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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 29 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3  
Contract jobs citing CSS 29 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.85% 7.59% 9.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 34.67% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 32
Median daily rate £325 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £279 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  

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 174 150 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 29.10% 21.90% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 86 119
Median daily rate £360 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Hertfordshire

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 -12 6 £178 -45.38% 10
Stevenage +5 5 £300 -32.58% 2
Welwyn Garden City 0 4 £475 +46.15%
St Albans -1 1 - - 6
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 £360 +15.20% 5
Hatfield - 1 £400 - 2
CSS
East of England

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 59 (95.16%) HTML
2 47 (75.81%) JavaScript
3 22 (35.48%) .NET
4 21 (33.87%) C#
5 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
5 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 17 (27.42%) jQuery
7 17 (27.42%) MVC
7 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
8 15 (24.19%) TDD
8 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
8 15 (24.19%) Web Services
8 15 (24.19%) XML
9 14 (22.58%) XSLT
9 14 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (20.97%) Front End Development
10 13 (20.97%) HTML5
10 13 (20.97%) CSS3
10 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
11 12 (19.35%) Scrum
11 12 (19.35%) Java
11 12 (19.35%) SQL
11 12 (19.35%) Entity Framework
12 11 (17.74%) REST
12 11 (17.74%) BDD
12 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
12 11 (17.74%) User Experience
12 11 (17.74%) MySQL

CSS
Top Related 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 9 (14.52%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.68%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.45%) CMS
4 4 (6.45%) nginx
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) Drupal
5 2 (3.23%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.23%) InDesign
3 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.84%) Redis
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) JIRA
2 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.06%) FxCop
3 5 (8.06%) ReSharper
3 5 (8.06%) StyleCop
4 4 (6.45%) Moq
5 3 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (4.84%) gulp
5 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.23%) Grunt
6 2 (3.23%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.61%) Mocha
7 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (12.90%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (82.26%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Web Developer
6 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Designer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (6.45%) HTML Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Architect
10 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Magento Developer
11 2 (3.23%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (95.16%) HTML
2 22 (35.48%) .NET
3 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
4 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
5 17 (27.42%) jQuery
6 15 (24.19%) Web Services
6 15 (24.19%) XML
7 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (22.58%) XSLT
8 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
8 13 (20.97%) CSS3
8 13 (20.97%) HTML5
9 12 (19.35%) Entity Framework
10 11 (17.74%) REST
11 10 (16.13%) Node.js
12 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (14.52%) JSON
12 9 (14.52%) LINQ
12 9 (14.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Contactless
2 4 (6.45%) EMV
2 4 (6.45%) iPad
2 4 (6.45%) W3C
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) RIA
5 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Android
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
2 17 (27.42%) MVC
3 15 (24.19%) TDD
4 13 (20.97%) Front End Development
5 12 (19.35%) Scrum
6 11 (17.74%) BDD
7 10 (16.13%) OO
7 10 (16.13%) Web Development
8 7 (11.29%) SOLID
9 6 (9.68%) OOP
9 6 (9.68%) Web Design
10 5 (8.06%) Code Coverage
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (8.06%) Refactoring
10 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.06%) SDLC
10 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.06%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 47 (75.81%) JavaScript
2 21 (33.87%) C#
3 12 (19.35%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) VBScript
4 6 (9.68%) XPath
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.84%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) Go
7 3 (4.84%) Lua
7 3 (4.84%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) ES6
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Google
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.84%) Adobe
3 3 (4.84%) Zend
4 2 (3.23%) Telerik
5 1 (1.61%) Omniture
5 1 (1.61%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) Xerox
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