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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 108 143 122
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 165 138 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.97% 1.39% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.47% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 102 72
Median daily rate £350 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+109.09% -24.13%
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
7839 9408 8773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.76% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 5661 4851
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 441 462
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -6 41 £350 +3.70% 9
West Sussex -1 25 £350 -4.76% 3
Surrey +14 22 £360 -8.57% 11
Hampshire +9 18 £319 +13.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 14 £300 +4.34% 7
Kent +17 13 £331 +22.68% 2
East Sussex +7 11 £300 -6.25% 1
Oxfordshire -14 9 £388 -3.12% 4
Middlesex +4 8 £425 +37.09% 1
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 253 (89.72%) Front End Development
2 234 (82.98%) HTML
3 233 (82.62%) CSS
4 214 (75.89%) JavaScript
5 146 (51.77%) HTML5
6 144 (51.06%) CSS3
7 127 (45.04%) AngularJS
8 125 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (30.85%) jQuery
10 71 (25.18%) Web Development
11 65 (23.05%) User Experience
12 60 (21.28%) Node.js
13 57 (20.21%) Git (software)
14 56 (19.86%) Sass
15 53 (18.79%) .NET
16 49 (17.38%) Responsive Web Design
17 46 (16.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 46 (16.31%) TDD
18 42 (14.89%) Web Design
18 42 (14.89%) Ajax
19 39 (13.83%) Java
20 38 (13.48%) Scrum
21 36 (12.77%) LESS
22 34 (12.06%) MVC
23 33 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
24 31 (10.99%) RESTful
24 31 (10.99%) Open Source
24 31 (10.99%) JSON
24 31 (10.99%) React
25 30 (10.64%) C#

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 16 (5.67%) CMS
2 12 (4.26%) Umbraco
3 10 (3.55%) WordPress
4 7 (2.48%) Confluence
5 6 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.42%) nginx
8 3 (1.06%) JBoss
9 2 (0.71%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) Drupal
10 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) Jetty
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (7.09%) Photoshop
2 17 (6.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (3.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (3.55%) InDesign
5 2 (0.71%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (2.13%) SaaS
3 3 (1.06%) GitHub
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.22%) HTTP
2 3 (1.06%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) FTP
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.19%) MySQL
3 8 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (20.21%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.28%) Grunt
3 28 (9.93%) Jenkins
3 28 (9.93%) Subversion
4 21 (7.45%) Selenium
5 18 (6.38%) JUnit
6 15 (5.32%) gulp
7 11 (3.90%) Bower
7 11 (3.90%) Jasmine
8 10 (3.55%) Gatling
8 10 (3.55%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.48%) JIRA
9 7 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.06%) Bundler
11 3 (1.06%) Capybara
11 3 (1.06%) Firebug
11 3 (1.06%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.06%) NuGet
12 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (3.19%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.13%) Finance
2 6 (2.13%) Marketing
3 4 (1.42%) Retail
4 1 (0.35%) Banking
4 1 (0.35%) Electronics
4 1 (0.35%) Legal
4 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (82.98%) HTML
2 233 (82.62%) CSS
3 146 (51.77%) HTML5
4 144 (51.06%) CSS3
5 127 (45.04%) AngularJS
6 87 (30.85%) jQuery
7 60 (21.28%) Node.js
8 56 (19.86%) Sass
9 53 (18.79%) .NET
10 46 (16.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (14.89%) Ajax
12 36 (12.77%) LESS
13 31 (10.99%) JSON
13 31 (10.99%) React
13 31 (10.99%) RESTful
14 27 (9.57%) REST
15 23 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (7.45%) ASP.NET
17 20 (7.09%) .NET Framework
18 19 (6.74%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.05%) User Experience
2 6 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 5 (1.77%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.71%) iPad
5 2 (0.71%) Social Media
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.96%) Linux
2 8 (2.84%) Mac OS X
2 8 (2.84%) Unix
3 7 (2.48%) Android
4 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.71%) Windows
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
6 1 (0.35%) VMS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (89.72%) Front End Development
2 125 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (25.18%) Web Development
4 49 (17.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 46 (16.31%) TDD
6 42 (14.89%) Web Design
7 38 (13.48%) Scrum
8 34 (12.06%) MVC
9 33 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (10.99%) Open Source
11 22 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (7.09%) Automated Testing
13 19 (6.74%) OO
14 17 (6.03%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.03%) Mentoring
15 16 (5.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 16 (5.67%) Line Management
16 14 (4.96%) Kanban
17 13 (4.61%) User Stories
18 12 (4.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 214 (75.89%) JavaScript
2 39 (13.83%) Java
3 30 (10.64%) C#
4 23 (8.16%) PHP
4 23 (8.16%) Python
5 22 (7.80%) Ruby
6 19 (6.74%) Scala
7 5 (1.77%) SQL
8 3 (1.06%) C++
9 2 (0.71%) ES6
9 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (3.55%) SC Cleared
1 10 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Ansible
1 3 (1.06%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (6.74%) Adobe
2 13 (4.61%) Oracle
3 9 (3.19%) Google
4 7 (2.48%) hybris
5 6 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.35%) ATG
7 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.35%) IBM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) Sencha
7 1 (0.35%) Twitter
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