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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North West / Manchester
Rank 66 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 26 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.94% 1.17% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.23% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 15
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £294 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £429
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 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
1272 1712 1457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.38% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 982 815
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 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
Altrincham - 1 £375 - 3
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 27 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 Manchester region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 40 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 35 (83.33%) Front End Development
3 33 (78.57%) HTML
4 32 (76.19%) CSS
5 24 (57.14%) AngularJS
6 23 (54.76%) HTML5
7 18 (42.86%) React
8 16 (38.10%) CSS3
9 12 (28.57%) User Experience
10 11 (26.19%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (23.81%) RESTful
12 9 (21.43%) Games
13 8 (19.05%) jQuery
13 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
13 8 (19.05%) Node.js
14 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
14 7 (16.67%) gulp
14 7 (16.67%) Web Design
15 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (14.29%) Web Development
15 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 6 (14.29%) Backbone.js
15 6 (14.29%) Sass
15 6 (14.29%) Grunt
15 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (11.90%) Apache Cordova
16 5 (11.90%) Ajax
16 5 (11.90%) Banking
17 4 (9.52%) JSON
17 4 (9.52%) 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 (7.14%) WordPress
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) InVision
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) gulp
3 6 (14.29%) Grunt
4 4 (9.52%) Babel
5 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) Axure RP
6 2 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.76%) Mocha
6 2 (4.76%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.38%) Protractor
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 9 (21.43%) Games
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) HTML
2 32 (76.19%) CSS
3 24 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 23 (54.76%) HTML5
5 18 (42.86%) React
6 16 (38.10%) CSS3
7 10 (23.81%) RESTful
8 8 (19.05%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) Node.js
9 6 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 6 (14.29%) Sass
9 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (11.90%) Ajax
10 5 (11.90%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (9.52%) Ember.js
11 4 (9.52%) Flash
11 4 (9.52%) Ionic Framework
11 4 (9.52%) JSON
12 3 (7.14%) LESS
12 3 (7.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 11 (26.19%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (16.67%) Web Design
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (9.52%) Mobile Development
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Mobile First
6 3 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (2.38%) Analytics
8 1 (2.38%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.38%) MVC
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.38%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.38%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) ActionScript
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) ES6
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe
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