Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 84 67
Rank change year-on-year -26 -17 +38
Contract jobs citing CSS3 72 124 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.58% 2.41% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 8.10% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 84
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £363 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -1.69% +15.69%
10th Percentile £273 £183 £263
90th Percentile £485 £499 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.50 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +344.44%

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 1,182 1,531 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.95% 29.72% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 957 747
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% +0.91% +12.24%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.69 £40.75
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.30% +8.67%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Shropshire +23 26 £463 -7.50%
Birmingham -27 26 £400 +14.29% 16
Staffordshire +11 7 £309 -20.32% 3
Coventry -6 5 £419 +9.84% 3
Warwickshire -5 3 £350 +75.00%
Wolverhampton +8 1 £330 +60.00% 2
Solihull +1 1 £413 -8.33% 1
Worcestershire -17 1 £425 +88.89% 2
Walsall - 1 £475 - 1
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 72 (100.00%) HTML
1 72 (100.00%) CSS
2 58 (80.56%) HTML5
3 46 (63.89%) JavaScript
4 38 (52.78%) AngularJS
5 33 (45.83%) Java
6 31 (43.06%) Git (software)
7 27 (37.50%) React
8 21 (29.17%) SQL
8 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (27.78%) jQuery
10 18 (25.00%) Front End Development
11 17 (23.61%) Collaborative Working
11 17 (23.61%) Robotic Process Automation
11 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (23.61%) Oracle
12 16 (22.22%) J2EE
12 16 (22.22%) Robotics
13 15 (20.83%) Ajax
13 15 (20.83%) Unix
13 15 (20.83%) Sass
13 15 (20.83%) LESS
13 15 (20.83%) Pega
14 14 (19.44%) Node.js
14 14 (19.44%) Backbone.js
14 14 (19.44%) Informatica
14 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
14 14 (19.44%) webMethods
14 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
14 14 (19.44%) Perl

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 13 (18.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.94%) Confluence
3 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 3 (4.17%) WordPress
4 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.39%) Drupal
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) GIMP
1 13 (18.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) Marvel
2 1 (1.39%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) MySQL
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (43.06%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) CA Gen
3 8 (11.11%) gulp
4 7 (9.72%) webpack
5 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (6.94%) Grunt
6 5 (6.94%) JIRA
7 2 (2.78%) Subversion
8 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.33%) Law
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (98.61%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (22.22%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Angular Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 6 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.33%) React Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.17%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Agile Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Magento Developer
9 1 (1.39%) NetSuite Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Product Owner
9 1 (1.39%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.39%) UI Designer
9 1 (1.39%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) CSS
1 72 (100.00%) HTML
2 58 (80.56%) HTML5
3 38 (52.78%) AngularJS
4 27 (37.50%) React
5 20 (27.78%) jQuery
6 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (22.22%) J2EE
8 15 (20.83%) Ajax
8 15 (20.83%) LESS
8 15 (20.83%) Sass
9 14 (19.44%) Backbone.js
9 14 (19.44%) Node.js
10 9 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (12.50%) NgRx
10 9 (12.50%) Vue.js
11 8 (11.11%) Angular 2
11 8 (11.11%) Durandal
12 7 (9.72%) .NET
12 7 (9.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Robotics
2 13 (18.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Unix
2 2 (2.78%) Android
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 17 (23.61%) Collaborative Working
3 17 (23.61%) Robotic Process Automation
4 13 (18.06%) Test Strategy
5 12 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 11 (15.28%) Task Automation
7 9 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (11.11%) Scrum
9 7 (9.72%) Web Development
10 5 (6.94%) DevOps
11 4 (5.56%) TDD
12 3 (4.17%) Microservices
12 3 (4.17%) Mobile Development
12 3 (4.17%) MVC
12 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
13 2 (2.78%) Mobile First
13 2 (2.78%) Robotic Automation
13 2 (2.78%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.89%) JavaScript
2 33 (45.83%) Java
3 21 (29.17%) SQL
4 14 (19.44%) Perl
4 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
4 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
5 12 (16.67%) C#
5 12 (16.67%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 15 (20.83%) Pega
3 14 (19.44%) Informatica
3 14 (19.44%) webMethods
4 13 (18.06%) BEA
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com