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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 102 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 37 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.42% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.49% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 33
Median daily rate £331 £313 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £216 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+109.09% -24.13%
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
2647 3155 3223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.50% 95.12% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1991 2081
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 229 181
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +10 23 £331 -9.24% 8
Dorset +3 5 £313 +8.22% 4
Wiltshire -5 5 £300 -20.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £369 -
Somerset +15 1 £350 +24.44%
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 29 September 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 76 (93.83%) HTML
2 75 (92.59%) Front End Development
3 73 (90.12%) CSS
4 66 (81.48%) JavaScript
5 48 (59.26%) HTML5
6 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (50.62%) CSS3
8 34 (41.98%) AngularJS
9 33 (40.74%) jQuery
10 31 (38.27%) Sass
11 23 (28.40%) Git (software)
12 17 (20.99%) Web Development
13 16 (19.75%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (14.81%) PHP
14 12 (14.81%) OO
15 11 (13.58%) OOP
15 11 (13.58%) Ajax
15 11 (13.58%) RequireJS
16 10 (12.35%) Grunt
16 10 (12.35%) .NET
16 10 (12.35%) JSON
17 9 (11.11%) Backbone.js
17 9 (11.11%) CMS
18 8 (9.88%) Scrum
18 8 (9.88%) Finance
18 8 (9.88%) C#
18 8 (9.88%) KnockoutJS
19 7 (8.64%) Node.js
19 7 (8.64%) Sitecore
19 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce

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 9 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) Drupal
2 3 (3.70%) WordPress
3 2 (2.47%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.23%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) GIS
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Grunt
3 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.70%) gulp
5 2 (2.47%) Bower
5 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.47%) JUnit
5 2 (2.47%) Mocha
5 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.23%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Automotive
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (93.83%) HTML
2 73 (90.12%) CSS
3 48 (59.26%) HTML5
4 41 (50.62%) CSS3
5 34 (41.98%) AngularJS
6 33 (40.74%) jQuery
7 31 (38.27%) Sass
8 11 (13.58%) Ajax
8 11 (13.58%) RequireJS
9 10 (12.35%) .NET
9 10 (12.35%) JSON
10 9 (11.11%) Backbone.js
11 8 (9.88%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (8.64%) Compass CSS Framework
12 7 (8.64%) LESS
12 7 (8.64%) Node.js
12 7 (8.64%) React
13 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
14 4 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (3.70%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Social Media
2 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.47%) W3C
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Android
1 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) webOS
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (92.59%) Front End Development
2 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Web Development
4 16 (19.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (14.81%) OO
6 11 (13.58%) OOP
7 8 (9.88%) Scrum
8 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.41%) TDD
9 6 (7.41%) Web Design
10 5 (6.17%) BDD
10 5 (6.17%) Infographics
10 5 (6.17%) MVC
10 5 (6.17%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.94%) Web Application Development
12 3 (3.70%) Android Development
12 3 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (3.70%) iOS Development
13 2 (2.47%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.81%) PHP
3 8 (9.88%) C#
4 7 (8.64%) Python
5 3 (3.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.47%) SQL
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.23%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.23%) ES6
7 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Sitecore
2 5 (6.17%) Adobe
3 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Apple
4 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.23%) ESRI
4 1 (1.23%) Facebook
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
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