Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing CSS 81 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.65% 7.29% 6.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.63% 26.47% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 91 56
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -10.34%
10th Percentile £201 £219 £266
90th Percentile £554 £450 £450
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +14.29% -1.41% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +36.36% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £15.00 £13.00
East of England median hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +61.36% +14.29% -45.00%

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 358 340 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.97% 27.55% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 240 157
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £242 £296
90th Percentile £556 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +54.64% -32.64%
10th Percentile £12.28 £19.25 £8.63
90th Percentile £56.25 £38.75 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +8 35 £375 +25.00% 20
Hemel Hempstead 0 13 £385 +6.94% 12
Rickmansworth -3 7 £175 -31.37%
Hatfield +2 3 £350 -12.50% 4
St Albans +1 3 £300 - 10
Welwyn Garden City -12 3 £538 +26.47% 1
Stevenage -18 1 £213 -29.17%
CSS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 76 (93.83%) HTML
2 63 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.86%) jQuery
4 25 (30.86%) HTML5
4 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
5 24 (29.63%) MVC
6 23 (28.40%) TDD
7 22 (27.16%) Java
7 22 (27.16%) SQL
7 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
8 21 (25.93%) .NET
8 21 (25.93%) XHTML
9 20 (24.69%) PHP
9 20 (24.69%) Front End Development
10 19 (23.46%) C#
10 19 (23.46%) Web Development
11 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
12 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
12 16 (19.75%) CSS3
13 14 (17.28%) BDD
13 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (17.28%) Magento
13 14 (17.28%) Linux
14 13 (16.05%) MySQL
14 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.81%) gulp
16 11 (13.58%) Apache
16 11 (13.58%) Kanban
17 10 (12.35%) Zend

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 (13.58%) Apache
2 8 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Jupyter
4 2 (2.47%) WordPress
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) nginx
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.23%) InVision
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.47%) Heroku
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) FTP
2 2 (2.47%) SSL
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) MySQL
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.47%) Looker
5 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.81%) gulp
3 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.41%) Grunt
4 6 (7.41%) Jasmine
4 6 (7.41%) webpack
5 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.94%) Subversion
7 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.70%) JIRA
7 3 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.70%) Mocha
7 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (2.47%) Babel
8 2 (2.47%) git-flow
8 2 (2.47%) GitLab
8 2 (2.47%) Gradle
8 2 (2.47%) Spock
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Finance
4 3 (3.70%) Automotive
4 3 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (88.89%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Magento Developer
7 7 (8.64%) UI Developer
8 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.17%) React Developer
9 5 (6.17%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Angular Developer
10 4 (4.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (93.83%) HTML
2 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
2 25 (30.86%) HTML5
2 25 (30.86%) jQuery
3 21 (25.93%) .NET
3 21 (25.93%) XHTML
4 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
4 16 (19.75%) CSS3
5 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (12.35%) React
6 10 (12.35%) REST
6 10 (12.35%) RESTful
7 9 (11.11%) Web Services
8 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (9.88%) JSON
8 8 (9.88%) LAMP
8 8 (9.88%) Sass
8 8 (9.88%) Spring
9 7 (8.64%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (11.11%) User Experience
2 5 (6.17%) Tandem
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
4 3 (3.70%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) W3C
6 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) MVC
3 23 (28.40%) TDD
4 20 (24.69%) Front End Development
5 19 (23.46%) Web Development
6 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
7 14 (17.28%) BDD
8 11 (13.58%) Kanban
9 10 (12.35%) Scrum
10 9 (11.11%) OO
11 8 (9.88%) OO PHP
11 8 (9.88%) Open Source
11 8 (9.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.88%) Web Application Development
12 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.64%) Microservices
13 6 (7.41%) Web Accessibility
14 5 (6.17%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (6.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 22 (27.16%) Java
2 22 (27.16%) SQL
3 20 (24.69%) PHP
4 19 (23.46%) C#
5 10 (12.35%) Java 8
6 9 (11.11%) ES6
6 9 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 8 (9.88%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.70%) Python
10 2 (2.47%) Groovy
10 2 (2.47%) R
10 2 (2.47%) VBScript
11 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.47%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Zend
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Google
3 5 (6.17%) IBM
3 5 (6.17%) Nintex
4 3 (3.70%) hybris
4 3 (3.70%) New Relic
5 2 (2.47%) Cognos
5 2 (2.47%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.23%) Percona
6 1 (1.23%) Sony
6 1 (1.23%) Tableau
6 1 (1.23%) TIBCO