Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 27 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing CSS 74 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.32% 5.98% 5.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.49% 24.18% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 51
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +7.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £304 £130
90th Percentile £514 £500 £513
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.63 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.63 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -50.35% +14.52% -27.06%

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 329 364 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.64% 24.73% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 202 250
Hertfordshire median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £280 £256
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +9.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £66.81 £14.72 £39.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +353.87% -62.56% +48.35%
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +9.59% -2.67%

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 19 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +6 47 £425 +14.86% 8
Hatfield +5 3 £400 - 1
Borehamwood 0 3 £350 -4.11%
Welwyn Garden City +12 2 £500 -8.26%
Potters Bar - 2 £450 -
Hertford +3 1 £350 -6.67% 1
Hemel Hempstead -9 1 - - 4
Berkhamsted - 1 £525 - 1
Broxbourne - 1 - -
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 68 (91.89%) HTML
2 65 (87.84%) JavaScript
3 30 (40.54%) E-Commerce
4 27 (36.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 27 (36.49%) jQuery
5 25 (33.78%) Front End Development
6 21 (28.38%) HTML5
6 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (27.03%) Sass
8 18 (24.32%) MVC
9 17 (22.97%) C#
9 17 (22.97%) .NET
9 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.97%) AngularJS
9 17 (22.97%) Magento
10 16 (21.62%) SQL
11 15 (20.27%) User Experience
12 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
12 14 (18.92%) XHTML
13 13 (17.57%) OO
13 13 (17.57%) PHP
13 13 (17.57%) Web Development
14 12 (16.22%) REST
15 11 (14.86%) CSS3
15 11 (14.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 11 (14.86%) Wireframes
15 11 (14.86%) CMS
15 11 (14.86%) Visual Studio
15 11 (14.86%) Web Services
15 11 (14.86%) Microsoft

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 11 (14.86%) CMS
2 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (2.70%) WordPress
7 1 (1.35%) Confluence
7 1 (1.35%) Jadu
7 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Magento
2 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.35%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (1.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Office 365
2 4 (5.41%) npm
3 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
5 2 (2.70%) Power BI
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.86%) Visual Studio
3 10 (13.51%) Grunt
4 8 (10.81%) Bower
4 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.11%) gulp
5 6 (8.11%) Jasmine
5 6 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio Code
6 4 (5.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.35%) Gatling
8 1 (1.35%) Geb
8 1 (1.35%) GitLab
8 1 (1.35%) Gradle
8 1 (1.35%) JIRA
8 1 (1.35%) Spock
8 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
1 4 (5.41%) Games
1 4 (5.41%) Marketing
1 4 (5.41%) Retail
2 3 (4.05%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (94.59%) Developer
2 29 (39.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (14.86%) Magento Developer
4 10 (13.51%) React Developer
5 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.81%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Angular Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (4.05%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Junior
9 3 (4.05%) Senior SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (2.70%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Junior Developer
10 2 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (91.89%) HTML
2 27 (36.49%) jQuery
2 27 (36.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 21 (28.38%) HTML5
4 20 (27.03%) Sass
5 17 (22.97%) .NET
5 17 (22.97%) AngularJS
5 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
6 14 (18.92%) XHTML
7 12 (16.22%) REST
8 11 (14.86%) CSS3
8 11 (14.86%) Web Services
9 9 (12.16%) React
10 8 (10.81%) LESS
10 8 (10.81%) Redux
10 8 (10.81%) Semantic HTML
11 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (9.46%) JSON
11 7 (9.46%) RESTful
12 6 (8.11%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) User Experience
2 9 (12.16%) W3C
3 8 (10.81%) Vector Graphics
4 3 (4.05%) Social Media
5 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) E-Commerce
2 25 (33.78%) Front End Development
3 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.32%) MVC
5 13 (17.57%) OO
5 13 (17.57%) Web Development
6 11 (14.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 11 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (14.86%) Wireframes
7 10 (13.51%) Analytics
7 10 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (12.16%) OO PHP
9 8 (10.81%) TDD
9 8 (10.81%) Workflow
10 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.11%) BDD
11 6 (8.11%) Sprint Planning
12 5 (6.76%) CRM
13 4 (5.41%) ITIL
13 4 (5.41%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 65 (87.84%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.97%) C#
3 16 (21.62%) SQL
4 13 (17.57%) PHP
5 9 (12.16%) Java
6 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.41%) ES6
8 1 (1.35%) ES7
8 1 (1.35%) Java 8
8 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Zend
3 8 (10.81%) Nintex
4 6 (8.11%) Adobe
5 5 (6.76%) hybris
5 5 (6.76%) IBM
5 5 (6.76%) Sitecore
6 4 (5.41%) Google
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle
7 3 (4.05%) Sony
8 2 (2.70%) Tableau
8 2 (2.70%) Telerik
8 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.70%) Xerox
9 1 (1.35%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com