Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 36 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing CSS 4 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.03% 3.30% 4.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.55% 16.96% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 21
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £228 £263 £263
90th Percentile £453 £400 £375
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £33.08 £39.88
% change year-on-year - -17.04% +13.93%

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 53 112 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.59% 19.44% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 78 116
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £322 £300 £281
90th Percentile £545 £606 £568
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +12.93%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 3 £425 +31.78% 4
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
3 1 (25.00%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 4
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS

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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Swim Lanes
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP 4
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian