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 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 144 170 139
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 117 103 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 1.08% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.14% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 70 65
Median daily rate £344 £363 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
8311 9058 8685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.86% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 5335 4693
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 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £40.15 £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 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 30 July 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 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
(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 +6 28 £433 +17.68% 3
Surrey -6 19 £400 +3.22% 9
East Sussex +17 16 £300 -25.00% 6
Hampshire +11 15 £250 -25.92% 14
Berkshire -21 14 £375 +7.14% 6
Kent +10 6 £425 +102.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £245 -21.60% 4
Oxfordshire -7 5 £300 -25.00% 6
Middlesex -4 2 £431 +7.81%
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 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 South East region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 222 (87.06%) HTML
2 219 (85.88%) CSS
3 218 (85.49%) Front End Development
4 200 (78.43%) JavaScript
5 144 (56.47%) HTML5
6 135 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (51.76%) CSS3
8 106 (41.57%) AngularJS
9 94 (36.86%) jQuery
10 91 (35.69%) Web Development
11 71 (27.84%) User Experience
12 58 (22.75%) Git (software)
13 56 (21.96%) Responsive Web Design
13 56 (21.96%) Ajax
14 53 (20.78%) Sass
15 51 (20.00%) Web Design
16 45 (17.65%) Node.js
17 43 (16.86%) Scrum
17 43 (16.86%) .NET
17 43 (16.86%) Java
18 41 (16.08%) MVC
18 41 (16.08%) JSON
19 39 (15.29%) TDD
20 37 (14.51%) Subversion
20 37 (14.51%) HTTP
21 36 (14.12%) REST
22 35 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 33 (12.94%) Python
23 33 (12.94%) Ruby
24 31 (12.16%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (3.53%) CMS
2 6 (2.35%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.96%) WordPress
4 2 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 15 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (4.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (3.92%) InDesign
5 2 (0.78%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.35%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.14%) MySQL
1 8 (3.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (22.75%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.51%) Subversion
3 30 (11.76%) Selenium
4 29 (11.37%) Grunt
4 29 (11.37%) Jenkins
4 29 (11.37%) JUnit
5 15 (5.88%) gulp
6 14 (5.49%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.18%) Bower
9 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.18%) Mocha
10 2 (0.78%) Capybara
10 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.78%) JIRA
11 1 (0.39%) JSUnit
11 1 (0.39%) Maven
11 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (5.10%) Finance
2 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.57%) Banking
3 4 (1.57%) Marketing
4 3 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (87.06%) HTML
2 219 (85.88%) CSS
3 144 (56.47%) HTML5
4 132 (51.76%) CSS3
5 106 (41.57%) AngularJS
6 94 (36.86%) jQuery
7 56 (21.96%) Ajax
8 53 (20.78%) Sass
9 45 (17.65%) Node.js
10 43 (16.86%) .NET
11 41 (16.08%) JSON
12 36 (14.12%) REST
13 35 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (11.76%) LESS
15 27 (10.59%) React
16 25 (9.80%) Django
17 24 (9.41%) ASP.NET
18 22 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (8.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (27.84%) User Experience
2 6 (2.35%) Visualisation
3 4 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.18%) Animation
5 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.49%) Linux
2 8 (3.14%) Mac OS X
2 8 (3.14%) Unix
3 6 (2.35%) Android
4 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.18%) Windows
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (85.49%) Front End Development
2 135 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (35.69%) Web Development
4 56 (21.96%) Responsive Web Design
5 51 (20.00%) Web Design
6 43 (16.86%) Scrum
7 41 (16.08%) MVC
8 39 (15.29%) TDD
9 31 (12.16%) Automated Testing
9 31 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (11.76%) Open Source
11 26 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (9.80%) Mentoring
13 24 (9.41%) Line Management
14 20 (7.84%) OO
15 19 (7.45%) E-Commerce
16 16 (6.27%) Wireframes
17 15 (5.88%) Software Engineering
18 12 (4.71%) Waterfall
19 10 (3.92%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 200 (78.43%) JavaScript
2 43 (16.86%) Java
3 33 (12.94%) Python
3 33 (12.94%) Ruby
4 29 (11.37%) Scala
5 27 (10.59%) C#
6 18 (7.06%) PHP
7 14 (5.49%) SQL
8 7 (2.75%) ES6
9 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (3.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.96%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (7.45%) Adobe
1 19 (7.45%) Google
2 5 (1.96%) hybris
3 3 (1.18%) Twitter
4 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.39%) ATG
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle
5 1 (0.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.39%) Sencha
5 1 (0.39%) VMware
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