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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 224 235 225
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 33 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 16
Average daily rate £338 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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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
8034 8878 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.90% 93.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4842 4750 4074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 432 455
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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
Buckinghamshire +19 11 £300 -7.69% 1
East Sussex - 8 £345 -
Berkshire +7 5 £200 -20.00% 1
Kent -1 4 £338 - 2
Surrey -5 2 £354 +4.81% 2
Hampshire +5 1 £370 +40.95% 3
Oxfordshire 0 1 £225 -18.18%
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 8 February 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 49 (94.23%) CSS
2 48 (92.31%) HTML
2 48 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 33 (63.46%) jQuery
4 29 (55.77%) HTML5
4 29 (55.77%) CSS3
5 28 (53.85%) Front End Development
6 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (44.23%) AngularJS
7 23 (44.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (44.23%) User Experience
8 16 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (28.85%) .NET
10 14 (26.92%) C#
11 13 (25.00%) Photoshop
11 13 (25.00%) MVC
11 13 (25.00%) Web Development
12 12 (23.08%) Scrum
12 12 (23.08%) Adobe
13 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
14 10 (19.23%) TDD
14 10 (19.23%) Ajax
14 10 (19.23%) PHP
15 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
15 9 (17.31%) Subversion
15 9 (17.31%) Sass
15 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (15.38%) LESS
16 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
16 8 (15.38%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 5 (9.62%) Node.js
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.85%) concrete5
3 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) Drupal
3 2 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.85%) WordPress
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (9.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (5.77%) GIMP
5 2 (3.85%) 3ds Max
5 2 (3.85%) Acrobat
5 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.85%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Subversion
2 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) Grunt
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.85%) gulp
6 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 8 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) CSS
2 48 (92.31%) HTML
3 33 (63.46%) jQuery
4 29 (55.77%) CSS3
4 29 (55.77%) HTML5
5 23 (44.23%) AngularJS
5 23 (44.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (28.85%) .NET
7 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
8 10 (19.23%) Ajax
9 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (17.31%) Sass
10 8 (15.38%) LESS
10 8 (15.38%) Web Services
10 8 (15.38%) XML
11 7 (13.46%) RESTful
12 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
12 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (9.62%) Backbone.js
14 4 (7.69%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) User Experience
2 1 (1.92%) Animation
2 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Front End Development
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (25.00%) MVC
4 13 (25.00%) Web Development
5 12 (23.08%) Scrum
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 7 (13.46%) Web Design
10 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.77%) SEO
13 2 (3.85%) Analytics
13 2 (3.85%) Android Development
13 2 (3.85%) iOS Development
13 2 (3.85%) Load Testing
13 2 (3.85%) Open Source
13 2 (3.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.92%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) PHP
4 8 (15.38%) Java
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.85%) Scala
7 2 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Adobe
2 5 (9.62%) Twitter
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.85%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.85%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) Zend
5 1 (1.92%) IBM