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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 45 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.88% 1.42% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.55% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Average daily rate
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£263 £315 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
Front-End 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
708 710 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.29% 91.97% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 395 392
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £11.24 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
3 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (64.00%) HTML5
5 15 (60.00%) CSS3
6 14 (56.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (28.00%) User Experience
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
10 5 (20.00%) Content Management
10 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
11 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.00%) Ajax
11 4 (16.00%) JSON
11 4 (16.00%) CMS
11 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (16.00%) HTTP
12 3 (12.00%) Adobe
12 3 (12.00%) W3C
12 3 (12.00%) PHP
12 3 (12.00%) MVC
12 3 (12.00%) SEO
12 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics
12 3 (12.00%) Web Analytics
12 3 (12.00%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (12.00%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (12.00%) Sass
12 3 (12.00%) Ember.js

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (8.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (8.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) gulp
3 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (96.00%) CSS
3 16 (64.00%) HTML5
4 15 (60.00%) CSS3
5 14 (56.00%) jQuery
6 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
7 4 (16.00%) Ajax
7 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 3 (12.00%) Sass
8 3 (12.00%) Ember.js
9 2 (8.00%) LESS
9 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.00%) REST
10 1 (4.00%) RESTful
10 1 (4.00%) Flash
10 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Content Management
2 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (12.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) SEO
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) Game Development
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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