The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 27 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.28% 0.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-71.79% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 129 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 95.33% 93.48% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 111 75
Average daily rate £413 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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

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

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

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

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 Croydon region.

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

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) Front End Development
3 9 (69.23%) AngularJS
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) Sass
6 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) Open Source
6 5 (38.46%) Grunt
7 4 (30.77%) HTML5
7 4 (30.77%) Node.js
7 4 (30.77%) User Experience
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (23.08%) React
8 3 (23.08%) gulp
8 3 (23.08%) CSS3
9 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
9 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (15.38%) REST
9 2 (15.38%) Express
9 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (15.38%) Scrum
9 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) MySQL
9 2 (15.38%) Java
9 2 (15.38%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) GIMP
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Grunt
2 3 (23.08%) gulp
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) AngularJS
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) Sass
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) React
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
6 2 (15.38%) Express
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) Durandal
7 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
7 1 (7.69%) LESS
7 1 (7.69%) Mustache
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Front End Development
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) SEO
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Go