The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester 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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 78 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 28 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 1.50% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.57% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-71.79% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1742 1588 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.83% 95.20% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 835 686
Median daily rate £388 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 65
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.42 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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

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

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

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

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 Manchester region.

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

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

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

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

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

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 Manchester region.

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

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

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Salford -4 4 £425 +13.33%
Stockport -6 1 £350 +7.69%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North West

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Manchester region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 48 (96.00%) HTML
2 47 (94.00%) CSS
3 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (78.00%) Front End Development
5 28 (56.00%) HTML5
6 27 (54.00%) CSS3
7 24 (48.00%) Web Development
8 17 (34.00%) jQuery
8 17 (34.00%) User Experience
9 15 (30.00%) Sass
10 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (24.00%) XML
11 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (22.00%) LESS
12 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 10 (20.00%) Subversion
13 9 (18.00%) Ajax
13 9 (18.00%) Finance
13 9 (18.00%) Web Design
13 9 (18.00%) XHTML
14 8 (16.00%) XSLT
14 8 (16.00%) SEO
14 8 (16.00%) XPath
14 8 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 7 (14.00%) Mercurial
15 7 (14.00%) Java
15 7 (14.00%) Web Services
16 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
17 5 (10.00%) C#
17 5 (10.00%) TDD

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) JBoss
1 3 (6.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.00%) Subversion
3 7 (14.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.00%) Ant
4 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.00%) Gradle
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 3 (6.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.00%) Grunt
6 1 (2.00%) gulp
6 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (96.00%) HTML
2 47 (94.00%) CSS
3 28 (56.00%) HTML5
4 27 (54.00%) CSS3
5 17 (34.00%) jQuery
6 15 (30.00%) Sass
7 12 (24.00%) XML
8 11 (22.00%) LESS
9 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (18.00%) Ajax
10 9 (18.00%) XHTML
11 8 (16.00%) XSLT
12 7 (14.00%) Web Services
13 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
13 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
13 3 (6.00%) Spring
14 2 (4.00%) .NET
14 2 (4.00%) D3.js
14 2 (4.00%) Ember.js
14 2 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) NHS
2 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.00%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.00%) SCORM
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Front End Development
2 24 (48.00%) Web Development
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Web Design
5 8 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 8 (16.00%) SEO
6 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) MVC
8 4 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) SOLID
10 2 (4.00%) CRM
10 2 (4.00%) ERP
10 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.00%) XPath
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Adobe
1 3 (6.00%) IBM
1 3 (6.00%) Perforce
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Capita
3 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago