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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 79 58 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.63% 10.88% 9.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.73% 33.33% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 63
Average daily rate
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£358 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £210 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +132.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
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
204 174 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.46% 32.65% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 99 189
Average daily rate £364 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 -1 22 £350 - 5
Hemel Hempstead +4 17 £359 +30.45% 3
Borehamwood - 4 £273 - 1
Stevenage +3 3 £360 +25.21% 2
St Albans 0 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 - 2
Harpenden - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Hertford - - - - 3
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 139 (93.92%) HTML
2 122 (82.43%) JavaScript
3 77 (52.03%) HTML5
4 65 (43.92%) CSS3
5 48 (32.43%) E-Commerce
6 47 (31.76%) jQuery
7 33 (22.30%) OO
7 33 (22.30%) XML
8 32 (21.62%) Java
9 31 (20.95%) XHTML
10 30 (20.27%) JSP
10 30 (20.27%) Retail
11 28 (18.92%) .NET
12 27 (18.24%) SQL
12 27 (18.24%) Photoshop
13 26 (17.57%) MySQL
13 26 (17.57%) JSON
13 26 (17.57%) Ajax
14 25 (16.89%) Finance
15 24 (16.22%) PHP
15 24 (16.22%) Web Development
16 23 (15.54%) MVC
17 22 (14.86%) W3C
17 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET
18 20 (13.51%) C#
18 20 (13.51%) CMS
18 20 (13.51%) Scrum
18 20 (13.51%) QA
19 19 (12.84%) Marketing
19 19 (12.84%) REST

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (13.51%) CMS
2 12 (8.11%) WordPress
2 12 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.11%) IIS
3 11 (7.43%) Apache
4 8 (5.41%) Node.js
5 5 (3.38%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (3.38%) Drupal
5 5 (3.38%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.70%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.03%) SilverStripe
7 3 (2.03%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.68%) Liferay
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Photoshop
2 13 (8.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.38%) InDesign
5 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.35%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Magento
2 2 (1.35%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.35%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) Internet
2 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.38%) HTTP
4 3 (2.03%) Extranet
4 3 (2.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.57%) MySQL
2 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.08%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Subversion
2 16 (10.81%) Ant
3 15 (10.14%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.11%) Maven
4 12 (8.11%) Eclipse
5 11 (7.43%) JUnit
5 11 (7.43%) JIRA
6 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.05%) IntelliJ
7 6 (4.05%) Mockito
7 6 (4.05%) Selenium
8 5 (3.38%) StyleCop
8 5 (3.38%) FxCop
8 5 (3.38%) Log4j
9 4 (2.70%) Grunt
10 3 (2.03%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (1.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.35%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.68%) Yeoman
General
1 30 (20.27%) Retail
2 25 (16.89%) Finance
3 19 (12.84%) Marketing
4 17 (11.49%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.38%) Advertising
6 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (87.84%) Developer
2 48 (32.43%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (12.16%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.14%) Web Developer
5 14 (9.46%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.76%) UI Programmer
7 10 (6.76%) Designer
7 10 (6.76%) UI Developer
8 9 (6.08%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Digital Designer
10 6 (4.05%) VB Developer
10 6 (4.05%) HTML Developer
10 6 (4.05%) VB6 Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Photoshop Designer
11 5 (3.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (93.92%) HTML
2 77 (52.03%) HTML5
3 65 (43.92%) CSS3
4 47 (31.76%) jQuery
5 33 (22.30%) XML
6 31 (20.95%) XHTML
7 30 (20.27%) JSP
8 28 (18.92%) .NET
9 26 (17.57%) JSON
9 26 (17.57%) Ajax
10 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET
11 19 (12.84%) REST
12 16 (10.81%) Web Services
12 16 (10.81%) Semantic HTML
13 15 (10.14%) XSLT
13 15 (10.14%) SOAP
13 15 (10.14%) Spring
14 14 (9.46%) JSTL
15 13 (8.78%) .NET Framework
16 12 (8.11%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.86%) W3C
2 8 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.38%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.70%) Open Source
5 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.03%) RIA
6 2 (1.35%) iPhone
6 2 (1.35%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.81%) Linux
2 13 (8.78%) UNIX
3 6 (4.05%) Windows
4 5 (3.38%) HPUX
4 5 (3.38%) Solaris
5 4 (2.70%) Android
5 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.43%) E-Commerce
2 33 (22.30%) OO
3 24 (16.22%) Web Development
4 23 (15.54%) MVC
5 20 (13.51%) Scrum
6 16 (10.81%) TDD
7 15 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.78%) Web Design
9 12 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.43%) BDD
11 10 (6.76%) Content Management
11 10 (6.76%) SEO
12 8 (5.41%) Analytics
13 7 (4.73%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.05%) OOP
14 6 (4.05%) Performance Testing
15 5 (3.38%) Regression Testing
15 5 (3.38%) Code Coverage
15 5 (3.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 122 (82.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (21.62%) Java
3 27 (18.24%) SQL
4 24 (16.22%) PHP
5 20 (13.51%) C#
6 11 (7.43%) VBScript
7 8 (5.41%) VB
8 6 (4.05%) VB6
9 5 (3.38%) XPath
10 3 (2.03%) Ruby
10 3 (2.03%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) Adobe
2 8 (5.41%) IBM
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.38%) Sun
4 5 (3.38%) Interwoven
5 3 (2.03%) Yahoo!
5 3 (2.03%) Twitter
5 3 (2.03%) Apple
6 2 (1.35%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.35%) Google
6 2 (1.35%) Endeca
6 2 (1.35%) Zend
7 1 (0.68%) Nintex
7 1 (0.68%) CyberSource
7 1 (0.68%) DataCash
7 1 (0.68%) Omniture
7 1 (0.68%) Facebook
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) ATG
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