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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 554 511 494
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 93 155 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 127 95
Median daily rate £370 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +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 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -50 84 £381 +12.13% 33
London -30 43 £415 +18.57% 12
South East +10 17 £350 - 9
City of London +21 9 £415 -24.02% 2
East of England +18 7 £275 -4.34% 5
Scotland +14 7 £348 -7.33% 1
Norfolk +5 7 £275 -4.34%
Yorkshire +7 6 £300 +23.71% 1
Glasgow +13 5 £338 -10.00%
Berkshire +6 5 £365 +21.66% 1
Surrey - 5 £348 - 1
Great Yarmouth - 5 £275 -
South West +12 3 £300 +20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +6 3 £320 +31.95% 1
Leicestershire +6 3 £280 +7.69%
East Midlands -12 3 £280 -25.33%
West Midlands -29 3 £325 +8.33%
South Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
Leicester - 3 £280 -
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £220 - 4
Milton Keynes +15 2 £220 - 2
Wiltshire +13 2 £300 -
Swindon +10 2 £300 -
Edinburgh +9 2 £375 +20.88% 1
Norwich 0 2 £325 +13.04%
North West -1 2 £335 +3.07% 4
Bracknell -3 2 - - 1
Manchester -11 2 £335 +11.66% 3
Kent - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £356 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 181 (97.84%) Web Development
2 172 (92.97%) JavaScript
3 170 (91.89%) CSS
4 162 (87.57%) HTML
5 111 (60.00%) HTML5
6 91 (49.19%) Front End Development
7 90 (48.65%) CSS3
8 80 (43.24%) jQuery
9 78 (42.16%) AngularJS
10 64 (34.59%) Git (software)
11 62 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (29.73%) Sass
13 43 (23.24%) Node.js
14 42 (22.70%) .NET
15 38 (20.54%) Grunt
15 38 (20.54%) User Experience
16 34 (18.38%) React
17 31 (16.76%) LESS
18 30 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
19 29 (15.68%) Finance
20 28 (15.14%) TDD
21 27 (14.59%) C#
22 24 (12.97%) RESTful
23 23 (12.43%) ASP.NET
24 21 (11.35%) MVC
25 20 (10.81%) OO
26 19 (10.27%) Photoshop
26 19 (10.27%) Scrum
26 19 (10.27%) Jasmine
27 18 (9.73%) JSON

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 14 (7.57%) CMS
2 7 (3.78%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.16%) WordPress
4 3 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.62%) Mule
4 3 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.08%) Apache
5 2 (1.08%) Drupal
5 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (10.27%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.70%) GIMP
3 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.65%) GitHub
3 5 (2.70%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.62%) SaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.41%) MySQL
2 8 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.62%) Redis
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.54%) GIS
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (34.59%) Git (software)
2 38 (20.54%) Grunt
3 19 (10.27%) Jasmine
4 15 (8.11%) Subversion
4 15 (8.11%) TeamCity
5 14 (7.57%) Bower
5 14 (7.57%) gulp
6 13 (7.03%) Mocha
6 13 (7.03%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.49%) Selenium
8 10 (5.41%) Maven
8 10 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (4.86%) NuGet
9 9 (4.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.62%) JIRA
12 2 (1.08%) Gatling
12 2 (1.08%) YouTrack
13 1 (0.54%) Babel
13 1 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 29 (15.68%) Finance
2 13 (7.03%) Banking
3 8 (4.32%) Games
4 7 (3.78%) Front Office
5 4 (2.16%) Publishing
6 3 (1.62%) Advertising
6 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (91.89%) CSS
2 162 (87.57%) HTML
3 111 (60.00%) HTML5
4 90 (48.65%) CSS3
5 80 (43.24%) jQuery
6 78 (42.16%) AngularJS
7 55 (29.73%) Sass
8 43 (23.24%) Node.js
9 42 (22.70%) .NET
10 34 (18.38%) React
11 31 (16.76%) LESS
12 24 (12.97%) RESTful
13 23 (12.43%) ASP.NET
14 18 (9.73%) JSON
15 17 (9.19%) RequireJS
15 17 (9.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (9.19%) Web Services
16 16 (8.65%) Apache Flex
17 14 (7.57%) KnockoutJS
17 14 (7.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.54%) User Experience
2 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 5 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.08%) VLE
6 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.54%) Derivative
6 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.54%) RIA
6 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.32%) Linux
2 5 (2.70%) Mac OS X
2 5 (2.70%) Unix
3 2 (1.08%) Android
3 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.08%) Windows
4 1 (0.54%) CentOS
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (97.84%) Web Development
2 91 (49.19%) Front End Development
3 62 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 28 (15.14%) TDD
6 21 (11.35%) MVC
7 20 (10.81%) OO
8 19 (10.27%) Scrum
9 17 (9.19%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 16 (8.65%) Web Design
11 11 (5.95%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.86%) Automated Testing
13 9 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.86%) SEO
14 8 (4.32%) BDD
14 8 (4.32%) CRUD
15 7 (3.78%) OOP
16 6 (3.24%) Pair Programming
16 6 (3.24%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 172 (92.97%) JavaScript
2 27 (14.59%) C#
3 16 (8.65%) Java
4 15 (8.11%) PHP
5 13 (7.03%) ES6
6 8 (4.32%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (3.24%) Ruby
8 5 (2.70%) Python
9 4 (2.16%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.16%) SQL
10 3 (1.62%) Clojure
10 3 (1.62%) Haskell
11 2 (1.08%) C++
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.54%) Perl
12 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.24%) WCAG
2 1 (0.54%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Opsview
Vendors
1 18 (9.73%) Adobe
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.62%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.54%) ESRI
5 1 (0.54%) Telerik
5 1 (0.54%) Twitter
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
South east
TRG
Rate: 550 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago