Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 79 108
Rank change year-on-year -39 +29 -28
Contract jobs citing CSS3 84 111 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.72% 2.35% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 9.20% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 87 43
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -16.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £282 £210 £213
90th Percentile £538 £439 £499
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.44 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.56% +471.43%
England median hourly rate £46.25 £37.97 £46.00
% change year-on-year +21.81% -17.46% +106.21%

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 1,442 1,206 1,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.48% 25.58% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 797 860
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.31% +7.50%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £270
90th Percentile £575 £560 £538
England median daily rate £490 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +35.56% -21.58%
10th Percentile £32.65 £14.11 £10.13
90th Percentile £62.13 £43.75 £33.15
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -26 23 £400 +33.33% 20
Shropshire -38 16 £435 +8.75% 3
Coventry +2 14 £400 -11.11% 4
Solihull +8 6 £400 +1.91% 3
Warwickshire -4 6 £363 +81.25% 9
Staffordshire -7 3 £350 +7.69% 9
Walsall - 2 £400 - 1
Wolverhampton +1 1 £425 +78.95% 1
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CSS3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CSS3.

1 84 (100.00%) CSS
2 81 (96.43%) HTML
3 76 (90.48%) HTML5
4 68 (80.95%) JavaScript
5 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (51.19%) AngularJS
7 32 (38.10%) jQuery
8 30 (35.71%) C#
9 28 (33.33%) User Experience
10 27 (32.14%) MySQL
11 22 (26.19%) Scrum
12 21 (25.00%) MVC
12 21 (25.00%) TDD
12 21 (25.00%) React
12 21 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (22.62%) .NET
13 19 (22.62%) PHP
14 18 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (20.24%) Sass
15 17 (20.24%) JSON
15 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
16 16 (19.05%) Front End Development
17 15 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
17 15 (17.86%) Xamarin
17 15 (17.86%) Android
17 15 (17.86%) Apple iOS
17 15 (17.86%) J2EE
18 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (16.67%) Mobile App

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 4 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Drupal
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.57%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) Shopify
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.71%) SaaS
4 3 (3.57%) GitHub
5 2 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) HTTP
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) MySQL
2 9 (10.71%) SQLite
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.57%) Redis
5 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.10%) Xcode
3 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.71%) JIRA
3 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (8.33%) Subversion
5 5 (5.95%) gulp
6 3 (3.57%) NUnit
7 2 (2.38%) Grunt
7 2 (2.38%) Hudson
7 2 (2.38%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.19%) GitLab
8 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.19%) JUnit
8 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Advertising
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (95.24%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Applications Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 9 (10.71%) UI Developer
8 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (7.14%) PHP Developer
10 5 (5.95%) React Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Scala Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Designer
12 3 (3.57%) HTML Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.57%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) CSS
2 81 (96.43%) HTML
3 76 (90.48%) HTML5
4 43 (51.19%) AngularJS
5 32 (38.10%) jQuery
6 21 (25.00%) React
6 21 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (22.62%) .NET
8 18 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (20.24%) JSON
9 17 (20.24%) Sass
10 15 (17.86%) J2EE
11 13 (15.48%) Angular 2
11 13 (15.48%) Web Services
12 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 11 (13.10%) iOS SDK
13 11 (13.10%) RESTful
13 11 (13.10%) Zurb Foundation
14 9 (10.71%) Ajax
14 9 (10.71%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) User Experience
2 14 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.90%) iPhone
3 10 (11.90%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Android
1 15 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Debian
4 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) Scrum
3 21 (25.00%) MVC
3 21 (25.00%) TDD
4 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
5 16 (19.05%) Front End Development
6 15 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (16.67%) Mobile Development
8 13 (15.48%) OO
9 12 (14.29%) Web Design
10 10 (11.90%) MVVM
10 10 (11.90%) SOLID
10 10 (11.90%) UX Design
11 9 (10.71%) SDLC
11 9 (10.71%) Web Development
12 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
13 7 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
13 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 30 (35.71%) C#
3 19 (22.62%) PHP
4 13 (15.48%) Java
5 12 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 12 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 11 (13.10%) ES6
7 10 (11.90%) TypeScript
8 9 (10.71%) SQL
9 8 (9.52%) Python
10 5 (5.95%) Scala
11 4 (4.76%) ES7
11 4 (4.76%) ES8
11 4 (4.76%) Ruby
12 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.19%) Go
13 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) WAI
1 2 (2.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) HockeyApp
2 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Xamarin
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Twitter
3 10 (11.90%) Apple
4 9 (10.71%) Atlassian
5 8 (9.52%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) Zend