The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 152 172 160
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 122 93 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 1.00% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.05% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 49
Median daily rate £319 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8696 8842 8553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.09% 94.62% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 4908 4697
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 439 469
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £42.50 £47.50
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 South East

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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 South East region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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 South East region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
West Sussex 0 34 £425 +11.47%
Surrey +1 25 £350 - 5
Hampshire +9 17 £250 -25.37% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 12 £238 -13.63% 3
East Sussex +10 9 £340 - 3
Oxfordshire +3 9 £113 -59.09% 3
Berkshire -38 7 £400 +25.00% 12
Kent -14 6 £338 +60.71% 6
Middlesex - 2 - -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

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 South East region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 235 (90.73%) HTML
2 229 (88.42%) CSS
3 220 (84.94%) Front End Development
4 207 (79.92%) JavaScript
5 145 (55.98%) HTML5
6 127 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (47.49%) CSS3
8 120 (46.33%) AngularJS
9 102 (39.38%) jQuery
10 96 (37.07%) Web Development
11 77 (29.73%) User Experience
12 63 (24.32%) Java
13 59 (22.78%) Git (software)
14 55 (21.24%) Responsive Web Design
15 52 (20.08%) Ajax
15 52 (20.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 51 (19.69%) Sass
17 46 (17.76%) Scrum
18 41 (15.83%) MVC
19 40 (15.44%) .NET
19 40 (15.44%) JSON
20 39 (15.06%) Node.js
20 39 (15.06%) Web Design
21 38 (14.67%) TDD
22 36 (13.90%) Subversion
22 36 (13.90%) REST
23 35 (13.51%) Ruby
23 35 (13.51%) Python
23 35 (13.51%) HTTP
24 33 (12.74%) React

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 39 (15.06%) Node.js
2 12 (4.63%) CMS
3 9 (3.47%) WordPress
4 5 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.16%) Apache
5 3 (1.16%) Confluence
5 3 (1.16%) Drupal
5 3 (1.16%) IIS
5 3 (1.16%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.77%) concrete5
6 2 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 14 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.93%) GIMP
5 2 (0.77%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.77%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.77%) MS Office
5 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) BigMachines
1 3 (1.16%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) SaaS
2 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.77%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.51%) HTTP
2 2 (0.77%) DNS
2 2 (0.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) CHAP
3 1 (0.39%) LDAP
3 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.70%) MySQL
2 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) DB2
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.90%) Subversion
3 32 (12.36%) Grunt
4 30 (11.58%) Jenkins
4 30 (11.58%) Selenium
5 29 (11.20%) JUnit
6 22 (8.49%) gulp
7 14 (5.41%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.93%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.93%) JIRA
9 5 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.93%) webpack
10 4 (1.54%) Mocha
11 3 (1.16%) Ant
11 3 (1.16%) Bower
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.77%) QUnit
General
1 19 (7.34%) Finance
2 10 (3.86%) Marketing
3 8 (3.09%) Banking
4 7 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.77%) Electronics
5 2 (0.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (90.73%) HTML
2 229 (88.42%) CSS
3 145 (55.98%) HTML5
4 123 (47.49%) CSS3
5 120 (46.33%) AngularJS
6 102 (39.38%) jQuery
7 52 (20.08%) Ajax
7 52 (20.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 51 (19.69%) Sass
9 40 (15.44%) .NET
9 40 (15.44%) JSON
10 36 (13.90%) REST
11 33 (12.74%) React
12 31 (11.97%) Backbone.js
13 28 (10.81%) LESS
14 26 (10.04%) Django
15 24 (9.27%) Spring
16 23 (8.88%) ASP.NET
17 21 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (7.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 77 (29.73%) User Experience
2 7 (2.70%) Animation
3 6 (2.32%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.77%) Smart Energy
5 2 (0.77%) W3C
6 1 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.39%) iPad
6 1 (0.39%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (0.39%) Social Media
6 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.02%) Linux
2 4 (1.54%) Android
3 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.16%) Unix
4 2 (0.77%) CentOS
4 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.77%) Windows
5 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (84.94%) Front End Development
2 127 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (37.07%) Web Development
4 55 (21.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 46 (17.76%) Scrum
6 41 (15.83%) MVC
7 39 (15.06%) Web Design
8 38 (14.67%) TDD
9 30 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (11.20%) Automated Testing
11 27 (10.42%) Open Source
12 25 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (9.27%) E-Commerce
14 23 (8.88%) Line Management
14 23 (8.88%) Mentoring
15 22 (8.49%) OO
16 20 (7.72%) Wireframes
17 19 (7.34%) Software Engineering
18 14 (5.41%) Waterfall
19 12 (4.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 207 (79.92%) JavaScript
2 63 (24.32%) Java
3 35 (13.51%) Python
3 35 (13.51%) Ruby
4 32 (12.36%) C#
5 29 (11.20%) Scala
6 24 (9.27%) PHP
7 18 (6.95%) SQL
8 9 (3.47%) ES6
9 6 (2.32%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (2.32%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.16%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.16%) VB
11 2 (0.77%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.77%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.77%) C++
11 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.39%) Groovy
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.32%) SC Cleared
1 6 (2.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) WCAG
2 2 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (8.49%) Adobe
2 19 (7.34%) Google
3 6 (2.32%) Twitter
4 5 (1.93%) IBM
5 4 (1.54%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.54%) Oracle
5 4 (1.54%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.16%) Siebel
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.77%) Zend
8 1 (0.39%) Sencha
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
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