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 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)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 17 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2  
Contract jobs citing CSS 6 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.04% 21.65% 17.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.75% 41.18% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 5
Median daily rate £178 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £440 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +5.71% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 32 51 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 26.89% 52.58% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 25
Median daily rate £375 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £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 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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS in Watford

CSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for CSS.

1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) User Experience
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
5 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (18.75%) Magento
5 3 (18.75%) Zend
5 3 (18.75%) MySQL
5 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (18.75%) Adobe
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (12.50%) InDesign
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel

CSS
Top Related 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (12.50%) InDesign
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Magento Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Creative Designer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Designer
4 2 (12.50%) PowerPoint Designer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Email Developer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Photoshop Web Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS3
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) Sass
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
5 1 (6.25%) LESS
5 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
2 2 (12.50%) W3C
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Blog
3 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Multichannel Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Typography
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Content Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) ES6
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe
1 3 (18.75%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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