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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 17 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 55 97 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.57% 13.49% 7.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.46% 41.28% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 35
Average daily rate
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£343 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
216 235 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.64% 32.68% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 138 159
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 March 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 March 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
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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 +4 16 £363 +10.26% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £325 -
Stevenage 0 3 £288 +33.72% 2
St Albans -3 2 £344 -23.61% 3
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £325 -18.75%
Ware - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 105 (93.75%) HTML
2 96 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 59 (52.68%) HTML5
4 55 (49.11%) CSS3
5 44 (39.29%) jQuery
6 40 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (34.82%) MVC
8 37 (33.04%) XML
9 35 (31.25%) .NET
10 31 (27.68%) Java
11 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
12 28 (25.00%) TDD
13 26 (23.21%) BDD
13 26 (23.21%) C#
13 26 (23.21%) SQL
13 26 (23.21%) User Experience
14 25 (22.32%) Scrum
15 24 (21.43%) Ant
16 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET
16 23 (20.54%) OO
16 23 (20.54%) JSON
17 21 (18.75%) Unit Testing
18 20 (17.86%) JSP
18 20 (17.86%) Subversion
19 19 (16.96%) CMS
19 19 (16.96%) Ajax
20 18 (16.07%) E-Commerce
21 17 (15.18%) Linux
21 17 (15.18%) JUnit
21 17 (15.18%) Marketing

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (16.96%) CMS
2 16 (14.29%) Apache
3 11 (9.82%) Tomcat
4 10 (8.93%) JBoss
4 10 (8.93%) WebSphere
5 9 (8.04%) WebLogic
5 9 (8.04%) MQSeries
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (7.14%) IIS
7 5 (4.46%) Node.js
8 4 (3.57%) lighttpd
9 3 (2.68%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.68%) Drupal
9 3 (2.68%) WordPress
10 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.89%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.89%) Extranet
3 1 (0.89%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) MySQL
3 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.89%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.43%) Ant
3 20 (17.86%) Subversion
4 17 (15.18%) JUnit
5 14 (12.50%) Selenium
6 13 (11.61%) JIRA
7 11 (9.82%) Eclipse
8 9 (8.04%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (7.14%) Maven
9 8 (7.14%) Grunt
10 7 (6.25%) Mockito
10 7 (6.25%) IntelliJ
11 6 (5.36%) Axure RP
12 4 (3.57%) FxCop
12 4 (3.57%) StyleCop
12 4 (3.57%) Xcode
13 3 (2.68%) Bower
14 2 (1.79%) Moq
14 2 (1.79%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.79%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (15.18%) Marketing
2 10 (8.93%) Retail
2 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (77.68%) Developer
2 27 (24.11%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (22.32%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Web Developer
5 10 (8.93%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Software Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Designer
5 10 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Designer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (4.46%) UX Designer
10 4 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (3.57%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.57%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (93.75%) HTML
2 59 (52.68%) HTML5
3 55 (49.11%) CSS3
4 44 (39.29%) jQuery
5 37 (33.04%) XML
6 35 (31.25%) .NET
7 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET
7 23 (20.54%) JSON
8 20 (17.86%) JSP
9 19 (16.96%) Ajax
10 16 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 16 (14.29%) REST
11 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (12.50%) LINQ
12 13 (11.61%) PhoneGap
13 11 (9.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (9.82%) Web Services
13 11 (9.82%) WCF
14 10 (8.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) User Experience
2 12 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) W3C
3 6 (5.36%) Open Source
4 4 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.57%) iPhone
4 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) EMV
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.89%) GIS
6 1 (0.89%) STB
6 1 (0.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Linux
2 11 (9.82%) UNIX
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.46%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.82%) MVC
3 28 (25.00%) TDD
4 26 (23.21%) BDD
5 25 (22.32%) Scrum
6 23 (20.54%) OO
7 21 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 18 (16.07%) E-Commerce
9 15 (13.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (11.61%) OOP
11 10 (8.93%) UML
11 10 (8.93%) SOA
11 10 (8.93%) Web Design
11 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.04%) Code Coverage
12 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
13 8 (7.14%) Content Management
13 8 (7.14%) Web Development
13 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 31 (27.68%) Java
3 26 (23.21%) C#
3 26 (23.21%) SQL
4 13 (11.61%) Ruby
5 10 (8.93%) Python
6 9 (8.04%) VBScript
6 9 (8.04%) PHP
7 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.79%) PHP5
9 1 (0.89%) Scala
9 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.89%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) Degree
3 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) Talend
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) IBM
5 4 (3.57%) ATG
6 3 (2.68%) Nintex
6 3 (2.68%) Zend
7 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe
7 2 (1.79%) ESRI
8 1 (0.89%) Open Text
8 1 (0.89%) RedDot
8 1 (0.89%) Teradata
8 1 (0.89%) Venda
8 1 (0.89%) Tableau
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