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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing CSS 63 37 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.97% 5.54% 7.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.91% 31.36% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 46
Median daily rate £360 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  

CSS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 154 118 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.37% 17.66% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 118
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -52.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing CSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for CSS in Hertfordshire

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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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Hertfordshire

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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

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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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -9 12 £345 +0.72% 12
Welwyn Garden City +11 9 £425 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +11 4 £360 +10.76% 2
Rickmansworth +4 4 £255 -
Hatfield - 2 £400 - 1
St Albans +4 1 £300 -20.00% 10
Stevenage -1 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £313 -
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 90 (98.90%) HTML
2 78 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 46 (50.55%) jQuery
4 42 (46.15%) HTML5
5 37 (40.66%) .NET
6 35 (38.46%) C#
7 34 (37.36%) ASP.NET
8 33 (36.26%) CSS3
9 31 (34.07%) AngularJS
10 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
11 28 (30.77%) SQL
12 24 (26.37%) MVC
12 24 (26.37%) Web Services
12 24 (26.37%) Git (software)
13 23 (25.27%) Web Development
13 23 (25.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (23.08%) JSON
14 21 (23.08%) RESTful
15 19 (20.88%) XML
16 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (18.68%) Sass
17 17 (18.68%) Front End Development
18 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (17.58%) KnockoutJS
18 16 (17.58%) Visual Studio
19 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
20 14 (15.38%) Java
20 14 (15.38%) WCF
20 14 (15.38%) .NET Framework
20 14 (15.38%) Ajax

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 (8.79%) CMS
1 8 (8.79%) IIS
1 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.59%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.30%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.20%) nginx
4 2 (2.20%) WordPress
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.40%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.30%) InDesign
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 2 (2.20%) IMAP
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) SMTP
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) MySQL
3 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.30%) QlikView
6 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.10%) Redis
8 1 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.58%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.29%) Subversion
4 9 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.69%) gulp
6 6 (6.59%) JIRA
6 6 (6.59%) PHPUnit
7 4 (4.40%) Grunt
8 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.20%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (2.20%) FxCop
9 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.20%) Mocha
9 2 (2.20%) Moq
9 2 (2.20%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.20%) StyleCop
10 1 (1.10%) Appium
10 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.89%) Marketing
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Interactive Media
4 2 (2.20%) Automotive
4 2 (2.20%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (84.62%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.48%) Web Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (13.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (10.99%) C# Developer
8 9 (9.89%) PHP Developer
9 8 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Designer
11 6 (6.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (6.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 6 (6.59%) Symfony Developer
12 5 (5.49%) SQL Developer
13 4 (4.40%) .NET Team Leader
13 4 (4.40%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (4.40%) CRM Developer
13 4 (4.40%) Lead .NET Developer
13 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
13 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (98.90%) HTML
2 46 (50.55%) jQuery
3 42 (46.15%) HTML5
4 37 (40.66%) .NET
5 34 (37.36%) ASP.NET
6 33 (36.26%) CSS3
7 31 (34.07%) AngularJS
8 24 (26.37%) Web Services
9 23 (25.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (23.08%) JSON
10 21 (23.08%) RESTful
11 19 (20.88%) XML
12 17 (18.68%) Sass
13 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (17.58%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (15.38%) .NET Framework
14 14 (15.38%) Ajax
14 14 (15.38%) WCF
15 13 (14.29%) Entity Framework
16 12 (13.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) User Experience
2 7 (7.69%) W3C
3 6 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) NHS
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) iPad
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) Tandem
7 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.10%) FMCG
7 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Android
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) MVC
2 23 (25.27%) Web Development
3 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.68%) Front End Development
5 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 13 (14.29%) TDD
6 10 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (9.89%) BDD
8 7 (7.69%) Wireframes
9 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.59%) OO
9 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Web Design
10 5 (5.49%) API Development
10 5 (5.49%) Scrum
11 4 (4.40%) CRM
11 4 (4.40%) Migration
11 4 (4.40%) SEO
11 4 (4.40%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 78 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 35 (38.46%) C#
3 28 (30.77%) SQL
4 14 (15.38%) Java
5 11 (12.09%) PHP
6 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.59%) PHP 5
7 6 (6.59%) PHP 7
7 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.59%) XPath
8 4 (4.40%) VBScript
9 3 (3.30%) ES6
10 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.20%) Python
11 1 (1.10%) C++
11 1 (1.10%) Groovy
11 1 (1.10%) Lua
11 1 (1.10%) Perl
11 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) SLA
3 3 (3.30%) WAI
4 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.10%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Adobe
2 7 (7.69%) Google
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) Xerox
4 4 (4.40%) Telerik
5 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) Zend
6 1 (1.10%) EMC
6 1 (1.10%) FireEye
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Intel
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee
6 1 (1.10%) New Relic
6 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.10%) Symantec
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
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