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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 16 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 7 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.73% 10.11% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.00% 28.13% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +20.00%
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
25 32 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.89% 35.96% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 27
Average daily rate £388 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) User Experience
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (50.00%) HTML5
5 14 (46.67%) Retail
6 11 (36.67%) Finance
6 11 (36.67%) Manufacturing
6 11 (36.67%) Java
6 11 (36.67%) Photoshop
6 11 (36.67%) CSS3
7 10 (33.33%) jQuery
8 9 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
10 7 (23.33%) Marketing
10 7 (23.33%) JSTL
10 7 (23.33%) W3C
10 7 (23.33%) XHTML
10 7 (23.33%) JSP
11 6 (20.00%) Ajax
12 5 (16.67%) Degree
12 5 (16.67%) Axure RP
12 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
12 5 (16.67%) MySQL
12 5 (16.67%) OO
12 5 (16.67%) Adobe
12 5 (16.67%) InDesign
13 4 (13.33%) Subversion
13 4 (13.33%) Internet
13 4 (13.33%) Oracle

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
1 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Photoshop
2 9 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (16.67%) InDesign
4 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.00%) Ant
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) Log4j
4 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (46.67%) Retail
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (23.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Designer
3 9 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Digital Designer
4 5 (16.67%) Photoshop Designer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior UX Designer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Designer
5 4 (13.33%) UX Designer
6 3 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Interface Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior UI Designer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Designer
8 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) HTML5
3 11 (36.67%) CSS3
4 10 (33.33%) jQuery
5 8 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
6 7 (23.33%) JSTL
6 7 (23.33%) XHTML
6 7 (23.33%) JSP
7 6 (20.00%) Ajax
8 4 (13.33%) SOAP
8 4 (13.33%) XML
8 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.33%) JSON
9 3 (10.00%) XMLBeans
9 3 (10.00%) REST
9 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 3 (10.00%) Struts
9 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (10.00%) Servlets
9 3 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) User Experience
2 7 (23.33%) W3C
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Web 2.0
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
1 3 (10.00%) HPUX
1 3 (10.00%) Solaris
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) Validation
4 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) B2B
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) XPath
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) PHP5
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Sun
3 3 (10.00%) Interwoven
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Zend