Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS 93 104 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.90% 6.47% 4.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.41% 26.40% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 32
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £163 £263 £213
90th Percentile £538 £540 £517
East of England median daily rate £389 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.51% +7.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.04 £40.00 £31.98
% change year-on-year -17.40% +25.10% +1.44%

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 415 394 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.33% 24.50% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 213 206
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £263 £289 £269
90th Percentile £569 £575 £559
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 - £41.13
10th Percentile £18.90 - £29.91
90th Percentile £66.81 - £44.34
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.57% +16.67% -

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 December 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 December 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 -3 32 £350 -9.68% 13
Hemel Hempstead +2 13 £425 +30.77%
Welwyn Garden City -1 9 £494 +16.18% 4
Hatfield +5 6 £250 -37.50% 2
St Albans +5 3 £300 -23.08% 8
Berkhamsted 0 2 £525 -
Borehamwood -5 1 £375 +2.74%
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 78 (83.87%) HTML
2 73 (78.49%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.63%) .NET
4 33 (35.48%) jQuery
5 31 (33.33%) C#
6 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET
7 28 (30.11%) HTML5
8 24 (25.81%) MVC
9 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (24.73%) Web Development
10 20 (21.51%) REST
11 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
11 19 (20.43%) SQL
12 18 (19.35%) CSS3
12 18 (19.35%) AngularJS
13 17 (18.28%) Front End Development
14 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
14 14 (15.05%) TDD
15 13 (13.98%) Workflow
15 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (13.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (12.90%) Nintex
16 12 (12.90%) XML
16 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
16 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
17 11 (11.83%) Java
17 11 (11.83%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (11.83%) PowerShell

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 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (9.68%) CMS
4 4 (4.30%) WordPress
5 3 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Office 365
2 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.38%) Google Analytics
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) npm
5 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.08%) Heroku
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) BGP
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.08%) DNS
2 1 (1.08%) FTP
2 1 (1.08%) FWSM
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) SMS
2 1 (1.08%) SSL
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio Code
4 8 (8.60%) gulp
5 6 (6.45%) JIRA
6 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.30%) webpack
8 3 (3.23%) Grunt
8 3 (3.23%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.15%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.08%) Bower
10 1 (1.08%) Gatling
10 1 (1.08%) Geb
10 1 (1.08%) GitLab
10 1 (1.08%) Gradle
10 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.08%) Protractor
10 1 (1.08%) Spock
10 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 8 (8.60%) Law
1 8 (8.60%) Marketing
1 8 (8.60%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Back Office
3 3 (3.23%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (81.72%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Angular Developer
7 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Junior
8 6 (6.45%) React Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Backend Developer
9 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (83.87%) HTML
2 35 (37.63%) .NET
3 33 (35.48%) jQuery
4 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET
5 28 (30.11%) HTML5
6 20 (21.51%) REST
7 18 (19.35%) AngularJS
7 18 (19.35%) CSS3
8 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (13.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (12.90%) XML
10 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (10.75%) .NET Framework
12 9 (9.68%) CAML
12 9 (9.68%) Redux
13 8 (8.60%) Dropwizard
13 8 (8.60%) Entity Framework
13 8 (8.60%) React
13 8 (8.60%) Web Services
14 7 (7.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) User Experience
2 8 (8.60%) Social Media
3 4 (4.30%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.08%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) MVC
2 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.73%) Web Development
3 17 (18.28%) Front End Development
4 14 (15.05%) TDD
5 13 (13.98%) Workflow
6 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.60%) Analytics
8 8 (8.60%) SEO
9 7 (7.53%) OO
10 6 (6.45%) CRM
10 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (6.45%) Kanban
10 6 (6.45%) Web Design
11 5 (5.38%) BDD
11 5 (5.38%) Migration
11 5 (5.38%) Scrum
11 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.30%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 73 (78.49%) JavaScript
2 31 (33.33%) C#
3 19 (20.43%) SQL
4 11 (11.83%) Java
4 11 (11.83%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.68%) PHP
6 8 (8.60%) Java 8
7 5 (5.38%) ES6
8 4 (4.30%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.15%) C
9 2 (2.15%) Groovy
10 1 (1.08%) ES7
10 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
1 3 (3.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) Nintex
3 8 (8.60%) Google
3 8 (8.60%) Sony
4 6 (6.45%) Adobe
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle
6 4 (4.30%) hybris
7 3 (3.23%) Zend
8 2 (2.15%) New Relic
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco
9 1 (1.08%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.08%) Demandware
9 1 (1.08%) F5
9 1 (1.08%) Facebook
9 1 (1.08%) Omniture
9 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.08%) Tableau
9 1 (1.08%) Twitter
9 1 (1.08%) VMware
9 1 (1.08%) Xerox