The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 90 92 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 50 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.85% 1.85% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.93% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 20
Median daily rate £338 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+187.50% -38.46%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2580 3052 3225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.20% 95.64% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 2057 2087
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 155 228
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.31 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.68 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West 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 West

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

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 West region.

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

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

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

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

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 West region.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Bristol +15 32 £350 - 5
Wiltshire -13 10 £325 +4.00%
Somerset +26 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Gloucestershire 0 2 £356 +42.50% 2
Devon +4 1 - - 3
Dorset -2 1 - - 7
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 81 (96.43%) HTML
2 80 (95.24%) CSS
2 80 (95.24%) Front End Development
3 73 (86.90%) JavaScript
4 49 (58.33%) HTML5
5 46 (54.76%) CSS3
6 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (39.29%) jQuery
7 33 (39.29%) AngularJS
8 30 (35.71%) Sass
9 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
10 20 (23.81%) Web Development
11 16 (19.05%) Ajax
11 16 (19.05%) .NET
12 14 (16.67%) React
13 13 (15.48%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (14.29%) Backbone.js
14 12 (14.29%) C#
15 11 (13.10%) OOP
16 10 (11.90%) OO
16 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
16 10 (11.90%) PHP
16 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
16 10 (11.90%) Finance
16 10 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (11.90%) User Experience
17 9 (10.71%) LESS
17 9 (10.71%) Node.js
17 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
18 8 (9.52%) Scrum

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (8.33%) CMS
2 4 (4.76%) Drupal
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.38%) WordPress
4 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.33%) Grunt
3 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.38%) Bower
5 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
5 2 (2.38%) Mocha
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.52%) Marketing
4 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.95%) Electronics
6 3 (3.57%) Advertising
7 2 (2.38%) Automotive
8 1 (1.19%) Publishing
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (96.43%) HTML
2 80 (95.24%) CSS
3 49 (58.33%) HTML5
4 46 (54.76%) CSS3
5 33 (39.29%) AngularJS
5 33 (39.29%) jQuery
6 30 (35.71%) Sass
7 16 (19.05%) .NET
7 16 (19.05%) Ajax
8 14 (16.67%) React
9 12 (14.29%) Backbone.js
10 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
10 10 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (10.71%) LESS
11 9 (10.71%) Node.js
12 8 (9.52%) JSON
13 7 (8.33%) Compass CSS Framework
14 6 (7.14%) Ember.js
15 5 (5.95%) XHTML
16 3 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) User Experience
2 5 (5.95%) Social Media
3 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.38%) W3C
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Android
1 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) webOS
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (95.24%) Front End Development
2 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.81%) Web Development
4 13 (15.48%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (13.10%) OOP
6 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.90%) OO
7 8 (9.52%) Infographics
7 8 (9.52%) Scrum
8 6 (7.14%) BDD
8 6 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (7.14%) TDD
9 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.95%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (4.76%) Android Development
10 4 (4.76%) iOS Development
10 4 (4.76%) MVC
10 4 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (86.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.29%) C#
3 10 (11.90%) PHP
4 6 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) Ruby
6 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.38%) SQL
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 5 (5.95%) SAP
3 4 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (2.38%) Apple
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
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