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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 110 118 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 56 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 1.06% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.12% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 27
Median daily rate £350 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £396 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +43.49%
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
3676 3472 2906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.62% 94.71% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2212 1949 1561
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 203 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.61 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 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
Manchester -1 28 £350 +7.69% 16
Cheshire -5 16 £375 +20.00% 11
Lancashire +11 4 £399 +68.00% 4
Merseyside - 4 £173 - 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 24 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 North West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 109 (97.32%) HTML
2 106 (94.64%) CSS
3 103 (91.96%) JavaScript
4 98 (87.50%) Front End Development
5 60 (53.57%) HTML5
6 54 (48.21%) jQuery
7 49 (43.75%) CSS3
8 43 (38.39%) Web Development
9 35 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (28.57%) Ajax
11 28 (25.00%) MVC
12 26 (23.21%) Web Design
13 24 (21.43%) Java
13 24 (21.43%) XML
14 23 (20.54%) Responsive Web Design
14 23 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (18.75%) User Experience
16 19 (16.96%) AngularJS
16 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
17 15 (13.39%) JIRA
17 15 (13.39%) Finance
18 14 (12.50%) Sass
19 13 (11.61%) Wireframes
19 13 (11.61%) .NET
20 12 (10.71%) JSON
20 12 (10.71%) D3.js
21 11 (9.82%) Mustache
21 11 (9.82%) Handlebars
21 11 (9.82%) Underscore.js

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 9 (8.04%) Node.js
2 5 (4.46%) CMS
3 4 (3.57%) Apache
3 4 (3.57%) JBoss
4 3 (2.68%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.68%) WordPress
5 2 (1.79%) Drupal
5 2 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.68%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) HTTP
1 4 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.39%) JIRA
3 11 (9.82%) Subversion
4 7 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.46%) Maven
5 5 (4.46%) Selenium
6 3 (2.68%) Ant
6 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.68%) Gradle
7 2 (1.79%) Checkstyle
7 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.79%) FindBugs
7 2 (1.79%) Grunt
7 2 (1.79%) gulp
7 2 (1.79%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.79%) Mockito
7 2 (1.79%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Electronics
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Publishing
4 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (97.32%) HTML
2 106 (94.64%) CSS
3 60 (53.57%) HTML5
4 54 (48.21%) jQuery
5 49 (43.75%) CSS3
6 32 (28.57%) Ajax
7 24 (21.43%) XML
8 19 (16.96%) AngularJS
9 14 (12.50%) Sass
10 13 (11.61%) .NET
11 12 (10.71%) D3.js
11 12 (10.71%) JSON
12 11 (9.82%) Handlebars
12 11 (9.82%) Mustache
12 11 (9.82%) Underscore.js
13 10 (8.93%) LESS
13 10 (8.93%) RESTful
13 10 (8.93%) SOAP
13 10 (8.93%) XSLT
14 8 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) User Experience
2 3 (2.68%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.68%) NHS
2 3 (2.68%) Online Banking
2 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.68%) Web 2.0
3 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) e-Learning
3 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.89%) FMCG
4 1 (0.89%) SCORM
4 1 (0.89%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (0.89%) Unix
2 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 43 (38.39%) Web Development
3 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (25.00%) MVC
5 26 (23.21%) Web Design
6 23 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (20.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
8 13 (11.61%) Wireframes
9 11 (9.82%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.93%) TDD
11 9 (8.04%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 8 (7.14%) SEO
13 4 (3.57%) BDD
13 4 (3.57%) OOP
13 4 (3.57%) Scrum
13 4 (3.57%) Software Engineering
14 3 (2.68%) Data Protection
14 3 (2.68%) SOLID
14 3 (2.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (91.96%) JavaScript
2 24 (21.43%) Java
3 11 (9.82%) PHP
4 10 (8.93%) C#
5 8 (7.14%) XPath
6 2 (1.79%) SQL
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) C++
7 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.68%) Degree
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.89%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (5.36%) IBM
2 5 (4.46%) Perforce
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) Adobe
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.89%) Capita
5 1 (0.89%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.89%) Google
5 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.89%) Sybase
5 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
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