The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 42 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 15 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.36% 0.60% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 0.64% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Median daily rate £388 £308 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% -9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £363 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+187.50% -38.46%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North 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 Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
601 944 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.50% 94.21% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 661 387
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 50
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.80 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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

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

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 Cheshire region.

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

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

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 7 £388 - 2
Ellesmere Port +4 1 £338 +12.50%
Macclesfield +1 1 £400 +60.00%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
3 32 (91.43%) Front End Development
4 24 (68.57%) AngularJS
5 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (51.43%) jQuery
5 18 (51.43%) HTML5
5 18 (51.43%) CSS3
6 16 (45.71%) E-Commerce
7 14 (40.00%) TDD
8 13 (37.14%) gulp
9 11 (31.43%) Grunt
10 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 8 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (22.86%) Web Development
11 8 (22.86%) PHP
12 7 (20.00%) Java
12 7 (20.00%) MySQL
12 7 (20.00%) User Experience
13 5 (14.29%) Sass
14 4 (11.43%) XML
14 4 (11.43%) OO
15 3 (8.57%) CRM
15 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
15 3 (8.57%) ERP
15 3 (8.57%) Adobe
15 3 (8.57%) Network Security
15 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.71%) WordPress
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) gulp
2 11 (31.43%) Grunt
3 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Protractor
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 24 (68.57%) AngularJS
3 18 (51.43%) CSS3
3 18 (51.43%) HTML5
3 18 (51.43%) jQuery
4 8 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (14.29%) Sass
6 4 (11.43%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js
7 2 (5.71%) React
8 1 (2.86%) .NET
8 1 (2.86%) Ajax
8 1 (2.86%) DOM
8 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.86%) LESS
8 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Front End Development
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) E-Commerce
4 14 (40.00%) TDD
5 8 (22.86%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) ERP
7 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) Web Design
8 2 (5.71%) Wireframes
9 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.86%) BDD
9 1 (2.86%) Content Management
9 1 (2.86%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) PHP
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe