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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.41% 19.59% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.00% 38.78% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 3
Median daily rate £413 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £308 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £422 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.00%

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 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.52% 50.52% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 20
Median daily rate £438 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £435 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 February 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 February 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 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
4 8 (42.11%) PHP
4 8 (42.11%) MVC
5 7 (36.84%) Zend
5 7 (36.84%) XHTML
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) MySQL
6 6 (31.58%) Magento
6 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) XSL
8 4 (21.05%) Internet
8 4 (21.05%) LAMP
9 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) Apache
9 3 (15.79%) HTTP
9 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (15.79%) IBM
9 3 (15.79%) Adobe
9 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
9 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (15.79%) EJB
9 3 (15.79%) JSP
9 3 (15.79%) Servlets
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) J2EE

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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
1 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.53%) InDesign
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Magento Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Creative Designer
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Designer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PowerPoint Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Solr Developer
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Photoshop Web Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) XHTML
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) LAMP
4 4 (21.05%) XSL
5 3 (15.79%) EJB
5 3 (15.79%) J2EE
5 3 (15.79%) JSP
5 3 (15.79%) Servlets
5 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) JSON
7 1 (5.26%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) W3C
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) RIA
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) OO PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Typography
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Zend
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow