The first table below looks at the demand for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 17 April 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 Wolverhampton 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 14 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 7.46% 10.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £253 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 98.51% 96.55% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 6
Average daily rate £375 £275 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £155.00 £13.50 £11.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1048.14% +19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Front-End Developer
West Midlands

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Wolverhampton region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Front-End Developer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) CSS3
3 8 (61.54%) Sass
4 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (46.15%) Subversion
5 6 (46.15%) JSP
6 5 (38.46%) Photoshop
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
7 4 (30.77%) CMS
7 4 (30.77%) Semantic HTML
8 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
9 1 (7.69%) Maven
9 1 (7.69%) JSTL
9 1 (7.69%) QA
9 1 (7.69%) TDD
9 1 (7.69%) XML
9 1 (7.69%) OO
9 1 (7.69%) Apache
9 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
9 1 (7.69%) J2EE
9 1 (7.69%) Ant
9 1 (7.69%) JUnit
9 1 (7.69%) Java

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (30.77%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) CSS3
3 8 (61.54%) Sass
4 6 (46.15%) JSP
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) JSTL
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA