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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
Rank 534 573 575
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 67 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 38
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +21 66 £450 +2.27% 42
London +21 46 £459 +1.94% 31
South East +22 10 £375 +8.69% 3
East of England -3 4 £563 - 2
Hertfordshire -4 4 £563 -
Surrey - 4 £313 -
Buckinghamshire -6 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £463 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
Middlesex - 2 £420 -
Watford - 2 £563 -
Leeds - 2 £463 -
Edinburgh +21 1 £350 -
Scotland +18 1 £350 -
Hampshire +8 1 £375 +7.14% 1
South West -4 1 £425 -8.10% 1
City of London -9 1 £388 -38.00% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £388 - 2
North East - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £350 -
Dorset - 1 £425 -
Derbyshire - 1 £325 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £325 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 122 (90.37%) JavaScript
2 118 (87.41%) Front End Development
3 102 (75.56%) CSS
4 94 (69.63%) HTML
5 92 (68.15%) AngularJS
6 75 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (45.19%) CSS3
7 61 (45.19%) HTML5
8 54 (40.00%) React
9 49 (36.30%) Node.js
10 38 (28.15%) Sass
11 28 (20.74%) Web Development
11 28 (20.74%) OO
12 27 (20.00%) TDD
12 27 (20.00%) jQuery
12 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 26 (19.26%) User Experience
14 25 (18.52%) E-Commerce
15 22 (16.30%) Jasmine
15 22 (16.30%) Backbone.js
16 21 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (15.56%) ES6
16 21 (15.56%) Scrum
17 20 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (14.81%) Degree
18 19 (14.07%) gulp
18 19 (14.07%) Grunt
19 17 (12.59%) Software Engineering
19 17 (12.59%) Finance
19 17 (12.59%) Games

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 7 (5.19%) CMS
2 2 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.48%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.48%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) GitHub
2 6 (4.44%) SaaS
3 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) DSL
1 2 (1.48%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.96%) Big Data
3 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.22%) Hazelcast
3 3 (2.22%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.48%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.74%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.74%) GIS
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.30%) Jasmine
3 19 (14.07%) Grunt
3 19 (14.07%) gulp
4 9 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (5.93%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.93%) Mocha
6 6 (4.44%) webpack
7 5 (3.70%) JIRA
7 5 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.70%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.96%) Babel
9 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.48%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.48%) Subversion
9 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.74%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
1 17 (12.59%) Games
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 11 (8.15%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.44%) Advertising
6 4 (2.96%) Electronics
6 4 (2.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (75.56%) CSS
2 94 (69.63%) HTML
3 92 (68.15%) AngularJS
4 61 (45.19%) CSS3
4 61 (45.19%) HTML5
5 54 (40.00%) React
6 49 (36.30%) Node.js
7 38 (28.15%) Sass
8 27 (20.00%) jQuery
9 22 (16.30%) Backbone.js
10 14 (10.37%) .NET
11 13 (9.63%) RESTful
11 13 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (8.15%) LESS
12 11 (8.15%) XML
13 9 (6.67%) Angular 2
14 8 (5.93%) JSON
15 7 (5.19%) JSTL
15 7 (5.19%) Redux
16 6 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) User Experience
2 16 (11.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.93%) Fintech
3 8 (5.93%) Spread Betting
4 5 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.22%) IPTV
5 3 (2.22%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (2.22%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.22%) Online Games
5 3 (2.22%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (2.22%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.48%) iPad
6 2 (1.48%) W3C
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.96%) Android
1 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.74%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.74%) Unix
2 1 (0.74%) webOS
2 1 (0.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (87.41%) Front End Development
2 75 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.74%) OO
3 28 (20.74%) Web Development
4 27 (20.00%) TDD
5 25 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 21 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (15.56%) Scrum
7 20 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (12.59%) Software Engineering
9 15 (11.11%) BDD
10 14 (10.37%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.63%) Coaching
12 12 (8.89%) Mathematics
13 10 (7.41%) Pair Programming
14 9 (6.67%) Refactoring
14 9 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 9 (6.67%) Web Application Development
15 8 (5.93%) Progressive Enhancement
15 8 (5.93%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 122 (90.37%) JavaScript
2 21 (15.56%) ES6
3 17 (12.59%) Java
4 10 (7.41%) TypeScript
5 7 (5.19%) C#
6 6 (4.44%) XPath
7 5 (3.70%) Python
7 5 (3.70%) SQL
8 4 (2.96%) PHP
9 2 (1.48%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.48%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) WAI
2 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.44%) Oracle
3 4 (2.96%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.22%) Apigee
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Arqiva
5 1 (0.74%) Twitter