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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Rank 8 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing CSS 16 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.09% 16.44% 10.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.04% 44.44% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £329 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.26% -34.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -10.44%
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
47 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.34% 36.99% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 21
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £295 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
3 17 (73.91%) User Experience
4 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
4 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
5 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) HTML5
6 7 (30.43%) Semantic HTML
7 6 (26.09%) Axure RP
7 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (26.09%) XHTML
7 6 (26.09%) JSP
7 6 (26.09%) CMS
7 6 (26.09%) JSTL
8 5 (21.74%) Marketing
8 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) W3C
8 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
8 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
8 5 (21.74%) CSS3
9 4 (17.39%) PhoneGap
9 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
9 4 (17.39%) Worklight
9 4 (17.39%) iPad
9 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
9 4 (17.39%) Android Development
9 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
9 4 (17.39%) Xcode

CSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (26.09%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (8.70%) Drupal
4 1 (4.35%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Axure RP
2 4 (17.39%) Xcode
3 3 (13.04%) Grunt
3 3 (13.04%) Bower
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Designer
3 6 (26.09%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (21.74%) UX Designer
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior UX Designer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Designer
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Interface Designer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) Semantic HTML
3 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (26.09%) JSP
3 6 (26.09%) XHTML
3 6 (26.09%) JSTL
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
5 4 (17.39%) PhoneGap
5 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
5 4 (17.39%) Worklight
5 4 (17.39%) iOS SDK
6 3 (13.04%) Sass
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) Laravel
7 2 (8.70%) Yii
7 2 (8.70%) Symfony
7 2 (8.70%) LAMP
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) User Experience
2 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (21.74%) W3C
4 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
4 4 (17.39%) iPhone
4 4 (17.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
2 4 (17.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
4 4 (17.39%) Android Development
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Competitor Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
4 2 (8.70%) PHP5
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Open Text
3 1 (4.35%) RedDot