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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 544 525 463
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 103 111 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 72 125
Median daily rate £363 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +48.14%

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -27 99 £375 +15.38% 46
London -15 43 £450 +24.13% 14
South East +6 26 £338 +35.00% 8
Kent - 13 £338 -
North West +2 12 £435 +31.81% 3
Cheshire -6 8 £440 +10.00%
East Midlands +13 6 £300 +16.50% 1
Birmingham -1 5 £283 -5.83% 1
Yorkshire -8 5 £363 +11.53% 6
West Midlands -16 5 £283 -13.07% 3
Milton Keynes +11 4 £256 +11.41%
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £256 +6.77%
Surrey -3 4 £313 - 4
Bromley -6 4 £325 -
North East -32 4 £300 - 1
Chester - 4 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £338 -
North Wales +6 3 £325 -7.14%
West Yorkshire +4 3 £400 +77.77% 4
Wales +3 3 £325 -11.86%
Leeds -7 3 £400 +73.91% 4
Wrexham - 3 £325 -
Oxford +9 2 £106 -57.50%
Oxfordshire +8 2 £113 -69.79%
Derbyshire +5 2 £300 +13.20%
Nottingham +4 2 - -
Derby +3 2 £300 +13.20%
Berkshire +3 2 £425 +54.54% 2
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -34 2 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 219 (93.99%) JavaScript
2 218 (93.56%) CSS
3 217 (93.13%) HTML
3 217 (93.13%) Web Development
4 152 (65.24%) HTML5
5 135 (57.94%) CSS3
6 131 (56.22%) Front End Development
7 112 (48.07%) jQuery
8 97 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (36.91%) User Experience
10 74 (31.76%) AngularJS
11 56 (24.03%) Sass
12 48 (20.60%) Git (software)
13 47 (20.17%) .NET
14 43 (18.45%) MVC
14 43 (18.45%) Finance
14 43 (18.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 39 (16.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 38 (16.31%) LESS
16 38 (16.31%) Node.js
17 34 (14.59%) TDD
18 33 (14.16%) C#
19 32 (13.73%) Mobile App
20 31 (13.30%) Banking
21 30 (12.88%) Ajax
21 30 (12.88%) CMS
22 29 (12.45%) Photoshop
22 29 (12.45%) Adobe
23 28 (12.02%) ASP.NET
24 27 (11.59%) Dojo

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 38 (16.31%) Node.js
2 30 (12.88%) CMS
3 10 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (3.43%) Apache
5 5 (2.15%) WordPress
6 4 (1.72%) Drupal
6 4 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.29%) ExpressionEngine
7 3 (1.29%) IIS
7 3 (1.29%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.86%) concrete5
8 2 (0.86%) Confluence
8 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.86%) Jetty
8 2 (0.86%) Mule
9 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (12.45%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (3.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.72%) GIMP
5 3 (1.29%) MS Office
6 2 (0.86%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.86%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.72%) GitHub
2 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.29%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) FTP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.00%) MySQL
2 5 (2.15%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.86%) Redis
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) DB2
4 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (20.60%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.73%) Subversion
3 24 (10.30%) Grunt
4 19 (8.15%) Jasmine
5 13 (5.58%) gulp
5 13 (5.58%) Selenium
6 11 (4.72%) Karma Test Runner
6 11 (4.72%) Mocha
7 8 (3.43%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.00%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.15%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.15%) QUnit
11 4 (1.72%) JIRA
11 4 (1.72%) Maven
11 4 (1.72%) Sinon.JS
11 4 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.29%) Bower
General
1 43 (18.45%) Finance
2 31 (13.30%) Banking
3 15 (6.44%) Marketing
4 10 (4.29%) Publishing
5 6 (2.58%) Advertising
6 3 (1.29%) Games
6 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.86%) Legal
7 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (93.56%) CSS
2 217 (93.13%) HTML
3 152 (65.24%) HTML5
4 135 (57.94%) CSS3
5 112 (48.07%) jQuery
6 74 (31.76%) AngularJS
7 56 (24.03%) Sass
8 47 (20.17%) .NET
9 39 (16.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 38 (16.31%) LESS
11 30 (12.88%) Ajax
12 28 (12.02%) ASP.NET
13 27 (11.59%) Dojo
14 23 (9.87%) React
15 21 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (8.15%) Backbone.js
17 17 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (6.87%) Web Services
19 14 (6.01%) .NET Framework
19 14 (6.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (36.91%) User Experience
2 32 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.58%) W3C
4 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.86%) Animation
6 2 (0.86%) Life Science
6 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.86%) NHS
6 2 (0.86%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.43%) Biology
7 1 (0.43%) Blog
7 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.72%) Linux
2 3 (1.29%) Windows
3 2 (0.86%) Android
3 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.86%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (93.13%) Web Development
2 131 (56.22%) Front End Development
3 97 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (18.45%) MVC
4 43 (18.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 34 (14.59%) TDD
6 26 (11.16%) E-Commerce
6 26 (11.16%) Web Design
7 24 (10.30%) Scrum
8 23 (9.87%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.58%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 17 (7.30%) Unit Testing
11 14 (6.01%) SEO
12 13 (5.58%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.72%) Workflow
14 10 (4.29%) OO
15 8 (3.43%) Content Management
15 8 (3.43%) SDLC
16 7 (3.00%) BDD
17 6 (2.58%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 219 (93.99%) JavaScript
2 33 (14.16%) C#
3 25 (10.73%) Java
4 23 (9.87%) PHP
5 18 (7.73%) SQL
6 8 (3.43%) Ruby
7 7 (3.00%) ES6
7 7 (3.00%) Python
8 5 (2.15%) ActionScript
8 5 (2.15%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.72%) C++
9 4 (1.72%) Scala
9 4 (1.72%) XPath
10 3 (1.29%) VB
11 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.86%) Clojure
11 2 (0.86%) Haskell
12 1 (0.43%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.72%) Degree
1 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.72%) QA
1 4 (1.72%) WCAG
2 3 (1.29%) WAI
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 29 (12.45%) Adobe
2 13 (5.58%) Twitter
3 11 (4.72%) Facebook
4 10 (4.29%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.29%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.29%) Zend
6 1 (0.43%) Caplin
6 1 (0.43%) CODA
6 1 (0.43%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.43%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.43%) Google
6 1 (0.43%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) Intershop
6 1 (0.43%) New Relic
6 1 (0.43%) Omniture
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle
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