The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 245 256 241
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 27 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 7
Average daily rate £338 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £181 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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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
9214 9421 8767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.38% 94.40% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 5151 4814
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 £232 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 459 473
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £12.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the South East region.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the South East region.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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
Kent - 15 £338 -
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £256 +6.77%
Surrey -5 3 £225 - 2
Oxfordshire +10 2 £113 -55.00%
Berkshire -3 2 £300 +9.09% 2
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
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Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 55 (94.83%) JavaScript
3 54 (93.10%) CSS
4 51 (87.93%) Web Development
5 41 (70.69%) CSS3
6 39 (67.24%) HTML5
7 38 (65.52%) jQuery
8 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (46.55%) Front End Development
10 25 (43.10%) User Experience
11 23 (39.66%) .NET
12 22 (37.93%) C#
12 22 (37.93%) AngularJS
13 21 (36.21%) MVC
14 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
15 19 (32.76%) TDD
15 19 (32.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
17 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (27.59%) E-Commerce
18 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (25.86%) SQL
20 14 (24.14%) Adobe
20 14 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
21 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 13 (22.41%) Sass
21 13 (22.41%) Waterfall
21 13 (22.41%) Entity Framework
21 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
22 12 (20.69%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.34%) Node.js
2 4 (6.90%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.17%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.45%) concrete5
4 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 2 (3.45%) Drupal
4 2 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
4 2 (3.45%) WordPress
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.90%) GIMP
4 2 (3.45%) 3ds Max
4 2 (3.45%) Acrobat
4 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Subversion
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.62%) Grunt
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.72%) Ant
7 1 (1.72%) gulp
7 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.07%) Marketing
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (96.55%) HTML
2 54 (93.10%) CSS
3 41 (70.69%) CSS3
4 39 (67.24%) HTML5
5 38 (65.52%) jQuery
6 23 (39.66%) .NET
7 22 (37.93%) AngularJS
8 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
9 19 (32.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
12 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (22.41%) Entity Framework
12 13 (22.41%) Sass
13 12 (20.69%) LESS
14 9 (15.52%) Ajax
15 5 (8.62%) Web Services
16 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
16 4 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) User Experience
2 1 (1.72%) Animation
2 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (87.93%) Web Development
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) Front End Development
4 21 (36.21%) MVC
5 19 (32.76%) TDD
6 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 16 (27.59%) E-Commerce
8 14 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (22.41%) Waterfall
10 12 (20.69%) Scrum
11 6 (10.34%) Web Design
12 5 (8.62%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.17%) Workflow
14 2 (3.45%) Android Development
14 2 (3.45%) iOS Development
14 2 (3.45%) Load Testing
14 2 (3.45%) Security Testing
14 2 (3.45%) SEO
14 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (94.83%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.93%) C#
3 15 (25.86%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Java
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) WCAG
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Adobe
2 4 (6.90%) Twitter
3 3 (5.17%) EPiServer
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.45%) Zend
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
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