Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 110 77
Rank change year-on-year +39 -33 +1
Contract jobs citing CSS3 124 102 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.61% 1.65% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 6.48% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 57 82
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £216 £210 £210
90th Percentile £430 £494 £430
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
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% -36.36%
England median hourly rate £37.97 £46.00 £22.06
% change year-on-year -17.46% +108.55% -19.79%

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 1152 1573 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.21% 25.48% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 965 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £519 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +18 56 £300 -7.69% 7
Warwickshire +17 17 £283 +28.41% 4
Shropshire +20 11 £400 -11.11% 1
Coventry +14 8 £413 -12.51% 2
Wolverhampton - 6 £350 -
Solihull -5 3 £388 +3.33% 3
Worcestershire +6 2 £300 +33.33% 2
Walsall - 1 £275 - 1
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 124 (100.00%) CSS
2 119 (95.97%) HTML
3 117 (94.35%) HTML5
4 102 (82.26%) JavaScript
5 70 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (54.84%) jQuery
7 51 (41.13%) Front End Development
8 45 (36.29%) TDD
9 42 (33.87%) Web Development
10 40 (32.26%) AngularJS
11 33 (26.61%) .NET
12 31 (25.00%) MVC
13 30 (24.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 28 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 24 (19.35%) User Experience
16 23 (18.55%) REST
16 23 (18.55%) C#
16 23 (18.55%) Ajax
17 22 (17.74%) SQL
18 21 (16.94%) Scrum
19 20 (16.13%) JSON
20 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
20 19 (15.32%) Digital Media
21 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
21 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
21 18 (14.52%) MySQL
22 17 (13.71%) Open Source
23 16 (12.90%) PHP
23 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
24 15 (12.10%) Java

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 12 (9.68%) CMS
2 8 (6.45%) DNN
3 6 (4.84%) Confluence
4 5 (4.03%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.03%) WordPress
5 4 (3.23%) Drupal
6 2 (1.61%) Apache
6 2 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.61%) HipChat
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.61%) UXPin
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.81%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.81%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
1 1 (0.81%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) GitHub
3 3 (2.42%) SaaS
4 2 (1.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.52%) MySQL
3 9 (7.26%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.61%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.87%) Subversion
3 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.45%) JIRA
5 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.84%) JUnit
7 4 (3.23%) Grunt
7 4 (3.23%) gulp
7 4 (3.23%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (2.42%) Protractor
9 2 (1.61%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.61%) JHipster
9 2 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.61%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.61%) Selenium
9 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.81%) Mocha
General
1 6 (4.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (2.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 115 (92.74%) Developer
2 49 (39.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (15.32%) Web Developer
4 14 (11.29%) Angular Developer
4 14 (11.29%) HTML Developer
4 14 (11.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.87%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Lead Developer
8 8 (6.45%) PHP Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Agile Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.65%) UI Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Architect
10 6 (4.84%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Scala Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (100.00%) CSS
2 119 (95.97%) HTML
3 117 (94.35%) HTML5
4 68 (54.84%) jQuery
5 40 (32.26%) AngularJS
6 33 (26.61%) .NET
7 30 (24.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (18.55%) Ajax
8 23 (18.55%) REST
9 20 (16.13%) JSON
10 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
11 15 (12.10%) RESTful
12 14 (11.29%) Backbone.js
12 14 (11.29%) Spring
13 13 (10.48%) LESS
14 12 (9.68%) Django
14 12 (9.68%) Play Framework
14 12 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (9.68%) XML
15 11 (8.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.35%) User Experience
2 19 (15.32%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.42%) Animation
5 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.81%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) Android
2 3 (2.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.13%) Front End Development
3 45 (36.29%) TDD
4 42 (33.87%) Web Development
5 31 (25.00%) MVC
6 28 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (16.94%) Scrum
8 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
9 17 (13.71%) Open Source
10 15 (12.10%) Web Design
11 12 (9.68%) BDD
11 12 (9.68%) Migration
12 11 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.87%) Microservices
13 10 (8.06%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.06%) Kanban
13 10 (8.06%) Progressive Web App
13 10 (8.06%) Unit Testing
13 10 (8.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (82.26%) JavaScript
2 23 (18.55%) C#
3 22 (17.74%) SQL
4 16 (12.90%) PHP
5 15 (12.10%) Java
6 13 (10.48%) Scala
7 12 (9.68%) Ruby
8 4 (3.23%) Python
9 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.61%) ES6
11 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (7.26%) Google
2 3 (2.42%) Adobe
3 1 (0.81%) Facebook
3 1 (0.81%) Informatica
3 1 (0.81%) Jitterbit
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle
3 1 (0.81%) Telerik