The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 60 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.33% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.36% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
Front-End Web 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
766 555 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.96% 90.39% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 327 245
Average daily rate £360 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 24
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.31% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the Birmingham region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Front-End Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Google App Engine
4 2 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Heroku
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Heroku
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft