The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading 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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 50 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 13 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.86% 0.59% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.63% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £331 £359 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £338 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £388 £350
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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
652 956 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.14% 94.00% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 562 472
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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 Reading region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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 Reading region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 41 (97.62%) HTML
1 41 (97.62%) Front End Development
2 39 (92.86%) CSS
3 34 (80.95%) JavaScript
4 23 (54.76%) AngularJS
5 20 (47.62%) HTML5
6 15 (35.71%) CSS3
7 14 (33.33%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.67%) Sass
10 6 (14.29%) LESS
10 6 (14.29%) Jasmine
10 6 (14.29%) Backbone.js
10 6 (14.29%) User Experience
11 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (11.90%) Underscore.js
11 5 (11.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 5 (11.90%) RequireJS
11 5 (11.90%) Ajax
11 5 (11.90%) Open Source
12 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
12 4 (9.52%) WordPress
12 4 (9.52%) Web Development
12 4 (9.52%) gulp
12 4 (9.52%) Wireframes
12 4 (9.52%) Browserify
12 4 (9.52%) webpack
13 3 (7.14%) React
13 3 (7.14%) Node.js
13 3 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Development

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (9.52%) WordPress
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) gulp
2 4 (9.52%) webpack
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.76%) Grunt
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Bower
4 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) Mocha
4 1 (2.38%) Protractor
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.38%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) HTML
2 39 (92.86%) CSS
3 23 (54.76%) AngularJS
4 20 (47.62%) HTML5
5 15 (35.71%) CSS3
6 14 (33.33%) jQuery
7 7 (16.67%) Sass
8 6 (14.29%) Backbone.js
8 6 (14.29%) LESS
9 5 (11.90%) Ajax
9 5 (11.90%) RequireJS
9 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (11.90%) Underscore.js
10 4 (9.52%) Browserify
11 3 (7.14%) Node.js
11 3 (7.14%) React
12 2 (4.76%) Ember.js
12 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
13 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Front End Development
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 5 (11.90%) Open Source
4 4 (9.52%) Web Development
4 4 (9.52%) Wireframes
5 3 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Development
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 2 (4.76%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) OOD
7 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.38%) SOA
7 1 (2.38%) UML
7 1 (2.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) ECMAScript
2 2 (4.76%) ES6
2 2 (4.76%) PHP
2 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Scala
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Red Hat