The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 54 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 11 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 2.29% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.50% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£315 £270 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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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
710 601 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.81% 91.76% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 394 334
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 24
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Front-End 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 across the Birmingham region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) XHTML
6 6 (33.33%) CSS3
7 5 (27.78%) Sass
7 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (27.78%) Adobe
8 4 (22.22%) W3C
8 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
8 4 (22.22%) Flash
8 4 (22.22%) FTP
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience
9 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (11.11%) CMS
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) PHP
11 1 (5.56%) SQL
11 1 (5.56%) MySQL
11 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
11 1 (5.56%) SOAP
11 1 (5.56%) XML
11 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 1 (5.56%) MVC
11 1 (5.56%) SEO

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) HTML5
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) XHTML
5 6 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (27.78%) Sass
7 4 (22.22%) Flash
7 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) Symfony
8 1 (5.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) W3C
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) SEO
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Zend
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