Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 94 88
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 +17
Contract jobs citing CSS3 120 88 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.52% 1.90% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.92% 7.55% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 60 64
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% +3.17%
10th Percentile £183 £274 £213
90th Percentile £481 £538 £425
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £9.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% +9.09%

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 1,346 1,166 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.22% 25.15% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 749 789
West Midlands median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £506
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 22
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% +19.05% -30.46%
10th Percentile £18.05 £16.95 £13.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £34.45 £43.63
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.71%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +7 68 £325 -9.72% 22
Warwickshire +11 14 £198 -47.33% 11
Coventry -9 11 £375 -28.09% 5
Staffordshire +10 9 £373 - 20
Solihull -6 3 £450 +20.00% 7
Wolverhampton - 3 £188 - 2
Worcestershire -6 2 £238 -24.60% 11
Herefordshire - 1 £350 - 2
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 120 (100.00%) HTML
1 120 (100.00%) CSS
2 118 (98.33%) HTML5
3 111 (92.50%) JavaScript
4 66 (55.00%) jQuery
5 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (45.00%) Front End Development
7 47 (39.17%) TDD
8 44 (36.67%) AngularJS
9 27 (22.50%) Digital Media
10 26 (21.67%) Sass
11 25 (20.83%) User Experience
12 24 (20.00%) Java
13 22 (18.33%) Ajax
14 21 (17.50%) React
14 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
14 21 (17.50%) LESS
15 19 (15.83%) RESTful
15 19 (15.83%) C#
16 18 (15.00%) MySQL
17 17 (14.17%) PHP
17 17 (14.17%) KnockoutJS
18 15 (12.50%) Web Services
18 15 (12.50%) Web Development
18 15 (12.50%) Angular 2
19 14 (11.67%) Durandal
19 14 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (11.67%) Backbone.js
20 13 (10.83%) Laravel
20 13 (10.83%) Git (software)

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 6 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) nginx
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) GIMP
1 11 (9.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Shopify
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (4.17%) GitHub
4 2 (1.67%) npm
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.00%) MySQL
2 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.50%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.50%) GitLab
5 2 (1.67%) Grunt
5 2 (1.67%) gulp
5 2 (1.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Maven
6 1 (0.83%) MSTest
6 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.50%) Marketing
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (96.67%) Developer
2 50 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 16 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 16 (13.33%) UI Developer
5 15 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 15 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (11.67%) PHP Developer
7 13 (10.83%) HTML Developer
8 12 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 7 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
13 4 (3.33%) C# Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 3 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
14 3 (2.50%) Web Developer
15 2 (1.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (100.00%) CSS
1 120 (100.00%) HTML
2 118 (98.33%) HTML5
3 66 (55.00%) jQuery
4 44 (36.67%) AngularJS
5 26 (21.67%) Sass
6 22 (18.33%) Ajax
7 21 (17.50%) LESS
7 21 (17.50%) React
8 19 (15.83%) RESTful
9 17 (14.17%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (12.50%) Angular 2
10 15 (12.50%) Web Services
11 14 (11.67%) Backbone.js
11 14 (11.67%) Durandal
11 14 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (10.83%) Laravel
13 11 (9.17%) .NET
14 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
14 7 (5.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Digital Media
2 25 (20.83%) User Experience
3 4 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Blog
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Android
2 2 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (45.00%) Front End Development
3 47 (39.17%) TDD
4 21 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 15 (12.50%) Web Development
6 11 (9.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 11 (9.17%) MVC
6 11 (9.17%) Scrum
7 10 (8.33%) DevOps
7 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.33%) OO
8 9 (7.50%) Wireframes
9 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.00%) OOP
11 5 (4.17%) Open Source
11 5 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (3.33%) BDD
12 4 (3.33%) Microservices
12 4 (3.33%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (92.50%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.00%) Java
3 19 (15.83%) C#
4 17 (14.17%) PHP
5 8 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.00%) SQL
7 5 (4.17%) Python
8 4 (3.33%) Ruby
8 4 (3.33%) Scala
9 3 (2.50%) Clojure
9 3 (2.50%) Erlang
9 3 (2.50%) ES6
9 3 (2.50%) F#
9 3 (2.50%) Groovy
9 3 (2.50%) Haskell
10 2 (1.67%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) MCSD
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) PMO
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (10.83%) Docker
2 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.33%) Google
3 2 (1.67%) Perforce
3 2 (1.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) WooCommerce