Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 68 118
Rank change year-on-year -19 +50 -35
Contract jobs citing CSS3 123 123 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.40% 2.75% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.91% 11.27% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 80 65
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +7.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £188 £262 £210
90th Percentile £493 £475 £483
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.78% - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £16.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +173.44% -61.21% +90.62%

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 1,555 1,091 1,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.37% 24.38% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 711 968
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £250
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +19.57% -19.83%
10th Percentile £11.00 £14.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.38 £39.58 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.81 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.51% +9.59% -1.35%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -6 50 £363 +11.54% 24
Shropshire -29 20 £443 +10.63% 4
Warwickshire +15 15 £294 -0.42% 6
Solihull -1 9 £450 +16.13% 3
Staffordshire - 8 £369 - 6
Coventry -20 5 £425 +17.24% 7
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) HTML
1 123 (100.00%) CSS
2 122 (99.19%) HTML5
3 97 (78.86%) JavaScript
4 63 (51.22%) AngularJS
5 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (41.46%) jQuery
7 45 (36.59%) User Experience
8 42 (34.15%) TDD
9 41 (33.33%) Ajax
10 39 (31.71%) MySQL
11 38 (30.89%) React
12 37 (30.08%) Sass
13 36 (29.27%) Front End Development
14 34 (27.64%) KnockoutJS
14 34 (27.64%) RESTful
15 33 (26.83%) Java
16 30 (24.39%) JSON
17 29 (23.58%) LESS
18 28 (22.76%) Web Services
18 28 (22.76%) Scrum
19 25 (20.33%) Angular 2
20 23 (18.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
20 23 (18.70%) C#
20 23 (18.70%) PHP
21 22 (17.89%) Backbone.js
22 21 (17.07%) Docker
22 21 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 20 (16.26%) Durandal
24 18 (14.63%) Photoshop

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 (5.69%) Confluence
2 3 (2.44%) Drupal
3 2 (1.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) GIMP
1 18 (14.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
1 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.81%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.88%) SaaS
4 4 (3.25%) GitHub
5 3 (2.44%) npm
6 2 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.71%) MySQL
2 12 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (8.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (8.94%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.50%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.50%) SQLite
5 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.44%) Redis
8 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.57%) JIRA
3 8 (6.50%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.50%) Selenium
3 8 (6.50%) Xcode
4 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.07%) gulp
7 3 (2.44%) Grunt
7 3 (2.44%) NUnit
8 2 (1.63%) Hudson
8 2 (1.63%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.81%) Babel
9 1 (0.81%) GitLab
9 1 (0.81%) JUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Subversion
9 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.81%) Advertising
2 1 (0.81%) Automotive
2 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (91.06%) Developer
2 30 (24.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 27 (21.95%) UI Developer
4 24 (19.51%) Angular Developer
5 17 (13.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (10.57%) PHP Developer
6 13 (10.57%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.76%) HTML Developer
7 12 (9.76%) Java Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Applications Developer
8 11 (8.94%) HTML CSS Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Mobile Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Architect
9 8 (6.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.69%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 6 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.07%) Digital Architect
12 5 (4.07%) Scala Developer
13 4 (3.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (100.00%) CSS
1 123 (100.00%) HTML
2 122 (99.19%) HTML5
3 63 (51.22%) AngularJS
4 51 (41.46%) jQuery
5 41 (33.33%) Ajax
6 38 (30.89%) React
7 37 (30.08%) Sass
8 34 (27.64%) KnockoutJS
8 34 (27.64%) RESTful
9 30 (24.39%) JSON
10 29 (23.58%) LESS
11 28 (22.76%) Web Services
12 25 (20.33%) Angular 2
13 22 (17.89%) Backbone.js
14 21 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (16.26%) Durandal
16 17 (13.82%) REST
17 15 (12.20%) .NET
18 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.59%) User Experience
2 10 (8.13%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.69%) iPhone
3 7 (5.69%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.07%) W3C
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.82%) Android
2 14 (11.38%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.32%) Linux
4 3 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.15%) TDD
3 36 (29.27%) Front End Development
4 28 (22.76%) Scrum
5 23 (18.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 18 (14.63%) Test Automation
7 16 (13.01%) Wireframes
8 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.76%) MVC
10 12 (9.76%) Web Development
11 11 (8.94%) Mobile Development
12 9 (7.32%) Open Source
12 9 (7.32%) Web Design
13 8 (6.50%) Android Development
13 8 (6.50%) MVVM
13 8 (6.50%) OO
14 7 (5.69%) Coaching
14 7 (5.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 97 (78.86%) JavaScript
2 33 (26.83%) Java
3 23 (18.70%) C#
3 23 (18.70%) PHP
4 15 (12.20%) Python
5 14 (11.38%) Scala
6 13 (10.57%) Ruby
7 12 (9.76%) Apple Swift
7 12 (9.76%) Objective-C
8 10 (8.13%) SQL
8 10 (8.13%) TypeScript
9 8 (6.50%) ES6
10 1 (0.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) WAI
2 5 (4.07%) WCAG
3 1 (0.81%) GCP
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 21 (17.07%) Docker
2 6 (4.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) HockeyApp
2 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.88%) Puppet
3 2 (1.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (11.38%) Xamarin
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.32%) Twitter
3 7 (5.69%) Apple
4 6 (4.88%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (2.44%) Capita
6 2 (1.63%) Perforce
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Zend