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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing CSS 63 87 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.89% 11.27% 11.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.63% 39.55% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 46
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £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 £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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
172 220 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.00% 28.50% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 123 124
Average daily rate £375 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 20 £375 +7.14% 6
Hemel Hempstead +11 7 £300 -16.66% 5
Stevenage +3 4 £300 +39.53% 4
St Albans +1 3 £213 -42.37% 4
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 £200 -50.00%
Welwyn - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Kings Langley - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 108 (98.18%) HTML
2 89 (80.91%) JavaScript
3 55 (50.00%) jQuery
4 47 (42.73%) HTML5
5 43 (39.09%) CSS3
6 35 (31.82%) MVC
7 34 (30.91%) User Experience
8 32 (29.09%) .NET
9 29 (26.36%) Java
10 27 (24.55%) C#
10 27 (24.55%) E-Commerce
11 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (20.91%) AngularJS
13 22 (20.00%) CMS
13 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 22 (20.00%) XML
13 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 20 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (16.36%) XHTML
16 16 (14.55%) SQL
16 16 (14.55%) JSON
17 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
17 15 (13.64%) JSP
17 15 (13.64%) OO
17 15 (13.64%) Mobile Development
18 14 (12.73%) .NET Framework
18 14 (12.73%) Semantic HTML
18 14 (12.73%) Sass
19 13 (11.82%) PhoneGap

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (20.00%) CMS
2 10 (9.09%) JBoss
2 10 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
3 9 (8.18%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.18%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.18%) MQSeries
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.55%) Drupal
5 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.64%) IIS
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.82%) Node.js
7 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.82%) Apache
8 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.91%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.91%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.91%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
2 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.73%) Intranet
3 2 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) MySQL
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.91%) DB2
7 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 10 (9.09%) Grunt
3 10 (9.09%) Bower
4 9 (8.18%) Selenium
4 9 (8.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (8.18%) Ant
4 9 (8.18%) JUnit
4 9 (8.18%) JIRA
5 8 (7.27%) Subversion
6 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.64%) Xcode
8 2 (1.82%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.82%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.82%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.82%) Moq
9 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (10.00%) Marketing
2 10 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (72.73%) Developer
2 24 (21.82%) Front-End Developer
3 23 (20.91%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Designer
5 11 (10.00%) UX Designer
5 11 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 11 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.64%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (98.18%) HTML
2 55 (50.00%) jQuery
3 47 (42.73%) HTML5
4 43 (39.09%) CSS3
5 32 (29.09%) .NET
6 23 (20.91%) AngularJS
7 22 (20.00%) XML
7 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 20 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (16.36%) XHTML
10 16 (14.55%) JSON
11 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (13.64%) JSP
12 14 (12.73%) .NET Framework
12 14 (12.73%) Semantic HTML
12 14 (12.73%) Sass
13 13 (11.82%) PhoneGap
13 13 (11.82%) JSTL
14 11 (10.00%) Entity Framework
15 10 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) User Experience
2 12 (10.91%) W3C
3 11 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.64%) iPad
4 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.64%) iPhone
5 3 (2.73%) Open Source
5 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.82%) EMV
6 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.91%) STB
7 1 (0.91%) IPTV
7 1 (0.91%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.91%) RIA
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.55%) Android
3 3 (2.73%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.82%) MVC
2 27 (24.55%) E-Commerce
3 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.64%) OO
4 15 (13.64%) Mobile Development
5 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
5 13 (11.82%) OOP
6 12 (10.91%) SOA
7 10 (9.09%) Content Management
8 9 (8.18%) TDD
8 9 (8.18%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.18%) UML
9 8 (7.27%) Scrum
9 8 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.45%) BDD
10 6 (5.45%) Web Design
11 5 (4.55%) Validation
11 5 (4.55%) Code Coverage
11 5 (4.55%) iOS Development
11 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (80.91%) JavaScript
2 29 (26.36%) Java
3 27 (24.55%) C#
4 16 (14.55%) SQL
5 13 (11.82%) Ruby
6 11 (10.00%) PHP
7 10 (9.09%) Python
8 5 (4.55%) VBScript
9 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.64%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.82%) PHP5
11 1 (0.91%) Scala
11 1 (0.91%) Clojure
11 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
1 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle
2 9 (8.18%) Talend
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.55%) Zend
5 4 (3.64%) IBM
6 3 (2.73%) ATG
7 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.82%) ESRI
7 2 (1.82%) Google
7 2 (1.82%) Nintex
7 2 (1.82%) Facebook
8 1 (0.91%) Tableau
8 1 (0.91%) OpenText
8 1 (0.91%) RedDot
8 1 (0.91%) Teradata
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe
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