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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 41 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 28 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.92% 1.21% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 1.30% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
Median daily rate £395 £298 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £235 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £379 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+187.50% -38.46%
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
681 615 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.38% 93.18% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 396 401
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £184 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 45 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 43 (95.56%) HTML
3 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
4 40 (88.89%) CSS
5 28 (62.22%) HTML5
6 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
7 17 (37.78%) Web Development
8 15 (33.33%) jQuery
8 15 (33.33%) CSS3
9 14 (31.11%) CMS
10 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (26.67%) React
11 10 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (20.00%) Content Management
12 9 (20.00%) Spring
12 9 (20.00%) Spring MVC
12 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (20.00%) MVC
13 8 (17.78%) Middleware
13 8 (17.78%) Java
13 8 (17.78%) Drupal
14 7 (15.56%) TDD
15 6 (13.33%) Linux
15 6 (13.33%) Jasmine
15 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
16 5 (11.11%) Struts
17 4 (8.89%) Web Testing
17 4 (8.89%) Struts2
17 4 (8.89%) Selenium

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 (31.11%) CMS
2 8 (17.78%) Drupal
3 4 (8.89%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (8.89%) Protractor
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.44%) gulp
6 1 (2.22%) Grunt
General
1 4 (8.89%) Automotive
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) HTML
2 40 (88.89%) CSS
3 28 (62.22%) HTML5
4 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
5 15 (33.33%) CSS3
5 15 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (26.67%) React
7 9 (20.00%) Spring
7 9 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 8 (17.78%) Middleware
9 5 (11.11%) Struts
10 4 (8.89%) J2EE
10 4 (8.89%) Struts2
11 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
12 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
12 2 (4.44%) Sass
13 1 (2.22%) Compass CSS Framework
13 1 (2.22%) Node.js
13 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 17 (37.78%) Web Development
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (20.00%) Content Management
5 9 (20.00%) MVC
6 7 (15.56%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 4 (8.89%) Web Design
7 4 (8.89%) Web Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) BDD
9 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.44%) Line Management
9 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
9 2 (4.44%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft