The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent 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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East / Kent
Rank 41 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.13% 3.58% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 3.82% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Median daily rate £318 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
257 340 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 96.98% 93.66% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 267 153
Median daily rate £390 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 19
Median hourly rate £21.78 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% +44.44%
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 Kent

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

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

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

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 Kent region.

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

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

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 £318 -5.92%
Dartford - 1 £275 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Front End Development
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (22.22%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Sass
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
7 1 (11.11%) Umbraco

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (11.11%) jMock
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Mockito
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) Sass
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Django
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) React
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Front End Development
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) ATDD
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Content Management
6 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (11.11%) SEO
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore