The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / London
Rank 362 353 337
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 34 52 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 53
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £563 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £290
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +11.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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

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

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the London region.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the London region.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the London region over the 3 months to 17 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
City of London -4 6 £425 +8.97% 4
Uxbridge - 2 £320 -
Harrow - 1 £275 -
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 73 (89.02%) HTML
2 72 (87.80%) Web Development
3 70 (85.37%) JavaScript
4 68 (82.93%) CSS
5 47 (57.32%) HTML5
6 44 (53.66%) CSS3
6 44 (53.66%) Front End Development
7 39 (47.56%) AngularJS
8 35 (42.68%) jQuery
9 30 (36.59%) Sass
10 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (30.49%) Grunt
11 24 (29.27%) LESS
12 22 (26.83%) Finance
13 21 (25.61%) OO
14 20 (24.39%) React
15 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
16 16 (19.51%) gulp
16 16 (19.51%) Backbone.js
16 16 (19.51%) REST
17 15 (18.29%) Banking
18 14 (17.07%) User Experience
19 13 (15.85%) Bower
19 13 (15.85%) Ajax
19 13 (15.85%) MVC
20 11 (13.41%) Jasmine
20 11 (13.41%) Ember.js
21 9 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
21 9 (10.98%) Web Design
21 9 (10.98%) C#

Front End Web 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 5 (6.10%) CMS
2 2 (2.44%) WordPress
3 1 (1.22%) Drupal
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.44%) GIMP
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) HTTP
2 7 (8.54%) DNS
2 7 (8.54%) SSL
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) GIS
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Grunt
2 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
3 16 (19.51%) gulp
4 13 (15.85%) Bower
5 11 (13.41%) Jasmine
6 9 (10.98%) Maven
6 9 (10.98%) Selenium
7 8 (9.76%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (9.76%) webpack
8 7 (8.54%) JSHint
8 7 (8.54%) Protractor
8 7 (8.54%) QUnit
9 6 (7.32%) NuGet
10 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.88%) RSpec
11 3 (3.66%) JIRA
11 3 (3.66%) Mocha
12 2 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Front Office
3 6 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (89.02%) HTML
2 68 (82.93%) CSS
3 47 (57.32%) HTML5
4 44 (53.66%) CSS3
5 39 (47.56%) AngularJS
6 35 (42.68%) jQuery
7 30 (36.59%) Sass
8 24 (29.27%) LESS
9 20 (24.39%) React
10 16 (19.51%) Backbone.js
10 16 (19.51%) REST
11 13 (15.85%) Ajax
12 11 (13.41%) Ember.js
13 9 (10.98%) .NET
14 8 (9.76%) Apache Flex
14 8 (9.76%) DOM
14 8 (9.76%) RequireJS
15 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (8.54%) Compass CSS Framework
15 7 (8.54%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) User Experience
2 7 (8.54%) Graphic Design
3 5 (6.10%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.44%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Unix
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Android
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (87.80%) Web Development
2 44 (53.66%) Front End Development
3 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (25.61%) OO
5 13 (15.85%) MVC
6 9 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (10.98%) Web Design
7 8 (9.76%) Wireframes
8 7 (8.54%) Scrum
9 6 (7.32%) OOP
10 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.88%) Pair Programming
10 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.66%) Mobile First
11 3 (3.66%) TDD
12 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
12 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (85.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.98%) C#
3 8 (9.76%) Java
4 7 (8.54%) PHP
5 6 (7.32%) Ruby
6 5 (6.10%) ES6
7 2 (2.44%) JSX
7 2 (2.44%) SPARQL
7 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) Adobe
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.22%) EPiServer