Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -2
Contract jobs citing CSS 43 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.82% 9.89% 9.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.29% 36.84% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 28
Watford median daily rate £389 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £164 £150
90th Percentile £544 £425 £411
Hertfordshire median daily rate £390 £345 £313
% change year-on-year +13.04% +10.40% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50

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 Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 152 76 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.70% 26.86% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 30 37
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £271 £213 £294
90th Percentile £591 £489 £443
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
% change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%

CSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing CSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 42 (97.67%) HTML
2 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
3 20 (46.51%) HTML5
4 18 (41.86%) E-Commerce
5 17 (39.53%) MVC
6 15 (34.88%) Front End Development
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.23%) Web Development
8 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
9 10 (23.26%) CSS3
9 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
9 10 (23.26%) DNA
9 10 (23.26%) Java
10 9 (20.93%) XHTML
10 9 (20.93%) Marketing
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (18.60%) jQuery
11 8 (18.60%) Spring
11 8 (18.60%) REST
11 8 (18.60%) React
11 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
12 7 (16.28%) User Experience
12 7 (16.28%) BDD
12 7 (16.28%) Content Management
12 7 (16.28%) Web Services
12 7 (16.28%) SQL
12 7 (16.28%) Games
12 7 (16.28%) Scrum
12 7 (16.28%) SEO
13 6 (13.95%) Adobe

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 6 (13.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (13.95%) CMS
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.98%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Commerce Server
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Photoshop
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) Redis
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) webpack
3 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.98%) Grunt
4 3 (6.98%) gulp
4 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.98%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) JUnit
6 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 9 (20.93%) Marketing
2 7 (16.28%) Games
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Content Editor
4 5 (11.63%) Digital Content Editor
4 5 (11.63%) Digital Editor
5 4 (9.30%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Demandware Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) HTML
2 20 (46.51%) HTML5
3 10 (23.26%) CSS3
4 9 (20.93%) XHTML
5 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
5 8 (18.60%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) React
5 8 (18.60%) REST
5 8 (18.60%) Spring
6 7 (16.28%) Web Services
7 5 (11.63%) .NET
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.63%) JSON
7 5 (11.63%) Node.js
7 5 (11.63%) Redux
7 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (9.30%) EJB
8 4 (9.30%) J2EE
8 4 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (9.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) E-Commerce
2 17 (39.53%) MVC
3 15 (34.88%) Front End Development
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.23%) Web Development
5 10 (23.26%) DNA
5 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
6 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.28%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) Content Management
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) SEO
8 6 (13.95%) Analytics
8 6 (13.95%) Digital Content Management
8 6 (13.95%) Kanban
8 6 (13.95%) Microservices
8 6 (13.95%) TDD
9 5 (11.63%) A/B Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Time Management
10 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) C#
4 5 (11.63%) Ruby
5 4 (9.30%) C++
5 4 (9.30%) PHP
6 3 (6.98%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Adobe
2 4 (9.30%) Demandware
2 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (9.30%) Zend
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) New Relic
4 1 (2.33%) Nintex