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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 89 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 53 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.02% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.07% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 19
Median daily rate £250 £275 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £173 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +1.60%
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
2825 2253 2204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.64% 95.43% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1364 1147
Median daily rate £398 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 140 198
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.98 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +8 24 £250 -4.76% 2
Warwickshire - 11 £325 - 3
Coventry -5 5 £288 -36.11%
Staffordshire +6 2 £275 - 2
Solihull -21 2 £254 -21.92%
Worcestershire -9 1 £165 -22.35%
Shropshire - 1 £400 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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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 26 June 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 76 (97.44%) CSS
2 75 (96.15%) JavaScript
3 71 (91.03%) HTML
4 61 (78.21%) Front End Development
5 53 (67.95%) HTML5
6 44 (56.41%) CSS3
7 41 (52.56%) jQuery
8 34 (43.59%) Web Development
9 31 (39.74%) AngularJS
10 24 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 24 (30.77%) Sass
11 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (28.21%) MVC
12 21 (26.92%) TDD
13 18 (23.08%) CMS
14 16 (20.51%) Java
15 14 (17.95%) React
15 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
16 13 (16.67%) Backbone.js
17 12 (15.38%) Linux
18 11 (14.10%) Grunt
19 10 (12.82%) OO
19 10 (12.82%) Photoshop
19 10 (12.82%) Automotive
19 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
20 9 (11.54%) Spring
20 9 (11.54%) Spring MVC
20 9 (11.54%) .NET
20 9 (11.54%) J2EE
20 9 (11.54%) Ember.js

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 18 (23.08%) CMS
2 4 (5.13%) Liferay
3 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.56%) WordPress
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 3 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.10%) Grunt
3 6 (7.69%) gulp
4 4 (5.13%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.82%) Automotive
2 5 (6.41%) Games
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (97.44%) CSS
2 71 (91.03%) HTML
3 53 (67.95%) HTML5
4 44 (56.41%) CSS3
5 41 (52.56%) jQuery
6 31 (39.74%) AngularJS
7 24 (30.77%) Sass
8 14 (17.95%) React
9 13 (16.67%) Backbone.js
10 9 (11.54%) .NET
10 9 (11.54%) Ember.js
10 9 (11.54%) J2EE
10 9 (11.54%) Node.js
10 9 (11.54%) Spring
10 9 (11.54%) Spring MVC
11 8 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (8.97%) Ajax
12 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
13 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (6.41%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) User Experience
2 5 (6.41%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.85%) W3C
4 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (78.21%) Front End Development
2 34 (43.59%) Web Development
3 24 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.21%) MVC
5 21 (26.92%) TDD
6 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
6 10 (12.82%) OO
7 6 (7.69%) BDD
8 4 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.13%) CRM
8 4 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (5.13%) ERP
8 4 (5.13%) Scrum
8 4 (5.13%) SEO
8 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.85%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 2 (2.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 75 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.51%) Java
3 8 (10.26%) PHP
4 6 (7.69%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) Python
5 4 (5.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.56%) C
6 2 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Adobe
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.28%) Zend