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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CSS 3
Rank 64 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing CSS3 54 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 2.20% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.87% 8.60% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 28
Average daily rate £309 £301 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
609 465 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.13% 25.54% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 235 284
Average daily rate £320 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 20
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 23 April 2014.

CSS3 Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 24 £303 +10.00% 6
Warwickshire -6 9 £323 -0.76% 1
Coventry -1 8 £288 - 1
Staffordshire -5 5 £335 +1.51% 8
Wolverhampton -4 4 £253 +7.44%
Solihull -9 2 £338 -
Walsall - 2 £425 -
Shropshire - 1 £263 -
Herefordshire - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 81 (100.00%) HTML
1 81 (100.00%) CSS
2 77 (95.06%) HTML5
3 74 (91.36%) JavaScript
4 51 (62.96%) jQuery
5 34 (41.98%) .NET
6 29 (35.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET
8 26 (32.10%) C#
9 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
10 22 (27.16%) PHP
11 18 (22.22%) Sass
12 17 (20.99%) MVC
13 16 (19.75%) CMS
14 15 (18.52%) Photoshop
14 15 (18.52%) MySQL
15 14 (17.28%) SQL
15 14 (17.28%) XML
16 11 (13.58%) Ajax
17 10 (12.35%) Web Development
17 10 (12.35%) JSON
17 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
17 10 (12.35%) XHTML
18 9 (11.11%) Adobe
18 9 (11.11%) SEO
18 9 (11.11%) Magento
18 9 (11.11%) Subversion
19 8 (9.88%) Adobe Illustrator
19 8 (9.88%) WordPress
19 8 (9.88%) JSP

CSS3
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (19.75%) CMS
2 8 (9.88%) WordPress
3 5 (6.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.94%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) Node.js
5 3 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) Confluence
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.23%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.52%) MySQL
3 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) Redis
6 1 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Subversion
2 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) Grunt
5 1 (1.23%) TextMate
5 1 (1.23%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.23%) RubyGems
5 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Games
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Automotive
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 80 (98.77%) Developer
2 36 (44.44%) Front-End Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Web Developer
4 16 (19.75%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.17%) UI Programmer
6 5 (6.17%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (3.70%) HTML Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.47%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (1.23%) CSS Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Designer
9 1 (1.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (100.00%) HTML
1 81 (100.00%) CSS
2 77 (95.06%) HTML5
3 51 (62.96%) jQuery
4 34 (41.98%) .NET
5 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET
6 18 (22.22%) Sass
7 14 (17.28%) XML
8 11 (13.58%) Ajax
9 10 (12.35%) JSON
9 10 (12.35%) XHTML
10 8 (9.88%) JSP
11 6 (7.41%) Web Services
11 6 (7.41%) XSLT
11 6 (7.41%) WCF
11 6 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.17%) Backbone.js
12 5 (6.17%) SOAP
13 4 (4.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.70%) Open Source
2 3 (3.70%) Online Games
3 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) WURFL
4 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.23%) Life Science
4 1 (1.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.23%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (1.23%) Fedora
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (20.99%) MVC
3 10 (12.35%) Web Development
3 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.11%) SEO
5 7 (8.64%) OO
6 6 (7.41%) Web Design
6 6 (7.41%) TDD
7 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.94%) Content Management
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.94%) Scrum
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.70%) OOP
9 2 (2.47%) Migration
9 2 (2.47%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.47%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (2.47%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (91.36%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.10%) C#
3 22 (27.16%) PHP
4 14 (17.28%) SQL
5 7 (8.64%) Java
6 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.94%) Ruby
8 3 (3.70%) Scala
8 3 (3.70%) PHP5
9 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.23%) VB6
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Adobe
2 8 (9.88%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.70%) Facebook
3 3 (3.70%) Sony
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.23%) Sencha
5 1 (1.23%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.23%) Sage
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