The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 19 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.09% 3.05% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 3.23% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 8
Median daily rate £400 £250 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -5.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £388 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 584 774 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 94.96% 94.51% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 547 495
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 34
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 27 (79.41%) AngularJS
3 25 (73.53%) HTML
3 25 (73.53%) CSS
4 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
5 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (44.12%) React
7 14 (41.18%) HTML5
8 13 (38.24%) CSS3
9 10 (29.41%) TDD
9 10 (29.41%) jQuery
10 8 (23.53%) Node.js
11 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
12 6 (17.65%) BDD
12 6 (17.65%) User Experience
12 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (17.65%) Ember.js
13 5 (14.71%) Sass
13 5 (14.71%) Angular 2
13 5 (14.71%) SQL
13 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
14 4 (11.76%) PHP
14 4 (11.76%) MVC
14 4 (11.76%) Web Development
14 4 (11.76%) Subversion
15 3 (8.82%) Retail
15 3 (8.82%) Magento
15 3 (8.82%) Scrum
15 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
15 3 (8.82%) OOP

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) Heroku
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) DocumentDB
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Grunt
3 2 (5.88%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) Bower
4 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) AngularJS
2 25 (73.53%) CSS
2 25 (73.53%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) React
4 14 (41.18%) HTML5
5 13 (38.24%) CSS3
6 10 (29.41%) jQuery
7 8 (23.53%) Node.js
8 6 (17.65%) Ember.js
8 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (14.71%) Angular 2
9 5 (14.71%) Sass
10 2 (5.88%) D3.js
10 2 (5.88%) Dojo
10 2 (5.88%) LESS
10 2 (5.88%) Redux
10 2 (5.88%) RESTful
11 1 (2.94%) .NET
11 1 (2.94%) Spring
11 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) BDD
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 3 (8.82%) Cross-Browser Development
7 3 (8.82%) OOP
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.88%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Microservices
8 2 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (5.88%) Open Source
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Demandware
1 3 (8.82%) hybris
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Google
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