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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 98 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 38 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.02% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.08% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 20
Median daily rate £250 £319 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £197 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +43.49%
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
2732 2417 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.86% 94.56% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1470 1117
Median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 150 175
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £32.80 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +11 17 £250 -5.57% 5
Warwickshire - 12 £313 - 4
Coventry -2 2 - - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £213 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £165 - 2
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 62 (98.41%) CSS
2 61 (96.83%) HTML
3 60 (95.24%) JavaScript
4 49 (77.78%) Front End Development
5 45 (71.43%) HTML5
6 37 (58.73%) CSS3
7 35 (55.56%) jQuery
8 23 (36.51%) Web Development
8 23 (36.51%) AngularJS
9 22 (34.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (33.33%) Sass
10 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (26.98%) TDD
12 14 (22.22%) Java
13 13 (20.63%) Backbone.js
13 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
14 12 (19.05%) MVC
14 12 (19.05%) CMS
15 11 (17.46%) React
16 10 (15.87%) Grunt
16 10 (15.87%) Linux
16 10 (15.87%) OO
17 9 (14.29%) Photoshop
17 9 (14.29%) Ajax
17 9 (14.29%) Ember.js
18 8 (12.70%) User Experience
18 8 (12.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 7 (11.11%) gulp
19 7 (11.11%) PHP
19 7 (11.11%) Adobe

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 12 (19.05%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) Liferay
2 4 (6.35%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.17%) WordPress
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.87%) Grunt
3 7 (11.11%) gulp
4 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.52%) Automotive
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (98.41%) CSS
2 61 (96.83%) HTML
3 45 (71.43%) HTML5
4 37 (58.73%) CSS3
5 35 (55.56%) jQuery
6 23 (36.51%) AngularJS
7 21 (33.33%) Sass
8 13 (20.63%) Backbone.js
9 11 (17.46%) React
10 9 (14.29%) Ajax
10 9 (14.29%) Ember.js
11 8 (12.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.94%) .NET
12 5 (7.94%) Django
12 5 (7.94%) J2EE
12 5 (7.94%) LESS
12 5 (7.94%) Spring
12 5 (7.94%) Spring MVC
13 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
13 4 (6.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Front End Development
2 23 (36.51%) Web Development
3 22 (34.92%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.98%) TDD
6 12 (19.05%) MVC
7 10 (15.87%) OO
8 6 (9.52%) BDD
9 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) CRM
10 3 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) ERP
10 3 (4.76%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.17%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 2 (3.17%) Pair Programming
11 2 (3.17%) SEO
11 2 (3.17%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (11.11%) PHP
4 5 (7.94%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.17%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
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