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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 20 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing CSS 10 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.09% 17.29% 22.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.86% 48.94% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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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
56 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 39.72% 35.34% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 4
Average daily rate £363 £375 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 32 (100.00%) HTML
2 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 23 (71.88%) E-Commerce
4 20 (62.50%) XHTML
5 17 (53.13%) W3C
5 17 (53.13%) Semantic HTML
6 13 (40.63%) User Experience
7 12 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (28.13%) Sass
8 9 (28.13%) jQuery
9 8 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (18.75%) Bower
10 6 (18.75%) Grunt
10 6 (18.75%) MySQL
10 6 (18.75%) JSP
10 6 (18.75%) MVC
10 6 (18.75%) JSTL
10 6 (18.75%) CMS
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (15.63%) Marketing
11 5 (15.63%) JSON
12 4 (12.50%) Web Services
12 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (12.50%) Axure RP
12 4 (12.50%) CSS3
13 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (9.38%) Underscore.js
13 3 (9.38%) Relational Database

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (18.75%) CMS
1 6 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Grunt
1 6 (18.75%) Bower
2 4 (12.50%) Axure RP
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Designer
5 4 (12.50%) UX Designer
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.38%) UI Designer
6 3 (9.38%) Interface Designer
6 3 (9.38%) Magento Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) CSS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Graphic Designer
8 1 (3.13%) Photoshop Designer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) XHTML
3 17 (53.13%) Semantic HTML
4 12 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (28.13%) Sass
5 9 (28.13%) jQuery
6 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (18.75%) JSTL
7 6 (18.75%) JSP
8 5 (15.63%) JSON
9 4 (12.50%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) CSS3
9 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (9.38%) HTML5
10 3 (9.38%) Underscore.js
10 3 (9.38%) Mustache
10 3 (9.38%) XSL
10 3 (9.38%) LAMP
11 2 (6.25%) Ajax
11 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) W3C
2 13 (40.63%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.25%) RIA
4 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.13%) Animation
5 1 (3.13%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.75%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Validation
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (9.38%) OO PHP
4 2 (6.25%) B2B
4 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 2 (6.25%) MVVM
4 2 (6.25%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) Logistics
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) TDD
5 1 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Zend
2 2 (6.25%) Facebook
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Google