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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 22 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS 36 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.64% 6.47% 7.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.07% 26.19% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 32
Median daily rate £294 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £375 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +4.28%
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
133 210 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.85% 24.71% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 114 103
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 July 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 July 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 +4 14 £300 -17.24% 5
St Albans +2 4 £375 +150.00% 5
Borehamwood -1 3 £184 +22.50%
Welwyn Garden City +8 2 - -
Stevenage +5 1 £150 -44.44% 1
Letchworth - 1 £325 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - - 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 77 (97.47%) HTML
2 59 (74.68%) JavaScript
3 32 (40.51%) jQuery
4 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (31.65%) Front End Development
5 23 (29.11%) HTML5
6 21 (26.58%) User Experience
6 21 (26.58%) Web Development
7 20 (25.32%) MVC
7 20 (25.32%) .NET
7 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
8 18 (22.78%) CSS3
9 17 (21.52%) Java
9 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET
9 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
10 16 (20.25%) C#
10 16 (20.25%) PHP
10 16 (20.25%) Retail
11 15 (18.99%) Sass
11 15 (18.99%) Marketing
12 13 (16.46%) MySQL
12 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.19%) Web Services
13 12 (15.19%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (13.92%) XML
14 11 (13.92%) SQL
15 10 (12.66%) Ajax
15 10 (12.66%) LESS
15 10 (12.66%) Node.js
15 10 (12.66%) JSON

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 7 (8.86%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.27%) DNN
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Connections
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.53%) InDesign
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) GitHub
1 4 (5.06%) Google Analytics
1 4 (5.06%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Route 53
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) MySQL
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) DB2
4 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.06%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.80%) Grunt
3 3 (3.80%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) Mocha
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Ant
4 2 (2.53%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.53%) Maven
4 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.27%) Selenium
5 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (20.25%) Retail
2 15 (18.99%) Marketing
3 8 (10.13%) Finance
4 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (79.75%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (18.99%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) PHP Developer
6 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce Developer
6 8 (10.13%) HTML Developer
7 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Designer
7 7 (8.86%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Angular Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.59%) UI Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Campaign Executive
10 4 (5.06%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (5.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (97.47%) HTML
2 32 (40.51%) jQuery
3 23 (29.11%) HTML5
4 20 (25.32%) .NET
4 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
5 18 (22.78%) CSS3
6 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET
7 15 (18.99%) Sass
8 12 (15.19%) Web Services
9 11 (13.92%) XML
10 10 (12.66%) Ajax
10 10 (12.66%) JSON
10 10 (12.66%) LESS
10 10 (12.66%) Node.js
11 8 (10.13%) React
12 7 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (7.59%) REST
13 6 (7.59%) SOAP
14 5 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (6.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) User Experience
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.53%) RIA
4 2 (2.53%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (31.65%) Front End Development
2 21 (26.58%) Web Development
3 20 (25.32%) MVC
4 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.19%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (10.13%) CRM
6 8 (10.13%) TDD
6 8 (10.13%) Web Design
7 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.86%) Scrum
7 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.86%) Wireframes
8 6 (7.59%) OO
8 6 (7.59%) SOA
9 5 (6.33%) B2B
9 5 (6.33%) ERP
9 5 (6.33%) Project Management
9 5 (6.33%) SDLC
9 5 (6.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 59 (74.68%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) C#
3 16 (20.25%) PHP
4 11 (13.92%) SQL
5 5 (6.33%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.27%) C
9 1 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) LotusScript
9 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 7 (8.86%) Adobe
4 5 (6.33%) Zend
5 4 (5.06%) Google
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) Intershop
7 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) hybris
8 1 (1.27%) Lotus
8 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.27%) Siebel
8 1 (1.27%) Sybase
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