Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 24 September 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 > Coventry
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 32 58
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 -2
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 23 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.76% 4.01% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 4.84% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 17
Coventry median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £359 £363 £293
90th Percentile £500 £523 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +0.25% +23.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.44 -

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 699 537 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.01% 82.87% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 364 575
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £281 £220 £300
90th Percentile £575 £533 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 19
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £21.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +45.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.18 £11.15
90th Percentile £41.25 £42.35 £39.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Coventry

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Coventry

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 19 (82.61%) HTML
1 19 (82.61%) CSS
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) gulp
4 11 (47.83%) WCAG
4 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) MVC
5 10 (43.48%) Grunt
5 10 (43.48%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 10 (43.48%) HTML5
6 9 (39.13%) User Experience
7 7 (30.43%) Sass
7 7 (30.43%) W3C
8 6 (26.09%) C#
8 6 (26.09%) WAI
8 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (26.09%) Node.js
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (26.09%) Mobile First
9 5 (21.74%) ES6
9 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
9 5 (21.74%) Semantic HTML
9 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
9 5 (21.74%) Wireframes
9 5 (21.74%) BDD
9 5 (21.74%) REST
9 5 (21.74%) CSS3

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (17.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Heroku
2 1 (4.35%) npm
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (47.83%) gulp
2 10 (43.48%) Grunt
3 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (21.74%) Designer
3 5 (21.74%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (21.74%) HTML Developer
3 5 (21.74%) UX Designer
4 4 (17.39%) Digital Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) CSS
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 7 (30.43%) Sass
5 6 (26.09%) Node.js
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) React
8 2 (8.70%) XHTML
9 1 (4.35%) Express
9 1 (4.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) User Experience
2 7 (30.43%) W3C
3 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Mobile First
3 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) CQRS
4 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (21.74%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) Wireframes
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) ES6
4 4 (17.39%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) WCAG
2 6 (26.09%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe