The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester 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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.02% - 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £356 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.92% 96.23% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 75 56
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +24.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.79 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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

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

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

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

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 Chester region.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Chester region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Front End Development
3 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) PHP
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) User Experience
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) TDD

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C#