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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 11 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.52% 9.71% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.26% 40.00% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Median daily rate £390 £408 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% -18.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.37%
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
31 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.52% 24.27% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 15
Median daily rate £460 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016, 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 27 (96.43%) HTML
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 15 (53.57%) MVC
5 13 (46.43%) XHTML
6 12 (42.86%) PHP
6 12 (42.86%) Zend
7 11 (39.29%) Magento
7 11 (39.29%) OO PHP
7 11 (39.29%) MySQL
7 11 (39.29%) OO
8 10 (35.71%) Web Services
9 9 (32.14%) XSL
10 8 (28.57%) Linux
10 8 (28.57%) LAMP
11 7 (25.00%) HTTP
11 7 (25.00%) Apache
11 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (25.00%) Open Source
12 6 (21.43%) Internet
13 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
13 5 (17.86%) .NET
13 5 (17.86%) J2EE
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 5 (17.86%) SQL
13 5 (17.86%) Java
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
14 4 (14.29%) User Experience
14 4 (14.29%) Front End Development

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 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Solr
3 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) NServiceBus
5 1 (3.57%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Magento
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Magento Developer
3 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 6 (21.43%) PHP Magento Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) LAMP Developer
5 5 (17.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (14.29%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Solr Developer
8 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) XHTML
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 9 (32.14%) XSL
5 8 (28.57%) LAMP
6 5 (17.86%) .NET
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.86%) J2EE
7 4 (14.29%) EJB
7 4 (14.29%) JSP
7 4 (14.29%) Servlets
8 3 (10.71%) Ajax
8 3 (10.71%) jQuery
8 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 3 (10.71%) XML
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.14%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) RIA
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 15 (53.57%) MVC
3 11 (39.29%) OO
3 11 (39.29%) OO PHP
4 7 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.71%) B2B
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Content Management
7 2 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.57%) Change Control
8 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Zend
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe