Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 -13
Contract jobs citing CSS 89 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.78% 4.86% 5.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.30% 19.15% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 47
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -10.03%
10th Percentile £313 £191 £213
90th Percentile £550 £519 £440
East of England median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £11.25 - £11.25
90th Percentile £13.75 - £13.75
East of England median hourly rate £41.13 £31.45 £36.67
% change year-on-year +30.76% -14.24% -8.33%

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 382 355 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.81% 25.38% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 210 170
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £225
90th Percentile £569 £538 £578
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £39.31 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.20% +12.32% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £30.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £44.26 £42.25
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.66% -0.63%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -2 37 £394 +12.50% 15
Letchworth - 10 £388 - 1
Rickmansworth +5 6 £160 -
Hemel Hempstead +6 5 £325 - 16
Hatfield +1 5 £400 -20.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City +1 4 £525 - 1
Hertford 0 4 £375 - 3
Borehamwood -5 3 £365 +21.67%
Stevenage -7 2 - - 4
St Albans - 2 £413 - 21
Berkhamsted - 1 - -
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CSS.

1 88 (98.88%) HTML
2 68 (76.40%) JavaScript
3 37 (41.57%) jQuery
4 36 (40.45%) .NET
4 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (37.08%) C#
6 32 (35.96%) MVC
7 29 (32.58%) HTML5
8 25 (28.09%) SQL
9 24 (26.97%) Web Services
10 22 (24.72%) Ajax
10 22 (24.72%) Web Development
11 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
12 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
12 19 (21.35%) Finance
12 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
13 18 (20.22%) Java
14 17 (19.10%) XML
14 17 (19.10%) E-Commerce
14 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
16 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (16.85%) Scrum
16 15 (16.85%) Front End Development
17 14 (15.73%) Spring
17 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
18 13 (14.61%) Marketing
18 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
18 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
19 12 (13.48%) Oracle

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 8 (8.99%) Apache
1 8 (8.99%) IIS
1 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.87%) CMS
3 6 (6.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.37%) nginx
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.12%) Confluence
6 1 (1.12%) Drupal
6 1 (1.12%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) DNS
1 4 (4.49%) IMAP
1 4 (4.49%) Internet
1 4 (4.49%) SMTP
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) MySQL
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.49%) Redis
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.12%) DB2
8 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.12%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.11%) Subversion
2 9 (10.11%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.87%) IntelliJ
5 6 (6.74%) Grunt
5 6 (6.74%) gulp
6 5 (5.62%) webpack
7 4 (4.49%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.25%) NUnit
9 2 (2.25%) Selenium
9 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.12%) JIRA
10 1 (1.12%) JMeter
10 1 (1.12%) JUnit
10 1 (1.12%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Marketing
3 8 (8.99%) Games
4 6 (6.74%) Retail
5 5 (5.62%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Front Office
6 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (85.39%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Lead Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Lead .NET Developer
7 9 (10.11%) .NET Team Leader
7 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Team Leader
8 8 (8.99%) .NET Development Team Leader
8 8 (8.99%) Development Team Leader
8 8 (8.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (8.99%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.74%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Digital Content Editor
11 5 (5.62%) Digital Editor
11 5 (5.62%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (98.88%) HTML
2 37 (41.57%) jQuery
3 36 (40.45%) .NET
4 29 (32.58%) HTML5
5 24 (26.97%) Web Services
6 22 (24.72%) Ajax
7 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
7 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
8 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (19.10%) XML
9 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
9 14 (15.73%) Spring
10 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (13.48%) CSS3
10 12 (13.48%) React
11 11 (12.36%) JSON
11 11 (12.36%) WCF
12 10 (11.24%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (11.24%) REST
13 9 (10.11%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) User Experience
2 7 (7.87%) W3C
3 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Blog
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) FMCG
6 1 (1.12%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.96%) MVC
3 22 (24.72%) Web Development
4 17 (19.10%) E-Commerce
5 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (16.85%) Front End Development
5 15 (16.85%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.36%) DNA
7 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.36%) TDD
7 11 (12.36%) Web Application Development
8 10 (11.24%) BDD
9 9 (10.11%) Kanban
9 9 (10.11%) Microservices
9 9 (10.11%) SOA
10 8 (8.99%) Refactoring
10 8 (8.99%) SDLC
10 8 (8.99%) SEO
10 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (76.40%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.08%) C#
3 25 (28.09%) SQL
4 18 (20.22%) Java
5 8 (8.99%) Ruby
6 7 (7.87%) PHP
7 6 (6.74%) Groovy
8 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) C++
10 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.25%) HND
4 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Adobe
4 6 (6.74%) New Relic
5 5 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.49%) Demandware
6 4 (4.49%) Zend
7 2 (2.25%) IBM
7 2 (2.25%) Nintex
8 1 (1.12%) Apple
8 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.12%) Google
8 1 (1.12%) SAP
8 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.12%) Tableau
8 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.12%) Xamarin