The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 89 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 26 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.17% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.28% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £251 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +16.27%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2207 1800 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.71% 91.23% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 873 985
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 129 134
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.65 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Front-End Developer
England

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
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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 7 £275 -
Warwickshire -7 3 £295 +12.38% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £325 -
Staffordshire +3 1 - -
Shropshire - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 60 (98.36%) HTML
1 60 (98.36%) CSS
2 59 (96.72%) JavaScript
3 47 (77.05%) jQuery
4 43 (70.49%) HTML5
5 38 (62.30%) CSS3
6 29 (47.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (27.87%) CMS
8 16 (26.23%) Sass
9 12 (19.67%) PHP
10 10 (16.39%) .NET
10 10 (16.39%) Web Design
11 9 (14.75%) Ajax
12 8 (13.11%) Web Development
12 8 (13.11%) Photoshop
12 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
13 7 (11.48%) Adobe
13 7 (11.48%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (11.48%) SEO
13 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
14 6 (9.84%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
14 6 (9.84%) Retail
14 6 (9.84%) JSON
14 6 (9.84%) XHTML
14 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
15 5 (8.20%) Java
15 5 (8.20%) Subversion
15 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (8.20%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (27.87%) CMS
2 6 (9.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (8.20%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.92%) WordPress
4 3 (4.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MySQL
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Subversion
2 4 (6.56%) Grunt
3 3 (4.92%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.64%) Ant
5 1 (1.64%) JUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.64%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.64%) Bower
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (98.36%) CSS
1 60 (98.36%) HTML
2 47 (77.05%) jQuery
3 43 (70.49%) HTML5
4 38 (62.30%) CSS3
5 16 (26.23%) Sass
6 10 (16.39%) .NET
7 9 (14.75%) Ajax
8 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
9 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.84%) XHTML
10 6 (9.84%) JSON
11 5 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.56%) LESS
12 4 (6.56%) Backbone.js
12 4 (6.56%) RESTful
12 4 (6.56%) JSP
13 3 (4.92%) XML
13 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) W3C
2 1 (1.64%) Open Source
2 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (16.39%) Web Design
3 8 (13.11%) Web Development
4 7 (11.48%) SEO
5 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.20%) Validation
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Content Management
7 4 (6.56%) MVC
8 3 (4.92%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Scrum
9 2 (3.28%) TDD
9 2 (3.28%) OO
9 2 (3.28%) Workflow
10 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.64%) ERP
10 1 (1.64%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Content Management
10 1 (1.64%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.67%) PHP
3 5 (8.20%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) Scala
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Adobe
2 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.56%) Facebook
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Stellent
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Amoria Bond - UK
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