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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 518 516 499
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 109 121 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 95 109
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £280
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -20 94 £350 - 49
London -25 42 £418 +4.37% 10
South East +16 22 £354 +2.53% 8
Scotland +15 10 £343 -8.66% 2
Berkshire +16 8 £383 -15.00% 2
City of London +10 8 £425 -14.35%
East Midlands -4 8 £275 +5.76% 2
Edinburgh +23 7 £345 +23.21%
Yorkshire +13 7 £350 +16.66% 3
Leicestershire -1 6 £275 +5.76%
Hampshire +22 4 £425 +14.86% 1
Leeds +12 4 £500 +25.00% 2
East of England +11 4 £350 +70.73% 4
West Yorkshire +10 4 £500 +42.85% 2
North West +4 4 £375 +27.65% 9
South West +2 4 £300 +20.00% 4
South Wales - 4 £288 - 1
Wales - 4 £288 - 1
Surrey +23 3 £360 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £300 - 1
Glasgow +8 3 £338 -10.00% 2
Manchester +3 3 £375 +30.43% 4
Swindon -1 3 £300 +20.00%
South Yorkshire -7 3 £300 +15.38% 1
Wiltshire -7 3 £300 +20.00%
Cardiff - 3 £288 - 1
Milton Keynes +12 2 £288 -
Reading +7 2 £438 -2.77%
Leicester +6 2 £280 +24.44%
Nottingham -1 2 £269 -8.89%

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 199 (93.87%) Web Development
2 185 (87.26%) CSS
3 184 (86.79%) JavaScript
4 182 (85.85%) HTML
5 115 (54.25%) HTML5
6 102 (48.11%) Front End Development
7 97 (45.75%) AngularJS
8 95 (44.81%) CSS3
9 87 (41.04%) jQuery
10 64 (30.19%) Git (software)
11 63 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (28.30%) Sass
13 46 (21.70%) React
14 41 (19.34%) Responsive Web Design
15 40 (18.87%) User Experience
16 38 (17.92%) Node.js
17 36 (16.98%) Grunt
18 35 (16.51%) .NET
19 33 (15.57%) LESS
20 31 (14.62%) Finance
21 30 (14.15%) C#
22 29 (13.68%) RESTful
23 28 (13.21%) OO
24 27 (12.74%) TDD
25 26 (12.26%) Web Design
26 24 (11.32%) MVC
26 24 (11.32%) Java
26 24 (11.32%) Web Services
27 23 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 22 (10.38%) 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 12 (5.66%) CMS
2 8 (3.77%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.36%) WordPress
4 4 (1.89%) Drupal
5 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (9.91%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.42%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.42%) GIMP
3 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.66%) GitHub
2 5 (2.36%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.19%) HTTP
2 4 (1.89%) DNS
2 4 (1.89%) Internet
2 4 (1.89%) SSL
3 3 (1.42%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.72%) MySQL
2 9 (4.25%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.94%) GIS
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Redis
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.98%) Grunt
3 21 (9.91%) Jasmine
4 18 (8.49%) gulp
5 17 (8.02%) Bower
6 16 (7.55%) Selenium
7 14 (6.60%) Visual Studio
8 12 (5.66%) Subversion
9 11 (5.19%) Maven
10 10 (4.72%) TeamCity
11 9 (4.25%) Mocha
11 9 (4.25%) NuGet
12 8 (3.77%) JIRA
13 7 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (2.83%) webpack
15 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
15 5 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (1.89%) RSpec
General
1 31 (14.62%) Finance
2 14 (6.60%) Banking
3 9 (4.25%) Marketing
4 7 (3.30%) Front Office
5 6 (2.83%) Games
6 4 (1.89%) Publishing
6 4 (1.89%) Retail
7 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (87.26%) CSS
2 182 (85.85%) HTML
3 115 (54.25%) HTML5
4 97 (45.75%) AngularJS
5 95 (44.81%) CSS3
6 87 (41.04%) jQuery
7 60 (28.30%) Sass
8 46 (21.70%) React
9 38 (17.92%) Node.js
10 35 (16.51%) .NET
11 33 (15.57%) LESS
12 29 (13.68%) RESTful
13 24 (11.32%) Web Services
14 23 (10.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (10.38%) Backbone.js
15 22 (10.38%) JSON
16 20 (9.43%) REST
17 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET
18 14 (6.60%) WebSockets
19 13 (6.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.87%) User Experience
2 7 (3.30%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.36%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.89%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.94%) Digital TV
6 2 (0.94%) Linked Data
6 2 (0.94%) VLE
7 1 (0.47%) Derivative
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.19%) Unix
2 10 (4.72%) Linux
3 5 (2.36%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.94%) Android
5 2 (0.94%) Windows
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (93.87%) Web Development
2 102 (48.11%) Front End Development
3 63 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (19.34%) Responsive Web Design
5 28 (13.21%) OO
6 27 (12.74%) TDD
7 26 (12.26%) Web Design
8 24 (11.32%) MVC
9 15 (7.08%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.60%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 14 (6.60%) Scrum
11 13 (6.13%) Automated Testing
12 12 (5.66%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.72%) Wireframes
14 9 (4.25%) CRUD
14 9 (4.25%) SDLC
15 8 (3.77%) Unit Testing
16 7 (3.30%) BDD
16 7 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (86.79%) JavaScript
2 30 (14.15%) C#
3 24 (11.32%) Java
4 20 (9.43%) PHP
5 12 (5.66%) ES6
6 11 (5.19%) Ruby
7 9 (4.25%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (2.36%) Python
9 4 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.42%) SQL
11 2 (0.94%) C++
11 2 (0.94%) JSX
11 2 (0.94%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.94%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.47%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) WCAG
2 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Opsview
1 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (7.55%) Adobe
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.94%) Google
4 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
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