The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 130 164 148
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 846 647 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.40% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.49% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 474 499
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.37 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.87% +45.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £27.37 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £27.37 £21.75
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)
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
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 England

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

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

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

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 England region.

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

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

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

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

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

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 England region.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

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 England 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
London +37 505 £400 +6.66% 192
South East -7 135 £338 +8.00% 43
North West +3 54 £364 +1.04% 31
South West +33 53 £350 +14.75% 23
Yorkshire +1 30 £325 -4.41% 26
East Midlands +15 29 £325 +8.33% 21
East of England +6 23 £360 +20.00% 17
West Midlands -11 23 £295 -9.23% 20
North East -31 4 £306 -28.77% 2
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1780 (91.85%) HTML
2 1764 (91.02%) JavaScript
3 1740 (89.78%) CSS
4 1616 (83.38%) Front End Development
5 1159 (59.80%) HTML5
6 970 (50.05%) CSS3
7 955 (49.28%) AngularJS
8 835 (43.09%) jQuery
9 818 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
10 565 (29.15%) Sass
11 432 (22.29%) User Experience
12 421 (21.72%) Node.js
13 396 (20.43%) Git (software)
14 382 (19.71%) Responsive Web Design
15 362 (18.68%) Backbone.js
16 353 (18.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 344 (17.75%) TDD
18 298 (15.38%) React
19 284 (14.65%) OO
20 262 (13.52%) Grunt
21 260 (13.42%) MVC
22 259 (13.36%) LESS
23 249 (12.85%) Java
24 232 (11.97%) Web Development
25 228 (11.76%) PHP
26 227 (11.71%) Scrum
27 203 (10.47%) Ajax
28 196 (10.11%) E-Commerce
29 192 (9.91%) Finance
30 186 (9.60%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 421 (21.72%) Node.js
2 122 (6.30%) CMS
3 67 (3.46%) WordPress
4 52 (2.68%) Drupal
5 33 (1.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 27 (1.39%) Confluence
7 24 (1.24%) Apache
8 22 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 14 (0.72%) IIS
10 12 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.57%) JBoss
11 11 (0.57%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.41%) nginx
14 7 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
14 7 (0.36%) Joomla!
15 5 (0.26%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 156 (8.05%) Photoshop
2 64 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (0.46%) MS Excel
6 8 (0.41%) MS Office
7 7 (0.36%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.26%) GIMP
9 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.10%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.10%) InDesign
11 1 (0.052%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 29 (1.50%) Magento
2 12 (0.62%) Tridion
3 10 (0.52%) BigMachines
3 10 (0.52%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.052%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.41%) GitHub
2 38 (1.96%) SaaS
3 29 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.03%) Google Analytics
6 15 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
7 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.31%) Heroku
9 5 (0.26%) MailChimp
9 5 (0.26%) PaaS
10 2 (0.10%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.052%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.052%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.052%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.30%) HTTP
2 27 (1.39%) Internet
3 14 (0.72%) Intranet
4 8 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.15%) CHAP
6 3 (0.15%) FTP
6 3 (0.15%) Skype
7 2 (0.10%) DNS
7 2 (0.10%) SSL
8 1 (0.052%) Extranet
8 1 (0.052%) LDAP
8 1 (0.052%) SMTP
8 1 (0.052%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (2.79%) MongoDB
2 47 (2.43%) MySQL
3 32 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 29 (1.50%) NoSQL
5 18 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.41%) Big Data
6 8 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (0.41%) Redis
7 4 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.21%) SQLite
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.10%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.10%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.10%) Lumira
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.10%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.10%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 396 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 262 (13.52%) Grunt
3 180 (9.29%) gulp
4 138 (7.12%) Jasmine
5 110 (5.68%) Subversion
6 72 (3.72%) Karma Test Runner
7 68 (3.51%) JIRA
8 60 (3.10%) Bower
9 59 (3.04%) Protractor
10 58 (2.99%) Visual Studio
11 55 (2.84%) Jenkins
12 50 (2.58%) Selenium
13 49 (2.53%) Mocha
14 36 (1.86%) Cucumber
15 33 (1.70%) Mercurial
16 31 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (1.44%) QUnit
18 25 (1.29%) WebStorm
19 24 (1.24%) Eclipse
20 22 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 192 (9.91%) Finance
2 97 (5.01%) Banking
3 83 (4.28%) Marketing
4 70 (3.61%) Retail
5 35 (1.81%) Publishing
6 34 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.44%) Advertising
8 28 (1.44%) Games
9 20 (1.03%) Front Office
10 18 (0.93%) Electronics
11 12 (0.62%) Law
12 11 (0.57%) Legal
13 9 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.21%) Arabic Language
15 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.15%) Automotive
16 3 (0.15%) Back Office
16 3 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1780 (91.85%) HTML
2 1740 (89.78%) CSS
3 1159 (59.80%) HTML5
4 970 (50.05%) CSS3
5 955 (49.28%) AngularJS
6 835 (43.09%) jQuery
7 565 (29.15%) Sass
8 362 (18.68%) Backbone.js
9 353 (18.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 298 (15.38%) React
11 259 (13.36%) LESS
12 203 (10.47%) Ajax
13 186 (9.60%) JSON
14 182 (9.39%) .NET
15 159 (8.20%) Ember.js
16 133 (6.86%) XML
17 126 (6.50%) RESTful
18 113 (5.83%) Web Services
19 110 (5.68%) REST
20 101 (5.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 432 (22.29%) User Experience
2 127 (6.55%) Mobile App
3 39 (2.01%) Computer Science
3 39 (2.01%) W3C
4 33 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (1.60%) Animation
6 27 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 20 (1.03%) Graphic Design
8 17 (0.88%) Video on Demand
9 16 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 15 (0.77%) IPTV
10 15 (0.77%) Social Media
11 14 (0.72%) Fintech
12 10 (0.52%) Online Games
13 9 (0.46%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.46%) Streaming Video
14 8 (0.41%) e-Learning
14 8 (0.41%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.41%) NHS
15 7 (0.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 80 (4.13%) Linux
2 33 (1.70%) Unix
3 29 (1.50%) Android
3 29 (1.50%) Windows
4 24 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.10%) CentOS
8 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.052%) webOS
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.052%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1616 (83.38%) Front End Development
2 818 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 382 (19.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 344 (17.75%) TDD
5 284 (14.65%) OO
6 260 (13.42%) MVC
7 232 (11.97%) Web Development
8 227 (11.71%) Scrum
9 196 (10.11%) E-Commerce
10 179 (9.24%) BDD
11 143 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
12 124 (6.40%) Web Design
13 121 (6.24%) Unit Testing
14 52 (2.68%) Pair Programming
15 49 (2.53%) Software Engineering
16 46 (2.37%) Analytics
16 46 (2.37%) Automated Testing
16 46 (2.37%) Kanban
16 46 (2.37%) SEO
17 43 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1764 (91.02%) JavaScript
2 249 (12.85%) Java
3 228 (11.76%) PHP
4 126 (6.50%) C#
5 87 (4.49%) Python
6 78 (4.02%) SQL
7 64 (3.30%) Ruby
8 59 (3.04%) ES6
9 52 (2.68%) TypeScript
10 30 (1.55%) C++
11 28 (1.44%) Scala
12 25 (1.29%) ECMAScript
13 19 (0.98%) C
14 18 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
15 16 (0.83%) XAML
16 14 (0.72%) ActionScript
16 14 (0.72%) Dart
16 14 (0.72%) Groovy
17 13 (0.67%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.62%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 52 (2.68%) Degree
2 48 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.57%) BC Cleared
5 8 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.052%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.052%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.24%) WCAG
2 23 (1.19%) QA
3 17 (0.88%) WAI
4 12 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (1.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.052%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.67%) yum
3 2 (0.10%) logstash
3 2 (0.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.052%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.052%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 116 (5.99%) Adobe
2 40 (2.06%) Microsoft
3 37 (1.91%) Twitter
4 22 (1.14%) Google
4 22 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.08%) Zend
6 18 (0.93%) Oracle
7 17 (0.88%) Facebook
8 15 (0.77%) EPiServer
8 15 (0.77%) Sitecore
9 12 (0.62%) hybris
10 11 (0.57%) IBM
11 10 (0.52%) Siebel
12 9 (0.46%) SAP
13 4 (0.21%) DoubleClick
13 4 (0.21%) Perforce
14 3 (0.15%) CODA
14 3 (0.15%) Sencha
15 2 (0.10%) Rackspace
15 2 (0.10%) ServiceNow
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + TBC (get in contact)
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mason Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago