The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing CSS 23 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.79% 22.89% 8.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.92% 51.35% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +36.02%
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Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.04% 44.58% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 16
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £381 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

CSS
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS across the Watford region.

CSS Daily Rate Trend in Watford

CSS
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS across the Watford region.

CSS Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (74.29%) E-Commerce
3 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
4 21 (60.00%) HTML5
5 19 (54.29%) Retail
6 18 (51.43%) Finance
6 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
7 17 (48.57%) CSS3
8 15 (42.86%) Java
8 15 (42.86%) JSP
8 15 (42.86%) XHTML
9 14 (40.00%) Photoshop
9 14 (40.00%) W3C
10 10 (28.57%) Adobe
10 10 (28.57%) OO
10 10 (28.57%) jQuery
11 9 (25.71%) JSTL
11 9 (25.71%) Semantic HTML
11 9 (25.71%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (22.86%) Ajax
13 7 (20.00%) JSON
14 6 (17.14%) Internet
14 6 (17.14%) SOAP
14 6 (17.14%) Web Services
14 6 (17.14%) XML
14 6 (17.14%) SQL
14 6 (17.14%) MySQL
14 6 (17.14%) Oracle
15 5 (14.29%) Servlets
15 5 (14.29%) J2EE

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 5 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (25.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (14.29%) InDesign
4 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Ant
1 5 (14.29%) JUnit
1 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
1 5 (14.29%) Maven
1 5 (14.29%) Log4j
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (54.29%) Retail
2 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Designer
3 9 (25.71%) Digital Designer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (60.00%) HTML5
3 17 (48.57%) CSS3
4 15 (42.86%) JSP
4 15 (42.86%) XHTML
5 10 (28.57%) jQuery
6 9 (25.71%) JSTL
6 9 (25.71%) Semantic HTML
7 8 (22.86%) Ajax
8 7 (20.00%) JSON
9 6 (17.14%) SOAP
9 6 (17.14%) Web Services
9 6 (17.14%) XML
10 5 (14.29%) Servlets
10 5 (14.29%) J2EE
10 5 (14.29%) XSLT
10 5 (14.29%) Struts
10 5 (14.29%) JMS
10 5 (14.29%) Spring
10 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) W3C
2 5 (14.29%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
1 5 (14.29%) HPUX
1 5 (14.29%) Solaris
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) E-Commerce
2 10 (28.57%) OO
3 5 (14.29%) Web Design
3 5 (14.29%) Content Management
3 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) B2B
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) MVC
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) XPath
5 4 (11.43%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Adobe
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Interwoven
3 5 (14.29%) Sun
3 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
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