The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Front-End Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / England
Rank 505 530 547
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 60 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 36
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £559 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer across the England region.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer across the England region.

Senior Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 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 +11 42 £450 +5.88% 31
South East +6 5 £305 -11.59% 6
North West +28 4 £375 +7.14% 3
East of England - 4 £563 - 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £400 -15.78% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £325 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £388 - 4
Senior Front-End Developer
UK

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 139 (93.29%) JavaScript
2 126 (84.56%) Front End Development
3 124 (83.22%) CSS
4 115 (77.18%) HTML
5 101 (67.79%) AngularJS
6 71 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (44.97%) CSS3
8 65 (43.62%) React
9 63 (42.28%) HTML5
10 57 (38.26%) Node.js
11 50 (33.56%) Sass
12 38 (25.50%) Web Development
13 37 (24.83%) TDD
14 36 (24.16%) jQuery
14 36 (24.16%) gulp
15 35 (23.49%) Grunt
16 34 (22.82%) Git (software)
17 33 (22.15%) BDD
18 28 (18.79%) LESS
18 28 (18.79%) Backbone.js
18 28 (18.79%) User Experience
18 28 (18.79%) OO
19 25 (16.78%) Jasmine
20 22 (14.77%) Docker
20 22 (14.77%) ES6
20 22 (14.77%) REST
21 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
22 20 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
23 19 (12.75%) Finance
24 18 (12.08%) Responsive Web Design

Senior Front-End 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 8 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.03%) Confluence
3 4 (2.68%) CMS
4 2 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Drupal
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.03%) Pixelmator
3 2 (1.34%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.34%) GIMP
4 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) GitHub
2 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.01%) PaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) Heroku
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) DSL
1 2 (1.34%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.01%) Hazelcast
1 3 (2.01%) Neo4j
2 2 (1.34%) Big Data
3 1 (0.67%) GIS
3 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (24.16%) gulp
2 35 (23.49%) Grunt
3 34 (22.82%) Git (software)
4 25 (16.78%) Jasmine
5 17 (11.41%) Cucumber
5 17 (11.41%) Mocha
5 17 (11.41%) WebDriver
6 16 (10.74%) webpack
7 13 (8.72%) Babel
8 12 (8.05%) Jenkins
9 11 (7.38%) JIRA
10 8 (5.37%) Protractor
11 7 (4.70%) Bower
11 7 (4.70%) NuGet
12 6 (4.03%) Vagrant
13 4 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (1.34%) PhantomJS
14 2 (1.34%) Subversion
15 1 (0.67%) Maven
15 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 19 (12.75%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Games
3 16 (10.74%) Banking
4 12 (8.05%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.37%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.70%) Front Office
7 6 (4.03%) Advertising
8 4 (2.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Local Government
9 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (83.22%) CSS
2 115 (77.18%) HTML
3 101 (67.79%) AngularJS
4 67 (44.97%) CSS3
5 65 (43.62%) React
6 63 (42.28%) HTML5
7 57 (38.26%) Node.js
8 50 (33.56%) Sass
9 36 (24.16%) jQuery
10 28 (18.79%) Backbone.js
10 28 (18.79%) LESS
11 22 (14.77%) REST
12 17 (11.41%) .NET
13 11 (7.38%) Express
14 10 (6.71%) Django
14 10 (6.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (6.71%) XML
15 9 (6.04%) RESTful
16 8 (5.37%) Handlebars
16 8 (5.37%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) User Experience
2 11 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.04%) Fintech
4 8 (5.37%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (5.37%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.37%) Spread Betting
5 6 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.68%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.01%) IPTV
8 3 (2.01%) Mobile Games
8 3 (2.01%) Online Games
8 3 (2.01%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (2.01%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.34%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.34%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.34%) iPad
9 2 (1.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.03%) Android
1 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.34%) Linux
2 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.34%) Unix
3 1 (0.67%) webOS
3 1 (0.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (84.56%) Front End Development
2 71 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.50%) Web Development
4 37 (24.83%) TDD
5 33 (22.15%) BDD
6 28 (18.79%) OO
7 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
8 20 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (12.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (10.07%) Scrum
11 14 (9.40%) Mobile First
12 11 (7.38%) Open Source
12 11 (7.38%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.71%) MVC
14 9 (6.04%) Kanban
14 9 (6.04%) Web Design
15 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering
15 8 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (4.70%) Coaching
16 7 (4.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 139 (93.29%) JavaScript
2 22 (14.77%) ES6
3 17 (11.41%) Java
4 15 (10.07%) PHP
5 12 (8.05%) Python
6 11 (7.38%) C#
7 6 (4.03%) XPath
8 2 (1.34%) ECMAScript
8 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (10.74%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) WAI
2 4 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (14.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (5.37%) Zend
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.01%) Apigee
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe
4 1 (0.67%) Arqiva
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle
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