The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 128 151 130
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1068 921 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 1.61% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.70% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 699 627
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.06 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +8.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +32 1041 £394 +12.50% 343
London +19 614 £404 +7.60% 164
South East +26 117 £344 -5.17% 50
Yorkshire +56 108 £400 +33.33% 27
City of London +54 97 £415 +18.57% 30
West Yorkshire +56 88 £400 +33.33% 18
Leeds +46 81 £406 +35.41% 15
West Midlands +5 50 £281 +4.65% 27
East of England +19 40 £338 +3.84% 17
South West -7 38 £325 +4.83% 13
East Midlands +14 36 £350 +12.00% 6
North West -19 32 £344 +5.76% 36
West Sussex +6 28 £433 +17.68% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 22 £398 +6.00% 4
Nottingham 0 22 £398 +6.00% 3
Surrey -6 19 £400 +3.22% 9
Birmingham -2 17 £250 -11.11% 6
East Sussex +17 16 £300 -25.00% 6
Brighton +17 16 £300 -25.00% 4
Scotland -36 16 £350 -6.66% 13
Hampshire +11 15 £250 -25.92% 14
Norfolk +11 14 £275 - 4
Worthing -5 14 - -
Berkshire -21 14 £375 +7.14% 6
Manchester -26 14 £338 +3.84% 22
Cheshire +2 13 £325 -4.41% 6
Bristol -10 13 £320 +4.91% 3
Coventry -2 12 £325 -16.12% 6
South Yorkshire +3 11 £400 +40.35% 5
Sheffield -5 11 £400 +40.35% 5

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 1862 (89.39%) HTML
2 1854 (89.01%) CSS
3 1853 (88.96%) JavaScript
4 1824 (87.57%) Front End Development
5 1245 (59.77%) HTML5
6 1041 (49.98%) CSS3
7 1024 (49.16%) AngularJS
8 977 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
9 722 (34.66%) jQuery
10 619 (29.72%) Sass
11 549 (26.36%) Web Development
12 463 (22.23%) React
13 462 (22.18%) Git (software)
14 417 (20.02%) User Experience
15 416 (19.97%) Node.js
16 377 (18.10%) Responsive Web Design
17 370 (17.76%) TDD
18 330 (15.84%) Grunt
19 308 (14.79%) Java
20 299 (14.35%) OO
21 295 (14.16%) MVC
22 269 (12.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 262 (12.58%) LESS
24 252 (12.10%) gulp
25 244 (11.71%) Finance
26 233 (11.19%) Scrum
27 224 (10.75%) PHP
28 215 (10.32%) Ajax
29 202 (9.70%) Backbone.js
30 198 (9.51%) JSON

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 130 (6.24%) CMS
2 67 (3.22%) WordPress
3 56 (2.69%) Confluence
4 44 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 32 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (1.49%) Drupal
7 17 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 14 (0.67%) Apache
9 13 (0.62%) IIS
9 13 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.48%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.43%) nginx
12 8 (0.38%) JBoss
13 7 (0.34%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (0.24%) Liferay
15 4 (0.19%) Jetty
15 4 (0.19%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.19%) Mule
Applications
1 171 (8.21%) Photoshop
2 51 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (0.67%) InDesign
5 8 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.34%) GIMP
7 6 (0.29%) MS Office
8 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.096%) MS Excel
10 1 (0.048%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.048%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 25 (1.20%) Magento
2 8 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.24%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.14%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.096%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.096%) Unica
7 1 (0.048%) KANA IQ
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.048%) Shopify
7 1 (0.048%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.64%) GitHub
2 36 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.49%) SaaS
4 19 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.24%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.19%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.19%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.14%) Route 53
10 2 (0.096%) Google Play
10 2 (0.096%) PaaS
11 1 (0.048%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.048%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.048%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.37%) HTTP
2 33 (1.58%) Internet
3 22 (1.06%) Network Security
4 13 (0.62%) AMQP
5 10 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.19%) Skype
7 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.14%) Intranet
8 1 (0.048%) DNS
8 1 (0.048%) DVB
8 1 (0.048%) FTP
8 1 (0.048%) SNA
8 1 (0.048%) SSL
8 1 (0.048%) TETRA
8 1 (0.048%) VPN
8 1 (0.048%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.26%) MySQL
2 45 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 33 (1.58%) SQL Server
4 25 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 23 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 11 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.43%) Big Data
8 8 (0.38%) SQLite
9 7 (0.34%) DB2
10 5 (0.24%) Redis
10 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.19%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.19%) OrientDB
12 3 (0.14%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.14%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.096%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.096%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.096%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.048%) Riak
Development Applications
1 462 (22.18%) Git (software)
2 330 (15.84%) Grunt
3 252 (12.10%) gulp
4 179 (8.59%) Jasmine
5 132 (6.34%) Subversion
6 99 (4.75%) Mocha
7 89 (4.27%) Jenkins
8 88 (4.22%) JIRA
9 82 (3.94%) Karma Test Runner
10 77 (3.70%) JUnit
11 76 (3.65%) Selenium
12 61 (2.93%) Cucumber
13 48 (2.30%) webpack
14 46 (2.21%) WebDriver
15 45 (2.16%) Visual Studio
16 38 (1.82%) Bower
17 37 (1.78%) Babel
17 37 (1.78%) Protractor
18 34 (1.63%) Maven
19 28 (1.34%) TeamCity
General
1 244 (11.71%) Finance
2 127 (6.10%) Banking
3 66 (3.17%) Retail
4 54 (2.59%) Games
5 49 (2.35%) Marketing
6 31 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.01%) Advertising
9 20 (0.96%) Publishing
10 16 (0.77%) Law
11 14 (0.67%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.62%) Automotive
13 10 (0.48%) Electronics
14 7 (0.34%) Front Office
15 5 (0.24%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.14%) Interactive Media
17 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.096%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1862 (89.39%) HTML
2 1854 (89.01%) CSS
3 1245 (59.77%) HTML5
4 1041 (49.98%) CSS3
5 1024 (49.16%) AngularJS
6 722 (34.66%) jQuery
7 619 (29.72%) Sass
8 463 (22.23%) React
9 416 (19.97%) Node.js
10 269 (12.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 262 (12.58%) LESS
12 215 (10.32%) Ajax
13 202 (9.70%) Backbone.js
14 198 (9.51%) JSON
15 175 (8.40%) .NET
16 170 (8.16%) REST
17 142 (6.82%) RESTful
18 114 (5.47%) Web Services
19 97 (4.66%) Spring
20 84 (4.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 417 (20.02%) User Experience
2 126 (6.05%) Mobile App
3 49 (2.35%) Visualisation
4 37 (1.78%) Digital Media
5 28 (1.34%) W3C
6 21 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.01%) Fintech
6 21 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (0.77%) Graphic Design
8 14 (0.67%) Social Media
9 13 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 12 (0.58%) Animation
11 11 (0.53%) Algorithms
11 11 (0.53%) Blackberry
11 11 (0.53%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.53%) NHS
12 9 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.43%) New Media
13 8 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 100 (4.80%) Linux
2 62 (2.98%) Android
3 46 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 45 (2.16%) Unix
5 40 (1.92%) Windows
6 38 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.91%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.53%) webOS
9 11 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
10 7 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.096%) VMS
13 2 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1824 (87.57%) Front End Development
2 977 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
3 549 (26.36%) Web Development
4 377 (18.10%) Responsive Web Design
5 370 (17.76%) TDD
6 299 (14.35%) OO
7 295 (14.16%) MVC
8 233 (11.19%) Scrum
9 177 (8.50%) BDD
10 167 (8.02%) Web Design
11 157 (7.54%) E-Commerce
12 156 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (5.18%) Automated Testing
14 96 (4.61%) Open Source
15 87 (4.18%) OOP
16 81 (3.89%) Wireframes
17 77 (3.70%) Unit Testing
18 74 (3.55%) Mobile First
19 67 (3.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
20 62 (2.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1853 (88.96%) JavaScript
2 308 (14.79%) Java
3 224 (10.75%) PHP
4 137 (6.58%) C#
5 113 (5.42%) ES6
6 99 (4.75%) Python
7 98 (4.70%) Ruby
8 55 (2.64%) SQL
9 49 (2.35%) Scala
10 41 (1.97%) TypeScript
11 25 (1.20%) Groovy
12 21 (1.01%) ECMAScript
13 10 (0.48%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (0.43%) C
14 9 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.38%) C++
15 8 (0.38%) Dart
16 4 (0.19%) Clojure
16 4 (0.19%) Perl
16 4 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 62 (2.98%) SC Cleared
3 30 (1.44%) Degree
3 30 (1.44%) DV Cleared
4 12 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.24%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.06%) WAI
2 24 (1.15%) QA
3 19 (0.91%) WCAG
4 11 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (2.30%) Docker
2 4 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.29%) Ansible
2 2 (0.096%) Kibana
2 2 (0.096%) yum
3 1 (0.048%) Jitterbit
3 1 (0.048%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.048%) Mesos
Vendors
1 117 (5.62%) Adobe
2 56 (2.69%) Google
3 24 (1.15%) Atlassian
3 24 (1.15%) Oracle
3 24 (1.15%) Zend
4 23 (1.10%) Sitecore
4 23 (1.10%) Twitter
5 15 (0.72%) Microsoft
6 13 (0.62%) Red Hat
7 11 (0.53%) Facebook
8 9 (0.43%) IBM
9 8 (0.38%) hybris
10 6 (0.29%) New Relic
11 5 (0.24%) F5
11 5 (0.24%) SAP
11 5 (0.24%) Sony
11 5 (0.24%) Virgin Media
12 4 (0.19%) Apple
12 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.19%) Sencha
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lennon Wright
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago