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 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 585 594 579
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 63 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.074% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.078% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 33
Median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 27 June 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 +17 61 £450 +5.88% 36
London +5 42 £463 +8.82% 24
City of London +37 6 £475 +35.71% 6
South East +5 6 £395 +17.91% 5
Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 1
East of England - 4 £450 -
Leeds - 4 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 1
North West -7 3 £388 +10.71% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £458 -
Buckinghamshire +16 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £409 -
Cheshire - 2 £388 -
Crawley - 2 £409 -
Manchester -16 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Surrey - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £240 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Leicestershire - 1 £240 -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £388 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £465 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 138 (93.88%) JavaScript
2 132 (89.80%) Front End Development
3 128 (87.07%) CSS
4 126 (85.71%) HTML
5 81 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (54.42%) HTML5
7 72 (48.98%) AngularJS
8 69 (46.94%) Sass
9 65 (44.22%) CSS3
10 46 (31.29%) jQuery
11 37 (25.17%) Responsive Web Design
11 37 (25.17%) Web Development
12 36 (24.49%) React
13 35 (23.81%) Git (software)
14 34 (23.13%) OO
15 33 (22.45%) Node.js
16 31 (21.09%) TDD
17 29 (19.73%) Java
18 28 (19.05%) MVC
19 25 (17.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 24 (16.33%) gulp
20 24 (16.33%) User Experience
20 24 (16.33%) Finance
21 23 (15.65%) Grunt
22 20 (13.61%) E-Commerce
23 18 (12.24%) HTTP
23 18 (12.24%) LESS
24 17 (11.56%) Backbone.js
25 16 (10.88%) Jasmine
25 16 (10.88%) Photoshop

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 9 (6.12%) CMS
2 6 (4.08%) Drupal
2 6 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.40%) WordPress
4 3 (2.04%) Confluence
4 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.04%) Mule
5 2 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.36%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.36%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.68%) Jetty
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.36%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.36%) GIMP
3 2 (1.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) GitHub
2 2 (1.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.36%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.24%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.36%) FTP
3 2 (1.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.04%) Redis
4 2 (1.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.33%) gulp
3 23 (15.65%) Grunt
4 16 (10.88%) Jasmine
5 15 (10.20%) Subversion
6 9 (6.12%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (4.08%) Bower
8 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.40%) JIRA
10 4 (2.72%) Selenium
10 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.72%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.04%) Maven
11 3 (2.04%) Mocha
12 2 (1.36%) Checkstyle
12 2 (1.36%) Mockito
12 2 (1.36%) QUnit
12 2 (1.36%) Sublime Text
12 2 (1.36%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (16.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Law
3 11 (7.48%) Publishing
4 6 (4.08%) Games
5 5 (3.40%) Banking
5 5 (3.40%) Front Office
6 4 (2.72%) Retail
7 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.04%) Marketing
8 2 (1.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (87.07%) CSS
2 126 (85.71%) HTML
3 80 (54.42%) HTML5
4 72 (48.98%) AngularJS
5 69 (46.94%) Sass
6 65 (44.22%) CSS3
7 46 (31.29%) jQuery
8 36 (24.49%) React
9 33 (22.45%) Node.js
10 25 (17.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (12.24%) LESS
12 17 (11.56%) Backbone.js
13 14 (9.52%) JSON
14 11 (7.48%) Mustache
14 11 (7.48%) XML
15 10 (6.80%) Ajax
15 10 (6.80%) RESTful
16 8 (5.44%) Handlebars
16 8 (5.44%) REST
16 8 (5.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) User Experience
2 9 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.40%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.04%) Animation
4 3 (2.04%) Fintech
5 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Social Network
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.48%) Linux
2 10 (6.80%) Mac OS X
2 10 (6.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (89.80%) Front End Development
2 81 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.17%) Responsive Web Design
3 37 (25.17%) Web Development
4 34 (23.13%) OO
5 31 (21.09%) TDD
6 28 (19.05%) MVC
7 20 (13.61%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.48%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.48%) Web Design
8 11 (7.48%) Wireframes
9 10 (6.80%) Automated Testing
9 10 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.80%) Progressive Enhancement
9 10 (6.80%) Prototyping
9 10 (6.80%) Scrum
9 10 (6.80%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.12%) BDD
10 9 (6.12%) Rapid Prototyping
10 9 (6.12%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (93.88%) JavaScript
2 29 (19.73%) Java
3 14 (9.52%) C#
4 11 (7.48%) PHP
4 11 (7.48%) TypeScript
5 7 (4.76%) ES6
5 7 (4.76%) Ruby
6 5 (3.40%) Scala
7 4 (2.72%) Python
8 3 (2.04%) Clojure
8 3 (2.04%) Haskell
8 3 (2.04%) SQL
9 2 (1.36%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.36%) VBScript
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.40%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) WCAG
2 3 (2.04%) WAI
3 2 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (5.44%) Twitter
2 6 (4.08%) IBM
3 5 (3.40%) Adobe
4 4 (2.72%) Zend
5 3 (2.04%) Google
6 2 (1.36%) CODA
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle
6 2 (1.36%) Perforce
6 2 (1.36%) RedDot
7 1 (0.68%) Facebook
7 1 (0.68%) hybris
7 1 (0.68%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
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