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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / South East
Rank 110 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 140 135 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.96% 1.62% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.72% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 89
Median daily rate £395 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.49% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £95.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%

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
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +30 49 £400 +6.66% 11
East Sussex +2 20 £388 +12.31% 4
Surrey +24 17 £450 +24.13% 12
Hampshire +14 16 £375 +13.63% 10
Buckinghamshire -18 14 £333 +10.83% 3
Oxfordshire +5 13 £275 -15.38% 3
West Sussex +9 8 £450 - 2
Kent -6 1 - - 6
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 22 January 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 South East region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 255 (86.15%) CSS
2 254 (85.81%) Front End Development
3 251 (84.80%) HTML
4 245 (82.77%) JavaScript
5 157 (53.04%) AngularJS
6 145 (48.99%) HTML5
7 137 (46.28%) CSS3
8 99 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (29.73%) jQuery
10 75 (25.34%) Web Development
11 71 (23.99%) Sass
12 59 (19.93%) Node.js
13 55 (18.58%) Git (software)
14 53 (17.91%) User Experience
15 48 (16.22%) React
16 47 (15.88%) .NET
17 46 (15.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 36 (12.16%) TDD
18 36 (12.16%) LESS
19 34 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
19 34 (11.49%) C#
19 34 (11.49%) PHP
20 33 (11.15%) Java
21 31 (10.47%) MVC
21 31 (10.47%) RESTful
22 29 (9.80%) OO
23 27 (9.12%) Scrum
24 26 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
25 25 (8.45%) E-Commerce
26 24 (8.11%) MySQL

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 17 (5.74%) CMS
2 9 (3.04%) Confluence
3 8 (2.70%) Umbraco
3 8 (2.70%) WordPress
4 6 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.35%) nginx
7 3 (1.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.01%) JBoss
7 3 (1.01%) Mule
7 3 (1.01%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.68%) Drupal
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) Jetty
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.73%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.01%) GIMP
5 2 (0.68%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.36%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) LDAP
2 4 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.11%) MySQL
2 16 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Redis
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.77%) Grunt
3 18 (6.08%) Bower
3 18 (6.08%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.74%) gulp
5 15 (5.07%) Subversion
6 12 (4.05%) Jasmine
7 11 (3.72%) Gatling
7 11 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.04%) JIRA
9 7 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (2.03%) NuGet
10 6 (2.03%) Selenium
10 6 (2.03%) webpack
11 4 (1.35%) CircleCI
12 3 (1.01%) Bundler
12 3 (1.01%) Firebug
12 3 (1.01%) Gerrit
12 3 (1.01%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (7.77%) Finance
2 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.69%) Marketing
4 4 (1.35%) Advertising
4 4 (1.35%) Back Office
4 4 (1.35%) Games
4 4 (1.35%) Legal
4 4 (1.35%) Publishing
5 3 (1.01%) Retail
6 2 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (86.15%) CSS
2 251 (84.80%) HTML
3 157 (53.04%) AngularJS
4 145 (48.99%) HTML5
5 137 (46.28%) CSS3
6 88 (29.73%) jQuery
7 71 (23.99%) Sass
8 59 (19.93%) Node.js
9 48 (16.22%) React
10 47 (15.88%) .NET
11 46 (15.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (12.16%) LESS
13 31 (10.47%) RESTful
14 23 (7.77%) Web Services
15 19 (6.42%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (6.08%) Ajax
16 18 (6.08%) Backbone.js
17 17 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (5.41%) Ember.js
19 15 (5.07%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.91%) User Experience
2 5 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.01%) W3C
5 2 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.68%) Animation
5 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.34%) Physics
6 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.72%) Linux
2 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.68%) Unix
3 1 (0.34%) Android
3 1 (0.34%) CentOS
3 1 (0.34%) Windows
3 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (85.81%) Front End Development
2 99 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (25.34%) Web Development
4 36 (12.16%) TDD
5 34 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
6 31 (10.47%) MVC
7 29 (9.80%) OO
8 27 (9.12%) Scrum
9 26 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (8.45%) E-Commerce
11 22 (7.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 20 (6.76%) Kanban
13 18 (6.08%) Open Source
14 13 (4.39%) User Stories
14 13 (4.39%) Web Design
15 11 (3.72%) OOP
15 11 (3.72%) Pair Programming
15 11 (3.72%) Performance Testing
15 11 (3.72%) Software Engineering
16 10 (3.38%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 245 (82.77%) JavaScript
2 34 (11.49%) C#
2 34 (11.49%) PHP
3 33 (11.15%) Java
4 10 (3.38%) SQL
5 6 (2.03%) Python
6 5 (1.69%) ES6
6 5 (1.69%) XPath
7 4 (1.35%) Ruby
8 3 (1.01%) C++
8 3 (1.01%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.68%) C
9 2 (0.68%) ECMAScript
9 2 (0.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.34%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 9 (3.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.36%) Degree
3 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.35%) WCAG
2 3 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (4.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.34%) Opsview
Vendors
1 17 (5.74%) Oracle
2 9 (3.04%) Adobe
3 7 (2.36%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.68%) hybris
6 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.34%) Google
6 1 (0.34%) IBM
6 1 (0.34%) Twitter
6 1 (0.34%) Zend
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