The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 561 509 471
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 100 154 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 125 107
Median daily rate £388 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.75

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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK.

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

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

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

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK.

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

Front End Web 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 Web 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 -28 96 £388 +13.97% 49
London -14 46 £415 +3.75% 10
South East +10 14 £400 +6.66% 10
East of England +22 12 £275 - 7
Norfolk +9 11 £275 - 1
West Midlands -22 10 £325 +8.33% 4
City of London +52 8 £415 +3.75% 1
Great Yarmouth - 6 £275 - 1
South West +6 5 £344 +27.90% 4
Surrey -3 5 £400 - 1
Norwich -7 5 £325 +18.18%
Kent - 5 - -
West Yorkshire -4 4 £320 +33.33% 3
Leeds -5 4 £320 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire -10 4 £320 +33.33% 4
North West -17 4 £150 -53.84% 8
Epsom - 4 £400 -
Leicestershire +7 3 £325 +18.18%
East Midlands -4 3 £325 -13.33% 1
Scotland -5 3 £340 +13.25% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £325 -
Croydon - 3 £388 -
Cheshire -3 2 £150 -55.88% 1
Swindon - 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £381 -
Wiltshire - 2 £300 -
Chester - 2 £150 -
Coventry - 2 £425 -
Somerset +16 1 £325 +30.00%
Milton Keynes +13 1 £165 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 205 (96.70%) Web Development
2 198 (93.40%) JavaScript
3 196 (92.45%) CSS
4 189 (89.15%) HTML
5 137 (64.62%) HTML5
6 113 (53.30%) Front End Development
7 111 (52.36%) CSS3
8 89 (41.98%) jQuery
9 80 (37.74%) AngularJS
10 76 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (31.13%) Git (software)
12 52 (24.53%) Sass
13 51 (24.06%) Node.js
13 51 (24.06%) .NET
14 50 (23.58%) User Experience
15 47 (22.17%) MVC
16 41 (19.34%) Finance
17 37 (17.45%) TDD
18 35 (16.51%) ASP.NET
18 35 (16.51%) Responsive Web Design
19 31 (14.62%) Grunt
19 31 (14.62%) C#
20 28 (13.21%) React
20 28 (13.21%) LESS
21 27 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
22 26 (12.26%) Jasmine
23 23 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 22 (10.38%) Photoshop
24 22 (10.38%) E-Commerce
24 22 (10.38%) Banking

Front End Web 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 21 (9.91%) CMS
2 6 (2.83%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.89%) Apache
4 4 (1.89%) WordPress
5 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.42%) IIS
5 3 (1.42%) Mule
6 2 (0.94%) Jetty
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.47%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (10.38%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.89%) GIMP
3 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.55%) GitHub
2 12 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.36%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.66%) MySQL
2 6 (2.83%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.42%) Redis
6 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) DB2
7 1 (0.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 66 (31.13%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.62%) Grunt
3 26 (12.26%) Jasmine
4 20 (9.43%) Subversion
5 18 (8.49%) TeamCity
6 17 (8.02%) Mocha
7 15 (7.08%) Selenium
8 13 (6.13%) gulp
9 12 (5.66%) Visual Studio
10 10 (4.72%) Maven
10 10 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (2.36%) Bower
14 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.94%) webpack
15 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
15 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
15 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (19.34%) Finance
2 22 (10.38%) Banking
3 11 (5.19%) Games
4 4 (1.89%) Publishing
5 3 (1.42%) Advertising
5 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.42%) Marketing
5 3 (1.42%) Retail
6 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (92.45%) CSS
2 189 (89.15%) HTML
3 137 (64.62%) HTML5
4 111 (52.36%) CSS3
5 89 (41.98%) jQuery
6 80 (37.74%) AngularJS
7 52 (24.53%) Sass
8 51 (24.06%) .NET
8 51 (24.06%) Node.js
9 35 (16.51%) ASP.NET
10 28 (13.21%) LESS
10 28 (13.21%) React
11 27 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (8.96%) JSON
14 15 (7.08%) Dojo
14 15 (7.08%) RESTful
15 14 (6.60%) .NET Framework
15 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (6.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.58%) User Experience
2 18 (8.49%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.36%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) Derivative
6 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.47%) Life Science
6 1 (0.47%) RIA
6 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.83%) Linux
1 6 (2.83%) Unix
2 5 (2.36%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.94%) Android
3 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (96.70%) Web Development
2 113 (53.30%) Front End Development
3 76 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (22.17%) MVC
5 37 (17.45%) TDD
6 35 (16.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (10.38%) E-Commerce
7 22 (10.38%) Web Design
8 20 (9.43%) Scrum
9 19 (8.96%) Software Engineering
10 18 (8.49%) OO
11 17 (8.02%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 12 (5.66%) Automated Testing
12 12 (5.66%) SDLC
12 12 (5.66%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (4.72%) SEO
14 9 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.30%) BDD
15 7 (3.30%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 198 (93.40%) JavaScript
2 31 (14.62%) C#
3 19 (8.96%) Java
4 17 (8.02%) ES6
5 15 (7.08%) PHP
6 14 (6.60%) SQL
7 10 (4.72%) Ruby
8 6 (2.83%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (2.36%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.36%) Python
10 3 (1.42%) Clojure
10 3 (1.42%) Haskell
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) C++
11 1 (0.47%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) WCAG
2 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 18 (8.49%) Adobe
2 7 (3.30%) Twitter
3 6 (2.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.36%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.89%) Facebook
6 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.47%) ESRI
6 1 (0.47%) Intershop
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle
6 1 (0.47%) Telerik
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 months +
Posted: 5 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago