Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 +7
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 32 73 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.31% 4.72% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 5.68% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 66 30
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -7.81% +23.08%
10th Percentile £319 £209 £263
90th Percentile £533 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,162 1,286 1,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.84% 83.07% 83.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 872 714
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 20
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.53 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.87% +5.52% -6.79%
10th Percentile £10.56 £9.66 £11.13
90th Percentile £39.38 £42.50 £41.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.21 £15.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +62.66% -26.19% +14.91%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Birmingham

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Birmingham

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Birmingham

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (56.25%) CSS
3 14 (43.75%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) React
5 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
6 8 (25.00%) PHP
7 7 (21.88%) jQuery
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
7 7 (21.88%) User Experience
8 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (18.75%) Vue.js
8 6 (18.75%) CSS3
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
9 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) Law
10 3 (9.38%) CMS
10 3 (9.38%) Web Design
10 3 (9.38%) SQL
10 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (9.38%) WordPress
10 3 (9.38%) Drupal
10 3 (9.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (9.38%) GDPR
10 3 (9.38%) Serverless
10 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (9.38%) Node.js

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) Drupal
1 3 (9.38%) WordPress
2 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) InVision
1 1 (3.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Serverless
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) gulp
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
1 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (6.25%) PostCSS
2 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 4 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (15.63%) React Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile UX Designer
6 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.25%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile UI Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) CSS
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) React
4 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
5 7 (21.88%) HTML5
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) CSS3
6 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (18.75%) Vue.js
7 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 3 (9.38%) Sass
8 2 (6.25%) .NET
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.25%) Angular 2
8 2 (6.25%) Redux
9 1 (3.13%) Ajax
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.13%) MEAN Stack
9 1 (3.13%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
2 3 (9.38%) Web Design
3 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) Scrum
3 2 (6.25%) TDD
3 2 (6.25%) Typography
3 2 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (3.13%) Architectural Design
4 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.13%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) OO
4 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.13%) Prototyping
4 1 (3.13%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.13%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) ES6
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) ES7
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com