The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 23 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)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing CSS 22 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 14.01% 2.04% 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.88% 13.04% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 6
Median daily rate £300 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +46.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £385 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £33.77
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.24%  

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 Luton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 69 23 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 43.95% 15.65% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 18 22
Median daily rate £313 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSS in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Luton

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Luton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Luton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Luton region with a requirement for CSS.

1 30 (96.77%) HTML
2 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
3 21 (67.74%) Dojo
4 20 (64.52%) Sass
4 20 (64.52%) LESS
5 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (58.06%) Web Development
7 17 (54.84%) HTML5
7 17 (54.84%) CSS3
8 16 (51.61%) Progressive Enhancement
8 16 (51.61%) jQuery
9 12 (38.71%) Animation
9 12 (38.71%) Ajax
9 12 (38.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 11 (35.48%) JSON
10 11 (35.48%) OOP
10 11 (35.48%) Apache
10 11 (35.48%) HTTP
11 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
12 8 (25.81%) Prototyping
12 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
12 8 (25.81%) TDD
13 7 (22.58%) Subversion
13 7 (22.58%) SAX
13 7 (22.58%) XML Schema
13 7 (22.58%) JSP
13 7 (22.58%) XML
13 7 (22.58%) DOM
13 7 (22.58%) J2EE

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (35.48%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.23%) ImageReady
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 19 (61.29%) UI Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.68%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Development Officer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Producer
6 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) Dojo
3 20 (64.52%) LESS
3 20 (64.52%) Sass
4 17 (54.84%) CSS3
4 17 (54.84%) HTML5
5 16 (51.61%) jQuery
6 12 (38.71%) Ajax
7 11 (35.48%) JSON
8 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (22.58%) DOM
9 7 (22.58%) J2EE
9 7 (22.58%) JSP
9 7 (22.58%) SAX
9 7 (22.58%) XML
9 7 (22.58%) XML Schema
10 6 (19.35%) Node.js
11 4 (12.90%) React
12 2 (6.45%) Angular 2
12 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Animation
2 5 (16.13%) Social Media
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Web Development
3 16 (51.61%) Progressive Enhancement
4 12 (38.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 11 (35.48%) OOP
6 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
7 8 (25.81%) Prototyping
7 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) Analytics
9 6 (19.35%) CRM
9 6 (19.35%) OO
10 4 (12.90%) Business Analytics
10 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.90%) ERP
10 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (9.68%) Content Management
11 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
12 2 (6.45%) Email Marketing
12 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft