Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for CSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 30 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -9
Contract jobs citing CSS 20 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.62% 5.14% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.09% 18.92% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -13.04% +38.00%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £308
90th Percentile £438 £397 £438
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £39.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.04% +13.93% +9.38%

CSS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 117 185 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.20% 27.17% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 130 92
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £271
90th Percentile £603 £551 £606
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Bedfordshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Bedfordshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Bedfordshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Bedfordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -19 8 £350 +16.67% 10
Dunstable - 3 £400 - 4
Bedford +1 2 £450 +12.50% 7
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) HTML5
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) CSS3
5 8 (40.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) Web Development
7 6 (30.00%) Marketing
8 5 (25.00%) Email Marketing
8 5 (25.00%) Retail
8 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) MySQL
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) CMS
9 4 (20.00%) WordPress
9 4 (20.00%) User Experience
9 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
10 3 (15.00%) REST
10 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
1 4 (20.00%) WordPress
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.00%) ImageReady
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (5.00%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Email Designer
3 3 (15.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) HTML5
3 9 (45.00%) CSS3
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.00%) Flash
8 2 (10.00%) Node.js
8 2 (10.00%) Vue.js
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (5.00%) JSON
9 1 (5.00%) Laravel
9 1 (5.00%) RESTful
9 1 (5.00%) Sass
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
1 7 (35.00%) Web Development
2 5 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Insight
4 2 (10.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) SEO
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Zend