The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Front-End Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 569 610 589
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 92 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.093% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.098% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 45 35
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

Senior Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK.

Senior Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +56 91 £450 +12.50% 41
London +19 65 £463 +8.82% 27
City of London +57 15 £475 +26.66% 6
East Midlands +10 12 £428 +36.80% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 11 £425 +36.00% 3
Nottingham -1 11 £425 +36.00% 2
East of England - 4 £425 - 1
South East +16 3 £345 -8.00% 2
West Yorkshire +5 3 £450 - 1
Leeds +1 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £450 - 1
South West - 2 - - 3
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - - 1
St Albans - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £425 - 1
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Brighton - 1 £300 -
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £390 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 £390 -

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 168 (94.92%) JavaScript
2 156 (88.14%) Front End Development
3 155 (87.57%) CSS
4 152 (85.88%) HTML
5 107 (60.45%) AngularJS
6 97 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (45.20%) HTML5
8 79 (44.63%) Sass
9 78 (44.07%) CSS3
10 57 (32.20%) React
11 56 (31.64%) jQuery
12 49 (27.68%) gulp
13 48 (27.12%) Git (software)
13 48 (27.12%) Node.js
14 42 (23.73%) TDD
15 41 (23.16%) Web Development
16 37 (20.90%) OO
17 36 (20.34%) MVC
17 36 (20.34%) Responsive Web Design
18 34 (19.21%) Grunt
18 34 (19.21%) User Experience
19 31 (17.51%) BDD
20 30 (16.95%) Cucumber
20 30 (16.95%) Jasmine
20 30 (16.95%) Finance
21 29 (16.38%) LESS
22 28 (15.82%) WebDriver
22 28 (15.82%) Java
23 24 (13.56%) PHP
24 23 (12.99%) Docker

Senior Front-End 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 13 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (6.21%) Confluence
3 9 (5.08%) CMS
4 5 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.69%) Mule
5 3 (1.69%) WordPress
6 2 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.13%) Drupal
6 2 (1.13%) IIS
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.56%) Jetty
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (12.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.13%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) GitHub
1 2 (1.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) HTTP
2 2 (1.13%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) Redis
4 2 (1.13%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (27.68%) gulp
2 48 (27.12%) Git (software)
3 34 (19.21%) Grunt
4 30 (16.95%) Cucumber
4 30 (16.95%) Jasmine
5 28 (15.82%) WebDriver
6 20 (11.30%) Jenkins
6 20 (11.30%) webpack
7 19 (10.73%) Mocha
8 17 (9.60%) Babel
9 13 (7.34%) JIRA
10 12 (6.78%) Protractor
11 11 (6.21%) Subversion
12 9 (5.08%) Bower
12 9 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.26%) Maven
15 3 (1.69%) JUnit
15 3 (1.69%) Selenium
16 2 (1.13%) Checkstyle
General
1 30 (16.95%) Finance
2 10 (5.65%) Banking
3 9 (5.08%) Law
4 8 (4.52%) Publishing
5 7 (3.95%) Games
6 4 (2.26%) Front Office
6 4 (2.26%) Retail
7 2 (1.13%) Electronics
7 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Marketing
7 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (87.57%) CSS
2 152 (85.88%) HTML
3 107 (60.45%) AngularJS
4 80 (45.20%) HTML5
5 79 (44.63%) Sass
6 78 (44.07%) CSS3
7 57 (32.20%) React
8 56 (31.64%) jQuery
9 48 (27.12%) Node.js
10 29 (16.38%) LESS
11 23 (12.99%) Handlebars
12 22 (12.43%) REST
13 20 (11.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (9.60%) JSON
15 15 (8.47%) Backbone.js
16 14 (7.91%) Django
16 14 (7.91%) Express
17 12 (6.78%) Behat
17 12 (6.78%) Twig
17 12 (6.78%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.21%) User Experience
2 10 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.95%) Fintech
4 2 (1.13%) Animation
4 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.56%) Blog
5 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Derivative
5 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
5 1 (0.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.21%) Linux
2 9 (5.08%) Mac OS X
2 9 (5.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (88.14%) Front End Development
2 97 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.73%) TDD
4 41 (23.16%) Web Development
5 37 (20.90%) OO
6 36 (20.34%) MVC
6 36 (20.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 31 (17.51%) BDD
8 22 (12.43%) Mobile First
9 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (10.73%) E-Commerce
11 14 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (6.78%) Automated Testing
12 12 (6.78%) Open Source
13 11 (6.21%) Web Design
14 10 (5.65%) Configuration Management
14 10 (5.65%) Progressive Enhancement
14 10 (5.65%) Service Design
15 9 (5.08%) Software Engineering
15 9 (5.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 168 (94.92%) JavaScript
2 28 (15.82%) Java
3 24 (13.56%) PHP
4 22 (12.43%) ES6
5 18 (10.17%) C#
6 16 (9.04%) Python
7 13 (7.34%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.52%) Ruby
9 3 (1.69%) Clojure
9 3 (1.69%) Haskell
10 2 (1.13%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.13%) Scala
10 2 (1.13%) SQL
10 2 (1.13%) VBScript
11 1 (0.56%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.26%) DBS Check
2 4 (2.26%) Degree
3 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.34%) WAI
2 3 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (12.99%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (7.34%) Zend
2 5 (2.82%) IBM
2 5 (2.82%) Twitter
3 3 (1.69%) Adobe
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle
4 2 (1.13%) Perforce
4 2 (1.13%) RedDot
5 1 (0.56%) Facebook
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) hybris
5 1 (0.56%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago