Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CSS3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSS3 over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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 3
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 108 82
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26 +5
Contract jobs citing CSS3 113 87 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.41% 1.62% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.28% 6.23% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 45 73
West Midlands median daily rate £311 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.68% +29.17% -6.25%
10th Percentile £211 £213 £239
90th Percentile £450 £498 £430
England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.44 £100.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.56% +471.43% -21.70%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -7.61% +95.74% -14.55%

CSS3 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,218 1,397 1,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.00% 25.97% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 851 729
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £262
90th Percentile £563 £525 £516
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £25.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -7.14% -13.13%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

CSS3
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CSS3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CSS3 in the West Midlands

CSS3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CSS3 in the West Midlands

CSS3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CSS3 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CSS3 in the West Midlands

CSS3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CSS3 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CSS3 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +17 65 £300 -18.92% 15
Warwickshire +21 16 £200 - 10
Coventry +8 10 £425 -10.53% 3
Staffordshire +10 5 £388 - 18
Shropshire +6 5 £400 -11.11%
Worcestershire -3 2 £300 +33.33% 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £238 - 2
Solihull -5 1 £375 -11.76% 4
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CSS3.

1 113 (100.00%) CSS
2 111 (98.23%) HTML
3 109 (96.46%) HTML5
4 102 (90.27%) JavaScript
5 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (56.64%) jQuery
6 48 (42.48%) Front End Development
7 47 (41.59%) TDD
8 38 (33.63%) AngularJS
9 29 (25.66%) Digital Media
10 24 (21.24%) Web Development
11 23 (20.35%) .NET
12 22 (19.47%) Java
12 22 (19.47%) C#
13 21 (18.58%) SQL
14 20 (17.70%) Scrum
15 19 (16.81%) Mentoring
15 19 (16.81%) User Experience
16 18 (15.93%) Ajax
17 17 (15.04%) MySQL
17 17 (15.04%) MVC
18 16 (14.16%) PHP
18 16 (14.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (14.16%) LESS
19 15 (13.27%) REST
19 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
19 15 (13.27%) RESTful
20 13 (11.50%) Web Services
20 13 (11.50%) Open Source
21 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure

CSS3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (6.19%) CMS
2 5 (4.42%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.54%) Drupal
4 3 (2.65%) Apache
4 3 (2.65%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.77%) DNN
5 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.54%) GIMP
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.19%) GitHub
3 4 (3.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) HTTP
2 3 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) MySQL
2 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.65%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.77%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.65%) GitLab
3 3 (2.65%) JUnit
3 3 (2.65%) Selenium
3 3 (2.65%) Subversion
3 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.77%) JHipster
4 2 (1.77%) Liquibase
4 2 (1.77%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.88%) Grunt
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.88%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (3.54%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Marketing
3 2 (1.77%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (96.46%) Developer
2 48 (42.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (15.93%) Angular Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Lead Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (11.50%) HTML Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.85%) HTML CSS Developer
8 10 (8.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (8.85%) PHP Developer
8 10 (8.85%) UI Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.31%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.54%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Drupal Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (100.00%) CSS
2 111 (98.23%) HTML
3 109 (96.46%) HTML5
4 64 (56.64%) jQuery
5 38 (33.63%) AngularJS
6 23 (20.35%) .NET
7 18 (15.93%) Ajax
8 16 (14.16%) LESS
8 16 (14.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (13.27%) REST
9 15 (13.27%) RESTful
10 13 (11.50%) Web Services
11 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
11 12 (10.62%) JSON
12 10 (8.85%) Backbone.js
12 10 (8.85%) Sass
12 10 (8.85%) Spring
12 10 (8.85%) XML
13 9 (7.96%) Node.js
14 8 (7.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) Digital Media
2 19 (16.81%) User Experience
3 9 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.65%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.77%) Animation
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.88%) Blog
7 1 (0.88%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.88%) Android
2 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.48%) Front End Development
3 47 (41.59%) TDD
4 24 (21.24%) Web Development
5 20 (17.70%) Scrum
6 19 (16.81%) Mentoring
7 17 (15.04%) MVC
8 13 (11.50%) Open Source
9 12 (10.62%) OO
9 12 (10.62%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (8.85%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.08%) Kanban
11 8 (7.08%) Web Design
12 7 (6.19%) OOP
13 5 (4.42%) BDD
13 5 (4.42%) Microservices
13 5 (4.42%) Migration
13 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (90.27%) JavaScript
2 22 (19.47%) C#
2 22 (19.47%) Java
3 21 (18.58%) SQL
4 16 (14.16%) PHP
5 8 (7.08%) Scala
6 7 (6.19%) Ruby
7 6 (5.31%) Python
7 6 (5.31%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.65%) Clojure
8 3 (2.65%) Erlang
8 3 (2.65%) F#
8 3 (2.65%) Groovy
8 3 (2.65%) Haskell
9 2 (1.77%) ES6
9 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Docker
2 3 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (5.31%) Google
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe
3 1 (0.88%) Facebook
3 1 (0.88%) Informatica
3 1 (0.88%) Jitterbit
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) Telerik