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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 99 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 159 146 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 1.54% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.63% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 81 81
Median daily rate £375 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -
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 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
7236 8968 9299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.51% 94.78% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 5185 5090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 513 513
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 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
Berkshire +25 60 £375 -6.25% 10
Buckinghamshire +18 21 £300 -20.00% 4
Hampshire +15 17 £413 +26.92% 10
Oxfordshire +8 17 £375 +15.38% 4
Surrey +20 12 £450 +21.62% 6
West Sussex +11 12 £410 +13.49% 2
East Sussex -8 11 £320 +3.22% 8
Middlesex -4 3 - -
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Kent 0 2 £425 +21.42% 2
Sussex +1 1 - -
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 9 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 South East region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 265 (86.32%) CSS
2 264 (85.99%) Front End Development
3 260 (84.69%) HTML
4 257 (83.71%) JavaScript
5 161 (52.44%) HTML5
6 158 (51.47%) AngularJS
7 154 (50.16%) CSS3
8 113 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (33.55%) jQuery
10 74 (24.10%) Web Development
10 74 (24.10%) Sass
11 68 (22.15%) Node.js
12 64 (20.85%) User Experience
13 55 (17.92%) Git (software)
14 52 (16.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 51 (16.61%) .NET
16 46 (14.98%) TDD
17 44 (14.33%) LESS
18 41 (13.36%) Responsive Web Design
19 39 (12.70%) React
20 37 (12.05%) MVC
21 34 (11.07%) Java
22 31 (10.10%) C#
23 30 (9.77%) Grunt
24 29 (9.45%) RESTful
24 29 (9.45%) Scrum
24 29 (9.45%) Web Design
25 27 (8.79%) Ajax
26 26 (8.47%) Photoshop
26 26 (8.47%) OO

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 19 (6.19%) CMS
2 14 (4.56%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.93%) Confluence
4 7 (2.28%) WordPress
5 6 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.30%) nginx
8 3 (0.98%) JBoss
8 3 (0.98%) Mule
8 3 (0.98%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.65%) Apache
9 2 (0.65%) Drupal
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.33%) Jetty
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (8.47%) Photoshop
2 18 (5.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (4.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (3.26%) InDesign
5 3 (0.98%) GIMP
6 2 (0.65%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.28%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.30%) SaaS
5 3 (0.98%) GitHub
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.28%) HTTP
2 4 (1.30%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.98%) Network Security
4 2 (0.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.54%) MySQL
2 16 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.33%) Redis
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.77%) Grunt
3 19 (6.19%) gulp
4 18 (5.86%) Jenkins
5 16 (5.21%) Bower
5 16 (5.21%) Subversion
6 13 (4.23%) Jasmine
7 11 (3.58%) Gatling
8 10 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.93%) JIRA
9 9 (2.93%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.61%) Selenium
11 7 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.95%) NuGet
13 4 (1.30%) webpack
14 3 (0.98%) Bundler
14 3 (0.98%) Capybara
14 3 (0.98%) Firebug
14 3 (0.98%) Gerrit
14 3 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (5.21%) Finance
2 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.95%) Marketing
4 4 (1.30%) Back Office
4 4 (1.30%) Legal
4 4 (1.30%) Publishing
5 3 (0.98%) Advertising
5 3 (0.98%) Games
5 3 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (86.32%) CSS
2 260 (84.69%) HTML
3 161 (52.44%) HTML5
4 158 (51.47%) AngularJS
5 154 (50.16%) CSS3
6 103 (33.55%) jQuery
7 74 (24.10%) Sass
8 68 (22.15%) Node.js
9 52 (16.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 51 (16.61%) .NET
11 44 (14.33%) LESS
12 39 (12.70%) React
13 29 (9.45%) RESTful
14 27 (8.79%) Ajax
15 24 (7.82%) Web Services
16 21 (6.84%) Backbone.js
17 20 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (6.19%) KnockoutJS
19 17 (5.54%) ASP.NET
20 16 (5.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.85%) User Experience
2 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.63%) Visualisation
3 4 (1.30%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
4 3 (0.98%) Digital Media
4 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.65%) Animation
5 2 (0.65%) W3C
6 1 (0.33%) iPad
6 1 (0.33%) Physics
6 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.91%) Linux
2 6 (1.95%) Android
2 6 (1.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.95%) Mac OS X
2 6 (1.95%) Unix
3 2 (0.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) CentOS
4 1 (0.33%) VMS
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (85.99%) Front End Development
2 113 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (24.10%) Web Development
4 46 (14.98%) TDD
5 41 (13.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 37 (12.05%) MVC
7 29 (9.45%) Scrum
7 29 (9.45%) Web Design
8 26 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (8.47%) OO
9 22 (7.17%) E-Commerce
10 21 (6.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 20 (6.51%) Kanban
12 19 (6.19%) Open Source
13 14 (4.56%) User Stories
14 12 (3.91%) BDD
14 12 (3.91%) OOP
15 11 (3.58%) Information Architecture
15 11 (3.58%) Pair Programming
15 11 (3.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 257 (83.71%) JavaScript
2 34 (11.07%) Java
3 31 (10.10%) C#
4 24 (7.82%) PHP
5 7 (2.28%) SQL
6 5 (1.63%) Ruby
7 4 (1.30%) C++
7 4 (1.30%) Python
7 4 (1.30%) XPath
8 3 (0.98%) ES6
8 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.65%) C
9 2 (0.65%) ECMAScript
9 2 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 12 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.93%) Degree
3 8 (2.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.65%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (3.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (6.19%) Adobe
2 15 (4.89%) Oracle
3 7 (2.28%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.95%) hybris
5 5 (1.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.33%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) IBM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP
6 1 (0.33%) Twitter
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