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 3 months to 28 June 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 3
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 89 64
Rank change year-on-year +35 -25  
Contract jobs citing CSS3 70 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.37% 1.90% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.70% 7.36% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 38
Median daily rate £363 £269 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.88% -0.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £416 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £21.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +106.89% -45.62%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 511 774 545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.59% 25.75% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 2029 1461
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £506 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 62
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £21.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.75 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 25 £325 +30.00% 10
Coventry +18 7 £369 -16.09% 2
Shropshire +17 4 - - 3
Wolverhampton - 3 £350 -
Walsall - 1 £275 -
Wednesbury - 1 - -
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) CSS
2 108 (98.18%) HTML
3 106 (96.36%) HTML5
4 86 (78.18%) JavaScript
5 61 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (46.36%) AngularJS
7 34 (30.91%) C#
8 32 (29.09%) jQuery
9 31 (28.18%) MVC
10 29 (26.36%) Front End Development
11 26 (23.64%) Git (software)
11 26 (23.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 25 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (22.73%) Ajax
13 24 (21.82%) TDD
13 24 (21.82%) .NET
14 23 (20.91%) User Experience
15 22 (20.00%) REST
15 22 (20.00%) JSON
16 21 (19.09%) Web Development
17 20 (18.18%) Ruby
17 20 (18.18%) Node.js
18 19 (17.27%) Scala
19 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
19 18 (16.36%) RESTful
19 18 (16.36%) Sass
19 18 (16.36%) Ruby on Rails
19 18 (16.36%) MySQL
20 17 (15.45%) Django
20 17 (15.45%) Play Framework

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 10 (9.09%) CMS
2 8 (7.27%) DNN
3 7 (6.36%) Confluence
4 3 (2.73%) WordPress
5 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.91%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.73%) GitHub
3 3 (2.73%) Trello
4 2 (1.82%) AdWords
4 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.91%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.91%) Heroku
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) MySQL
2 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
3 13 (11.82%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
4 12 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.64%) Power BI
8 3 (2.73%) SSDT
9 2 (1.82%) DocumentDB
9 2 (1.82%) Redis
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.73%) gulp
2 14 (12.73%) Subversion
3 11 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.09%) JIRA
4 10 (9.09%) Mocha
5 8 (7.27%) Grunt
6 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.45%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.55%) JSHint
8 5 (4.55%) JUnit
9 4 (3.64%) PHPUnit
9 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.73%) Maven
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (2.73%) webpack
11 2 (1.82%) Babel
11 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (6.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (87.27%) Developer
2 28 (25.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (15.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (12.73%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.82%) Angular Developer
6 12 (10.91%) HTML CSS Developer
6 12 (10.91%) HTML Developer
7 10 (9.09%) Architect
7 10 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 10 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Scala Developer
11 5 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Digital Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Digital Technical Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.55%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (100.00%) CSS
2 108 (98.18%) HTML
3 106 (96.36%) HTML5
4 51 (46.36%) AngularJS
5 32 (29.09%) jQuery
6 25 (22.73%) Ajax
6 25 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (21.82%) .NET
8 22 (20.00%) JSON
8 22 (20.00%) REST
9 20 (18.18%) Node.js
10 18 (16.36%) RESTful
10 18 (16.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (16.36%) Sass
11 17 (15.45%) Django
11 17 (15.45%) Play Framework
12 16 (14.55%) Web Services
13 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET
14 11 (10.00%) Backbone.js
14 11 (10.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) User Experience
2 5 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.73%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Unix
3 2 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.18%) MVC
3 29 (26.36%) Front End Development
4 26 (23.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (21.82%) TDD
6 21 (19.09%) Web Development
7 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
8 14 (12.73%) Scrum
9 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.00%) Microservices
9 11 (10.00%) Web Design
10 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 9 (8.18%) BDD
11 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.18%) Content Management
11 9 (8.18%) Migration
11 9 (8.18%) OO
12 8 (7.27%) Open Source
12 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.36%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 86 (78.18%) JavaScript
2 34 (30.91%) C#
3 20 (18.18%) Ruby
4 19 (17.27%) Scala
5 16 (14.55%) SQL
6 14 (12.73%) Java
7 11 (10.00%) PHP
8 6 (5.45%) ES6
8 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.55%) ECMAScript
9 5 (4.55%) Python
10 4 (3.64%) PHP 5
10 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.82%) PHP 4
11 2 (1.82%) VB
12 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
1 2 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (2.73%) Adobe
3 3 (2.73%) Demandware
3 3 (2.73%) hybris
3 3 (2.73%) Telerik
4 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
Shropshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
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E-synergy Solutions
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