Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 October 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 > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 19 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 104 111 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.52% 7.40% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.47% 30.92% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 99 34
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £163 £263 £191
90th Percentile £556 £538 £477
East of England median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £39.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.04% +13.93% +180.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 425 359 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.63% 23.92% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 211 172
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.67% -47.37% +36.14%
10th Percentile £18.90 £15.00 £27.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -1.60%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Hertfordshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Hertfordshire

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Hertfordshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Hertfordshire

CSS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Watford +11 43 £350 -9.68% 13
Hemel Hempstead 0 15 £425 +15.65% 4
Welwyn Garden City -18 10 £538 +26.47% 5
Hatfield +4 6 £350 -26.32% 2
St Albans -2 5 £300 -23.08% 8
Rickmansworth -17 3 £215 -41.89% 4
Berkhamsted 0 1 - - 2
Borehamwood -4 1 £375 +36.36% 1
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 85 (81.73%) HTML
2 79 (75.96%) JavaScript
3 40 (38.46%) .NET
4 36 (34.62%) C#
4 36 (34.62%) HTML5
5 34 (32.69%) jQuery
6 33 (31.73%) ASP.NET
7 27 (25.96%) SQL
7 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (24.04%) Web Development
8 25 (24.04%) MVC
8 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
9 23 (22.12%) REST
9 23 (22.12%) CSS3
10 22 (21.15%) Java
11 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
11 19 (18.27%) TDD
12 18 (17.31%) Front End Development
13 17 (16.35%) Software Engineering
13 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
14 16 (15.38%) Workflow
15 15 (14.42%) Web Services
15 15 (14.42%) SharePoint
15 15 (14.42%) Nintex
16 14 (13.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (13.46%) PowerShell
16 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
16 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
16 14 (13.46%) Dropwizard

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 15 (14.42%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (6.73%) CMS
4 5 (4.81%) Apache
4 5 (4.81%) WordPress
5 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.58%) Office 365
3 6 (5.77%) Google Analytics
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.88%) Heroku
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) GitHub
6 1 (0.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) HTTP
2 3 (2.88%) DNS
2 3 (2.88%) FTP
2 3 (2.88%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) SSL
2 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) BGP
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.96%) FWSM
3 1 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) MySQL
3 9 (8.65%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
2 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio Code
5 10 (9.62%) gulp
6 9 (8.65%) JIRA
7 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.85%) Grunt
8 4 (3.85%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.88%) GitLab
9 3 (2.88%) Gradle
9 3 (2.88%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.88%) Spock
9 3 (2.88%) webpack
10 2 (1.92%) Gatling
10 2 (1.92%) Geb
10 2 (1.92%) Protractor
11 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (9.62%) Retail
2 8 (7.69%) Law
2 8 (7.69%) Marketing
3 6 (5.77%) Finance
4 3 (2.88%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (81.73%) Developer
2 15 (14.42%) .NET Developer
2 15 (14.42%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (13.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (13.46%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Angular Developer
6 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Consultant
7 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Backend Developer
8 6 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Junior
8 6 (5.77%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.81%) SEO Consultant
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (81.73%) HTML
2 40 (38.46%) .NET
3 36 (34.62%) HTML5
4 34 (32.69%) jQuery
5 33 (31.73%) ASP.NET
6 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
7 23 (22.12%) CSS3
7 23 (22.12%) REST
8 15 (14.42%) Web Services
9 14 (13.46%) Dropwizard
10 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (12.50%) XML
11 11 (10.58%) CAML
11 11 (10.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (8.65%) .NET Framework
13 9 (8.65%) React
14 8 (7.69%) Spring
15 7 (6.73%) Entity Framework
15 7 (6.73%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) User Experience
2 8 (7.69%) Social Media
3 5 (4.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Linux
2 2 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) MVC
2 25 (24.04%) Web Development
3 19 (18.27%) TDD
4 18 (17.31%) Front End Development
5 17 (16.35%) Software Engineering
6 16 (15.38%) Workflow
7 10 (9.62%) Scrum
8 9 (8.65%) Analytics
8 9 (8.65%) Kanban
9 8 (7.69%) BDD
9 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.69%) Microservices
9 8 (7.69%) SEO
10 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (6.73%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (6.73%) Migration
10 7 (6.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 79 (75.96%) JavaScript
2 36 (34.62%) C#
3 27 (25.96%) SQL
4 22 (21.15%) Java
5 14 (13.46%) Java 8
5 14 (13.46%) PowerShell
6 13 (12.50%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.81%) ES6
9 3 (2.88%) Groovy
10 2 (1.92%) C
10 2 (1.92%) Python
11 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.92%) Mesos
3 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Nintex
2 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Google
3 8 (7.69%) Sony
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle
5 5 (4.81%) Adobe
6 4 (3.85%) New Relic
7 3 (2.88%) hybris
8 2 (1.92%) Zend
9 1 (0.96%) Cisco
9 1 (0.96%) Demandware
9 1 (0.96%) F5
9 1 (0.96%) Facebook
9 1 (0.96%) Omniture
9 1 (0.96%) Percona
9 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.96%) Tableau
9 1 (0.96%) Twitter
9 1 (0.96%) VMware