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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 3 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.22% 10.53% 13.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 32.26% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 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 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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
18 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.33% 32.63% 50.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 28
Average daily rate £450 £333 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (59.26%) User Experience
3 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
5 13 (48.15%) HTML5
5 13 (48.15%) Retail
6 11 (40.74%) Photoshop
7 10 (37.04%) Java
7 10 (37.04%) Finance
7 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
8 9 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (33.33%) CSS3
9 8 (29.63%) jQuery
10 7 (25.93%) Marketing
10 7 (25.93%) Semantic HTML
11 6 (22.22%) JSTL
11 6 (22.22%) W3C
11 6 (22.22%) XHTML
11 6 (22.22%) JSP
12 5 (18.52%) MySQL
12 5 (18.52%) InDesign
12 5 (18.52%) OO
12 5 (18.52%) Adobe
12 5 (18.52%) Ajax
12 5 (18.52%) Degree
12 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
12 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
13 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (14.81%) JSON
13 4 (14.81%) Internet

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Photoshop
2 9 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (18.52%) InDesign
4 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.11%) Ant
3 3 (11.11%) JUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Maven
3 3 (11.11%) Log4j
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (48.15%) Retail
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
3 7 (25.93%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Designer
2 13 (48.15%) Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Digital Designer
4 7 (25.93%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Photoshop Designer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior UX Designer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Designer
6 4 (14.81%) UX Designer
7 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior UI Designer
8 2 (7.41%) UI Designer
8 2 (7.41%) Interface Designer
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) HTML5
3 9 (33.33%) CSS3
4 8 (29.63%) jQuery
5 7 (25.93%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (22.22%) JSTL
6 6 (22.22%) XHTML
6 6 (22.22%) JSP
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax
8 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) SOAP
8 4 (14.81%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) XSLT
9 3 (11.11%) Struts
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) Servlets
9 3 (11.11%) JMS
9 3 (11.11%) J2EE
9 3 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) W3C
3 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
4 3 (11.11%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.70%) RIA
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) HPUX
1 3 (11.11%) Solaris
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Content Management
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) B2B
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) BDD
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) XPath
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Adobe
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Sun
3 3 (11.11%) Interwoven
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Zend