The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing CSS 12 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.55% 11.59% 16.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.77% 47.06% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 15
Median daily rate £345 £343 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -5.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £278 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £375
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 £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 Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 39 34 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 24.53% 24.64% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 23
Median daily rate £350 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS in Watford

CSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS in Watford over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS in Watford

CSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for CSS.

1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) HTML5
4 11 (61.11%) CSS3
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
6 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (27.78%) MVC
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) C#
9 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (16.67%) NHS
9 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
9 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (16.67%) Interactive Media
9 3 (16.67%) Sass
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (16.67%) React

CSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) InDesign
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Appium
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Gatling
4 1 (5.56%) Grunt
4 1 (5.56%) gulp
4 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Interactive Media
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Creative Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Designer
4 2 (11.11%) PowerPoint Designer
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Email Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SEO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) HTML5
3 11 (61.11%) CSS3
4 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 3 (16.67%) React
7 3 (16.67%) Sass
8 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) W3C
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Multichannel Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Typography
5 1 (5.56%) Content Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) ES6
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) New Relic
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
Watford, Hertfordshire
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