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.44%) ATG
5 2 (1.44%) Endeca
5 2 (1.44%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.44%) Nintex
6 1 (0.72%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.72%) DataCash
6 1 (0.72%) Facebook
6 1 (0.72%) Twitter
6 1 (0.72%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Zend
6 1 (0.72%) Venda
6 1 (0.72%) Apple
6 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
OHO Group
Rate: £80 - £110 per day
Posted: 14 days ago