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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 118 121 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 39 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 0.95% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.02% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 36
Median daily rate £363 £344 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £264 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+187.50% -38.46%
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
3009 3936 3091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1974 2361 1816
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 192 177
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -7 18 £288 -16.36% 22
Cheshire +27 17 £388 +26.01% 5
Merseyside +2 2 £250 -33.33% 1
Lancashire -4 1 - - 5
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 4 December 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 76 (97.44%) JavaScript
2 71 (91.03%) CSS
3 70 (89.74%) HTML
4 67 (85.90%) Front End Development
5 44 (56.41%) HTML5
5 44 (56.41%) AngularJS
6 35 (44.87%) CSS3
7 34 (43.59%) jQuery
8 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (26.92%) TDD
9 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
10 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
11 18 (23.08%) Web Development
11 18 (23.08%) gulp
12 16 (20.51%) Grunt
13 15 (19.23%) Java
13 15 (19.23%) User Experience
14 14 (17.95%) PHP
14 14 (17.95%) Sass
15 13 (16.67%) MySQL
16 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (15.38%) React
17 10 (12.82%) Apple iOS
18 9 (11.54%) Games
19 7 (8.97%) Ajax
19 7 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
20 6 (7.69%) Node.js
20 6 (7.69%) OO
20 6 (7.69%) Photoshop
21 5 (6.41%) .NET

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 4 (5.13%) WordPress
2 3 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) Jetty
4 1 (1.28%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) Big Data
2 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.08%) gulp
3 16 (20.51%) Grunt
4 3 (3.85%) Babel
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.56%) Protractor
5 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.54%) Games
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (91.03%) CSS
2 70 (89.74%) HTML
3 44 (56.41%) AngularJS
3 44 (56.41%) HTML5
4 35 (44.87%) CSS3
5 34 (43.59%) jQuery
6 14 (17.95%) Sass
7 12 (15.38%) React
7 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (8.97%) Ajax
9 6 (7.69%) Node.js
10 5 (6.41%) .NET
10 5 (6.41%) RESTful
10 5 (6.41%) Web Services
10 5 (6.41%) XML
11 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.13%) Flash
11 4 (5.13%) JSON
11 4 (5.13%) LESS
11 4 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) User Experience
2 4 (5.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.28%) Fintech
3 1 (1.28%) iPad
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.28%) W3C
3 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (85.90%) Front End Development
2 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 21 (26.92%) TDD
4 18 (23.08%) Web Development
5 7 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (7.69%) OO
7 5 (6.41%) CRM
7 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.41%) Wireframes
8 4 (5.13%) ERP
8 4 (5.13%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.13%) Web Design
9 3 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 2 (2.56%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.56%) BDD
10 2 (2.56%) MVC
10 2 (2.56%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (2.56%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.28%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 76 (97.44%) JavaScript
2 15 (19.23%) Java
3 14 (17.95%) PHP
4 5 (6.41%) C#
5 3 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 3 (3.85%) Python
5 3 (3.85%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) SQL
6 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (1.28%) Perforce
2 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £125 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago