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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 557 494 467
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 90 139 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 108 108
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £428 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.60%
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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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
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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 88 £375 +13.63% 51
London +1 40 £450 +24.13% 16
South East +4 15 £325 -10.34% 12
West Midlands -18 10 £325 +3.17% 2
East of England +15 8 £275 - 3
Norfolk +2 7 £275 -
Surrey 0 6 £400 - 2
North West -21 6 £150 -55.88% 6
South West +9 5 £313 +6.38% 6
Yorkshire +2 5 £323 +34.37% 4
Leeds -2 5 £323 +34.37% 1
West Yorkshire -11 5 £323 +34.37% 1
Epsom - 5 £400 -
East Midlands +3 4 £325 +18.18% 1
Great Yarmouth - 4 £275 -
Kent - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire +7 3 £113 -71.87%
Leicestershire +6 3 £325 +18.18%
Oxford +2 3 £113 -77.50%
Liverpool 0 3 - -
Merseyside 0 3 - -
Birmingham -7 3 - - 1
Norwich -9 3 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -56 3 - - 1
North East -57 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -60 3 - - 1
Swindon - 3 £206 -
Croydon - 3 £388 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £206 -
Warwickshire - 3 £325 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 218 (96.04%) Web Development
2 215 (94.71%) JavaScript
3 211 (92.95%) CSS
4 204 (89.87%) HTML
5 146 (64.32%) HTML5
6 127 (55.95%) Front End Development
7 122 (53.74%) CSS3
8 98 (43.17%) jQuery
9 86 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (30.84%) AngularJS
11 67 (29.52%) Git (software)
11 67 (29.52%) User Experience
12 60 (26.43%) Sass
13 53 (23.35%) Node.js
13 53 (23.35%) .NET
14 45 (19.82%) MVC
15 39 (17.18%) TDD
16 37 (16.30%) Finance
17 36 (15.86%) LESS
17 36 (15.86%) Responsive Web Design
18 33 (14.54%) ASP.NET
19 32 (14.10%) Grunt
20 31 (13.66%) React
21 30 (13.22%) C#
22 27 (11.89%) Photoshop
22 27 (11.89%) Subversion
23 26 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
24 25 (11.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 25 (11.01%) CMS
24 25 (11.01%) E-Commerce

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 25 (11.01%) CMS
2 7 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.64%) Apache
3 6 (2.64%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.76%) WordPress
5 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.32%) IIS
5 3 (1.32%) Mule
6 2 (0.88%) Confluence
6 2 (0.88%) Jetty
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
7 1 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (11.89%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.76%) GIMP
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.88%) MS Office
6 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.49%) GitHub
2 9 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.20%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.88%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.44%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) FTP
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.85%) MySQL
2 4 (1.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.32%) Redis
4 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) DB2
5 1 (0.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 67 (29.52%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.10%) Grunt
3 27 (11.89%) Subversion
4 24 (10.57%) Jasmine
5 16 (7.05%) TeamCity
6 15 (6.61%) Mocha
7 13 (5.73%) gulp
8 12 (5.29%) Selenium
9 9 (3.96%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.52%) Maven
10 8 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (2.20%) Bower
13 4 (1.76%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.88%) JIRA
15 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
15 1 (0.44%) QUnit
15 1 (0.44%) Sublime Text
General
1 37 (16.30%) Finance
2 21 (9.25%) Banking
3 10 (4.41%) Games
4 8 (3.52%) Marketing
5 6 (2.64%) Publishing
6 3 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (92.95%) CSS
2 204 (89.87%) HTML
3 146 (64.32%) HTML5
4 122 (53.74%) CSS3
5 98 (43.17%) jQuery
6 70 (30.84%) AngularJS
7 60 (26.43%) Sass
8 53 (23.35%) .NET
8 53 (23.35%) Node.js
9 36 (15.86%) LESS
10 33 (14.54%) ASP.NET
11 31 (13.66%) React
12 26 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (11.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (9.69%) Ajax
15 19 (8.37%) Dojo
16 16 (7.05%) JSON
17 15 (6.61%) .NET Framework
17 15 (6.61%) Web Services
17 15 (6.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (29.52%) User Experience
2 23 (10.13%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.76%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.88%) Social Media
5 2 (0.88%) W3C
5 2 (0.88%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.44%) Animation
6 1 (0.44%) Blog
6 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.44%) Derivative
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.44%) Life Science
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) NHS
6 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.08%) Linux
2 5 (2.20%) Unix
3 4 (1.76%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (96.04%) Web Development
2 127 (55.95%) Front End Development
3 86 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (19.82%) MVC
5 39 (17.18%) TDD
6 36 (15.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (11.01%) E-Commerce
8 24 (10.57%) Scrum
9 23 (10.13%) Web Design
10 21 (9.25%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.81%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 17 (7.49%) SEO
13 13 (5.73%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.29%) SDLC
15 11 (4.85%) Automated Testing
16 10 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (4.41%) OO
16 10 (4.41%) Workflow
17 8 (3.52%) BDD
17 8 (3.52%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 215 (94.71%) JavaScript
2 30 (13.22%) C#
3 21 (9.25%) Java
4 17 (7.49%) PHP
5 16 (7.05%) SQL
6 14 (6.17%) ES6
7 10 (4.41%) Ruby
8 5 (2.20%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.76%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (1.76%) Python
9 4 (1.76%) XPath
10 3 (1.32%) Clojure
10 3 (1.32%) Haskell
11 2 (0.88%) C++
11 2 (0.88%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (1.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) WCAG
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 22 (9.69%) Adobe
2 13 (5.73%) Twitter
3 8 (3.52%) Facebook
4 7 (3.08%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.20%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.32%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.44%) CODA
7 1 (0.44%) ESRI
7 1 (0.44%) Google
7 1 (0.44%) Intershop
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle
7 1 (0.44%) Telerik
7 1 (0.44%) Zend
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