Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 69 103
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 -5
Contract jobs citing CSS3 125 120 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.43% 2.74% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.03% 11.03% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 83 74
West Midlands median daily rate £356 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +9.91%
10th Percentile £183 £263 £210
90th Percentile £498 £538 £434
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 - £9.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +344.44% -67.12%

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 1,556 1,088 1,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.21% 24.80% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 736 947
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £560 £550 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.24% -14.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £21.00 £19.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.10 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

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 July 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 16 July 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 +1 66 £345 -1.43% 15
Warwickshire +14 14 £200 -42.86% 15
Staffordshire - 9 £388 - 8
Shropshire -28 8 £500 +39.86% 6
Coventry -32 8 £363 -14.71% 4
Solihull -4 7 £450 +16.13% 3
Wolverhampton -7 2 £206 -41.07% 1
Worcestershire -6 1 £225 -10.00% 5
Herefordshire - 1 £350 -
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) HTML
1 125 (100.00%) CSS
2 123 (98.40%) HTML5
3 109 (87.20%) JavaScript
4 64 (51.20%) AngularJS
5 61 (48.80%) jQuery
6 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (38.40%) Front End Development
7 42 (33.60%) TDD
8 41 (32.80%) Ajax
9 40 (32.00%) User Experience
10 38 (30.40%) Sass
10 38 (30.40%) React
11 35 (28.00%) Java
12 31 (24.80%) RESTful
12 31 (24.80%) LESS
13 30 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
14 27 (21.60%) MySQL
14 27 (21.60%) Web Services
14 27 (21.60%) Angular 2
15 25 (20.00%) Docker
16 24 (19.20%) Backbone.js
16 24 (19.20%) Durandal
17 23 (18.40%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 20 (16.00%) Photoshop
18 20 (16.00%) GIMP
19 19 (15.20%) Security Cleared
20 18 (14.40%) JSON
20 18 (14.40%) PHP
20 18 (14.40%) Wireframes

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 (5.60%) Confluence
2 3 (2.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) Drupal
4 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) GIMP
1 20 (16.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.80%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.40%) GitHub
2 3 (2.40%) npm
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.60%) MySQL
2 9 (7.20%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.80%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.60%) JIRA
2 7 (5.60%) Selenium
3 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.40%) Grunt
5 3 (2.40%) gulp
6 2 (1.60%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.80%) Babel
7 1 (0.80%) Hudson
7 1 (0.80%) Maven
7 1 (0.80%) MSTest
7 1 (0.80%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.80%) webpack
General
1 7 (5.60%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.60%) Games
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (90.40%) Developer
2 41 (32.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (23.20%) UI Developer
4 24 (19.20%) Angular Developer
5 21 (16.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (12.00%) PHP Developer
7 13 (10.40%) HTML Developer
8 12 (9.60%) HTML CSS Developer
8 12 (9.60%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Architect
9 8 (6.40%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.00%) Digital Architect
12 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Digital Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 4 (3.20%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (100.00%) CSS
1 125 (100.00%) HTML
2 123 (98.40%) HTML5
3 64 (51.20%) AngularJS
4 61 (48.80%) jQuery
5 41 (32.80%) Ajax
6 38 (30.40%) React
6 38 (30.40%) Sass
7 31 (24.80%) LESS
7 31 (24.80%) RESTful
8 30 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
9 27 (21.60%) Angular 2
9 27 (21.60%) Web Services
10 24 (19.20%) Backbone.js
10 24 (19.20%) Durandal
11 18 (14.40%) JSON
12 16 (12.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (9.60%) .NET
13 12 (9.60%) Laravel
14 11 (8.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.00%) User Experience
2 10 (8.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.40%) NHS
3 3 (2.40%) W3C
4 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Android
3 3 (2.40%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (38.40%) Front End Development
2 42 (33.60%) TDD
3 23 (18.40%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 18 (14.40%) Wireframes
5 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
5 14 (11.20%) Web Development
6 13 (10.40%) Scrum
7 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.40%) Kanban
8 8 (6.40%) Open Source
9 7 (5.60%) Coaching
9 7 (5.60%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.60%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (5.60%) DevOps
9 7 (5.60%) OWASP
9 7 (5.60%) Prototyping
9 7 (5.60%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.80%) Line Management
10 6 (4.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 109 (87.20%) JavaScript
2 35 (28.00%) Java
3 18 (14.40%) PHP
4 17 (13.60%) C#
5 11 (8.80%) TypeScript
6 10 (8.00%) Python
7 9 (7.20%) Ruby
7 9 (7.20%) Scala
8 8 (6.40%) ES6
9 7 (5.60%) SQL
10 3 (2.40%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.40%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.80%) C++
11 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.80%) MCSD
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) WAI
2 3 (2.40%) PMO
2 3 (2.40%) WCAG
3 2 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 25 (20.00%) Docker
2 6 (4.80%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.60%) Oracle
2 3 (2.40%) Capita
2 3 (2.40%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.60%) Perforce
4 1 (0.80%) Google
4 1 (0.80%) Twitter
4 1 (0.80%) WooCommerce