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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 29 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 35 51 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.01% 6.35% 10.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.12% 22.97% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 53
Median daily rate £300 £356 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-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
134 222 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.17% 27.65% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 119 147
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.13% +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 17 £340 -6.20% 1
Borehamwood 0 3 £184 +22.50%
Rickmansworth +5 1 - -
St Albans -1 1 - - 5
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £325 - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 71 (97.26%) HTML
2 55 (75.34%) JavaScript
3 30 (41.10%) jQuery
4 22 (30.14%) Web Development
5 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.77%) MVC
5 21 (28.77%) E-Commerce
6 20 (27.40%) PHP
7 19 (26.03%) MySQL
7 19 (26.03%) User Experience
8 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
9 16 (21.92%) Front End Development
9 16 (21.92%) .NET
9 16 (21.92%) Java
9 16 (21.92%) Web Services
9 16 (21.92%) XML
9 16 (21.92%) Retail
10 15 (20.55%) HTML5
11 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
12 12 (16.44%) Zend
12 12 (16.44%) CSS3
12 12 (16.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (16.44%) C#
12 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.07%) Sass
13 11 (15.07%) Marketing
14 10 (13.70%) JSON
14 10 (13.70%) LAMP
14 10 (13.70%) Ajax
14 10 (13.70%) SQL

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 6 (8.22%) Apache
1 6 (8.22%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.37%) DNN
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Connections
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.74%) InDesign
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Google Analytics
1 4 (5.48%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.74%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 4 (5.48%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) MySQL
2 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.11%) DB2
6 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Subversion
2 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.48%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) Mocha
5 2 (2.74%) Ant
5 2 (2.74%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.74%) Grunt
5 2 (2.74%) JUnit
5 2 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.74%) Maven
6 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 16 (21.92%) Retail
2 11 (15.07%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Finance
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (82.19%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (19.18%) PHP Developer
4 13 (17.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
6 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Web Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Designer
7 7 (9.59%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Angular Developer
8 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.22%) HTML Developer
8 6 (8.22%) LAMP Developer
8 6 (8.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 5 (6.85%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Magento Developer
9 5 (6.85%) PHP Magento Developer
9 5 (6.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (97.26%) HTML
2 30 (41.10%) jQuery
3 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
4 16 (21.92%) .NET
4 16 (21.92%) Web Services
4 16 (21.92%) XML
5 15 (20.55%) HTML5
6 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
7 12 (16.44%) CSS3
8 11 (15.07%) Sass
9 10 (13.70%) Ajax
9 10 (13.70%) JSON
9 10 (13.70%) LAMP
9 10 (13.70%) SOAP
10 9 (12.33%) LESS
10 9 (12.33%) Node.js
10 9 (12.33%) XHTML
11 8 (10.96%) React
12 6 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (6.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.48%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.74%) Copywriting
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) RIA
3 2 (2.74%) Social Media
4 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Web Development
2 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) E-Commerce
2 21 (28.77%) MVC
3 16 (21.92%) Front End Development
4 12 (16.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (10.96%) Web Design
6 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.59%) CRM
6 7 (9.59%) OO
6 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.59%) TDD
7 6 (8.22%) Scrum
7 6 (8.22%) SEO
7 6 (8.22%) Wireframes
8 5 (6.85%) B2B
8 5 (6.85%) ERP
8 5 (6.85%) OO PHP
8 5 (6.85%) Project Management
8 5 (6.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (75.34%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.40%) PHP
3 16 (21.92%) Java
4 12 (16.44%) C#
5 10 (13.70%) SQL
6 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) LotusScript
8 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Zend
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) Adobe
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle
5 5 (6.85%) IBM
6 4 (5.48%) Google
7 3 (4.11%) Intershop
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.37%) hybris
9 1 (1.37%) Lotus
9 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.37%) Sybase
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago