The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 149 166 165
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 138 104 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.43% 1.03% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.09% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 67 54
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-71.79% +44.44%
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
9196 9522 8760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.31% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5593 5223 4823
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 460 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +5 28 £423 +30.00% 1
Surrey -3 24 £325 -5.79% 8
Hampshire +4 15 £283 -15.67% 10
Kent - 14 £338 - 1
East Sussex +11 13 £333 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 13 £113 -57.14% 5
Berkshire -31 13 £400 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 12 £256 +2.50% 6
Middlesex 0 3 £400 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 252 (91.64%) HTML
2 243 (88.36%) CSS
3 233 (84.73%) JavaScript
3 233 (84.73%) Front End Development
4 151 (54.91%) HTML5
5 132 (48.00%) AngularJS
6 130 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (45.82%) CSS3
8 118 (42.91%) jQuery
9 95 (34.55%) Web Development
10 80 (29.09%) User Experience
11 65 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 63 (22.91%) Java
13 62 (22.55%) Sass
14 59 (21.45%) Git (software)
15 54 (19.64%) Responsive Web Design
16 46 (16.73%) Scrum
17 44 (16.00%) Ajax
18 43 (15.64%) Node.js
19 41 (14.91%) Backbone.js
19 41 (14.91%) Grunt
19 41 (14.91%) MVC
20 40 (14.55%) TDD
21 39 (14.18%) React
22 38 (13.82%) .NET
23 36 (13.09%) LESS
24 34 (12.36%) Web Design
25 32 (11.64%) JSON
26 30 (10.91%) C#
26 30 (10.91%) PHP

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (15.64%) Node.js
2 14 (5.09%) CMS
3 10 (3.64%) WordPress
4 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.45%) Drupal
6 3 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.09%) Apache
6 3 (1.09%) Confluence
6 3 (1.09%) IIS
6 3 (1.09%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.73%) concrete5
7 2 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 16 (5.82%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.82%) GIMP
5 2 (0.73%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.73%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.73%) MS Office
5 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) BigMachines
1 5 (1.82%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.09%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.18%) SaaS
2 5 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.73%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.45%) HTTP
2 2 (0.73%) DNS
2 2 (0.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) CHAP
3 1 (0.36%) LDAP
3 1 (0.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.18%) MySQL
2 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.36%) DB2
4 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (21.45%) Git (software)
2 41 (14.91%) Grunt
3 30 (10.91%) gulp
4 28 (10.18%) Subversion
5 24 (8.73%) Selenium
6 23 (8.36%) Jenkins
7 22 (8.00%) JUnit
8 16 (5.82%) Jasmine
9 12 (4.36%) webpack
10 6 (2.18%) JIRA
10 6 (2.18%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (2.18%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.82%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.45%) Ant
12 4 (1.45%) Mocha
13 3 (1.09%) QUnit
14 2 (0.73%) Maven
15 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 21 (7.64%) Finance
2 11 (4.00%) Marketing
3 9 (3.27%) Banking
4 8 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.73%) Electronics
5 2 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (91.64%) HTML
2 243 (88.36%) CSS
3 151 (54.91%) HTML5
4 132 (48.00%) AngularJS
5 126 (45.82%) CSS3
6 118 (42.91%) jQuery
7 65 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 62 (22.55%) Sass
9 44 (16.00%) Ajax
10 41 (14.91%) Backbone.js
11 39 (14.18%) React
12 38 (13.82%) .NET
13 36 (13.09%) LESS
14 32 (11.64%) JSON
15 28 (10.18%) REST
16 22 (8.00%) ASP.NET
16 22 (8.00%) Django
17 21 (7.64%) Spring
18 20 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (6.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 80 (29.09%) User Experience
2 12 (4.36%) Animation
3 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.18%) Motion Graphics
5 5 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.73%) Smart Energy
6 2 (0.73%) W3C
7 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.36%) iPad
7 1 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.27%) Android
2 8 (2.91%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.91%) Linux
3 2 (0.73%) CentOS
3 2 (0.73%) Windows
4 1 (0.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (84.73%) Front End Development
2 130 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (34.55%) Web Development
4 54 (19.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 46 (16.73%) Scrum
6 41 (14.91%) MVC
7 40 (14.55%) TDD
8 34 (12.36%) Web Design
9 29 (10.55%) E-Commerce
10 28 (10.18%) OO
11 23 (8.36%) Automated Testing
11 23 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (7.27%) Mentoring
12 20 (7.27%) Open Source
13 19 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (6.91%) Software Engineering
14 17 (6.18%) Line Management
15 15 (5.45%) CRM
16 14 (5.09%) Waterfall
17 12 (4.36%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 233 (84.73%) JavaScript
2 63 (22.91%) Java
3 30 (10.91%) C#
3 30 (10.91%) PHP
4 28 (10.18%) Python
5 27 (9.82%) Ruby
6 22 (8.00%) Scala
7 17 (6.18%) SQL
8 16 (5.82%) TypeScript
9 13 (4.73%) CoffeeScript
10 9 (3.27%) ES6
11 5 (1.82%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.09%) VB
13 2 (0.73%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.73%) C++
13 2 (0.73%) Groovy
13 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) WCAG
2 2 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (9.09%) Adobe
2 16 (5.82%) Google
3 6 (2.18%) Oracle
4 5 (1.82%) IBM
4 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.82%) Siebel
4 5 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.82%) Twitter
5 4 (1.45%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.09%) Zend
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.36%) hybris
8 1 (0.36%) Sencha
8 1 (0.36%) VMware
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