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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 49 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 16 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 1.81% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.93% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 9
Median daily rate £250 £203 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -26.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £329 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-71.79% +44.44%
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
711 776 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.22% 93.72% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 530 332
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 26
Median hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 22 (95.65%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
3 19 (82.61%) Front End Development
4 18 (78.26%) HTML5
5 17 (73.91%) jQuery
6 16 (69.57%) CSS3
7 10 (43.48%) Web Development
7 10 (43.48%) CMS
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
9 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
9 3 (13.04%) Automotive
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (13.04%) BDD
9 3 (13.04%) Sass
9 3 (13.04%) Grunt
9 3 (13.04%) User Experience
9 3 (13.04%) Ajax
9 3 (13.04%) gulp
10 2 (8.70%) Node.js
10 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (8.70%) Spring
10 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.70%) Liferay
10 2 (8.70%) Smarty
10 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
10 2 (8.70%) PHP

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 10 (43.48%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Liferay
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Grunt
1 3 (13.04%) gulp
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) HTML
3 18 (78.26%) HTML5
4 17 (73.91%) jQuery
5 16 (69.57%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) Ajax
6 3 (13.04%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) Smarty
7 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.35%) JSON
8 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Front End Development
2 10 (43.48%) Web Development
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe