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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 559 489 461
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 84 122 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 106
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 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 31 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 -43 80 £394 +21.15% 57
London -1 41 £450 +24.13% 23
South East -16 18 £300 +9.09% 5
Surrey -10 6 £400 - 1
North West -19 5 £338 +7.14% 6
East Midlands +7 4 £325 +20.37% 1
West Yorkshire +1 4 £363 +51.04% 1
Leeds -6 4 £363 +52.63% 1
Yorkshire -6 4 £363 +45.00% 3
West Midlands -24 4 - - 3
North East -45 4 £300 +87.50% 3
Kent - 4 £338 - 1
Wales +16 3 £325 -11.86% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £238 -1.04%
Oxfordshire +8 3 £113 -71.87% 1
Milton Keynes +5 3 £238 +3.26%
North Wales +3 3 £325 -7.14%
Oxford +2 3 £113 -55.00% 1
Birmingham -1 3 - -
Bromley - 3 £325 -
Croydon - 3 £388 - 2
Epsom - 3 £400 -
Wrexham - 3 £325 -
Durham +3 2 £300 +87.50% 1
Leicestershire +1 2 £325 +18.18%
East of England -1 2 £450 +63.63% 5
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - -
Nottingham -2 2 - -
South West -11 2 £238 -20.83% 8
Tyne and Wear -44 2 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 218 (94.78%) JavaScript
2 217 (94.35%) CSS
3 214 (93.04%) Web Development
4 212 (92.17%) HTML
5 147 (63.91%) HTML5
6 131 (56.96%) Front End Development
7 129 (56.09%) CSS3
8 109 (47.39%) jQuery
9 94 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (35.22%) User Experience
11 71 (30.87%) AngularJS
12 57 (24.78%) Sass
13 56 (24.35%) Git (software)
14 52 (22.61%) .NET
15 43 (18.70%) MVC
15 43 (18.70%) Node.js
16 40 (17.39%) Finance
17 39 (16.96%) Responsive Web Design
18 37 (16.09%) LESS
19 35 (15.22%) TDD
20 33 (14.35%) CMS
20 33 (14.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 32 (13.91%) C#
22 30 (13.04%) ASP.NET
22 30 (13.04%) Ajax
23 29 (12.61%) Photoshop
23 29 (12.61%) Grunt
24 27 (11.74%) Mobile App
24 27 (11.74%) React
24 27 (11.74%) 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 43 (18.70%) Node.js
2 33 (14.35%) CMS
3 11 (4.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (3.48%) Apache
5 5 (2.17%) WordPress
6 4 (1.74%) Drupal
6 4 (1.74%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.30%) ExpressionEngine
7 3 (1.30%) IIS
7 3 (1.30%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.30%) Mule
8 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.87%) concrete5
8 2 (0.87%) Confluence
8 2 (0.87%) Jetty
9 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (12.61%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (3.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.61%) GIMP
5 3 (1.30%) MS Office
6 2 (0.87%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.87%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.52%) GitHub
2 6 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.30%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) 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 11 (4.78%) MySQL
2 5 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.30%) Redis
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (24.35%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.61%) Grunt
3 25 (10.87%) Subversion
4 18 (7.83%) Jasmine
5 13 (5.65%) gulp
6 12 (5.22%) Mocha
7 10 (4.35%) Selenium
7 10 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.48%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (2.61%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.17%) Bower
10 5 (2.17%) Maven
10 5 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.74%) JIRA
11 4 (1.74%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.87%) QUnit
General
1 40 (17.39%) Finance
2 25 (10.87%) Banking
3 13 (5.65%) Marketing
4 8 (3.48%) Publishing
5 6 (2.61%) Advertising
6 5 (2.17%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (94.35%) CSS
2 212 (92.17%) HTML
3 147 (63.91%) HTML5
4 129 (56.09%) CSS3
5 109 (47.39%) jQuery
6 71 (30.87%) AngularJS
7 57 (24.78%) Sass
8 52 (22.61%) .NET
9 37 (16.09%) LESS
10 33 (14.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (13.04%) Ajax
11 30 (13.04%) ASP.NET
12 27 (11.74%) React
13 23 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (10.00%) Dojo
14 16 (6.96%) Web Services
14 16 (6.96%) XML
15 15 (6.52%) .NET Framework
15 15 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 81 (35.22%) User Experience
2 27 (11.74%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.61%) W3C
4 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.74%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.87%) Life Science
6 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.87%) Social Media
6 2 (0.87%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.43%) Animation
7 1 (0.43%) Biology
7 1 (0.43%) Blog
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.17%) Linux
2 3 (1.30%) Windows
3 2 (0.87%) Android
3 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.87%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (93.04%) Web Development
2 131 (56.96%) Front End Development
3 94 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (18.70%) MVC
5 39 (16.96%) Responsive Web Design
6 35 (15.22%) TDD
7 27 (11.74%) E-Commerce
7 27 (11.74%) Scrum
8 23 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 22 (9.57%) Web Design
10 18 (7.83%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 17 (7.39%) SEO
12 13 (5.65%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.78%) Workflow
14 10 (4.35%) Unit Testing
15 9 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (3.91%) OO
15 9 (3.91%) SDLC
15 9 (3.91%) Wireframes
16 8 (3.48%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (94.78%) JavaScript
2 32 (13.91%) C#
3 22 (9.57%) Java
4 20 (8.70%) PHP
5 19 (8.26%) SQL
6 10 (4.35%) Ruby
7 9 (3.91%) ES6
8 7 (3.04%) Python
9 5 (2.17%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.74%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.74%) XPath
11 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.30%) C++
11 3 (1.30%) Clojure
11 3 (1.30%) Haskell
11 3 (1.30%) VB
12 2 (0.87%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.74%) Degree
1 4 (1.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.30%) 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 (1.74%) WCAG
2 3 (1.30%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) WAI
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 26 (11.30%) Adobe
2 14 (6.09%) Twitter
3 11 (4.78%) Sitecore
4 10 (4.35%) Facebook
5 3 (1.30%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.30%) Zend
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.43%) CODA
7 1 (0.43%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.43%) Google
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) Intershop
7 1 (0.43%) New Relic
7 1 (0.43%) Omniture
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle
7 1 (0.43%) Telerik
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