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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 64 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.63% 8.43% 9.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.76% 32.56% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 38
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -8.57%
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
157 172 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.16% 25.90% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 94 112
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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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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 +7 22 £375 +5.26% 7
St Albans +2 3 - - 6
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £300 -16.66% 4
Welwyn Garden City -13 2 £200 -45.57%
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Stevenage - 2 £300 - 2
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 118 (99.16%) HTML
2 97 (81.51%) JavaScript
3 60 (50.42%) jQuery
4 50 (42.02%) HTML5
5 46 (38.66%) CSS3
6 37 (31.09%) User Experience
7 33 (27.73%) Java
8 32 (26.89%) MVC
9 31 (26.05%) AngularJS
10 30 (25.21%) E-Commerce
11 29 (24.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (23.53%) .NET
13 26 (21.85%) C#
14 25 (21.01%) XHTML
14 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (20.17%) CMS
16 22 (18.49%) Sass
16 22 (18.49%) JSON
17 20 (16.81%) Git (software)
18 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET
18 19 (15.97%) JSP
19 18 (15.13%) Semantic HTML
20 17 (14.29%) Grunt
20 17 (14.29%) W3C
21 16 (13.45%) XML
22 15 (12.61%) JSTL
22 15 (12.61%) Mobile Development
23 14 (11.76%) Oracle
23 14 (11.76%) OO
23 14 (11.76%) Software Engineering

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 24 (20.17%) CMS
2 12 (10.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (8.40%) JBoss
4 9 (7.56%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.56%) MQSeries
4 9 (7.56%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.20%) Drupal
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.52%) Apache
7 3 (2.52%) Node.js
7 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.84%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.84%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) HTTP
2 3 (2.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.84%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) MySQL
3 8 (6.72%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) DB2
6 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.29%) Grunt
3 12 (10.08%) Bower
4 11 (9.24%) Subversion
4 11 (9.24%) Axure RP
5 9 (7.56%) Ant
5 9 (7.56%) JUnit
5 9 (7.56%) JIRA
5 9 (7.56%) Selenium
5 9 (7.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.36%) Xcode
7 1 (0.84%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.08%) Retail
1 12 (10.08%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.24%) Marketing
3 2 (1.68%) Finance
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (75.63%) Developer
2 30 (25.21%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (16.81%) .NET Developer
4 16 (13.45%) Designer
5 14 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (10.08%) Web Developer
7 11 (9.24%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) UX Designer
8 9 (7.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.04%) UI Developer
11 6 (5.04%) UI Programmer
11 6 (5.04%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Front-End Web Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (3.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 4 (3.36%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (99.16%) HTML
2 60 (50.42%) jQuery
3 50 (42.02%) HTML5
4 46 (38.66%) CSS3
5 31 (26.05%) AngularJS
6 29 (24.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 28 (23.53%) .NET
8 25 (21.01%) XHTML
9 22 (18.49%) Sass
9 22 (18.49%) JSON
10 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET
10 19 (15.97%) JSP
11 18 (15.13%) Semantic HTML
12 16 (13.45%) XML
13 15 (12.61%) JSTL
14 13 (10.92%) PhoneGap
15 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (8.40%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (8.40%) Apache Camel
17 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.09%) User Experience
2 17 (14.29%) W3C
3 11 (9.24%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.20%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.36%) iPhone
5 4 (3.36%) iPad
5 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.68%) RIA
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) STB
7 1 (0.84%) IPTV
7 1 (0.84%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.20%) Android
3 4 (3.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) MVC
2 30 (25.21%) E-Commerce
3 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.61%) Mobile Development
5 14 (11.76%) OO
5 14 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 13 (10.92%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (9.24%) OOP
7 11 (9.24%) SOA
8 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.56%) UML
10 8 (6.72%) Content Management
10 8 (6.72%) TDD
11 7 (5.88%) MVVM
12 5 (4.20%) E-Procurement
12 5 (4.20%) Validation
12 5 (4.20%) Scrum
12 5 (4.20%) iOS Development
12 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 97 (81.51%) JavaScript
2 33 (27.73%) Java
3 26 (21.85%) C#
4 13 (10.92%) SQL
5 10 (8.40%) Python
5 10 (8.40%) Ruby
6 9 (7.56%) PHP
7 4 (3.36%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.84%) VBScript
9 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.84%) Clojure
9 1 (0.84%) PHP5
9 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
1 9 (7.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Oracle
2 9 (7.56%) Talend
3 5 (4.20%) Google
3 5 (4.20%) Adobe
3 5 (4.20%) Facebook
3 5 (4.20%) Zend
4 4 (3.36%) IBM
5 3 (2.52%) ATG
6 2 (1.68%) Nintex
6 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.68%) ESRI
7 1 (0.84%) RedDot
7 1 (0.84%) OpenText
7 1 (0.84%) Teradata
7 1 (0.84%) Tableau
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