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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 123 104 75
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 32 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.33% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.40% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 32
Median daily rate £344 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £242 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
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
3460 3641 2887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 94.92% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2134 1557
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 £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 189 202
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 -26 14 £338 +3.84% 22
Cheshire +2 13 £325 -4.41% 6
Merseyside -3 1 - - 4
Lancashire -9 1 £325 +40.54% 4
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 100 (94.34%) HTML
2 99 (93.40%) JavaScript
2 99 (93.40%) CSS
3 95 (89.62%) Front End Development
4 56 (52.83%) HTML5
5 47 (44.34%) CSS3
6 41 (38.68%) jQuery
7 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (31.13%) Web Development
9 29 (27.36%) AngularJS
10 23 (21.70%) Java
11 20 (18.87%) PHP
12 19 (17.92%) MVC
13 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
13 17 (16.04%) Web Design
14 16 (15.09%) TDD
14 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
14 16 (15.09%) User Experience
15 15 (14.15%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (14.15%) Finance
16 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
16 12 (11.32%) Ajax
17 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (10.38%) Sass
18 10 (9.43%) Node.js
18 10 (9.43%) JIRA
18 10 (9.43%) .NET
19 9 (8.49%) Photoshop
19 9 (8.49%) XML
20 8 (7.55%) React

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 5 (4.72%) CMS
1 5 (4.72%) WordPress
2 3 (2.83%) ExpressionEngine
2 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.89%) Drupal
3 2 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) JBoss
4 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Network Security
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
3 3 (2.83%) HTTP
4 2 (1.89%) Intranet
5 1 (0.94%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.77%) MySQL
2 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.43%) JIRA
3 7 (6.60%) Grunt
4 4 (3.77%) gulp
5 2 (1.89%) Checkstyle
5 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.89%) FindBugs
5 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.89%) Maven
5 2 (1.89%) Mockito
5 2 (1.89%) Selenium
5 2 (1.89%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.94%) JUnit
6 1 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.94%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Games
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) Publishing
4 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (94.34%) HTML
2 99 (93.40%) CSS
3 56 (52.83%) HTML5
4 47 (44.34%) CSS3
5 41 (38.68%) jQuery
6 29 (27.36%) AngularJS
7 12 (11.32%) Ajax
8 11 (10.38%) Sass
9 10 (9.43%) .NET
9 10 (9.43%) Node.js
10 9 (8.49%) XML
11 8 (7.55%) React
12 7 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (6.60%) Web Services
13 6 (5.66%) D3.js
13 6 (5.66%) JSON
14 5 (4.72%) Handlebars
14 5 (4.72%) Mustache
14 5 (4.72%) Spring
14 5 (4.72%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) User Experience
2 6 (5.66%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.83%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.94%) FMCG
5 1 (0.94%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.94%) Linux
1 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (89.62%) Front End Development
2 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.13%) Web Development
4 19 (17.92%) MVC
5 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
5 17 (16.04%) Web Design
6 16 (15.09%) TDD
7 15 (14.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.55%) OO
11 6 (5.66%) CRM
11 6 (5.66%) ERP
12 5 (4.72%) OOP
12 5 (4.72%) Wireframes
13 4 (3.77%) BDD
14 3 (2.83%) Data Protection
14 3 (2.83%) Mobile Development
14 3 (2.83%) Web Application Development
15 2 (1.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (93.40%) JavaScript
2 23 (21.70%) Java
3 20 (18.87%) PHP
4 8 (7.55%) C#
5 3 (2.83%) Ruby
5 3 (2.83%) SQL
6 1 (0.94%) C
6 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Adobe
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle
3 3 (2.83%) IBM
4 2 (1.89%) Perforce
5 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.94%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) Sybase
5 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
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