The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 22 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 37 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.37% 5.97% 7.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.03% 26.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 30
Median daily rate £313 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%

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
154 132 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.51% 22.53% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 77 113
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing CSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 8 £331 -19.69% 7
Stevenage -2 5 £300 -29.82% 7
Welwyn Garden City -8 5 - -
Hertford - 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 - - 7
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 67 (97.10%) HTML
2 56 (81.16%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.03%) E-Commerce
4 28 (40.58%) MVC
5 22 (31.88%) MySQL
6 21 (30.43%) Web Services
6 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.99%) PHP
7 20 (28.99%) jQuery
8 19 (27.54%) OO
8 19 (27.54%) Zend
9 17 (24.64%) XML
10 16 (23.19%) .NET
10 16 (23.19%) Web Development
11 15 (21.74%) SOAP
11 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
12 14 (20.29%) XSL
12 14 (20.29%) C#
12 14 (20.29%) XHTML
12 14 (20.29%) TDD
13 13 (18.84%) Scrum
13 13 (18.84%) LAMP
13 13 (18.84%) Java
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
14 12 (17.39%) Entity Framework
14 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
15 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
16 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (14.49%) OO PHP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.04%) IIS
2 8 (11.59%) Apache
3 5 (7.25%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.35%) CMS
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) Drupal
6 2 (2.90%) nginx
6 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.45%) JBoss
7 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.90%) InDesign
3 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) HTTP
1 6 (8.70%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) MySQL
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) Redis
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.14%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.25%) FxCop
2 5 (7.25%) ReSharper
2 5 (7.25%) StyleCop
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
3 4 (5.80%) Moq
4 3 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.90%) Grunt
5 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.45%) gulp
6 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.45%) Mocha
6 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.14%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (86.96%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) PHP Developer
3 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Magento Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Designer
7 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 5 (7.25%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (7.25%) HTML Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.25%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (7.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (7.25%) PHP Magento Developer
8 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (97.10%) HTML
2 21 (30.43%) Web Services
3 20 (28.99%) jQuery
4 17 (24.64%) XML
5 16 (23.19%) .NET
6 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 15 (21.74%) SOAP
7 14 (20.29%) XHTML
7 14 (20.29%) XSL
8 13 (18.84%) LAMP
9 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 12 (17.39%) Entity Framework
10 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (14.49%) HTML5
10 10 (14.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (14.49%) XSLT
11 9 (13.04%) REST
12 8 (11.59%) CSS3
13 7 (10.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Contactless
2 4 (5.80%) e-Learning
2 4 (5.80%) EMV
3 3 (4.35%) iPad
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.90%) W3C
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) RIA
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) E-Commerce
2 28 (40.58%) MVC
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.54%) OO
5 16 (23.19%) Web Development
6 14 (20.29%) TDD
7 13 (18.84%) Scrum
8 10 (14.49%) BDD
8 10 (14.49%) Front End Development
8 10 (14.49%) OO PHP
8 10 (14.49%) OOP
9 9 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (10.14%) SOLID
11 6 (8.70%) Open Source
12 5 (7.25%) Code Coverage
12 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.25%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (7.25%) Refactoring
12 5 (7.25%) SDLC
12 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (81.16%) JavaScript
2 20 (28.99%) PHP
3 14 (20.29%) C#
4 13 (18.84%) Java
5 7 (10.14%) SQL
6 6 (8.70%) VBScript
7 4 (5.80%) XPath
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.90%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) Go
9 2 (2.90%) Lua
9 2 (2.90%) Python
9 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Varnish
2 2 (2.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Zend
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.80%) Adobe
4 4 (5.80%) Google
4 4 (5.80%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.90%) Ektron
6 2 (2.90%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.45%) Omniture
7 1 (1.45%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.45%) Xerox
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Pearson Frank
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago