The table below looks at the statistics for CSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 12 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 8 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.77% 13.27% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 34.21% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Median daily rate £331 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £323 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £416 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%

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
22 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.36% 38.78% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 17
Median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £428 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

CSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

CSS Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017, 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 Watford region with a requirement for CSS.

1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (52.00%) MVC
5 12 (48.00%) XHTML
5 12 (48.00%) PHP
6 11 (44.00%) Zend
7 10 (40.00%) OO
7 10 (40.00%) Magento
7 10 (40.00%) OO PHP
8 9 (36.00%) MySQL
9 8 (32.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) XSL
10 7 (28.00%) LAMP
11 6 (24.00%) Linux
11 6 (24.00%) Apache
11 6 (24.00%) HTTP
11 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (24.00%) Open Source
12 5 (20.00%) Internet
13 4 (16.00%) IBM
13 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (16.00%) EJB
13 4 (16.00%) JSP
13 4 (16.00%) Servlets
13 4 (16.00%) Java
13 4 (16.00%) J2EE
13 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
14 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
14 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.00%) InDesign
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Magento Developer
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (16.00%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Designer
6 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Creative Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Designer
7 2 (8.00%) PowerPoint Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) XHTML
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) XSL
4 7 (28.00%) LAMP
5 4 (16.00%) EJB
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE
5 4 (16.00%) JSP
5 4 (16.00%) Servlets
6 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) CSS3
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 2 (8.00%) SOAP
8 1 (4.00%) .NET
8 1 (4.00%) Ajax
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 10 (40.00%) OO
3 10 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 6 (24.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) Typography
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Logistics
7 1 (4.00%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Zend
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow