The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 16 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.14% 3.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 3.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -33.33%
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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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
69 103 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 78.41% 84.43% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 18
Average daily rate £338 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £33.00 £9.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.46% -54.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Solihull region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Front-End Developer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) SEO
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stellent
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Stellent