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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 541 594 573
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 112 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 57 50
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £368 £369
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -0.33%
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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
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 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
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 £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 27 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 29 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 +54 111 £450 +12.50% 40
London +27 86 £456 +14.06% 23
City of London +24 18 £475 +18.75% 4
East Midlands +5 15 £425 +36.00% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 14 £420 +34.40%
Nottingham -4 14 £420 +34.40%
South West +16 4 £550 - 1
South East +20 3 £388 +3.33% 4
Bristol - 3 £550 - 1
East of England - 2 £425 - 2
Dorset +5 1 - -
Bournemouth +1 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 £388 +3.33% 2
Westminster -17 1 £475 -1.04%
West Midlands -31 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £450 - 1
Brighton - 1 £300 -
Crawley - 1 £408 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £408 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 166 (95.40%) JavaScript
2 155 (89.08%) CSS
3 149 (85.63%) HTML
4 144 (82.76%) Front End Development
5 109 (62.64%) AngularJS
6 90 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (45.98%) CSS3
8 76 (43.68%) Sass
9 72 (41.38%) HTML5
10 69 (39.66%) React
11 60 (34.48%) gulp
12 53 (30.46%) jQuery
13 50 (28.74%) Node.js
14 46 (26.44%) Grunt
15 45 (25.86%) TDD
16 42 (24.14%) BDD
16 42 (24.14%) Git (software)
17 41 (23.56%) Web Development
18 39 (22.41%) LESS
19 36 (20.69%) Jasmine
19 36 (20.69%) Cucumber
20 35 (20.11%) User Experience
20 35 (20.11%) WebDriver
21 30 (17.24%) REST
21 30 (17.24%) Docker
21 30 (17.24%) ES6
22 28 (16.09%) PHP
23 27 (15.52%) webpack
24 26 (14.94%) Handlebars
24 26 (14.94%) OO

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 15 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.90%) Confluence
3 7 (4.02%) CMS
4 3 (1.72%) Mule
5 2 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.15%) Drupal
5 2 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.15%) WordPress
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (12.07%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.30%) GIMP
3 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Magento
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.15%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) Heroku
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.72%) HTTP
2 2 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.72%) Redis
2 2 (1.15%) Big Data
2 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.15%) MySQL
2 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (34.48%) gulp
2 46 (26.44%) Grunt
3 42 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 36 (20.69%) Cucumber
4 36 (20.69%) Jasmine
5 35 (20.11%) WebDriver
6 27 (15.52%) webpack
7 25 (14.37%) Mocha
8 22 (12.64%) Babel
9 21 (12.07%) Jenkins
10 14 (8.05%) Bower
10 14 (8.05%) JIRA
11 13 (7.47%) Protractor
12 8 (4.60%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (4.02%) NuGet
14 4 (2.30%) Maven
15 3 (1.72%) Selenium
15 3 (1.72%) Subversion
15 3 (1.72%) Vagrant
16 2 (1.15%) PhantomJS
General
1 26 (14.94%) Finance
2 12 (6.90%) Banking
3 8 (4.60%) Front Office
3 8 (4.60%) Games
4 6 (3.45%) Publishing
5 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.15%) Electronics
6 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 2 (1.15%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (89.08%) CSS
2 149 (85.63%) HTML
3 109 (62.64%) AngularJS
4 80 (45.98%) CSS3
5 76 (43.68%) Sass
6 72 (41.38%) HTML5
7 69 (39.66%) React
8 53 (30.46%) jQuery
9 50 (28.74%) Node.js
10 39 (22.41%) LESS
11 30 (17.24%) REST
12 26 (14.94%) Handlebars
13 20 (11.49%) Django
13 20 (11.49%) Express
14 16 (9.20%) Backbone.js
15 14 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (7.47%) .NET
16 13 (7.47%) Behat
16 13 (7.47%) Twig
16 13 (7.47%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.11%) User Experience
2 7 (4.02%) Fintech
3 6 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.57%) Blog
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.57%) IPTV
7 1 (0.57%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Social Network
7 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.87%) Android
1 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
1 5 (2.87%) Linux
2 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X
2 3 (1.72%) Unix
3 1 (0.57%) webOS
3 1 (0.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (82.76%) Front End Development
2 90 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.86%) TDD
4 42 (24.14%) BDD
5 41 (23.56%) Web Development
6 26 (14.94%) OO
7 24 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (13.22%) MVC
9 21 (12.07%) Mobile First
10 20 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (10.92%) E-Commerce
12 17 (9.77%) Open Source
13 16 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (6.32%) Service Design
14 11 (6.32%) Web Operations
15 10 (5.75%) Progressive Enhancement
16 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
16 9 (5.17%) Unit Testing
16 9 (5.17%) Web Application Development
17 8 (4.60%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (95.40%) JavaScript
2 30 (17.24%) ES6
3 28 (16.09%) PHP
4 23 (13.22%) Python
5 17 (9.77%) Java
6 16 (9.20%) C#
7 7 (4.02%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.45%) Ruby
9 3 (1.72%) Clojure
9 3 (1.72%) Haskell
9 3 (1.72%) Scala
10 2 (1.15%) SQL
11 1 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.57%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.17%) Degree
2 7 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.30%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) WAI
2 4 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (17.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 15 (8.62%) Zend
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle
3 2 (1.15%) Adobe
3 2 (1.15%) IBM
3 2 (1.15%) Perforce
4 1 (0.57%) Arqiva
4 1 (0.57%) Facebook
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.57%) SAP
4 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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