The first table below looks at the demand for CSS3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CSS3 over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CSS 3
Rank 55 68 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Contract jobs citing CSS3 63 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.62% 1.88% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.73% 7.09% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
587 522 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.42% 26.54% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 288 292
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
CSS3
England

CSS3
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CSS3 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CSS3
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CSS3 across the West Midlands region.

CSS3 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CSS3
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CSS3 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

CSS3 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CSS3
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 across the West Midlands region.

CSS3 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CSS3
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS3 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 18 £283 +4.62% 4
Coventry -5 9 £325 -
Staffordshire +3 7 £288 -12.21% 6
Warwickshire - 6 £298 - 4
Solihull - 6 £318 -
Herefordshire +4 2 - -
Wolverhampton -4 2 £238 -9.52%
Worcestershire -11 1 - -
Shropshire - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CSS3 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS3.

1 117 (100.00%) HTML
1 117 (100.00%) CSS
2 106 (90.60%) JavaScript
3 104 (88.89%) HTML5
4 75 (64.10%) jQuery
5 53 (45.30%) .NET
6 46 (39.32%) ASP.NET
7 45 (38.46%) C#
8 42 (35.90%) SQL Server
9 37 (31.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 30 (25.64%) MVC
11 24 (20.51%) CMS
12 23 (19.66%) Web Development
12 23 (19.66%) Photoshop
12 23 (19.66%) MySQL
12 23 (19.66%) PHP
13 22 (18.80%) Ajax
14 19 (16.24%) XML
15 18 (15.38%) Sass
16 17 (14.53%) XHTML
16 17 (14.53%) SQL
17 15 (12.82%) Sitecore
18 13 (11.11%) SEO
18 13 (11.11%) VB.NET
18 13 (11.11%) XSLT
18 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
19 12 (10.26%) Adobe
20 11 (9.40%) IIS
20 11 (9.40%) TDD
20 11 (9.40%) Sitecore CMS

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CSS3 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CSS3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (20.51%) CMS
2 11 (9.40%) IIS
2 11 (9.40%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (8.55%) Umbraco
4 8 (6.84%) WordPress
5 7 (5.98%) Node.js
6 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Photoshop
2 10 (8.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.56%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.85%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.85%) Tridion
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Internet
1 5 (4.27%) HTTP
2 4 (3.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.66%) MySQL
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.42%) Subversion
5 3 (2.56%) JIRA
6 2 (1.71%) Grunt
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
7 1 (0.85%) RubyGems
7 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.85%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.85%) Bower
7 1 (0.85%) NBehave
7 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Automotive
2 4 (3.42%) Marketing
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Games
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (94.87%) Developer
2 38 (32.48%) Front-End Developer
3 32 (27.35%) Web Developer
4 23 (19.66%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.97%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 9 (7.69%) UI Programmer
7 8 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Sitecore Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Front-End Web Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Designer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (3.42%) CSS Developer
11 4 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.42%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (100.00%) HTML
1 117 (100.00%) CSS
2 104 (88.89%) HTML5
3 75 (64.10%) jQuery
4 53 (45.30%) .NET
5 46 (39.32%) ASP.NET
6 22 (18.80%) Ajax
7 19 (16.24%) XML
8 18 (15.38%) Sass
9 17 (14.53%) XHTML
10 13 (11.11%) XSLT
11 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (6.84%) JSON
13 7 (5.98%) .NET Framework
13 7 (5.98%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.98%) Backbone.js
14 6 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (5.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.56%) Open Source
3 3 (2.56%) WURFL
3 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) DTV
4 1 (0.85%) Life Science
4 1 (0.85%) Copywriting
4 1 (0.85%) BBC
4 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.42%) Android
2 4 (3.42%) Windows
3 3 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.56%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (1.71%) Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Responsive Web Design
2 30 (25.64%) MVC
3 23 (19.66%) Web Development
4 13 (11.11%) SEO
4 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.40%) TDD
6 10 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.84%) Web Application Development
8 8 (6.84%) Web Design
8 8 (6.84%) Content Management
9 7 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.27%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.42%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.42%) Time Management
11 4 (3.42%) Scrum
11 4 (3.42%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.42%) OO
11 4 (3.42%) SOA
12 3 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (90.60%) JavaScript
2 45 (38.46%) C#
3 23 (19.66%) PHP
4 17 (14.53%) SQL
5 13 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.98%) Java
7 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.56%) Ruby
8 3 (2.56%) Scala
9 2 (1.71%) PHP5
10 1 (0.85%) VB
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Sitecore
2 12 (10.26%) Adobe
3 4 (3.42%) Facebook
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.56%) Sony
4 3 (2.56%) Capita
4 3 (2.56%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Google
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