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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 547 553 563
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 74 91 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 68 57
Median daily rate £438 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £321 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £444 £438
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £17.50
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 30 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 8 December 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 +5 72 £425 - 58
London -9 51 £465 +12.72% 44
South East +19 6 £375 -14.28% 2
City of London -5 6 £475 -1.04% 10
South West +14 4 £550 +22.22% 1
North West +11 4 £375 +7.14% 2
Bristol +8 3 £550 +29.41% 1
Manchester +1 3 £375 -6.25% 2
Crawley - 3 £400 -
West Sussex - 3 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £563 -
East of England - 3 £563 - 2
East Sussex +4 2 £305 -11.59% 1
Brighton - 2 £305 - 1
Watford - 2 £563 -
Scotland - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £400 -15.78% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - - 1
East Midlands -7 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 3
Somerset - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 3
Harrow - 1 £275 -

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 180 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 162 (85.26%) CSS
3 161 (84.74%) Front End Development
4 151 (79.47%) HTML
5 125 (65.79%) AngularJS
6 95 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (43.68%) CSS3
7 83 (43.68%) React
8 77 (40.53%) HTML5
9 71 (37.37%) Sass
10 67 (35.26%) Node.js
11 58 (30.53%) gulp
12 52 (27.37%) TDD
13 48 (25.26%) jQuery
13 48 (25.26%) BDD
14 44 (23.16%) Web Development
15 43 (22.63%) Git (software)
15 43 (22.63%) Grunt
16 39 (20.53%) Jasmine
17 38 (20.00%) ES6
18 37 (19.47%) User Experience
19 36 (18.95%) LESS
20 33 (17.37%) Cucumber
20 33 (17.37%) WebDriver
20 33 (17.37%) REST
20 33 (17.37%) OO
21 32 (16.84%) Docker
22 30 (15.79%) Backbone.js
23 29 (15.26%) webpack
24 28 (14.74%) Mocha

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 12 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.26%) Confluence
3 6 (3.16%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.05%) Drupal
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (9.47%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.26%) Pixelmator
3 2 (1.05%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.05%) GIMP
4 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.21%) GitHub
2 7 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) Heroku
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) HTTP
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
1 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (1.58%) Hazelcast
1 3 (1.58%) Neo4j
1 3 (1.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) GIS
3 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (30.53%) gulp
2 43 (22.63%) Git (software)
2 43 (22.63%) Grunt
3 39 (20.53%) Jasmine
4 33 (17.37%) Cucumber
4 33 (17.37%) WebDriver
5 29 (15.26%) webpack
6 28 (14.74%) Mocha
7 26 (13.68%) Babel
8 19 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 15 (7.89%) JIRA
10 13 (6.84%) Protractor
11 11 (5.79%) Bower
12 7 (3.68%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (3.68%) NuGet
13 5 (2.63%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.58%) Subversion
15 2 (1.05%) JUnit
15 2 (1.05%) PhantomJS
16 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (13.16%) Finance
2 20 (10.53%) Games
3 19 (10.00%) Banking
4 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.21%) Front Office
6 7 (3.68%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.63%) Advertising
8 3 (1.58%) Publishing
9 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.05%) Retail
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
10 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (85.26%) CSS
2 151 (79.47%) HTML
3 125 (65.79%) AngularJS
4 83 (43.68%) CSS3
4 83 (43.68%) React
5 77 (40.53%) HTML5
6 71 (37.37%) Sass
7 67 (35.26%) Node.js
8 48 (25.26%) jQuery
9 36 (18.95%) LESS
10 33 (17.37%) REST
11 30 (15.79%) Backbone.js
12 24 (12.63%) Handlebars
13 21 (11.05%) Express
14 19 (10.00%) .NET
14 19 (10.00%) Django
15 13 (6.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (6.32%) JSON
17 11 (5.79%) Zend Framework
18 10 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.47%) User Experience
2 10 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.26%) Fintech
3 8 (4.21%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.68%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (3.68%) Spread Betting
5 6 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.58%) IPTV
8 3 (1.58%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.58%) Online Games
8 3 (1.58%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.58%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.58%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.05%) W3C
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.16%) Android
1 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.58%) Linux
3 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.05%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) webOS
4 1 (0.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (84.74%) Front End Development
2 95 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (27.37%) TDD
4 48 (25.26%) BDD
5 44 (23.16%) Web Development
6 33 (17.37%) OO
7 26 (13.68%) Mobile First
7 26 (13.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 25 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (12.63%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.47%) MVC
11 13 (6.84%) Open Source
11 13 (6.84%) Scrum
11 13 (6.84%) Unit Testing
11 13 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.79%) Service Design
12 11 (5.79%) Web Operations
13 10 (5.26%) Coaching
13 10 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.21%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 180 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 38 (20.00%) ES6
3 23 (12.11%) PHP
3 23 (12.11%) Python
4 19 (10.00%) Java
5 15 (7.89%) C#
6 6 (3.16%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.16%) XPath
7 3 (1.58%) Ruby
7 3 (1.58%) Scala
8 1 (0.53%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.37%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.11%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.84%) WAI
2 4 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (16.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (6.84%) Zend
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.58%) Apigee
4 2 (1.05%) Adobe
4 2 (1.05%) Twitter
5 1 (0.53%) Arqiva
5 1 (0.53%) Facebook
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday