The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 31 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.42% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-71.79% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 215 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.33% 96.85% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 135 201
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 20
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Front End 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Front End 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP