Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £188 per day in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 14 December 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 23 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.49% 0.75% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 0.79% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £188 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.25 £100.00 -
% change year-on-year -71.76% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 86 127 138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 95.49% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 88 86
Worcestershire median daily rate £250 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.48% -14.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £136 £111 £189
90th Percentile £391 £499 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 21
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -9.03% -26.02%
10th Percentile £10.85 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £42.25 £28.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +16.67% -9.64% +3.75%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +4 1 £250 +11.11%
Bromsgrove - 1 £125 -
Redditch - 1 - -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Worcestershire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Typography
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Thinking

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google