Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 50 42
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 30 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.11% 3.44% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 4.15% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 32
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.58% +47.62%
10th Percentile £243 £216 £266
90th Percentile £475 £441 £521
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +15.25% +5.36% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £100.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +91.63% -

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 1,185 1,350 1,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.45% 82.97% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 995 731
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 34
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £27.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.12 £17.00
% change year-on-year -36.86% +47.76% -15.00%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018, 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 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (73.33%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) CSS
4 12 (40.00%) HTML5
4 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (33.33%) C#
5 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (33.33%) MVC
5 10 (33.33%) React
6 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) NUnit
7 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
7 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (23.33%) jQuery
7 7 (23.33%) Redux
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (20.00%) Wireframes
9 5 (16.67%) ES6
9 5 (16.67%) npm
9 5 (16.67%) webpack
9 5 (16.67%) gulp
9 5 (16.67%) RESTful
9 5 (16.67%) Sass
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) Moq
9 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 5 (16.67%) 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 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) npm
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Functions
3 4 (13.33%) GitHub
3 4 (13.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (23.33%) NUnit
2 5 (16.67%) gulp
2 5 (16.67%) Moq
2 5 (16.67%) webpack
3 4 (13.33%) Babel
3 4 (13.33%) MSTest
4 3 (10.00%) Grunt
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) Bower
6 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (26.67%) React Developer
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Azure Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.33%) NetSuite Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) CSS
3 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (40.00%) HTML5
4 10 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) React
5 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (23.33%) jQuery
6 7 (23.33%) Redux
7 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 5 (16.67%) Node.js
8 5 (16.67%) RESTful
8 5 (16.67%) Sass
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) CSS3
9 4 (13.33%) DOM
9 4 (13.33%) JSON
9 4 (13.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Benchmarking
5 4 (13.33%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) Microservices
5 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Content Management
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) ES6
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.67%) ES7
6 1 (3.33%) ES8
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) PureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft