Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 76 111
Rank change year-on-year -25 +35 -40
Contract jobs citing CSS3 107 124 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.08% 2.58% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 10.61% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 93 57
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £261 £216 £210
90th Percentile £538 £430 £494
England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.44 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.78% -66.56% +471.43%
10th Percentile £29.25 £33.44 £90.00
90th Percentile £29.75 £33.44 £110.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £33.44 £46.00
% change year-on-year +27.09% -27.30% +108.55%

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 1,582 1,169 1,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.71% 24.28% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 773 1,000
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £513
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +32.61% -19.83%
10th Percentile £14.00 £17.30 £10.40
90th Percentile £61.94 £41.25 £39.82
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% 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 November 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 November 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 -18 34 £375 +25.00% 30
Shropshire -42 19 £435 +8.75%
Coventry -7 12 £400 -3.03% 2
Solihull +11 9 £438 +12.90% 3
Warwickshire +3 9 £331 +17.26% 9
Staffordshire - 7 £369 - 8
Walsall +2 2 £400 +45.45% 1
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 107 (100.00%) CSS
2 104 (97.20%) HTML
3 101 (94.39%) HTML5
4 89 (83.18%) JavaScript
5 60 (56.07%) AngularJS
6 53 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (40.19%) jQuery
8 39 (36.45%) User Experience
9 35 (32.71%) TDD
10 32 (29.91%) MySQL
10 32 (29.91%) React
11 30 (28.04%) Sass
12 28 (26.17%) KnockoutJS
12 28 (26.17%) C#
13 25 (23.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (23.36%) Front End Development
14 24 (22.43%) Angular 2
14 24 (22.43%) Scrum
14 24 (22.43%) RESTful
15 23 (21.50%) Java
15 23 (21.50%) Web Services
16 22 (20.56%) Ajax
17 21 (19.63%) PHP
17 21 (19.63%) MVC
17 21 (19.63%) LESS
18 20 (18.69%) Test Automation
19 19 (17.76%) JSON
19 19 (17.76%) .NET
20 18 (16.82%) Android
21 17 (15.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

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 3 (2.80%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Drupal
2 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Photoshop
2 12 (11.21%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.41%) SaaS
4 4 (3.74%) GitHub
5 2 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.91%) MySQL
2 9 (8.41%) SQLite
3 7 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.80%) Redis
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) JIRA
2 11 (10.28%) Xcode
3 9 (8.41%) Eclipse
3 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (3.74%) gulp
4 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.74%) Selenium
5 3 (2.80%) Hudson
5 3 (2.80%) NUnit
5 3 (2.80%) Subversion
6 2 (1.87%) Grunt
7 1 (0.93%) GitLab
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.93%) Advertising
2 1 (0.93%) Automotive
2 1 (0.93%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (93.46%) Developer
2 23 (21.50%) Angular Developer
3 20 (18.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (14.02%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.02%) UI Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Mobile Developer
6 12 (11.21%) Applications Developer
6 12 (11.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 8 (7.48%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.54%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.61%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (5.61%) HTML Developer
11 5 (4.67%) React Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Digital Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) CSS
2 104 (97.20%) HTML
3 101 (94.39%) HTML5
4 60 (56.07%) AngularJS
5 43 (40.19%) jQuery
6 32 (29.91%) React
7 30 (28.04%) Sass
8 28 (26.17%) KnockoutJS
9 25 (23.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (22.43%) Angular 2
10 24 (22.43%) RESTful
11 23 (21.50%) Web Services
12 22 (20.56%) Ajax
13 21 (19.63%) LESS
14 19 (17.76%) .NET
14 19 (17.76%) JSON
15 16 (14.95%) Backbone.js
16 14 (13.08%) Durandal
17 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET
17 12 (11.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (36.45%) User Experience
2 13 (12.15%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.35%) iPhone
3 10 (9.35%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.67%) W3C
5 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Android
2 16 (14.95%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) TDD
3 25 (23.36%) Front End Development
4 24 (22.43%) Scrum
5 21 (19.63%) MVC
6 20 (18.69%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 16 (14.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (13.08%) Mobile Development
10 13 (12.15%) OO
11 12 (11.21%) Web Design
11 12 (11.21%) Web Development
12 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
13 10 (9.35%) MVVM
13 10 (9.35%) SOLID
13 10 (9.35%) UX Design
14 9 (8.41%) SDLC
14 9 (8.41%) Wireframes
15 8 (7.48%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (83.18%) JavaScript
2 28 (26.17%) C#
3 23 (21.50%) Java
4 21 (19.63%) PHP
5 15 (14.02%) TypeScript
6 13 (12.15%) Apple Swift
6 13 (12.15%) Objective-C
6 13 (12.15%) SQL
7 12 (11.21%) ES6
8 10 (9.35%) Python
9 8 (7.48%) Scala
10 7 (6.54%) Ruby
11 3 (2.80%) ES7
11 3 (2.80%) ES8
12 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.93%) Go
13 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) WAI
1 5 (4.67%) WCAG
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) HockeyApp
2 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Xamarin
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) Twitter
3 10 (9.35%) Apple
4 9 (8.41%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Zend