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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 60 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.48% 6.74% 7.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 26.80% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 24
Average daily rate
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£363 £369 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +20.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £419 £468
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 £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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
192 153 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.94% 25.16% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 89 107
Average daily rate £363 £363 £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.94 £36.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.84% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 22 £363 +20.83% 8
Hemel Hempstead -6 5 £300 -16.37% 8
Stevenage - 4 £220 - 6
Welwyn Garden City -15 2 £200 -39.43% 12
St Albans - 2 £150 - 7
Borehamwood - 1 £150 - 4
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 124 (96.88%) HTML
2 107 (83.59%) JavaScript
3 51 (39.84%) jQuery
4 47 (36.72%) E-Commerce
5 46 (35.94%) HTML5
5 46 (35.94%) User Experience
6 40 (31.25%) CSS3
6 40 (31.25%) XHTML
6 40 (31.25%) Java
7 33 (25.78%) Semantic HTML
7 33 (25.78%) W3C
8 32 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 30 (23.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (21.88%) JSP
11 26 (20.31%) MVC
12 25 (19.53%) Sass
13 24 (18.75%) JSTL
14 23 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (16.41%) C#
15 21 (16.41%) JSON
16 20 (15.63%) Git (software)
16 20 (15.63%) .NET
17 19 (14.84%) CMS
18 17 (13.28%) Grunt
19 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
20 14 (10.94%) Mobile Development
21 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
21 13 (10.16%) XML
21 13 (10.16%) OO
22 12 (9.38%) Oracle

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (14.84%) CMS
2 12 (9.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (7.81%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.03%) JBoss
5 8 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.25%) MQSeries
5 8 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (4.69%) Drupal
7 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.34%) Apache
8 3 (2.34%) Node.js
8 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.78%) Mule
10 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.56%) Intranet
3 2 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) MySQL
2 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.56%) DB2
6 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.28%) Grunt
3 12 (9.38%) Bower
4 11 (8.59%) Axure RP
5 10 (7.81%) Subversion
6 8 (6.25%) JIRA
6 8 (6.25%) Selenium
6 8 (6.25%) Ant
6 8 (6.25%) JUnit
6 8 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (3.91%) gulp
8 4 (3.13%) Xcode
8 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.38%) Marketing
2 11 (8.59%) Retail
2 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (77.34%) Developer
2 34 (26.56%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (15.63%) Web Developer
4 17 (13.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (13.28%) Designer
5 14 (10.94%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.59%) UX Designer
7 10 (7.81%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.13%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (96.88%) HTML
2 51 (39.84%) jQuery
3 46 (35.94%) HTML5
4 40 (31.25%) XHTML
4 40 (31.25%) CSS3
5 33 (25.78%) Semantic HTML
6 32 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 30 (23.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (21.88%) JSP
9 25 (19.53%) Sass
10 24 (18.75%) JSTL
11 21 (16.41%) JSON
12 20 (15.63%) .NET
13 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
14 13 (10.16%) XML
15 12 (9.38%) PhoneGap
16 10 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (7.03%) Apache Camel
18 7 (5.47%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.94%) User Experience
2 33 (25.78%) W3C
3 11 (8.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.91%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.13%) iPhone
5 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.13%) iPad
6 2 (1.56%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.56%) RIA
7 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Animation
7 1 (0.78%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.78%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.78%) STB
7 1 (0.78%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.91%) Android
3 4 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.72%) E-Commerce
2 26 (20.31%) MVC
3 23 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.94%) Mobile Development
5 13 (10.16%) OO
5 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
6 12 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (7.81%) OOP
7 10 (7.81%) SOA
8 9 (7.03%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.25%) UML
10 7 (5.47%) TDD
10 7 (5.47%) MVVM
11 6 (4.69%) Content Management
12 5 (3.91%) Scrum
12 5 (3.91%) E-Procurement
12 5 (3.91%) Validation
12 5 (3.91%) iOS Development
12 5 (3.91%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (83.59%) JavaScript
2 40 (31.25%) Java
3 21 (16.41%) C#
4 10 (7.81%) PHP
5 9 (7.03%) Python
5 9 (7.03%) Ruby
6 8 (6.25%) SQL
7 4 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) Scala
8 1 (0.78%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Degree
2 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Oracle
2 8 (6.25%) Talend
3 5 (3.91%) Facebook
3 5 (3.91%) Google
3 5 (3.91%) Adobe
4 4 (3.13%) Zend
4 4 (3.13%) IBM
5 2 (1.56%) ESRI
5 2 (1.56%) Nintex
6 1 (0.78%) ATG
6 1 (0.78%) OpenText
6 1 (0.78%) RedDot
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
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