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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 80 60 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.65% 11.39% 12.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 41.67% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 32 63
Average daily rate
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£391 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.20% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £257 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £41.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
220 144 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.54% 27.32% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 81 194
Average daily rate £391 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +46.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 15 £350 - 8
Borehamwood - 5 £245 - 5
Stevenage -4 4 £305 +6.08% 3
Hemel Hempstead -10 4 £350 +40.00% 2
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £388 -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Ware - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hertford - - - - 2
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 5
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 126 (92.65%) HTML
2 109 (80.15%) JavaScript
3 77 (56.62%) HTML5
4 68 (50.00%) CSS3
5 44 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (27.21%) jQuery
7 36 (26.47%) XML
8 35 (25.74%) E-Commerce
9 33 (24.26%) Scrum
10 32 (23.53%) TDD
10 32 (23.53%) SQL
11 30 (22.06%) Java
11 30 (22.06%) .NET
11 30 (22.06%) Marketing
11 30 (22.06%) User Experience
12 29 (21.32%) JSON
12 29 (21.32%) Ajax
12 29 (21.32%) BDD
13 28 (20.59%) OO
13 28 (20.59%) MVC
14 26 (19.12%) Retail
14 26 (19.12%) Subversion
15 25 (18.38%) Linux
15 25 (18.38%) MySQL
15 25 (18.38%) JSP
15 25 (18.38%) Web Development
16 24 (17.65%) Git (software)
16 24 (17.65%) REST
16 24 (17.65%) Ant
17 23 (16.91%) PHP

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 23 (16.91%) Apache
2 20 (14.71%) CMS
3 17 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 14 (10.29%) WordPress
5 9 (6.62%) Node.js
5 9 (6.62%) IIS
6 7 (5.15%) lighttpd
7 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.94%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.94%) Drupal
8 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.21%) SilverStripe
8 3 (2.21%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.21%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.47%) Liferay
10 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (16.91%) Photoshop
2 11 (8.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.68%) InDesign
4 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.50%) Internet
2 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.21%) HTTP
3 3 (2.21%) Intranet
3 3 (2.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.38%) MySQL
2 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.09%) RDBMS
3 11 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.47%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Subversion
2 24 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.65%) Ant
3 17 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 15 (11.03%) Maven
5 14 (10.29%) JUnit
6 10 (7.35%) IntelliJ
6 10 (7.35%) Mockito
7 9 (6.62%) JIRA
8 8 (5.88%) Grunt
8 8 (5.88%) Selenium
9 7 (5.15%) FxCop
9 7 (5.15%) StyleCop
10 5 (3.68%) Axure RP
11 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.94%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.21%) Log4j
13 2 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (22.06%) Marketing
2 26 (19.12%) Retail
3 22 (16.18%) Finance
4 11 (8.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Advertising
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (83.82%) Developer
2 41 (30.15%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (13.24%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.29%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.29%) Web Developer
4 14 (10.29%) Designer
5 13 (9.56%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Digital Designer
7 9 (6.62%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.88%) UI Programmer
8 8 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.88%) UI Developer
9 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Photoshop Designer
10 5 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.68%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.94%) HTML Developer
11 4 (2.94%) UX Designer
11 4 (2.94%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (92.65%) HTML
2 77 (56.62%) HTML5
3 68 (50.00%) CSS3
4 37 (27.21%) jQuery
5 36 (26.47%) XML
6 30 (22.06%) .NET
7 29 (21.32%) JSON
7 29 (21.32%) Ajax
8 25 (18.38%) JSP
9 24 (17.65%) REST
10 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET
11 21 (15.44%) Web Services
12 18 (13.24%) Spring
13 16 (11.76%) SOAP
14 13 (9.56%) .NET Framework
15 12 (8.82%) XSLT
16 11 (8.09%) XHTML
17 10 (7.35%) JDBC
17 10 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (6.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.06%) User Experience
2 10 (7.35%) W3C
3 9 (6.62%) Open Source
3 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.21%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.47%) GIS
5 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) RIA
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.38%) Linux
2 17 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (2.21%) Windows
3 3 (2.21%) HPUX
3 3 (2.21%) Solaris
4 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.74%) E-Commerce
3 33 (24.26%) Scrum
4 32 (23.53%) TDD
5 29 (21.32%) BDD
6 28 (20.59%) OO
6 28 (20.59%) MVC
7 25 (18.38%) Web Development
8 21 (15.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (15.44%) Unit Testing
9 13 (9.56%) Web Design
10 12 (8.82%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.88%) Regression Testing
11 8 (5.88%) Code Coverage
11 8 (5.88%) SEO
12 7 (5.15%) Performance Testing
12 7 (5.15%) Workflow
12 7 (5.15%) Content Management
13 6 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 109 (80.15%) JavaScript
2 32 (23.53%) SQL
3 30 (22.06%) Java
4 23 (16.91%) PHP
5 19 (13.97%) C#
6 9 (6.62%) VBScript
7 4 (2.94%) Ruby
8 3 (2.21%) XPath
9 2 (1.47%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.47%) VB
9 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (9.56%) Adobe
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle
3 6 (4.41%) IBM
4 3 (2.21%) Sun
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.21%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.47%) ATG
5 2 (1.47%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.47%) Endeca
5 2 (1.47%) Nintex
6 1 (0.74%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.74%) DataCash
6 1 (0.74%) Zend
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Venda
6 1 (0.74%) Facebook
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
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