The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 93 74 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 30 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 2.04% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 2.18% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 21
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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

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

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Berkshire region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -18 6 £365 +8.14% 2
Slough +4 5 £175 -45.09%
Newbury +9 3 - - 2
Maidenhead -3 2 £425 +61.90%
Bracknell - 1 £200 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 72 (98.63%) CSS
2 71 (97.26%) JavaScript
3 69 (94.52%) HTML
4 65 (89.04%) Front End Development
5 49 (67.12%) HTML5
6 48 (65.75%) jQuery
7 44 (60.27%) CSS3
8 26 (35.62%) OO
9 25 (34.25%) Sass
10 24 (32.88%) AngularJS
11 21 (28.77%) User Experience
11 21 (28.77%) JSON
12 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (27.40%) LESS
13 19 (26.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (21.92%) Node.js
15 13 (17.81%) Ajax
15 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
16 12 (16.44%) Retail
16 12 (16.44%) Backbone.js
17 10 (13.70%) React
17 10 (13.70%) TDD
17 10 (13.70%) Scrum
17 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
18 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
19 8 (10.96%) Animation
20 7 (9.59%) CMS
20 7 (9.59%) Linux
20 7 (9.59%) .NET
20 7 (9.59%) Rapid Prototyping

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (21.92%) Node.js
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) Confluence
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.74%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) Drupal
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.37%) GIMP
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) gulp
2 3 (4.11%) Grunt
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 12 (16.44%) Retail
2 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.22%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (98.63%) CSS
2 69 (94.52%) HTML
3 49 (67.12%) HTML5
4 48 (65.75%) jQuery
5 44 (60.27%) CSS3
6 25 (34.25%) Sass
7 24 (32.88%) AngularJS
8 21 (28.77%) JSON
9 20 (27.40%) LESS
10 19 (26.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (17.81%) Ajax
12 12 (16.44%) Backbone.js
13 10 (13.70%) React
14 7 (9.59%) .NET
15 6 (8.22%) Core Animation
15 6 (8.22%) HTML5 Canvas
15 6 (8.22%) OpenGL
15 6 (8.22%) OpenGL ES
15 6 (8.22%) SVG
15 6 (8.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) User Experience
2 8 (10.96%) Animation
3 6 (8.22%) Motion Graphics
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Android
2 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (89.04%) Front End Development
2 26 (35.62%) OO
3 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.70%) Scrum
5 10 (13.70%) TDD
6 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.59%) Rapid Prototyping
8 6 (8.22%) Android Development
8 6 (8.22%) iOS Development
8 6 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.22%) Web Design
9 5 (6.85%) Content Management
10 4 (5.48%) Build Automation
10 4 (5.48%) Coaching
10 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.48%) SEO
11 3 (4.11%) Analytics
11 3 (4.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (97.26%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.22%) PHP
3 3 (4.11%) Java
3 3 (4.11%) Python
4 2 (2.74%) ES6
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) Google
1 3 (4.11%) Twitter
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.37%) IBM
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) SAP
3 1 (1.37%) Sencha
3 1 (1.37%) Telerik