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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 42 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 19 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.01% 1.06% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 1.13% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
Median daily rate £370 £240 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £310 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
611 620 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.68% 93.94% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 388 347
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £38.20 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 48 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 40 (83.33%) HTML
3 37 (77.08%) CSS
4 36 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 30 (62.50%) AngularJS
6 25 (52.08%) HTML5
7 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (39.58%) React
9 13 (27.08%) TDD
9 13 (27.08%) CSS3
9 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
10 12 (25.00%) Web Development
11 11 (22.92%) jQuery
12 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
13 8 (16.67%) Drupal
13 8 (16.67%) Content Management
13 8 (16.67%) CMS
13 8 (16.67%) Scrum
13 8 (16.67%) Middleware
13 8 (16.67%) BDD
13 8 (16.67%) gulp
14 7 (14.58%) Protractor
14 7 (14.58%) Angular 2
15 6 (12.50%) User Experience
15 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
15 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (12.50%) Jasmine
15 6 (12.50%) Ember.js
15 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.50%) MVC

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 (16.67%) CMS
1 8 (16.67%) Drupal
2 4 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Fireworks
1 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) gulp
3 7 (14.58%) Protractor
4 6 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (8.33%) Selenium
6 3 (6.25%) Grunt
6 3 (6.25%) JHipster
6 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.08%) Bower
7 1 (2.08%) webpack
General
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) HTML
2 37 (77.08%) CSS
3 30 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 25 (52.08%) HTML5
5 19 (39.58%) React
6 13 (27.08%) CSS3
7 11 (22.92%) jQuery
8 8 (16.67%) Middleware
9 7 (14.58%) Angular 2
10 6 (12.50%) Ember.js
10 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (12.50%) XML
11 5 (10.42%) Node.js
11 5 (10.42%) Spring
11 5 (10.42%) Spring MVC
11 5 (10.42%) Struts
12 4 (8.33%) JSON
12 4 (8.33%) Struts2
13 3 (6.25%) REST
14 2 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
1 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) Web Development
5 8 (16.67%) BDD
5 8 (16.67%) Content Management
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Kanban
8 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.33%) Open Source
8 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Web Design
8 4 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft