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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 46 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 25 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.04% 1.44% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 1.52% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Median daily rate £250 £263 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £159 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £330 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
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
777 724 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.41% 94.89% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 486 364
Median daily rate £375 £351 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 35
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) HTML
2 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 28 (87.50%) Front End Development
4 25 (78.13%) HTML5
5 21 (65.63%) jQuery
5 21 (65.63%) CSS3
6 18 (56.25%) Web Development
7 15 (46.88%) CMS
8 10 (31.25%) Java
8 10 (31.25%) Automotive
8 10 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (28.13%) Spring MVC
9 9 (28.13%) Linux
9 9 (28.13%) MVC
9 9 (28.13%) J2EE
9 9 (28.13%) Spring
10 7 (21.88%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
12 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (15.63%) Sass
13 4 (12.50%) Node.js
13 4 (12.50%) Ajax
14 3 (9.38%) BDD
14 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
14 3 (9.38%) Grunt
14 3 (9.38%) gulp
14 3 (9.38%) User Experience
15 2 (6.25%) React

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 15 (46.88%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Liferay
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) Grunt
1 3 (9.38%) gulp
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (31.25%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) HTML
3 25 (78.13%) HTML5
4 21 (65.63%) CSS3
4 21 (65.63%) jQuery
5 9 (28.13%) J2EE
5 9 (28.13%) Spring
5 9 (28.13%) Spring MVC
6 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.63%) Sass
8 4 (12.50%) Ajax
8 4 (12.50%) Node.js
9 2 (6.25%) React
9 2 (6.25%) Smarty
9 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) W3C
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 18 (56.25%) Web Development
3 10 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (28.13%) MVC
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Content Management
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Content Management
9 1 (3.13%) OO
9 1 (3.13%) SEO
9 1 (3.13%) Use Case
9 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe