The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / England
Rank 112 132 171
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 890 870 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.13% 1.82% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.92% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 644 473
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 £35.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% +27.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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

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

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 24 February 2017.

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)
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
London -12 431 £425 +6.25% 205
South East +38 171 £375 +11.11% 63
South West +23 65 £396 +13.21% 13
Yorkshire +45 60 £349 +7.38% 25
North East +17 41 £350 +12.00% 2
East Midlands +5 39 £368 +18.54% 17
North West -1 32 £325 -11.26% 35
West Midlands +10 25 £350 +16.66% 15
East of England 0 23 £425 +18.05% 16
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 England region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 1739 (89.23%) Front End Development
2 1668 (85.58%) JavaScript
3 1648 (84.56%) HTML
4 1631 (83.68%) CSS
5 991 (50.85%) HTML5
6 987 (50.64%) AngularJS
7 871 (44.69%) CSS3
8 781 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
9 592 (30.37%) jQuery
10 540 (27.71%) React
11 479 (24.58%) Sass
12 461 (23.65%) Web Development
13 422 (21.65%) Git (software)
14 420 (21.55%) Node.js
15 357 (18.32%) User Experience
16 309 (15.85%) TDD
17 276 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
18 245 (12.57%) Scrum
19 243 (12.47%) Finance
20 236 (12.11%) Java
21 234 (12.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 231 (11.85%) Ajax
23 223 (11.44%) LESS
24 211 (10.83%) Grunt
25 207 (10.62%) OO
26 204 (10.47%) gulp
27 195 (10.01%) RESTful
28 186 (9.54%) MVC
29 183 (9.39%) JSON
30 180 (9.24%) E-Commerce

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 111 (5.70%) CMS
2 55 (2.82%) Confluence
3 41 (2.10%) WordPress
4 36 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 35 (1.80%) Drupal
6 25 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
7 20 (1.03%) Apache
7 20 (1.03%) Umbraco
8 18 (0.92%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.46%) IIS
12 8 (0.41%) Alfresco
13 7 (0.36%) JBoss
14 6 (0.31%) Joomla!
15 5 (0.26%) nginx
16 4 (0.21%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.21%) EPiServer
16 4 (0.21%) GeoServer
17 3 (0.15%) Mule
Applications
1 103 (5.28%) Photoshop
2 17 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.46%) GIMP
5 4 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.21%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.15%) InDesign
7 2 (0.10%) InVision
7 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.051%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (0.92%) Magento
2 12 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.051%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.051%) Shopify
4 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.08%) GitHub
2 56 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.23%) SaaS
4 19 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.26%) PaaS
7 4 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.15%) IaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Office 365
8 3 (0.15%) Slack
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.10%) CloudBees
9 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.23%) HTTP
2 35 (1.80%) Internet
3 19 (0.97%) Intranet
4 16 (0.82%) SSL
5 11 (0.56%) DNS
6 6 (0.31%) LDAP
7 5 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.10%) DSL
9 2 (0.10%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 2 (0.10%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.10%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.051%) Extranet
10 1 (0.051%) FTP
10 1 (0.051%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (3.54%) MySQL
2 40 (2.05%) SQL Server
3 37 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.13%) Big Data
5 20 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 19 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.36%) GIS
9 7 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.26%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.21%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.15%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.15%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.15%) Redis
13 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 422 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 211 (10.83%) Grunt
3 204 (10.47%) gulp
4 163 (8.36%) Jasmine
5 97 (4.98%) JIRA
6 94 (4.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 85 (4.36%) webpack
8 81 (4.16%) Jenkins
9 79 (4.05%) Mocha
10 78 (4.00%) Subversion
11 63 (3.23%) Bower
12 58 (2.98%) Protractor
13 57 (2.92%) Selenium
14 44 (2.26%) Visual Studio
15 32 (1.64%) Cucumber
16 31 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (1.44%) Babel
17 28 (1.44%) Maven
18 26 (1.33%) TeamCity
19 22 (1.13%) JUnit
General
1 243 (12.47%) Finance
2 132 (6.77%) Banking
3 70 (3.59%) Marketing
4 56 (2.87%) Retail
5 51 (2.62%) Games
6 49 (2.51%) Investment Banking
7 41 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.59%) Advertising
9 25 (1.28%) Publishing
10 17 (0.87%) Electronics
11 14 (0.72%) Front Office
12 13 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.62%) Back Office
14 7 (0.36%) Automotive
15 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.26%) Czech Language
16 5 (0.26%) Legal
17 3 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1648 (84.56%) HTML
2 1631 (83.68%) CSS
3 991 (50.85%) HTML5
4 987 (50.64%) AngularJS
5 871 (44.69%) CSS3
6 592 (30.37%) jQuery
7 540 (27.71%) React
8 479 (24.58%) Sass
9 420 (21.55%) Node.js
10 234 (12.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 231 (11.85%) Ajax
12 223 (11.44%) LESS
13 195 (10.01%) RESTful
14 183 (9.39%) JSON
15 166 (8.52%) Backbone.js
16 150 (7.70%) .NET
17 141 (7.23%) REST
18 114 (5.85%) Web Services
19 100 (5.13%) XML
20 89 (4.57%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 357 (18.32%) User Experience
2 72 (3.69%) Mobile App
3 69 (3.54%) Fintech
4 51 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.15%) W3C
6 27 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (0.92%) Graphic Design
9 15 (0.77%) NHS
10 14 (0.72%) Fixed Income
10 14 (0.72%) Social Media
11 13 (0.67%) Digital Media
12 12 (0.62%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.62%) RIA
13 11 (0.56%) Animation
13 11 (0.56%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.41%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
14 8 (0.41%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 74 (3.80%) Linux
2 47 (2.41%) Windows
3 46 (2.36%) Apple iOS
4 39 (2.00%) Unix
5 30 (1.54%) Android
6 15 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.62%) webOS
7 12 (0.62%) Windows Phone
7 12 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.15%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1739 (89.23%) Front End Development
2 781 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (23.65%) Web Development
4 309 (15.85%) TDD
5 276 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
6 245 (12.57%) Scrum
7 207 (10.62%) OO
8 186 (9.54%) MVC
9 180 (9.24%) E-Commerce
10 146 (7.49%) BDD
11 135 (6.93%) Web Design
12 114 (5.85%) Software Engineering
13 113 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
14 97 (4.98%) Unit Testing
15 88 (4.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 64 (3.28%) Open Source
16 64 (3.28%) Wireframes
17 63 (3.23%) Mobile First
18 56 (2.87%) Automated Testing
19 53 (2.72%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1668 (85.58%) JavaScript
2 236 (12.11%) Java
3 143 (7.34%) PHP
4 132 (6.77%) C#
5 131 (6.72%) ES6
6 74 (3.80%) Python
7 61 (3.13%) Ruby
8 54 (2.77%) SQL
9 41 (2.10%) TypeScript
10 38 (1.95%) Scala
11 12 (0.62%) ActionScript
12 10 (0.51%) ECMAScript
13 9 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (0.41%) Groovy
14 8 (0.41%) Perl
14 8 (0.41%) XPath
15 7 (0.36%) C
16 6 (0.31%) VBA
17 5 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (3.54%) Degree
2 62 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.26%) MBA
5 3 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.051%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.051%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (1.49%) QA
2 10 (0.51%) WCAG
3 8 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.31%) WAI
5 2 (0.10%) MiFID
6 1 (0.051%) FATCA
6 1 (0.051%) SDET
6 1 (0.051%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (2.31%) Docker
2 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (0.92%) Ansible
2 8 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.21%) Puppet
4 2 (0.10%) Terraform
5 1 (0.051%) Plesk
Vendors
1 78 (4.00%) Adobe
2 61 (3.13%) Google
3 34 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 33 (1.69%) Oracle
5 29 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 15 (0.77%) Atlassian
7 14 (0.72%) SAP
8 11 (0.56%) Twitter
9 10 (0.51%) Ensighten
10 9 (0.46%) Apple
11 7 (0.36%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.31%) Perforce
12 6 (0.31%) Zend
13 5 (0.26%) hybris
14 4 (0.21%) Cadence
15 3 (0.15%) Apigee
15 3 (0.15%) Sencha
15 3 (0.15%) Xamarin
16 2 (0.10%) Appcelerator
16 2 (0.10%) Cloudera
West London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
KPRS
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £100 - £130 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago