The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 51 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 21 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.47% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 0.85% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 7
Average daily rate £363 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
822 825 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.71% 95.60% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 603 503
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
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 Bristol

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 Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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

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

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 Bristol region.

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

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

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

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

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 Bristol region.

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

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 42 (100.00%) HTML
1 42 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (97.62%) JavaScript
3 37 (88.10%) Front End Development
4 31 (73.81%) AngularJS
5 23 (54.76%) HTML5
6 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (45.24%) CSS3
8 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
9 14 (33.33%) jQuery
9 14 (33.33%) Scrum
10 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
10 13 (30.95%) Backbone.js
11 12 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (28.57%) User Experience
12 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
12 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (26.19%) yum
12 11 (26.19%) Ember.js
12 11 (26.19%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (23.81%) Sass
13 10 (23.81%) LESS
13 10 (23.81%) React
13 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (19.05%) Node.js
15 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
15 7 (16.67%) webpack
15 7 (16.67%) TypeScript
15 7 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
15 7 (16.67%) Grunt

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (19.05%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.38%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (16.67%) Grunt
3 7 (16.67%) gulp
3 7 (16.67%) webpack
4 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.38%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.76%) Electronics
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) CSS
1 42 (100.00%) HTML
2 31 (73.81%) AngularJS
3 23 (54.76%) HTML5
4 19 (45.24%) CSS3
5 14 (33.33%) jQuery
6 13 (30.95%) Backbone.js
7 12 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (26.19%) Ember.js
9 10 (23.81%) LESS
9 10 (23.81%) React
9 10 (23.81%) Sass
10 7 (16.67%) Ajax
10 7 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (9.52%) RESTful
11 4 (9.52%) Web Services
12 3 (7.14%) Express
12 3 (7.14%) JSON
12 3 (7.14%) XHTML
12 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) User Experience
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
1 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Front End Development
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) MVC
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (9.52%) BDD
9 4 (9.52%) Web Development
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (7.14%) Web Design
11 2 (4.76%) Analytics
11 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.76%) DevOps
11 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
11 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.76%) Workflow
11 2 (4.76%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (26.19%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe
1 2 (4.76%) SAP
1 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.38%) Siebel
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