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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS 91 55 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.83% 11.22% 11.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.74% 40.15% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 21 62
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +113.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
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
218 137 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.95% 27.96% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 72 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 24 £350 - 6
Hemel Hempstead 0 13 £360 +30.90% 3
Borehamwood - 5 £245 - 1
Stevenage -2 3 £360 +25.21%
St Albans 0 1 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 - 1
Ware - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 126 (93.33%) HTML
2 109 (80.74%) JavaScript
3 72 (53.33%) HTML5
4 63 (46.67%) CSS3
5 40 (29.63%) jQuery
6 39 (28.89%) E-Commerce
7 38 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (22.96%) SQL
8 31 (22.96%) .NET
8 31 (22.96%) XML
8 31 (22.96%) User Experience
9 30 (22.22%) Java
10 28 (20.74%) Retail
11 26 (19.26%) OO
11 26 (19.26%) Web Development
12 24 (17.78%) JSON
12 24 (17.78%) Marketing
12 24 (17.78%) Scrum
12 24 (17.78%) MVC
13 23 (17.04%) Photoshop
13 23 (17.04%) ASP.NET
14 22 (16.30%) JSP
14 22 (16.30%) C#
14 22 (16.30%) MySQL
14 22 (16.30%) Finance
14 22 (16.30%) Ajax
15 21 (15.56%) PHP
16 20 (14.81%) Web Services
16 20 (14.81%) TDD
17 19 (14.07%) CMS

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (14.07%) CMS
2 13 (9.63%) WordPress
3 12 (8.89%) Apache
4 11 (8.15%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.67%) IIS
6 7 (5.19%) Node.js
7 5 (3.70%) MQSeries
7 5 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.96%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.96%) Drupal
8 4 (2.96%) lighttpd
8 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.22%) SilverStripe
9 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.48%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.48%) Liferay
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (17.04%) Photoshop
2 12 (8.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.70%) InDesign
3 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) Internet
2 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.70%) HTTP
4 3 (2.22%) Intranet
4 3 (2.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) MySQL
2 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.48%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) Subversion
2 17 (12.59%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.85%) Ant
4 13 (9.63%) Maven
5 12 (8.89%) JUnit
6 11 (8.15%) Eclipse
7 10 (7.41%) JIRA
8 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.19%) Selenium
9 6 (4.44%) FxCop
9 6 (4.44%) StyleCop
9 6 (4.44%) Mockito
9 6 (4.44%) IntelliJ
10 5 (3.70%) Log4j
10 5 (3.70%) Grunt
11 4 (2.96%) Axure RP
12 3 (2.22%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 2 (1.48%) Dreamweaver
14 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (20.74%) Retail
2 24 (17.78%) Marketing
3 22 (16.30%) Finance
4 14 (10.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.48%) Advertising
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 113 (83.70%) Developer
2 37 (27.41%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.59%) Web Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Designer
6 12 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.67%) Digital Designer
9 8 (5.93%) PHP Developer
10 7 (5.19%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.19%) UI Developer
10 7 (5.19%) UI Programmer
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.44%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Photoshop Designer
13 4 (2.96%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (93.33%) HTML
2 72 (53.33%) HTML5
3 63 (46.67%) CSS3
4 40 (29.63%) jQuery
5 31 (22.96%) .NET
5 31 (22.96%) XML
6 24 (17.78%) JSON
7 23 (17.04%) ASP.NET
8 22 (16.30%) JSP
8 22 (16.30%) Ajax
9 20 (14.81%) Web Services
10 18 (13.33%) REST
11 16 (11.85%) XHTML
11 16 (11.85%) Spring
12 14 (10.37%) XSLT
12 14 (10.37%) SOAP
13 12 (8.89%) .NET Framework
14 11 (8.15%) Semantic HTML
14 11 (8.15%) JSTL
15 10 (7.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.96%) User Experience
2 13 (9.63%) W3C
3 8 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.44%) Open Source
6 5 (3.70%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.48%) iPhone
8 2 (1.48%) GIS
9 1 (0.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.59%) Linux
2 12 (8.89%) UNIX
3 5 (3.70%) HPUX
3 5 (3.70%) Solaris
3 5 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.48%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) E-Commerce
2 38 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.26%) OO
3 26 (19.26%) Web Development
4 24 (17.78%) Scrum
4 24 (17.78%) MVC
5 20 (14.81%) TDD
6 16 (11.85%) BDD
7 14 (10.37%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (7.41%) Content Management
9 10 (7.41%) Web Design
10 8 (5.93%) SEO
11 6 (4.44%) Performance Testing
11 6 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.44%) Workflow
11 6 (4.44%) Regression Testing
11 6 (4.44%) Code Coverage
12 5 (3.70%) CRM
13 4 (2.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 109 (80.74%) JavaScript
2 31 (22.96%) SQL
3 30 (22.22%) Java
4 22 (16.30%) C#
5 21 (15.56%) PHP
6 10 (7.41%) VBScript
7 5 (3.70%) VB
7 5 (3.70%) XPath
8 4 (2.96%) VB6
9 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.22%) Ruby
10 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Adobe
2 10 (7.41%) Oracle
3 9 (6.67%) IBM
4 5 (3.70%) Sun
4 5 (3.70%) Interwoven
4 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.48%) Endeca
5 2 (1.48%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.74%) ATG
6 1 (0.74%) Facebook
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.74%) Zend
6 1 (0.74%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Nintex
6 1 (0.74%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.74%) DataCash
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