The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 52 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.83% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.90% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate £235 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
637 556 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.95% 91.90% 88.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 339 301
Average daily rate £363 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 22
Average hourly rate £12.95 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (85.00%) Front End Development
4 15 (75.00%) jQuery
5 14 (70.00%) HTML5
5 14 (70.00%) CSS3
6 9 (45.00%) CMS
7 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (25.00%) User Experience
9 4 (20.00%) JSON
9 4 (20.00%) Ajax
9 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (15.00%) HTTP
11 2 (10.00%) W3C
11 2 (10.00%) Intranet
11 2 (10.00%) VBScript
11 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
11 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
11 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
11 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (10.00%) Content Management
11 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
11 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
12 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
12 1 (5.00%) Ember.js

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (75.00%) jQuery
3 14 (70.00%) CSS3
3 14 (70.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) Ajax
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Content Management
3 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) BDD
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript