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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 95 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 38 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 14
Median daily rate £388 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £378 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+187.50% -38.46%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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
2584 2418 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.48% 94.34% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1339 1254
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 116 188
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £15.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -9.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 28 £395 +32.77% 9
Staffordshire -4 4 - - 6
Coventry -12 4 £313 -21.87% 2
Solihull +1 1 £425 +21.42% 6
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £225 - 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 3 December 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 West Midlands region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 88 (94.62%) Front End Development
2 86 (92.47%) JavaScript
2 86 (92.47%) CSS
3 84 (90.32%) HTML
4 55 (59.14%) HTML5
5 36 (38.71%) AngularJS
6 35 (37.63%) Web Development
7 31 (33.33%) CSS3
8 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (31.18%) jQuery
10 24 (25.81%) MVC
11 20 (21.51%) CMS
12 19 (20.43%) React
13 17 (18.28%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (17.20%) Sass
15 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
15 15 (16.13%) TDD
16 13 (13.98%) Content Management
16 13 (13.98%) Java
16 13 (13.98%) Node.js
17 12 (12.90%) .NET
18 11 (11.83%) PHP
19 10 (10.75%) Jasmine
20 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
20 9 (9.68%) Spring MVC
20 9 (9.68%) Web Design
20 9 (9.68%) Spring
20 9 (9.68%) User Experience
21 8 (8.60%) Automated Testing
21 8 (8.60%) C#

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 20 (21.51%) CMS
2 8 (8.60%) Drupal
3 6 (6.45%) WordPress
4 4 (4.30%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Heroku
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
1 3 (3.23%) Network Security
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) Extranet
3 1 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) Jasmine
3 7 (7.53%) Grunt
4 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.30%) gulp
5 4 (4.30%) JIRA
5 4 (4.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (4.30%) Protractor
5 4 (4.30%) Selenium
6 3 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.53%) Games
2 4 (4.30%) Automotive
2 4 (4.30%) Electronics
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (92.47%) CSS
2 84 (90.32%) HTML
3 55 (59.14%) HTML5
4 36 (38.71%) AngularJS
5 31 (33.33%) CSS3
6 29 (31.18%) jQuery
7 19 (20.43%) React
8 16 (17.20%) Sass
9 13 (13.98%) Node.js
10 12 (12.90%) .NET
11 9 (9.68%) Spring
11 9 (9.68%) Spring MVC
12 8 (8.60%) Middleware
13 7 (7.53%) LESS
14 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET
14 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (5.38%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (5.38%) Struts
15 4 (4.30%) RESTful
15 4 (4.30%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) User Experience
2 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.23%) RIA
3 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (94.62%) Front End Development
2 35 (37.63%) Web Development
3 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (25.81%) MVC
5 17 (18.28%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (16.13%) TDD
7 13 (13.98%) Content Management
8 9 (9.68%) Web Design
9 8 (8.60%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Scrum
11 6 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Content Management
12 5 (5.38%) SDLC
13 4 (4.30%) OO
13 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.30%) Web Testing
13 4 (4.30%) Wireframes
14 3 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (3.23%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (92.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.98%) Java
3 11 (11.83%) PHP
4 8 (8.60%) C#
5 3 (3.23%) Ruby
6 2 (2.15%) ES6
6 2 (2.15%) SQL
7 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) WCAG
2 4 (4.30%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Plesk
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.15%) Adobe
3 1 (1.08%) Ensighten
3 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.08%) Zend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago