The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 42 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 17 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.88% 1.09% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.18% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £381 £235 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.23% -36.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £235 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £330 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
568 594 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.11% 92.81% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 370 331
Median daily rate £380 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Birmingham region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 36 (83.72%) HTML
3 34 (79.07%) JavaScript
4 33 (76.74%) CSS
5 27 (62.79%) AngularJS
6 23 (53.49%) HTML5
7 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (37.21%) React
9 12 (27.91%) Web Development
9 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
10 11 (25.58%) jQuery
10 11 (25.58%) TDD
10 11 (25.58%) CSS3
11 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) Drupal
12 8 (18.60%) Content Management
12 8 (18.60%) Middleware
12 8 (18.60%) CMS
13 7 (16.28%) Scrum
13 7 (16.28%) OO
13 7 (16.28%) gulp
13 7 (16.28%) Protractor
13 7 (16.28%) BDD
14 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
14 6 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (13.95%) Jasmine
14 6 (13.95%) Angular 2
15 5 (11.63%) User Experience
15 5 (11.63%) Ember.js
15 5 (11.63%) Spring

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (18.60%) CMS
1 8 (18.60%) Drupal
2 4 (9.30%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Fireworks
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Slack
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) gulp
2 7 (16.28%) Protractor
3 6 (13.95%) Jasmine
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 4 (9.30%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium
5 3 (6.98%) Grunt
5 3 (6.98%) JHipster
5 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (83.72%) HTML
2 33 (76.74%) CSS
3 27 (62.79%) AngularJS
4 23 (53.49%) HTML5
5 16 (37.21%) React
6 11 (25.58%) CSS3
6 11 (25.58%) jQuery
7 8 (18.60%) Middleware
8 6 (13.95%) Angular 2
9 5 (11.63%) Ember.js
9 5 (11.63%) Spring
9 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
9 5 (11.63%) Struts
9 5 (11.63%) XML
10 4 (9.30%) JSON
10 4 (9.30%) Struts2
10 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.98%) Node.js
11 3 (6.98%) REST
11 3 (6.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Web Development
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Content Management
6 7 (16.28%) BDD
6 7 (16.28%) OO
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.63%) MVC
8 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Kanban
9 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.30%) Open Source
9 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Web Design
9 4 (9.30%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
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