The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 111 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 49 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.29% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.36% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 33
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £378 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3553 3520 2995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.70% 94.65% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2206 2028 1622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 196 180
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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 North West region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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 North West region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester -15 23 £350 +7.69% 11
Cheshire -3 16 £323 -5.14% 3
Lancashire 0 4 £399 +72.54% 4
Merseyside -6 3 - - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

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

1 113 (97.41%) HTML
2 111 (95.69%) CSS
3 108 (93.10%) JavaScript
4 100 (86.21%) Front End Development
5 65 (56.03%) HTML5
6 55 (47.41%) CSS3
7 48 (41.38%) jQuery
8 44 (37.93%) Web Development
9 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (22.41%) AngularJS
10 26 (22.41%) Git (software)
11 25 (21.55%) Web Design
11 25 (21.55%) Ajax
12 24 (20.69%) User Experience
13 23 (19.83%) MVC
14 22 (18.97%) Java
15 19 (16.38%) XML
15 19 (16.38%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (15.52%) Sass
16 18 (15.52%) PHP
17 15 (12.93%) Finance
17 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
18 14 (12.07%) Unit Testing
18 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (11.21%) Wireframes
20 12 (10.34%) TDD
20 12 (10.34%) .NET
21 11 (9.48%) JIRA
21 11 (9.48%) LESS
22 10 (8.62%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (5.17%) CMS
2 5 (4.31%) WordPress
3 3 (2.59%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) Apache
4 2 (1.72%) Drupal
4 2 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.72%) JBoss
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.86%) IIS
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.86%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) HTTP
1 4 (3.45%) Internet
1 4 (3.45%) Network Security
2 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.45%) MySQL
2 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.48%) JIRA
3 9 (7.76%) Subversion
4 7 (6.03%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.45%) Grunt
6 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.59%) Maven
6 3 (2.59%) Selenium
7 2 (1.72%) Checkstyle
7 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.72%) FindBugs
7 2 (1.72%) gulp
7 2 (1.72%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.72%) Mockito
7 2 (1.72%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.86%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.86%) Gradle
8 1 (0.86%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Games
4 2 (1.72%) Publishing
4 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (97.41%) HTML
2 111 (95.69%) CSS
3 65 (56.03%) HTML5
4 55 (47.41%) CSS3
5 48 (41.38%) jQuery
6 26 (22.41%) AngularJS
7 25 (21.55%) Ajax
8 19 (16.38%) XML
9 18 (15.52%) Sass
10 12 (10.34%) .NET
11 11 (9.48%) LESS
12 10 (8.62%) Web Services
12 10 (8.62%) XSLT
13 9 (7.76%) Node.js
14 8 (6.90%) JSON
14 8 (6.90%) XHTML
15 7 (6.03%) D3.js
15 7 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (5.17%) Handlebars
16 6 (5.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) User Experience
2 4 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.59%) NHS
3 3 (2.59%) Online Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.59%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) SCORM
5 1 (0.86%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (86.21%) Front End Development
2 44 (37.93%) Web Development
3 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.55%) Web Design
5 23 (19.83%) MVC
6 19 (16.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
8 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.07%) Unit Testing
9 13 (11.21%) Wireframes
10 12 (10.34%) TDD
11 10 (8.62%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 9 (7.76%) SEO
13 7 (6.03%) OO
14 5 (4.31%) BDD
14 5 (4.31%) OOP
15 4 (3.45%) CRM
15 4 (3.45%) ERP
15 4 (3.45%) Prototyping
16 3 (2.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 108 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (18.97%) Java
3 18 (15.52%) PHP
4 9 (7.76%) C#
5 8 (6.90%) XPath
6 3 (2.59%) SQL
7 1 (0.86%) C
7 1 (0.86%) C++
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.31%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.59%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.86%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (6.03%) Adobe
2 4 (3.45%) IBM
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle
3 3 (2.59%) Perforce
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.86%) Capita
5 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.86%) Sybase
5 1 (0.86%) TIBCO