Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing CSS 25 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.63% 3.50% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.53% 15.83% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 26
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +15.00% -9.43%
10th Percentile £243 £308 £200
90th Percentile £400 £449 £388
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.73 £24.00
% change year-on-year +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 161 139 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 23.37% 22.10% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 101 80
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.32% +0.97%
10th Percentile £325 £238 £278
90th Percentile £561 £525 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.86% -
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 0 11 £350 +11.11%
Bedford +4 6 £400 +14.29% 2
Dunstable - 1 £350 - 2
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) HTML5
4 10 (40.00%) CSS3
5 8 (32.00%) CRM
5 8 (32.00%) Dojo
6 7 (28.00%) jQuery
7 6 (24.00%) Social Media
7 6 (24.00%) Marketing
7 6 (24.00%) Web Development
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Ajax
8 5 (20.00%) Adobe
8 5 (20.00%) OOP
8 5 (20.00%) Analytics
8 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (16.00%) Business Analytics
9 4 (16.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (16.00%) Email Marketing
9 4 (16.00%) Apache
9 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.00%) IBM
9 4 (16.00%) ERP
9 4 (16.00%) HTTP
9 4 (16.00%) JSON
10 3 (12.00%) Retail
10 3 (12.00%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (12.00%) XML
10 3 (12.00%) PHP

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 (16.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (4.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) CheetahMail
1 2 (8.00%) MailChimp
1 2 (8.00%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) GitLab
2 1 (4.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (4.00%) Protractor
2 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) UI Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Designer
4 4 (16.00%) Junior
5 3 (12.00%) Angular Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Email Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Web Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Django Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (4.00%) UI Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) HTML5
3 10 (40.00%) CSS3
4 8 (32.00%) Dojo
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.00%) XML
9 2 (8.00%) Node.js
9 2 (8.00%) Sass
10 1 (4.00%) .NET
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
10 1 (4.00%) Flash
10 1 (4.00%) Flask
10 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.00%) Laravel
10 1 (4.00%) LESS
10 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Social Media
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
3 5 (20.00%) OOP
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Email Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) ERP
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (16.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (8.00%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin