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 24 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 91 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 51 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 0.84% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 0.88% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 20
Median daily rate £250 £250 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £330 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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)
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
2985 2284 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 95.81% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 1358 1126
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 150 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +1 19 £250 +17.64% 5
Coventry -9 10 £305 -21.29% 3
Warwickshire - 6 £325 - 7
Staffordshire 0 2 £275 - 3
Solihull -11 2 £254 -21.01% 1
Worcestershire -4 1 £165 -34.00% 2
Shropshire - 1 £400 -
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 24 July 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 82 (97.62%) CSS
2 79 (94.05%) JavaScript
3 76 (90.48%) HTML
4 67 (79.76%) Front End Development
5 60 (71.43%) HTML5
6 47 (55.95%) CSS3
7 43 (51.19%) jQuery
8 40 (47.62%) Web Development
9 33 (39.29%) AngularJS
10 27 (32.14%) MVC
11 26 (30.95%) Responsive Web Design
12 25 (29.76%) Sass
13 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (26.19%) TDD
15 21 (25.00%) CMS
16 15 (17.86%) Java
16 15 (17.86%) React
17 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
18 12 (14.29%) .NET
18 12 (14.29%) Grunt
18 12 (14.29%) Backbone.js
19 10 (11.90%) PHP
19 10 (11.90%) Linux
19 10 (11.90%) Automotive
20 9 (10.71%) OO
20 9 (10.71%) J2EE
20 9 (10.71%) Photoshop
20 9 (10.71%) Spring
20 9 (10.71%) Spring MVC

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 21 (25.00%) CMS
2 4 (4.76%) Liferay
2 4 (4.76%) WordPress
3 2 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) SaaS
2 3 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Network Security
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) FTP
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.29%) Grunt
3 6 (7.14%) gulp
4 4 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.90%) Automotive
2 6 (7.14%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (97.62%) CSS
2 76 (90.48%) HTML
3 60 (71.43%) HTML5
4 47 (55.95%) CSS3
5 43 (51.19%) jQuery
6 33 (39.29%) AngularJS
7 25 (29.76%) Sass
8 15 (17.86%) React
9 12 (14.29%) .NET
9 12 (14.29%) Backbone.js
10 9 (10.71%) J2EE
10 9 (10.71%) Spring
10 9 (10.71%) Spring MVC
11 8 (9.52%) Ember.js
11 8 (9.52%) Node.js
12 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 6 (7.14%) Compass CSS Framework
12 6 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
12 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (5.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) User Experience
2 4 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.57%) RIA
4 2 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (79.76%) Front End Development
2 40 (47.62%) Web Development
3 27 (32.14%) MVC
4 26 (30.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (26.19%) TDD
7 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.71%) OO
9 6 (7.14%) BDD
10 5 (5.95%) Content Management
10 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Content Management
11 4 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.76%) CRM
11 4 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (4.76%) ERP
11 4 (4.76%) SEO
11 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.57%) Web Application Development
12 3 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (94.05%) JavaScript
2 15 (17.86%) Java
3 10 (11.90%) PHP
4 8 (9.52%) C#
5 4 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (2.38%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) WAI
1 3 (3.57%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Adobe
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.19%) Zend
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