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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / South West
Rank 74 92 127
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 64 53 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.39% 1.80% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.87% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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 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
2551 2840 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.08% 96.24% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1889 1941
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 161 165
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 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
Bristol +8 28 £365 +4.28% 10
Wiltshire -3 11 £413 +28.90% 1
Dorset - 11 £393 - 2
Gloucestershire +4 7 £378 +40.33% 2
Somerset +4 3 £375 -1.31% 1
Devon -10 1 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 £175 -
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 20 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 West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 109 (95.61%) Front End Development
2 106 (92.98%) JavaScript
3 101 (88.60%) CSS
4 99 (86.84%) HTML
5 60 (52.63%) CSS3
6 59 (51.75%) HTML5
7 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (39.47%) AngularJS
9 41 (35.96%) jQuery
10 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
11 33 (28.95%) React
12 32 (28.07%) Sass
12 32 (28.07%) Web Development
13 28 (24.56%) User Experience
14 21 (18.42%) Ajax
14 21 (18.42%) Finance
15 19 (16.67%) .NET
16 18 (15.79%) C#
17 17 (14.91%) Node.js
18 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET
19 15 (13.16%) CMS
20 14 (12.28%) Backbone.js
21 13 (11.40%) Responsive Web Design
22 12 (10.53%) Telecoms
22 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
22 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
23 11 (9.65%) Scrum
23 11 (9.65%) Content Management
23 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
23 11 (9.65%) Sitecore

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 15 (13.16%) CMS
2 10 (8.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (7.02%) IIS
4 7 (6.14%) Confluence
5 5 (4.39%) Drupal
6 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.75%) WordPress
7 1 (0.88%) Apache
7 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.88%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.75%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.89%) JIRA
4 9 (7.89%) Mocha
5 7 (6.14%) Grunt
5 7 (6.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (6.14%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.39%) Ant
6 5 (4.39%) Artifactory
6 5 (4.39%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.88%) gulp
7 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.88%) Protractor
7 1 (0.88%) WiX
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.02%) Banking
4 8 (7.02%) Electronics
4 8 (7.02%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) International Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (88.60%) CSS
2 99 (86.84%) HTML
3 60 (52.63%) CSS3
4 59 (51.75%) HTML5
5 45 (39.47%) AngularJS
6 41 (35.96%) jQuery
7 33 (28.95%) React
8 32 (28.07%) Sass
9 21 (18.42%) Ajax
10 19 (16.67%) .NET
11 17 (14.91%) Node.js
12 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET
13 14 (12.28%) Backbone.js
14 10 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (8.77%) LESS
14 10 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (7.02%) Flash
15 8 (7.02%) XML
15 8 (7.02%) XSLT
16 7 (6.14%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.56%) User Experience
2 9 (7.89%) W3C
3 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.51%) Social Media
5 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.75%) RIA
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) Android
2 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) webOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (95.61%) Front End Development
2 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.07%) Web Development
4 13 (11.40%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.65%) Content Management
6 11 (9.65%) Scrum
6 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
7 10 (8.77%) TDD
8 9 (7.89%) Infographics
9 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (7.02%) Programme Management
10 7 (6.14%) Microservices
11 6 (5.26%) BDD
11 6 (5.26%) Web Design
12 5 (4.39%) OOP
12 5 (4.39%) Performance Optimisation
13 4 (3.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 4 (3.51%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (92.98%) JavaScript
2 18 (15.79%) C#
3 10 (8.77%) PHP
4 8 (7.02%) ActionScript
4 8 (7.02%) ES6
5 6 (5.26%) Python
6 4 (3.51%) SQL
7 2 (1.75%) Java
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Sitecore
2 8 (7.02%) Apple
2 8 (7.02%) SAP
3 4 (3.51%) Adobe
4 3 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.88%) Sencha
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