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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 19 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing CSS 49 80 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.08% 12.60% 8.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.78% 38.46% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 47
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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
183 208 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.45% 32.76% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 114 200
Average daily rate £365 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -71.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.35 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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
Hemel Hempstead +5 7 £325 +30.00% 2
Stevenage +2 6 £244 -20.40% 3
Welwyn Garden City -3 4 £325 -18.75% 1
Watford -4 3 £500 +33.33% 10
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £350 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 2
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - - 2
St Albans - - - - 2
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Ware - - - - 4
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 129 (92.14%) HTML
2 112 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 75 (53.57%) HTML5
4 66 (47.14%) CSS3
5 45 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (30.00%) jQuery
7 41 (29.29%) .NET
8 39 (27.86%) XML
9 38 (27.14%) SQL
10 36 (25.71%) E-Commerce
11 34 (24.29%) TDD
11 34 (24.29%) Scrum
12 33 (23.57%) BDD
13 31 (22.14%) Java
14 30 (21.43%) Git (software)
14 30 (21.43%) User Experience
15 29 (20.71%) Marketing
15 29 (20.71%) ASP.NET
15 29 (20.71%) MVC
16 28 (20.00%) Subversion
17 27 (19.29%) Ajax
17 27 (19.29%) C#
18 26 (18.57%) MySQL
18 26 (18.57%) OO
18 26 (18.57%) JSON
19 25 (17.86%) Linux
19 25 (17.86%) Retail
20 24 (17.14%) PHP
20 24 (17.14%) JSP
20 24 (17.14%) Ant

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.43%) Apache
1 23 (16.43%) CMS
2 17 (12.14%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.00%) WordPress
4 10 (7.14%) IIS
5 9 (6.43%) Node.js
6 7 (5.00%) lighttpd
7 5 (3.57%) Drupal
8 4 (2.86%) Joomla!
9 3 (2.14%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.14%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.14%) SilverStripe
10 2 (1.43%) Liferay
10 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.57%) InDesign
4 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.43%) Internet
2 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.86%) Intranet
4 3 (2.14%) Extranet
4 3 (2.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.57%) MySQL
2 21 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.29%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.86%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.43%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.71%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.00%) Subversion
3 24 (17.14%) Ant
4 17 (12.14%) Eclipse
5 15 (10.71%) Maven
6 14 (10.00%) JUnit
7 10 (7.14%) IntelliJ
7 10 (7.14%) Mockito
8 8 (5.71%) Selenium
8 8 (5.71%) Grunt
9 7 (5.00%) JIRA
9 7 (5.00%) FxCop
9 7 (5.00%) StyleCop
10 5 (3.57%) Axure RP
11 3 (2.14%) Log4j
11 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.43%) Moq
12 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.43%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (20.71%) Marketing
2 25 (17.86%) Retail
3 23 (16.43%) Finance
4 10 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.43%) Advertising
5 2 (1.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (85.71%) Developer
2 42 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
3 28 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 19 (13.57%) Web Developer
5 14 (10.00%) Designer
5 14 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Digital Designer
6 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.43%) PHP Developer
6 9 (6.43%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 8 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
9 6 (4.29%) UI Developer
9 6 (4.29%) UI Programmer
10 5 (3.57%) Photoshop Designer
10 5 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.86%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (92.14%) HTML
2 75 (53.57%) HTML5
3 66 (47.14%) CSS3
4 42 (30.00%) jQuery
5 41 (29.29%) .NET
6 39 (27.86%) XML
7 29 (20.71%) ASP.NET
8 27 (19.29%) Ajax
9 26 (18.57%) JSON
10 24 (17.14%) JSP
11 22 (15.71%) REST
12 21 (15.00%) .NET Framework
13 18 (12.86%) Spring
13 18 (12.86%) SOAP
13 18 (12.86%) Web Services
14 15 (10.71%) XSLT
14 15 (10.71%) WCF
14 15 (10.71%) LINQ
15 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (8.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) User Experience
2 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.43%) Open Source
3 9 (6.43%) W3C
4 7 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.14%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.43%) EMV
6 2 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) RIA
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.86%) Linux
2 17 (12.14%) UNIX
3 3 (2.14%) HPUX
3 3 (2.14%) Solaris
4 2 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.71%) E-Commerce
3 34 (24.29%) TDD
3 34 (24.29%) Scrum
4 33 (23.57%) BDD
5 29 (20.71%) MVC
6 26 (18.57%) OO
7 24 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (15.71%) Web Development
9 19 (13.57%) Unit Testing
10 16 (11.43%) Web Design
11 13 (9.29%) Content Management
12 12 (8.57%) Waterfall
12 12 (8.57%) Code Coverage
13 10 (7.14%) Regression Testing
14 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (5.00%) Performance Testing
16 6 (4.29%) Workflow
17 5 (3.57%) SEO
17 5 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 112 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (27.14%) SQL
3 31 (22.14%) Java
4 27 (19.29%) C#
5 24 (17.14%) PHP
6 12 (8.57%) VBScript
7 6 (4.29%) Ruby
8 3 (2.14%) XPath
9 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.71%) VB
10 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (7.14%) Adobe
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle
3 6 (4.29%) IBM
4 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.86%) ATG
6 3 (2.14%) Sun
6 3 (2.14%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.43%) Endeca
7 2 (1.43%) Zend
7 2 (1.43%) Nintex
8 1 (0.71%) CyberSource
8 1 (0.71%) DataCash
8 1 (0.71%) Apple
8 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.71%) Teradata
8 1 (0.71%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) Google
8 1 (0.71%) Venda
8 1 (0.71%) Facebook
8 1 (0.71%) Twitter
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