Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 103 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 -32 +40
Contract jobs citing CSS3 63 107 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.60% 2.08% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.50% 6.77% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 92
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +14.81% -3.57%
10th Percentile £269 £259 £216
90th Percentile £500 £534 £431
England median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.50 £33.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.78% -66.56%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £33.44
% change year-on-year +14.29% +30.83% -27.30%

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 969 1,580 1,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.68% 30.72% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 963 771
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £311 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 35
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +47.54% +32.61%
10th Percentile £29.38 £14.00 £16.76
90th Percentile £44.88 £61.94 £41.30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +13 43 £475 +26.67% 17
Shropshire +31 5 £490 +12.64%
Staffordshire +17 4 £419 +13.56% 6
Warwickshire -5 3 £419 +26.42% 8
Solihull -2 2 £413 -5.71% 3
Coventry -6 2 £319 -20.31% 1
Walsall 0 1 £475 +18.75%
Wolverhampton - 1 £330 -
Worcestershire - 1 £425 - 3
CSS3
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 63 (100.00%) HTML
1 63 (100.00%) CSS
2 59 (93.65%) HTML5
3 39 (61.90%) AngularJS
3 39 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 33 (52.38%) Sass
5 31 (49.21%) LESS
6 29 (46.03%) React
7 28 (44.44%) GIMP
7 28 (44.44%) Java
7 28 (44.44%) Photoshop
8 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
9 26 (41.27%) User Experience
9 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (36.51%) Angular 2
11 21 (33.33%) jQuery
12 20 (31.75%) JSON
12 20 (31.75%) JIRA
13 19 (30.16%) Confluence
14 18 (28.57%) Backbone.js
14 18 (28.57%) TypeScript
14 18 (28.57%) Ajax
15 17 (26.98%) webpack
16 16 (25.40%) gulp
16 16 (25.40%) Docker
16 16 (25.40%) Semantic HTML
17 15 (23.81%) REST
18 14 (22.22%) Grunt
19 13 (20.63%) KnockoutJS
19 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared

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 19 (30.16%) Confluence
2 6 (9.52%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.76%) WordPress
4 1 (1.59%) Drupal
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (44.44%) GIMP
1 28 (44.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.75%) JIRA
3 17 (26.98%) webpack
4 16 (25.40%) gulp
5 14 (22.22%) Grunt
6 11 (17.46%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.59%) Firebug
8 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (11.11%) Law
2 4 (6.35%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (96.83%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) UI Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Angular Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (12.70%) React Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (9.52%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Salesforce Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Agile Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Magento Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Scala Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Web Administrator
10 1 (1.59%) Web Content Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) CSS
1 63 (100.00%) HTML
2 59 (93.65%) HTML5
3 39 (61.90%) AngularJS
4 33 (52.38%) Sass
5 31 (49.21%) LESS
6 29 (46.03%) React
7 23 (36.51%) Angular 2
8 21 (33.33%) jQuery
9 20 (31.75%) JSON
10 18 (28.57%) Ajax
10 18 (28.57%) Backbone.js
11 16 (25.40%) Semantic HTML
12 15 (23.81%) REST
13 13 (20.63%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (19.05%) Durandal
14 12 (19.05%) Spring
15 9 (14.29%) Vue.js
16 8 (12.70%) Node.js
16 8 (12.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) Robotics
4 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Android
1 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 12 (19.05%) Microservices
4 11 (17.46%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.70%) Wireframes
6 5 (7.94%) Mobile Development
6 5 (7.94%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) TDD
8 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.17%) Android Development
9 2 (3.17%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (3.17%) Content Management
9 2 (3.17%) DevOps
9 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.17%) MVC
9 2 (3.17%) Robotic Process Automation
9 2 (3.17%) Web Design
10 1 (1.59%) Contract Management
10 1 (1.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 28 (44.44%) Java
3 18 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 6 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) ES6
6 1 (1.59%) Groovy
6 1 (1.59%) Java 8
6 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.59%) Blue Prism
2 1 (1.59%) Google
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.59%) Splunk
2 1 (1.59%) UiPath