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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 53 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 18 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.38% 2.03% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.09% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 5
Median daily rate £275 £263 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
West Midlands

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
736 719 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.23% 97.16% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 446 396
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, 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 34 (97.14%) HTML
1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
1 34 (97.14%) CSS
2 33 (94.29%) Front End Development
3 28 (80.00%) HTML5
4 25 (71.43%) CSS3
5 22 (62.86%) jQuery
6 16 (45.71%) Web Development
7 14 (40.00%) CMS
8 11 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 10 (28.57%) Automotive
9 10 (28.57%) Java
10 9 (25.71%) Linux
10 9 (25.71%) J2EE
10 9 (25.71%) MVC
10 9 (25.71%) Spring
10 9 (25.71%) Spring MVC
11 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.00%) TDD
12 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
12 5 (14.29%) Sass
13 4 (11.43%) Grunt
13 4 (11.43%) User Experience
14 3 (8.57%) Scrum
14 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
14 3 (8.57%) BDD
14 3 (8.57%) React
14 3 (8.57%) gulp
15 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud

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 14 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Liferay
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Grunt
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) gulp
General
1 10 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) CSS
1 34 (97.14%) HTML
2 28 (80.00%) HTML5
3 25 (71.43%) CSS3
4 22 (62.86%) jQuery
5 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.71%) J2EE
6 9 (25.71%) Spring
6 9 (25.71%) Spring MVC
7 5 (14.29%) Sass
8 3 (8.57%) React
9 2 (5.71%) Ajax
9 2 (5.71%) Node.js
9 2 (5.71%) Smarty
10 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.86%) Compass CSS Framework
10 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Front End Development
2 16 (45.71%) Web Development
3 11 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (25.71%) MVC
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Content Management
8 1 (2.86%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (2.86%) OOP
8 1 (2.86%) SEO
8 1 (2.86%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe