Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 25 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +26 -12
Contract jobs citing CSS 31 43 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.07% 6.47% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.75% 21.29% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -29.41% +41.67%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £333
90th Percentile £438 £375 £453
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +18.33% +233.33% -69.49%

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 157 202 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.70% 30.38% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 141 88
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -11.43% +12.90%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £285
90th Percentile £591 £538 £611
East of England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.60
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.61% -7.31%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -14 16 £350 +16.67% 6
Bedford +7 5 £356 -10.94% 6
Dunstable - 2 £400 -
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (41.94%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) Marketing
3 10 (32.26%) HTML5
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) .NET
5 8 (25.81%) CRM
5 8 (25.81%) jQuery
5 8 (25.81%) User Experience
6 7 (22.58%) Email Marketing
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Retail
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) Adobe
7 6 (19.35%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (16.13%) IBM
8 5 (16.13%) PHP
8 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) CSS3
9 4 (12.90%) Social Media
9 4 (12.90%) Web Development
9 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.90%) CMS
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
9 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (9.68%) 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 (12.90%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (9.68%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.45%) ImageReady
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (3.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) CheetahMail
1 3 (9.68%) MailChimp
1 3 (9.68%) Silverpop
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) Asana
3 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SMS
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) GitLab
4 1 (3.23%) Grunt
4 1 (3.23%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.23%) Protractor
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 13 (41.94%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Designer
3 7 (22.58%) Email Designer
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Web Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) HTML5
3 9 (29.03%) .NET
4 8 (25.81%) jQuery
5 5 (16.13%) CSS3
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.45%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (6.45%) Flash
7 2 (6.45%) Laravel
7 2 (6.45%) Node.js
7 2 (6.45%) Symfony
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.23%) REST
8 1 (3.23%) Sass
8 1 (3.23%) SOAP
8 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) CRM
2 7 (22.58%) Email Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (6.45%) Customer Insight
6 2 (6.45%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Adobe
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
4 3 (9.68%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Capita
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter