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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
Rank 540 548 554
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 60 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 38
Median daily rate £425 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £431 £443
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -2.54%
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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +14 59 £425 - 54
London +7 41 £453 +6.47% 34
South East +10 5 £320 -20.00% 7
North West +20 4 £375 +7.14% 5
East of England - 4 £563 - 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £563 -
Manchester +17 3 £375 -6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - - 1
East Sussex +2 2 £305 -11.59%
City of London -17 2 £450 -5.26% 3
Watford - 2 £563 -
Brighton - 2 £305 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £400 -15.78% 1
East Midlands +3 1 £325 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £388 - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £350 -
Derbyshire - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 £388 - 3
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Harrow - 1 £275 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Derby - 1 £325 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 142 (93.42%) JavaScript
2 129 (84.87%) Front End Development
3 127 (83.55%) CSS
4 118 (77.63%) HTML
5 102 (67.11%) AngularJS
6 73 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (46.71%) CSS3
8 67 (44.08%) HTML5
9 65 (42.76%) React
10 57 (37.50%) Node.js
11 49 (32.24%) Sass
12 40 (26.32%) Web Development
13 38 (25.00%) TDD
13 38 (25.00%) jQuery
14 37 (24.34%) gulp
15 36 (23.68%) Grunt
16 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
17 33 (21.71%) BDD
18 30 (19.74%) OO
19 29 (19.08%) Backbone.js
20 27 (17.76%) LESS
20 27 (17.76%) User Experience
21 26 (17.11%) Jasmine
22 23 (15.13%) ES6
23 22 (14.47%) Docker
23 22 (14.47%) REST
24 21 (13.82%) E-Commerce
25 20 (13.16%) Finance
25 20 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
26 18 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design

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 8 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.95%) Confluence
3 5 (3.29%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Drupal
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.95%) Pixelmator
3 2 (1.32%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.32%) GIMP
4 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) GitHub
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) Heroku
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) DSL
1 1 (0.66%) HTTP
1 1 (0.66%) Internet
1 1 (0.66%) Intranet
1 1 (0.66%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (1.97%) Hazelcast
1 3 (1.97%) Neo4j
2 2 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.66%) GIS
3 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (24.34%) gulp
2 36 (23.68%) Grunt
3 35 (23.03%) Git (software)
4 26 (17.11%) Jasmine
5 17 (11.18%) Cucumber
5 17 (11.18%) Mocha
5 17 (11.18%) WebDriver
6 16 (10.53%) webpack
7 13 (8.55%) Babel
8 12 (7.89%) Jenkins
9 11 (7.24%) JIRA
10 8 (5.26%) Bower
10 8 (5.26%) Protractor
11 7 (4.61%) NuGet
12 6 (3.95%) Vagrant
13 4 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (1.32%) PhantomJS
14 2 (1.32%) Subversion
15 1 (0.66%) Maven
15 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 20 (13.16%) Finance
2 18 (11.84%) Banking
3 17 (11.18%) Games
4 12 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.61%) Front Office
7 6 (3.95%) Advertising
8 4 (2.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Local Government
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (83.55%) CSS
2 118 (77.63%) HTML
3 102 (67.11%) AngularJS
4 71 (46.71%) CSS3
5 67 (44.08%) HTML5
6 65 (42.76%) React
7 57 (37.50%) Node.js
8 49 (32.24%) Sass
9 38 (25.00%) jQuery
10 29 (19.08%) Backbone.js
11 27 (17.76%) LESS
12 22 (14.47%) REST
13 17 (11.18%) .NET
14 11 (7.24%) Express
14 11 (7.24%) XML
15 10 (6.58%) Django
15 10 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (5.92%) RESTful
17 8 (5.26%) Handlebars
17 8 (5.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.76%) User Experience
2 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.92%) Fintech
4 8 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.26%) Spread Betting
5 6 (3.95%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.97%) IPTV
8 3 (1.97%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.97%) Online Games
8 3 (1.97%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.97%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.32%) iPad
9 2 (1.32%) W3C
10 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) Android
1 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.32%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (0.66%) webOS
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (84.87%) Front End Development
2 73 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.32%) Web Development
4 38 (25.00%) TDD
5 33 (21.71%) BDD
6 30 (19.74%) OO
7 21 (13.82%) E-Commerce
8 20 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (9.87%) Scrum
11 14 (9.21%) Mobile First
12 12 (7.89%) MVC
13 11 (7.24%) Open Source
13 11 (7.24%) Unit Testing
14 9 (5.92%) Kanban
14 9 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.92%) Web Design
15 8 (5.26%) Software Engineering
16 7 (4.61%) Coaching
16 7 (4.61%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 142 (93.42%) JavaScript
2 23 (15.13%) ES6
3 18 (11.84%) Java
4 15 (9.87%) PHP
5 12 (7.89%) Python
6 11 (7.24%) C#
7 6 (3.95%) XPath
8 3 (1.97%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.32%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.32%) Scala
10 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) WAI
2 5 (3.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (14.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (5.26%) Zend
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.97%) Apigee
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe
4 1 (0.66%) Arqiva
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle
4 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.66%) Twitter
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