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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CSS 3
England / West Midlands
Rank 79 78 88
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing CSS3 39 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.69% 1.79% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.04% 7.11% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 24
Median daily rate £440 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.23% +3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +344.44% -67.27%  

CSS3 is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 554 675 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.03% 25.16% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 417 380
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

CSS3
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CSS3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 16 £375 +15.38% 11
Coventry -1 9 £525 +55.55% 7
Shropshire +36 6 £358 +2.14% 2
Warwickshire -6 3 £375 -16.71% 7
Solihull - 1 - - 3
CSS3
England

CSS3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 86 (100.00%) CSS
2 84 (97.67%) HTML
3 82 (95.35%) HTML5
4 64 (74.42%) JavaScript
5 55 (63.95%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (55.81%) AngularJS
7 34 (39.53%) C#
8 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
9 28 (32.56%) Node.js
10 26 (30.23%) JSON
11 25 (29.07%) Git (software)
12 22 (25.58%) Ajax
13 21 (24.42%) REST
14 20 (23.26%) Front End Development
14 20 (23.26%) Scrum
15 19 (22.09%) Ruby
15 19 (22.09%) Scala
16 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (19.77%) gulp
16 17 (19.77%) Finance
17 16 (18.60%) Ruby on Rails
17 16 (18.60%) jQuery
17 16 (18.60%) Play Framework
18 15 (17.44%) Sass
18 15 (17.44%) Django
18 15 (17.44%) Java
19 14 (16.28%) Web Services
19 14 (16.28%) Retail
19 14 (16.28%) Open Source
19 14 (16.28%) MongoDB

CSS3
Top Related 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 11 (12.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) Documentum
2 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) HipChat
2 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.81%) GitHub
4 2 (2.33%) AdWords
4 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MongoDB
2 13 (15.12%) MySQL
2 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.95%) Power BI
4 11 (12.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (12.79%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.33%) DocumentDB
7 2 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (29.07%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.77%) gulp
3 12 (13.95%) JIRA
3 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (12.79%) Protractor
5 9 (10.47%) Grunt
5 9 (10.47%) Jasmine
6 8 (9.30%) Mocha
7 7 (8.14%) Subversion
7 7 (8.14%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.81%) JSHint
10 4 (4.65%) JUnit
11 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.49%) JHipster
12 2 (2.33%) PHPUnit
12 2 (2.33%) Selenium
12 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
12 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Retail
3 12 (13.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Games
4 3 (3.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (79.07%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (16.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Angular Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Developer
5 12 (13.95%) UI Developer
6 11 (12.79%) Architect
6 11 (12.79%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (12.79%) HTML Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Technical Architect
8 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Digital Architect
9 7 (8.14%) Digital Technical Architect
10 6 (6.98%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (5.81%) C# Developer
12 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
13 3 (3.49%) Digital Transformation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (100.00%) CSS
2 84 (97.67%) HTML
3 82 (95.35%) HTML5
4 48 (55.81%) AngularJS
5 28 (32.56%) Node.js
6 26 (30.23%) JSON
7 22 (25.58%) Ajax
8 21 (24.42%) REST
9 16 (18.60%) jQuery
9 16 (18.60%) Play Framework
9 16 (18.60%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (17.44%) Django
10 15 (17.44%) Sass
11 14 (16.28%) Web Services
12 13 (15.12%) RESTful
13 10 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (10.47%) .NET
14 9 (10.47%) React
15 7 (8.14%) Highcharts JS
16 6 (6.98%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Fintech
4 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (63.95%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) Front End Development
2 20 (23.26%) Scrum
3 14 (16.28%) Open Source
4 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.63%) Automated Testing
5 10 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.47%) Kanban
6 9 (10.47%) MVC
6 9 (10.47%) OO
6 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.30%) Analytics
7 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.30%) Web Development
8 7 (8.14%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.14%) Web Design
9 6 (6.98%) TDD
9 6 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (74.42%) JavaScript
2 34 (39.53%) C#
3 19 (22.09%) Ruby
3 19 (22.09%) Scala
4 15 (17.44%) Java
5 12 (13.95%) X++
6 6 (6.98%) Python
7 5 (5.81%) ECMAScript
7 5 (5.81%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.65%) ES6
9 2 (2.33%) PHP 5
9 2 (2.33%) VB
10 1 (1.16%) Groovy
10 1 (1.16%) SQL
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Google
3 3 (3.49%) Adobe
4 2 (2.33%) Ensighten
4 2 (2.33%) Telerik
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago