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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 24 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 40 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.87% 8.37% 8.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.52% 39.87% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 32
Median daily rate £325 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £236 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.49 £32.54 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.02% -2.86%
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
123 158 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.04% 20.98% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 77 96
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 15 £310 -17.33% 9
St Albans -1 3 £375 +76.47% 7
Welwyn Garden City +5 2 £325 +62.50% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Rickmansworth -1 1 - - 2
Stevenage -3 1 £150 -53.84% 1
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 84 (98.82%) HTML
2 67 (78.82%) JavaScript
3 36 (42.35%) jQuery
4 30 (35.29%) Front End Development
5 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (30.59%) MVC
6 26 (30.59%) HTML5
7 24 (28.24%) AngularJS
7 24 (28.24%) Web Development
8 22 (25.88%) E-Commerce
9 20 (23.53%) CSS3
10 19 (22.35%) Marketing
11 18 (21.18%) Java
11 18 (21.18%) .NET
12 16 (18.82%) C#
12 16 (18.82%) Retail
12 16 (18.82%) Sass
12 16 (18.82%) User Experience
13 15 (17.65%) PHP
13 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET
14 14 (16.47%) JSON
15 12 (14.12%) Ajax
15 12 (14.12%) SQL
15 12 (14.12%) LESS
16 11 (12.94%) MySQL
17 10 (11.76%) Database Marketing
17 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
17 10 (11.76%) React
17 10 (11.76%) Marketing Strategy
17 10 (11.76%) Online Marketing

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 9 (10.59%) Node.js
2 5 (5.88%) Apache
2 5 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Magento
1 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.18%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.18%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) GitHub
2 4 (4.71%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.71%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) HTTP
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) MySQL
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) DB2
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.71%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.53%) Mocha
4 2 (2.35%) Ant
4 2 (2.35%) Grunt
4 2 (2.35%) JUnit
4 2 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.35%) Maven
4 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 19 (22.35%) Marketing
2 16 (18.82%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Finance
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (69.41%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (22.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (12.94%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Campaign Executive
5 10 (11.76%) Email Executive
6 9 (10.59%) HTML Developer
7 8 (9.41%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (9.41%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Designer
8 6 (7.06%) Team Leader
8 6 (7.06%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (98.82%) HTML
2 36 (42.35%) jQuery
3 26 (30.59%) HTML5
4 24 (28.24%) AngularJS
5 20 (23.53%) CSS3
6 18 (21.18%) .NET
7 16 (18.82%) Sass
8 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 14 (16.47%) JSON
10 12 (14.12%) Ajax
10 12 (14.12%) LESS
11 10 (11.76%) React
12 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (9.41%) XHTML
12 8 (9.41%) XML
13 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.24%) Web Services
14 5 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) User Experience
2 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) W3C
3 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) RIA
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Front End Development
2 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.59%) MVC
4 24 (28.24%) Web Development
5 22 (25.88%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.76%) Database Marketing
6 10 (11.76%) Email Marketing
6 10 (11.76%) Marketing Strategy
6 10 (11.76%) Online Marketing
7 9 (10.59%) Wireframes
8 8 (9.41%) CRM
9 7 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (8.24%) TDD
10 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.06%) OO
10 6 (7.06%) Scrum
10 6 (7.06%) SOA
11 5 (5.88%) Project Management
11 5 (5.88%) SEO
11 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (78.82%) JavaScript
2 18 (21.18%) Java
3 16 (18.82%) C#
4 15 (17.65%) PHP
5 12 (14.12%) SQL
6 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.53%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) SOQL
8 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe
2 4 (4.71%) Google
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Intershop
3 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.35%) IBM
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.35%) Zend
5 1 (1.18%) hybris
5 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.18%) Siebel
5 1 (1.18%) Sybase