The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 81 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 34 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.25% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.37% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 16
Average daily rate
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£270 £315 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £253 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
Front-End 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
2287 2338 1907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.67% 91.47% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1190 993
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 165 133
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Front-End 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 across the West Midlands region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Front-End 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 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Front-End 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 across the West Midlands region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 14 £263 -16.66% 12
Solihull 0 6 £300 +9.09%
Staffordshire - 5 £300 - 4
Warwickshire +7 3 £265 +15.21% 7
Wolverhampton +6 3 £175 -
Coventry +2 3 £388 +40.90% 1
Herefordshire -2 1 £190 -41.53%
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 1
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 58 (95.08%) CSS
2 57 (93.44%) HTML
3 55 (90.16%) JavaScript
4 37 (60.66%) HTML5
5 33 (54.10%) CSS3
5 33 (54.10%) jQuery
6 21 (34.43%) AngularJS
7 14 (22.95%) User Experience
8 13 (21.31%) Photoshop
9 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.39%) Sass
11 9 (14.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (14.75%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (13.11%) Content Management
12 8 (13.11%) Adobe
12 8 (13.11%) CMS
12 8 (13.11%) SEO
13 7 (11.48%) JSON
13 7 (11.48%) Backbone.js
13 7 (11.48%) LESS
14 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (9.84%) Grunt
14 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
14 6 (9.84%) .NET
14 6 (9.84%) PHP
14 6 (9.84%) XHTML
15 5 (8.20%) C#
15 5 (8.20%) Games
15 5 (8.20%) Flash

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.11%) CMS
2 4 (6.56%) WordPress
3 2 (3.28%) Node.js
3 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Photoshop
2 9 (14.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
1 3 (4.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (3.28%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.84%) Grunt
2 4 (6.56%) gulp
3 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.64%) Bower
General
1 5 (8.20%) Games
2 4 (6.56%) Marketing
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (95.08%) CSS
2 57 (93.44%) HTML
3 37 (60.66%) HTML5
4 33 (54.10%) CSS3
4 33 (54.10%) jQuery
5 21 (34.43%) AngularJS
6 10 (16.39%) Sass
7 7 (11.48%) LESS
7 7 (11.48%) Backbone.js
7 7 (11.48%) JSON
8 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (9.84%) XHTML
8 6 (9.84%) .NET
8 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.20%) Flash
10 4 (6.56%) Ajax
11 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.92%) REST
11 3 (4.92%) Ember.js
12 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) W3C
3 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (13.11%) Content Management
3 8 (13.11%) SEO
4 4 (6.56%) MVC
4 4 (6.56%) OO
5 3 (4.92%) Web Analytics
5 3 (4.92%) Web Development
5 3 (4.92%) TDD
5 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Content Management
5 3 (4.92%) Open Source
6 2 (3.28%) BDD
6 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile Development
6 2 (3.28%) SDLC
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.28%) SOA
6 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (90.16%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.84%) PHP
3 5 (8.20%) C#
4 4 (6.56%) SQL
5 3 (4.92%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.28%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Adobe
2 3 (4.92%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Stellent
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