Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 41 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing CSS 26 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.71% 4.03% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.67% 16.67% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% +15.00%
10th Percentile £289 £206 £308
90th Percentile £406 £399 £449
East of England median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £33.73
% change year-on-year -17.30% +18.61% +40.52%

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 120 168 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.74% 24.17% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 96
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +9.32%
10th Percentile £300 £322 £250
90th Percentile £606 £568 £522
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.51% +18.75% -4.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +7 15 £344 -1.79% 21
Dunstable -3 3 £400 +14.29% 1
Bedford -11 1 £400 - 6
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) Marketing
2 13 (50.00%) HTML5
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) Retail
4 10 (38.46%) CSS3
5 9 (34.62%) Email Marketing
5 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
6 8 (30.77%) IBM
7 7 (26.92%) CRM
7 7 (26.92%) Web Development
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) C#
8 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 6 (23.08%) SMS
8 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
9 5 (19.23%) User Experience
9 5 (19.23%) Silverpop
9 5 (19.23%) MySQL
9 5 (19.23%) PHP
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) CMS
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) WordPress
10 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (11.54%) REST
11 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 5 (19.23%) CMS
2 4 (15.38%) WordPress
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (11.54%) ImageReady
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Silverpop
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (50.00%) Marketing
2 10 (38.46%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Designer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Email Designer
5 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.54%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Azure Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) HTML5
3 10 (38.46%) CSS3
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) Flash
6 3 (11.54%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.69%) React
7 2 (7.69%) RESTful
7 2 (7.69%) Vue.js
8 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.85%) Laravel
8 1 (3.85%) Node.js
8 1 (3.85%) Sass
8 1 (3.85%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
1 9 (34.62%) Email Marketing
2 7 (26.92%) CRM
2 7 (26.92%) Web Development
3 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Push Notifications
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) B2B
5 2 (7.69%) B2C
5 2 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (7.69%) Customer Insight
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) SEO
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Zend