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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
Rank 517 487 510
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 79 137 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 115 83
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
England -41 66 £375 +7.14% 39
London -20 28 £381 -4.68% 7
South East 0 20 £400 +18.51% 13
Scotland +30 11 £325 -
North East -9 9 £333 +8.57% 1
City of London 0 8 £406 -4.41% 1
Tyne and Wear -6 8 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 8 £325 -
Berkshire +20 6 £450 +125.00% 3
Surrey +18 5 £425 +20.14% 4
Slough +11 5 £450 +200.00%
Glasgow - 5 £325 -
Edinburgh +21 4 £263 -
West Yorkshire +17 4 - - 2
Leeds +6 4 - - 2
Yorkshire +6 4 - - 3
Hampshire +13 2 - - 4
North West +11 2 £313 -21.87% 6
Oxford +4 2 £163 -27.77%
Oxfordshire -5 2 £163 -27.77%
West Lothian - 2 £375 -
Redhill - 2 £413 - 2
Livingston - 2 £375 -
Caterham - 2 £513 -
Wales - 2 £300 - 1
Farnborough - 2 - -
Cambridge +10 1 £450 - 1
Manchester +9 1 £375 +8.69% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £450 - 1
Bristol 0 1 £180 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 174 (93.05%) Web Development
2 158 (84.49%) HTML
3 155 (82.89%) JavaScript
4 154 (82.35%) CSS
5 95 (50.80%) Front End Development
6 91 (48.66%) HTML5
7 81 (43.32%) AngularJS
8 75 (40.11%) CSS3
9 74 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (35.83%) jQuery
11 58 (31.02%) Sass
12 46 (24.60%) React
13 41 (21.93%) Git (software)
14 38 (20.32%) User Experience
15 32 (17.11%) RESTful
16 29 (15.51%) Responsive Web Design
17 27 (14.44%) Grunt
17 27 (14.44%) Ajax
18 26 (13.90%) Web Design
19 25 (13.37%) JSON
19 25 (13.37%) Finance
19 25 (13.37%) LESS
20 24 (12.83%) MVC
20 24 (12.83%) Scrum
21 23 (12.30%) Node.js
22 21 (11.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 21 (11.23%) TDD
22 21 (11.23%) OO
23 20 (10.70%) PHP
23 20 (10.70%) gulp

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 5 (2.67%) CMS
2 4 (2.14%) Drupal
3 3 (1.60%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.07%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.07%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.07%) WordPress
5 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.07%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
1 1 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) GitHub
2 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) HTTP
2 9 (4.81%) DNS
2 9 (4.81%) SSL
3 5 (2.67%) LDAP
4 4 (2.14%) Internet
4 4 (2.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) MySQL
2 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.14%) GIS
4 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) Redis
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (21.93%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.44%) Grunt
3 20 (10.70%) gulp
4 19 (10.16%) Bower
5 17 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 13 (6.95%) Karma Test Runner
6 13 (6.95%) Selenium
7 11 (5.88%) Subversion
8 10 (5.35%) JIRA
9 9 (4.81%) Protractor
9 9 (4.81%) webpack
10 8 (4.28%) JSHint
10 8 (4.28%) Maven
10 8 (4.28%) QUnit
11 5 (2.67%) Babel
12 4 (2.14%) NuGet
12 4 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.14%) RSpec
12 4 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (13.37%) Finance
2 12 (6.42%) Banking
3 11 (5.88%) Marketing
4 5 (2.67%) Publishing
5 4 (2.14%) Retail
6 3 (1.60%) Electronics
6 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (84.49%) HTML
2 154 (82.35%) CSS
3 91 (48.66%) HTML5
4 81 (43.32%) AngularJS
5 75 (40.11%) CSS3
6 67 (35.83%) jQuery
7 58 (31.02%) Sass
8 46 (24.60%) React
9 32 (17.11%) RESTful
10 27 (14.44%) Ajax
11 25 (13.37%) JSON
11 25 (13.37%) LESS
12 23 (12.30%) Node.js
13 21 (11.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (9.63%) .NET
14 18 (9.63%) Web Services
15 17 (9.09%) Backbone.js
16 14 (7.49%) REST
17 10 (5.35%) DOM
17 10 (5.35%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.32%) User Experience
2 8 (4.28%) Graphic Design
3 4 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.60%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.07%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.07%) VLE
6 1 (0.53%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.42%) Unix
2 9 (4.81%) Linux
3 2 (1.07%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (93.05%) Web Development
2 95 (50.80%) Front End Development
3 74 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (15.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 26 (13.90%) Web Design
6 24 (12.83%) MVC
6 24 (12.83%) Scrum
7 21 (11.23%) OO
7 21 (11.23%) TDD
8 14 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.49%) Software Engineering
9 13 (6.95%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 12 (6.42%) Wireframes
11 11 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 11 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.88%) Pair Programming
12 8 (4.28%) OOP
13 6 (3.21%) BDD
13 6 (3.21%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 155 (82.89%) JavaScript
2 20 (10.70%) PHP
3 17 (9.09%) C#
4 14 (7.49%) Java
5 9 (4.81%) Python
6 8 (4.28%) Ruby
7 3 (1.60%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (1.60%) ES6
7 3 (1.60%) SPARQL
7 3 (1.60%) SQL
7 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.07%) JSX
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Opsview
1 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (3.21%) Adobe
2 5 (2.67%) Oracle
3 3 (1.60%) Google
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
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