The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands 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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / West Midlands
Rank 98 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 25 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.00% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.06% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 20
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2252 2455 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.87% 94.75% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1385 1144
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 168
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the West Midlands region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 18 £360 +50.00% 7
Staffordshire +2 2 £346 -
Coventry -14 2 - -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 66 (98.51%) Front End Development
2 58 (86.57%) HTML
3 55 (82.09%) JavaScript
3 55 (82.09%) CSS
4 40 (59.70%) AngularJS
5 37 (55.22%) HTML5
6 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (34.33%) React
8 21 (31.34%) CSS3
9 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
10 17 (25.37%) jQuery
10 17 (25.37%) TDD
11 14 (20.90%) Scrum
11 14 (20.90%) Web Development
12 13 (19.40%) Node.js
13 11 (16.42%) gulp
14 10 (14.93%) BDD
14 10 (14.93%) Java
15 9 (13.43%) OO
15 9 (13.43%) CMS
15 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
15 9 (13.43%) Kanban
15 9 (13.43%) User Experience
16 8 (11.94%) Angular 2
16 8 (11.94%) Grunt
16 8 (11.94%) Jasmine
16 8 (11.94%) Content Management
16 8 (11.94%) Drupal

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (13.43%) CMS
2 8 (11.94%) Drupal
3 4 (5.97%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) GitHub
2 2 (2.99%) Slack
3 1 (1.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) Extranet
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
1 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) gulp
3 8 (11.94%) Grunt
3 8 (11.94%) Jasmine
4 7 (10.45%) Protractor
5 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.97%) JIRA
6 4 (5.97%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (5.97%) Selenium
7 3 (4.48%) JHipster
7 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.99%) Mocha
8 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.49%) Bower
9 1 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 3 (4.48%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Games
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (86.57%) HTML
2 55 (82.09%) CSS
3 40 (59.70%) AngularJS
4 37 (55.22%) HTML5
5 23 (34.33%) React
6 21 (31.34%) CSS3
7 17 (25.37%) jQuery
8 13 (19.40%) Node.js
9 9 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (11.94%) Angular 2
10 8 (11.94%) Middleware
10 8 (11.94%) XML
11 6 (8.96%) Backbone.js
11 6 (8.96%) Ember.js
12 5 (7.46%) JSON
12 5 (7.46%) Spring
12 5 (7.46%) Spring MVC
12 5 (7.46%) Struts
13 4 (5.97%) RESTful
13 4 (5.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
1 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (98.51%) Front End Development
2 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.37%) TDD
4 14 (20.90%) Scrum
4 14 (20.90%) Web Development
5 10 (14.93%) BDD
6 9 (13.43%) Kanban
6 9 (13.43%) OO
6 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (11.94%) Content Management
8 7 (10.45%) MVC
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) Web Design
10 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Open Source
10 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (82.09%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.93%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) ES6
3 3 (4.48%) PHP
4 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe
2 1 (1.49%) Ensighten