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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
Rank 492 507 480
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 90 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 101 100
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £455 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
- +9.24%
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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 January 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 -22 75 £363 +3.57% 32
London -8 32 £425 - 9
South East +7 20 £363 +5.07% 7
Scotland +40 13 £325 +103.12% 2
Edinburgh +27 7 £303 +89.06% 2
Berkshire +20 7 £450 +12.50% 2
City of London -5 6 £425 - 4
Yorkshire +15 5 £350 +7.69% 5
Slough +13 5 £450 +125.00% 1
West Yorkshire +25 4 £413 +17.85% 2
North West +21 4 £375 +11.94% 2
Leeds +8 4 £413 +3.12% 2
East Midlands +2 4 £275 -8.33%
North East -12 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 4 - -
Tyne and Wear -22 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 £325 -
Manchester +18 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Hampshire +13 3 - - 2
Oxford +8 3 £150 -33.33%
Oxfordshire +1 3 £150 -33.33%
Surrey +13 2 £513 +60.15% 1
Leicestershire +6 2 £275 +22.22%
South West +5 2 £240 -21.63% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £300 - 1
East of England -4 2 £400 +45.45% 4
Maidenhead - 2 £360 -
Livingston - 2 £375 -
Nottingham - 2 £269 -
Caterham - 2 £513 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 177 (92.67%) Web Development
2 164 (85.86%) HTML
3 160 (83.77%) CSS
4 157 (82.20%) JavaScript
5 94 (49.21%) HTML5
6 93 (48.69%) Front End Development
7 83 (43.46%) AngularJS
8 80 (41.88%) jQuery
9 79 (41.36%) CSS3
10 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (30.37%) Sass
12 43 (22.51%) React
13 42 (21.99%) Git (software)
14 38 (19.90%) User Experience
15 33 (17.28%) Grunt
15 33 (17.28%) LESS
16 29 (15.18%) Finance
17 28 (14.66%) RESTful
18 27 (14.14%) OO
19 26 (13.61%) .NET
20 24 (12.57%) C#
20 24 (12.57%) Responsive Web Design
21 21 (10.99%) Node.js
21 21 (10.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 21 (10.99%) PHP
21 21 (10.99%) MVC
21 21 (10.99%) Scrum
21 21 (10.99%) Web Design
22 20 (10.47%) Bower
22 20 (10.47%) Backbone.js

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 9 (4.71%) CMS
2 4 (2.09%) Drupal
3 3 (1.57%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.57%) WordPress
4 2 (1.05%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.05%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.05%) GIMP
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
1 1 (0.52%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.14%) GitHub
2 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) HTTP
2 7 (3.66%) DNS
2 7 (3.66%) SSL
3 5 (2.62%) LDAP
4 4 (2.09%) Internet
4 4 (2.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.28%) MySQL
2 4 (2.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.05%) GIS
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.52%) Redis
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (21.99%) Git (software)
2 33 (17.28%) Grunt
3 20 (10.47%) Bower
3 20 (10.47%) gulp
4 13 (6.81%) Jasmine
5 12 (6.28%) Selenium
6 10 (5.24%) JIRA
7 9 (4.71%) NuGet
8 8 (4.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (4.19%) Maven
8 8 (4.19%) Subversion
8 8 (4.19%) webpack
9 7 (3.66%) JSHint
9 7 (3.66%) Protractor
9 7 (3.66%) QUnit
9 7 (3.66%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.62%) Babel
10 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.09%) RSpec
General
1 29 (15.18%) Finance
2 15 (7.85%) Banking
3 10 (5.24%) Marketing
4 6 (3.14%) Front Office
5 4 (2.09%) Publishing
5 4 (2.09%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (85.86%) HTML
2 160 (83.77%) CSS
3 94 (49.21%) HTML5
4 83 (43.46%) AngularJS
5 80 (41.88%) jQuery
6 79 (41.36%) CSS3
7 58 (30.37%) Sass
8 43 (22.51%) React
9 33 (17.28%) LESS
10 28 (14.66%) RESTful
11 26 (13.61%) .NET
12 21 (10.99%) Node.js
12 21 (10.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (10.47%) Backbone.js
14 19 (9.95%) Ajax
14 19 (9.95%) JSON
14 19 (9.95%) Web Services
15 18 (9.42%) REST
16 12 (6.28%) Ember.js
17 11 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.90%) User Experience
2 7 (3.66%) Graphic Design
3 5 (2.62%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.05%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.05%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.05%) VLE
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.71%) Linux
2 8 (4.19%) Unix
3 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.05%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) CentOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (92.67%) Web Development
2 93 (48.69%) Front End Development
3 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.14%) OO
5 24 (12.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (10.99%) MVC
6 21 (10.99%) Scrum
6 21 (10.99%) Web Design
7 19 (9.95%) TDD
8 14 (7.33%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.81%) Unit Testing
10 11 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.76%) Wireframes
11 10 (5.24%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 9 (4.71%) OOP
13 8 (4.19%) Mobile First
14 7 (3.66%) Pair Programming
15 6 (3.14%) Automated Testing
15 6 (3.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 157 (82.20%) JavaScript
2 24 (12.57%) C#
3 21 (10.99%) PHP
4 15 (7.85%) Java
5 8 (4.19%) Ruby
6 5 (2.62%) Python
7 4 (2.09%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (2.09%) ES6
8 3 (1.57%) SQL
9 2 (1.05%) JSX
9 2 (1.05%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.05%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.57%) Degree
2 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Opsview
1 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (3.66%) Adobe
2 3 (1.57%) Google
2 3 (1.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle
4 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.52%) Sitecore