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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 20 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.71% 18.25% 11.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.46% 48.08% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
CSS
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
52 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 38.24% 37.96% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 17
Average daily rate £388 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 20 April 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (70.97%) User Experience
4 19 (61.29%) E-Commerce
5 14 (45.16%) XHTML
6 13 (41.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (38.71%) Semantic HTML
7 12 (38.71%) Java
8 11 (35.48%) JSP
8 11 (35.48%) CMS
8 11 (35.48%) JSTL
9 10 (32.26%) W3C
10 9 (29.03%) Sass
11 8 (25.81%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
11 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
11 8 (25.81%) Grunt
11 8 (25.81%) Bower
11 8 (25.81%) jQuery
11 8 (25.81%) OO
12 7 (22.58%) Degree
12 7 (22.58%) MVC
13 6 (19.35%) HTML5
13 6 (19.35%) Marketing
13 6 (19.35%) MySQL
14 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (16.13%) Axure RP
14 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
14 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
14 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 11 (35.48%) CMS
2 8 (25.81%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (6.45%) Drupal
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Grunt
1 8 (25.81%) Bower
2 5 (16.13%) Axure RP
3 4 (12.90%) Xcode
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Designer
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (16.13%) UX Designer
5 4 (12.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Interface Designer
6 3 (9.68%) UI Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Designer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Magento Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) XHTML
3 13 (41.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (38.71%) Semantic HTML
5 11 (35.48%) JSP
5 11 (35.48%) JSTL
6 9 (29.03%) Sass
7 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.81%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) HTML5
9 5 (16.13%) CSS3
10 4 (12.90%) PhoneGap
10 4 (12.90%) Android SDK
10 4 (12.90%) Worklight
10 4 (12.90%) iOS SDK
10 4 (12.90%) LAMP
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.68%) .NET
11 3 (9.68%) Web Services
12 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) User Experience
2 10 (32.26%) W3C
3 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (12.90%) iPhone
4 4 (12.90%) iPad
4 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
5 4 (12.90%) Android Development
6 3 (9.68%) Validation
6 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.23%) B2B
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Logistics
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Competitor Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
3 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) PHP5
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Zend
1 4 (12.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) OpenText
3 1 (3.23%) RedDot