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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / South East
Rank 95 118 140
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 146 139 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 1.60% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.69% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 86 76
Median daily rate £395 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £95.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
6992 8201 9076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.56% 94.46% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4073 4985 4859
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 393 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +21 33 £400 +9.58% 13
Surrey +24 26 £425 +17.24% 21
Hampshire +24 24 £344 +4.16% 20
East Sussex +3 19 £413 +27.90% 7
Oxfordshire +1 17 £375 +15.38% 6
Buckinghamshire -14 12 £313 +4.16% 5
West Sussex -2 6 £450 +28.57% 5
Middlesex +5 3 £380 -5.00%
Kent -9 1 £375 +11.11% 4
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 19 February 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.

1 275 (91.06%) CSS
2 265 (87.75%) HTML
3 262 (86.75%) Front End Development
4 260 (86.09%) JavaScript
5 176 (58.28%) AngularJS
6 151 (50.00%) HTML5
7 143 (47.35%) CSS3
8 105 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (31.46%) jQuery
10 75 (24.83%) Web Development
11 73 (24.17%) Sass
12 63 (20.86%) Git (software)
13 60 (19.87%) Node.js
14 58 (19.21%) React
15 54 (17.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 52 (17.22%) User Experience
17 43 (14.24%) Responsive Web Design
18 39 (12.91%) Java
19 35 (11.59%) OO
19 35 (11.59%) PHP
19 35 (11.59%) LESS
20 34 (11.26%) .NET
21 31 (10.26%) Scrum
22 29 (9.60%) Finance
23 28 (9.27%) TDD
24 27 (8.94%) MVC
25 26 (8.61%) C#
26 25 (8.28%) Web Services
26 25 (8.28%) E-Commerce
26 25 (8.28%) Ajax

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 24 (7.95%) CMS
2 8 (2.65%) WordPress
3 7 (2.32%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.99%) Confluence
4 6 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.66%) Apache
5 5 (1.66%) JBoss
6 4 (1.32%) Drupal
6 4 (1.32%) nginx
7 3 (0.99%) Mule
7 3 (0.99%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.66%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.33%) Jetty
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.99%) GIMP
5 2 (0.66%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.32%) SaaS
3 5 (1.66%) GitHub
4 4 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) LDAP
2 4 (1.32%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.66%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.28%) MySQL
2 9 (2.98%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (20.86%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.62%) Grunt
3 17 (5.63%) Bower
3 17 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.30%) Subversion
5 12 (3.97%) gulp
5 12 (3.97%) Jasmine
6 9 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.32%) Gatling
7 7 (2.32%) JIRA
7 7 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.32%) webpack
8 6 (1.99%) NuGet
8 6 (1.99%) Selenium
9 4 (1.32%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.32%) Maven
10 3 (0.99%) Bundler
10 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.99%) Gerrit
10 3 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 29 (9.60%) Finance
2 7 (2.32%) Banking
2 7 (2.32%) Marketing
3 5 (1.66%) Advertising
4 4 (1.32%) Back Office
4 4 (1.32%) Games
4 4 (1.32%) Legal
4 4 (1.32%) Publishing
5 3 (0.99%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (91.06%) CSS
2 265 (87.75%) HTML
3 176 (58.28%) AngularJS
4 151 (50.00%) HTML5
5 143 (47.35%) CSS3
6 95 (31.46%) jQuery
7 73 (24.17%) Sass
8 60 (19.87%) Node.js
9 58 (19.21%) React
10 54 (17.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 35 (11.59%) LESS
12 34 (11.26%) .NET
13 25 (8.28%) Ajax
13 25 (8.28%) Web Services
14 24 (7.95%) RESTful
15 17 (5.63%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (5.30%) Backbone.js
17 15 (4.97%) Ember.js
18 14 (4.64%) Angular 2
19 12 (3.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.22%) User Experience
2 7 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (0.99%) W3C
7 2 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.66%) Animation
8 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.33%) Physics
8 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.63%) Linux
2 6 (1.99%) Windows
3 3 (0.99%) Unix
4 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (86.75%) Front End Development
2 105 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (24.83%) Web Development
4 43 (14.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 35 (11.59%) OO
6 31 (10.26%) Scrum
7 28 (9.27%) TDD
8 27 (8.94%) MVC
9 25 (8.28%) E-Commerce
10 21 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (6.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 18 (5.96%) Open Source
12 16 (5.30%) Web Design
13 14 (4.64%) Kanban
14 12 (3.97%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.64%) Content Management
15 11 (3.64%) Wireframes
16 10 (3.31%) BDD
16 10 (3.31%) SEO
17 9 (2.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 260 (86.09%) JavaScript
2 39 (12.91%) Java
3 35 (11.59%) PHP
4 26 (8.61%) C#
5 12 (3.97%) SQL
6 6 (1.99%) Python
7 5 (1.66%) ES6
7 5 (1.66%) XPath
8 4 (1.32%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.99%) C++
9 3 (0.99%) Ruby
9 3 (0.99%) Scala
10 2 (0.66%) C
10 2 (0.66%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 9 (2.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.66%) Degree
2 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) WCAG
2 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (3.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (4.30%) Oracle
2 9 (2.98%) Adobe
3 7 (2.32%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.99%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.66%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.32%) Google
7 3 (0.99%) Twitter
8 2 (0.66%) hybris
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) Zend
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