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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 548 512 470
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 102 143 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 122 108
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £242 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -30.43%

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -40 97 £375 +11.11% 42
London -18 48 £415 +18.57% 15
East of England +22 13 £275 - 4
Norfolk +9 13 £275 -4.34% 1
South East -1 13 £350 - 10
West Midlands -33 9 £325 +8.33% 1
City of London +44 8 £415 -17.00% 4
Great Yarmouth - 8 £275 - 1
Yorkshire -1 6 £320 +33.33% 3
West Yorkshire 0 5 £320 +33.33% 2
Norwich -2 5 £325 +13.04%
North West -5 5 £150 -55.88% 6
Kent - 5 - -
South West +12 4 £325 +30.00%
Leeds +3 4 £320 +33.33% 2
Surrey +1 4 £338 -15.62% 2
Scotland +8 3 £340 +13.25% 3
Warwickshire - 3 £325 - 1
Cheshire 0 2 £150 -55.88%
Manchester -8 2 £335 +11.66% 5
Wiltshire - 2 £300 -
Swindon - 2 £300 -
Epsom - 2 £413 -
Chester - 2 £150 -
Croydon - 2 £400 -
Wales +21 1 £350 -
Cardiff +18 1 £350 -
South Wales +15 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £165 - 4
Milton Keynes +13 1 £165 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 190 (97.94%) Web Development
2 185 (95.36%) JavaScript
3 182 (93.81%) CSS
4 175 (90.21%) HTML
5 129 (66.49%) HTML5
6 105 (54.12%) CSS3
7 100 (51.55%) Front End Development
8 91 (46.91%) jQuery
9 77 (39.69%) AngularJS
10 66 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (32.99%) Git (software)
12 54 (27.84%) Sass
13 50 (25.77%) .NET
14 44 (22.68%) User Experience
15 41 (21.13%) Node.js
16 36 (18.56%) MVC
16 36 (18.56%) Finance
17 34 (17.53%) Grunt
18 31 (15.98%) React
18 31 (15.98%) Responsive Web Design
18 31 (15.98%) C#
18 31 (15.98%) TDD
19 30 (15.46%) ASP.NET
20 28 (14.43%) LESS
21 22 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 21 (10.82%) Web Design
22 21 (10.82%) JSON
22 21 (10.82%) Photoshop
22 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
23 20 (10.31%) CMS

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 20 (10.31%) CMS
2 5 (2.58%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.06%) WordPress
4 3 (1.55%) Apache
4 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.55%) Mule
5 2 (1.03%) Drupal
5 2 (1.03%) Jetty
6 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (10.82%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.58%) GIMP
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.73%) GitHub
2 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.58%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.64%) MySQL
2 8 (4.12%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.55%) Redis
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (32.99%) Git (software)
2 34 (17.53%) Grunt
3 18 (9.28%) Jasmine
3 18 (9.28%) Subversion
4 15 (7.73%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.70%) gulp
5 13 (6.70%) Mocha
5 13 (6.70%) Visual Studio
6 12 (6.19%) Selenium
7 11 (5.67%) Bower
8 10 (5.15%) Maven
8 10 (5.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (3.09%) NuGet
10 5 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.52%) Babel
11 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.52%) JIRA
11 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.52%) webpack
11 1 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 36 (18.56%) Finance
2 17 (8.76%) Banking
3 8 (4.12%) Games
4 7 (3.61%) Front Office
5 4 (2.06%) Publishing
6 3 (1.55%) Advertising
6 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.55%) Retail
7 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (93.81%) CSS
2 175 (90.21%) HTML
3 129 (66.49%) HTML5
4 105 (54.12%) CSS3
5 91 (46.91%) jQuery
6 77 (39.69%) AngularJS
7 54 (27.84%) Sass
8 50 (25.77%) .NET
9 41 (21.13%) Node.js
10 31 (15.98%) React
11 30 (15.46%) ASP.NET
12 28 (14.43%) LESS
13 22 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (10.82%) JSON
15 19 (9.79%) RESTful
16 18 (9.28%) REST
17 17 (8.76%) RequireJS
18 16 (8.25%) Apache Flex
19 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.68%) User Experience
2 12 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.58%) Hedge funds
3 5 (2.58%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.06%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) Derivative
6 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.52%) Life Science
6 1 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.09%) Linux
1 6 (3.09%) Unix
2 5 (2.58%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.55%) Windows
4 2 (1.03%) Android
4 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (97.94%) Web Development
2 100 (51.55%) Front End Development
3 66 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (18.56%) MVC
5 31 (15.98%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (15.98%) TDD
6 21 (10.82%) Web Design
7 19 (9.79%) OO
8 17 (8.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 17 (8.76%) Scrum
9 16 (8.25%) E-Commerce
10 13 (6.70%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.15%) SEO
12 9 (4.64%) Automated Testing
13 8 (4.12%) CRUD
14 7 (3.61%) BDD
14 7 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.61%) SDLC
15 6 (3.09%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 185 (95.36%) JavaScript
2 31 (15.98%) C#
3 17 (8.76%) Java
4 15 (7.73%) PHP
5 14 (7.22%) ES6
6 9 (4.64%) SQL
7 8 (4.12%) CoffeeScript
8 7 (3.61%) Ruby
9 5 (2.58%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.58%) Python
10 3 (1.55%) Clojure
10 3 (1.55%) Haskell
11 2 (1.03%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) WCAG
2 1 (0.52%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (9.79%) Adobe
2 7 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.06%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.52%) ESRI
4 1 (0.52%) Intershop
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle
4 1 (0.52%) Telerik
4 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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