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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 7 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 19 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.00% 12.15% 13.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.18% 32.50% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate £410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
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
44 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 46.32% 37.38% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 12
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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
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 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
3 20 (64.52%) E-Commerce
4 17 (54.84%) jQuery
4 17 (54.84%) Front End Development
5 12 (38.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (38.71%) CSS3
5 12 (38.71%) MVC
6 10 (32.26%) HTML5
7 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 9 (29.03%) User Experience
7 9 (29.03%) Ajax
7 9 (29.03%) JSON
8 8 (25.81%) Retail
8 8 (25.81%) XHTML
8 8 (25.81%) OO
8 8 (25.81%) Sass
8 8 (25.81%) LESS
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Web Development
10 6 (19.35%) Java
10 6 (19.35%) Axure RP
11 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
11 5 (16.13%) Marketing
12 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (12.90%) SQL
12 4 (12.90%) .NET
12 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
12 4 (12.90%) W3C
13 3 (9.68%) CRM

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
1 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (29.03%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (29.03%) HTML Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Team Leader
6 6 (19.35%) Designer
6 6 (19.35%) JSP Developer
6 6 (19.35%) UX Designer
7 4 (12.90%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development Team Leader
7 4 (12.90%) Web Team Leader
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Designer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Magento Developer
9 2 (6.45%) PHP Magento Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) jQuery
3 12 (38.71%) CSS3
3 12 (38.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (32.26%) HTML5
5 9 (29.03%) Ajax
5 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (29.03%) JSON
6 8 (25.81%) LESS
6 8 (25.81%) Sass
6 8 (25.81%) XHTML
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
9 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.45%) LAMP
9 2 (6.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.90%) W3C
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) E-Commerce
2 17 (54.84%) Front End Development
3 12 (38.71%) MVC
4 8 (25.81%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Web Development
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) Validation
9 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
9 2 (6.45%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) TDD
10 1 (3.23%) Change Control
10 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Logistics
10 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Apex Code
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) SOQL
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (6.45%) Zend
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle