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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 23 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 49 83 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.21% 10.52% 10.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.22% 38.25% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £247 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
211 217 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.74% 27.50% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 147 91
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -10 9 £363 +3.57% 7
Welwyn Garden City -1 7 - - 5
Stevenage -5 4 £270 -25.00% 4
Hemel Hempstead -6 3 £300 -16.37% 5
St Albans +3 2 £250 - 5
Borehamwood +3 1 £150 -44.95% 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £250 - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 103 (88.03%) HTML
2 97 (82.91%) JavaScript
3 43 (36.75%) User Experience
4 38 (32.48%) E-Commerce
4 38 (32.48%) jQuery
5 36 (30.77%) XHTML
6 34 (29.06%) Java
7 31 (26.50%) JSP
8 30 (25.64%) W3C
8 30 (25.64%) Sass
9 29 (24.79%) Semantic HTML
10 28 (23.93%) HTML5
10 28 (23.93%) JSTL
11 27 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (22.22%) CSS3
13 22 (18.80%) .NET
13 22 (18.80%) Responsive Web Design
14 20 (17.09%) AngularJS
14 20 (17.09%) C#
15 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET
16 18 (15.38%) CMS
16 18 (15.38%) Marketing
16 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
17 16 (13.68%) OO
18 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (12.82%) Mobile App
18 15 (12.82%) Grunt
19 14 (11.97%) KnockoutJS
19 14 (11.97%) Adobe
20 13 (11.11%) MVC

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (15.38%) CMS
2 9 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (6.84%) Drupal
4 7 (5.98%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (5.98%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (5.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.56%) Node.js
5 3 (2.56%) Apache
5 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.85%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.85%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) SSL
1 11 (9.40%) Firewall
2 10 (8.55%) Internet
3 6 (5.13%) HTTP
4 2 (1.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.98%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.82%) Grunt
3 13 (11.11%) Axure RP
4 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.69%) Subversion
5 9 (7.69%) Bower
6 5 (4.27%) gulp
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (15.38%) Marketing
2 13 (11.11%) Finance
3 11 (9.40%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Multimedia
4 6 (5.13%) Publishing
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (84.62%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (21.37%) Web Developer
4 16 (13.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (12.82%) Designer
6 13 (11.11%) UX Designer
6 13 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.55%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Portal Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Junior
8 8 (6.84%) Junior Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Junior Web Developer
10 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Portal Developer
10 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Front-End Web Developer
12 4 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.42%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (88.03%) HTML
2 38 (32.48%) jQuery
3 36 (30.77%) XHTML
4 31 (26.50%) JSP
5 30 (25.64%) Sass
6 29 (24.79%) Semantic HTML
7 28 (23.93%) JSTL
7 28 (23.93%) HTML5
8 27 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (22.22%) CSS3
10 22 (18.80%) .NET
11 20 (17.09%) AngularJS
12 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET
13 14 (11.97%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (11.11%) Web Services
15 11 (9.40%) SAML
15 11 (9.40%) LESS
16 10 (8.55%) LAMP
16 10 (8.55%) JSON
17 9 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (36.75%) User Experience
2 30 (25.64%) W3C
3 15 (12.82%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.13%) Social Media
5 6 (5.13%) Digital Media
5 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.27%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.71%) RIA
7 2 (1.71%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.85%) Animation
8 1 (0.85%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.85%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) E-Commerce
2 22 (18.80%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (13.68%) OO
4 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.11%) MVC
6 11 (9.40%) Content Management
7 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.55%) Web Design
8 7 (5.98%) Web Development
8 7 (5.98%) TDD
8 7 (5.98%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.98%) SMACSS
9 6 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (5.13%) MVVM
9 6 (5.13%) UX Design
9 6 (5.13%) Use Case
9 6 (5.13%) Email Marketing
9 6 (5.13%) Validation
9 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 97 (82.91%) JavaScript
2 34 (29.06%) Java
3 20 (17.09%) C#
4 11 (9.40%) PHP
5 3 (2.56%) SQL
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
6 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) Clojure
6 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) Adobe
2 5 (4.27%) Google
2 5 (4.27%) Facebook
3 3 (2.56%) Zend
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle
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