The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 84 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 673 590 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.95% 2.53% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.67% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 483 424
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.12 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -35.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+109.09% -24.13%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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

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

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

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

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 London region.

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

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

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

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

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 London region.

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

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

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +30 98 £415 +3.75% 27
Croydon - 8 £425 - 1
Uxbridge +3 2 £400 +50.94%
Canary Wharf 0 2 £338 -40.00%
Westminster -18 1 £475 -1.04%
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
Chiswick - 1 £150 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 1102 (89.89%) JavaScript
2 1099 (89.64%) Front End Development
3 1088 (88.74%) HTML
4 1066 (86.95%) CSS
5 737 (60.11%) HTML5
6 676 (55.14%) AngularJS
7 622 (50.73%) CSS3
8 543 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
9 406 (33.12%) jQuery
10 396 (32.30%) Sass
11 357 (29.12%) React
12 275 (22.43%) Node.js
13 271 (22.10%) Web Development
14 261 (21.29%) TDD
15 255 (20.80%) Git (software)
16 239 (19.49%) Grunt
17 218 (17.78%) OO
18 214 (17.46%) LESS
19 197 (16.07%) User Experience
20 186 (15.17%) Responsive Web Design
21 182 (14.85%) gulp
22 173 (14.11%) Finance
23 156 (12.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 147 (11.99%) Java
25 145 (11.83%) Jasmine
26 140 (11.42%) MVC
27 128 (10.44%) BDD
28 127 (10.36%) Ajax
29 125 (10.20%) Backbone.js
30 124 (10.11%) ES6

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 65 (5.30%) CMS
2 52 (4.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 42 (3.43%) Confluence
4 37 (3.02%) WordPress
5 26 (2.12%) Drupal
6 20 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.65%) Apache
7 8 (0.65%) nginx
7 8 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.57%) JBoss
9 5 (0.41%) IIS
9 5 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.41%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.33%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.33%) Mule
10 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.16%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 86 (7.01%) Photoshop
2 18 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.41%) GIMP
4 5 (0.41%) InDesign
5 2 (0.16%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.16%) MS Office
6 1 (0.082%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.55%) Magento
2 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.082%) Shopify
3 1 (0.082%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.18%) GitHub
3 16 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.14%) SaaS
5 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.33%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.33%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.16%) Google Play
8 2 (0.16%) Heroku
8 2 (0.16%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.16%) Route 53
9 1 (0.082%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.082%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.082%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.28%) Internet
2 15 (1.22%) HTTP
3 10 (0.82%) AMQP
4 5 (0.41%) Intranet
5 4 (0.33%) Network Security
6 2 (0.16%) DNS
6 2 (0.16%) SSL
6 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.082%) Skype
7 1 (0.082%) SNA
7 1 (0.082%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.94%) MySQL
2 26 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 17 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 11 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.57%) Big Data
8 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.41%) Couchbase
9 5 (0.41%) DB2
9 5 (0.41%) Redis
10 3 (0.24%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.16%) QlikView
11 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.082%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.082%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.082%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.082%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.082%) Riak
Development Applications
1 255 (20.80%) Git (software)
2 239 (19.49%) Grunt
3 182 (14.85%) gulp
4 145 (11.83%) Jasmine
5 99 (8.08%) Mocha
6 72 (5.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 57 (4.65%) JIRA
8 56 (4.57%) webpack
9 49 (4.00%) Cucumber
10 48 (3.92%) WebDriver
11 45 (3.67%) Babel
12 44 (3.59%) Bower
13 37 (3.02%) Selenium
13 37 (3.02%) Subversion
14 33 (2.69%) Jenkins
15 28 (2.28%) TeamCity
16 26 (2.12%) Protractor
17 24 (1.96%) Maven
18 20 (1.63%) Visual Studio
19 15 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 173 (14.11%) Finance
2 96 (7.83%) Banking
3 57 (4.65%) Retail
4 42 (3.43%) Marketing
5 29 (2.37%) Advertising
6 27 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.04%) Games
8 23 (1.88%) Publishing
9 22 (1.79%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.98%) Front Office
11 10 (0.82%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.41%) Interactive Media
13 5 (0.41%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.33%) Electronics
15 3 (0.24%) Automotive
15 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.082%) Law
17 1 (0.082%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1088 (88.74%) HTML
2 1066 (86.95%) CSS
3 737 (60.11%) HTML5
4 676 (55.14%) AngularJS
5 622 (50.73%) CSS3
6 406 (33.12%) jQuery
7 396 (32.30%) Sass
8 357 (29.12%) React
9 275 (22.43%) Node.js
10 214 (17.46%) LESS
11 156 (12.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 127 (10.36%) Ajax
13 125 (10.20%) Backbone.js
14 106 (8.65%) REST
15 91 (7.42%) RESTful
16 83 (6.77%) .NET
16 83 (6.77%) JSON
17 66 (5.38%) Web Services
18 62 (5.06%) D3.js
19 58 (4.73%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 197 (16.07%) User Experience
2 62 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.61%) Fintech
4 31 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.88%) Visualisation
5 23 (1.88%) W3C
6 18 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 15 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.14%) NHS
10 13 (1.06%) Digital Media
11 11 (0.90%) Animation
11 11 (0.90%) Equities
12 10 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (0.65%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.65%) Social Media
15 7 (0.57%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.49%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 47 (3.83%) Android
3 44 (3.59%) Windows
4 42 (3.43%) Linux
5 19 (1.55%) Unix
6 17 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.22%) webOS
7 15 (1.22%) Windows Phone 7
8 11 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.65%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.16%) VMS
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1099 (89.64%) Front End Development
2 543 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (22.10%) Web Development
4 261 (21.29%) TDD
5 218 (17.78%) OO
6 186 (15.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 140 (11.42%) MVC
8 128 (10.44%) BDD
9 114 (9.30%) Scrum
10 99 (8.08%) E-Commerce
11 80 (6.53%) Mobile First
12 73 (5.95%) OOP
13 59 (4.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 57 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (3.92%) Continuous Deployment
15 48 (3.92%) Unit Testing
16 44 (3.59%) Software Engineering
17 42 (3.43%) MVVM
17 42 (3.43%) Open Source
18 41 (3.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1102 (89.89%) JavaScript
2 147 (11.99%) Java
3 124 (10.11%) ES6
4 104 (8.48%) PHP
5 65 (5.30%) C#
6 55 (4.49%) Python
7 34 (2.77%) Ruby
8 25 (2.04%) SQL
9 22 (1.79%) TypeScript
10 16 (1.31%) Scala
11 8 (0.65%) ECMAScript
11 8 (0.65%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.57%) C
13 5 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.33%) Clojure
14 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.24%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.24%) C++
15 3 (0.24%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 60 (4.89%) Security Cleared
2 44 (3.59%) SC Cleared
3 32 (2.61%) Degree
4 11 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.37%) WAI
2 24 (1.96%) QA
3 6 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (3.02%) Docker
2 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.57%) Ansible
2 2 (0.16%) yum
3 1 (0.082%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.082%) Mesos
Vendors
1 79 (6.44%) Adobe
2 28 (2.28%) Atlassian
3 22 (1.79%) Google
4 15 (1.22%) Oracle
5 13 (1.06%) Sitecore
6 11 (0.90%) Twitter
7 10 (0.82%) Microsoft
7 10 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 9 (0.73%) Zend
9 5 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.41%) F5
10 4 (0.33%) IBM
11 3 (0.24%) SAP
11 3 (0.24%) Telerik
12 2 (0.16%) Apple
12 2 (0.16%) Caplin
12 2 (0.16%) Demandware
12 2 (0.16%) Remedy
12 2 (0.16%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.16%) Xamarin
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