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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 533 595 575
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 111 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 50 45
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 29 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 August 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 +56 110 £450 +5.88% 47
London +22 84 £463 +8.82% 29
City of London +35 15 £450 +20.00% 8
East Midlands +9 14 £425 +36.00% 2
Nottingham +7 13 £420 +34.40% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 13 £420 +34.40% 1
South East +13 3 £388 +3.33% 6
South West - 3 £500 - 2
East of England - 3 £425 -
West Midlands -29 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 -
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Luton - 2 £425 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Staffordshire +6 1 £350 +7.69%
Berkshire +4 1 £388 +3.33% 2
West Yorkshire +1 1 £450 - 1
Leeds -1 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -7 1 £450 - 1
Westminster -24 1 £475 -1.04%
Warwick - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £390 -
Brighton - 1 £300 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 £390 - 1
Bristol - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 178 (95.70%) JavaScript
2 167 (89.78%) CSS
3 165 (88.71%) HTML
4 157 (84.41%) Front End Development
5 113 (60.75%) AngularJS
6 94 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (47.31%) Sass
8 83 (44.62%) CSS3
9 82 (44.09%) HTML5
10 65 (34.95%) React
11 59 (31.72%) Node.js
12 55 (29.57%) jQuery
12 55 (29.57%) gulp
13 50 (26.88%) Git (software)
14 45 (24.19%) TDD
14 45 (24.19%) Web Development
15 41 (22.04%) Grunt
16 39 (20.97%) LESS
16 39 (20.97%) BDD
17 37 (19.89%) User Experience
18 36 (19.35%) Cucumber
19 34 (18.28%) Responsive Web Design
19 34 (18.28%) Jasmine
19 34 (18.28%) WebDriver
20 33 (17.74%) REST
21 31 (16.67%) OO
22 30 (16.13%) Docker
23 28 (15.05%) ES6
24 27 (14.52%) webpack
24 27 (14.52%) PHP

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 14 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.45%) Confluence
3 8 (4.30%) CMS
4 3 (1.61%) Mule
4 3 (1.61%) WordPress
5 2 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.08%) Drupal
5 2 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (11.83%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.15%) GIMP
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.61%) GitHub
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.61%) Redis
2 3 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (29.57%) gulp
2 50 (26.88%) Git (software)
3 41 (22.04%) Grunt
4 36 (19.35%) Cucumber
5 34 (18.28%) Jasmine
5 34 (18.28%) WebDriver
6 27 (14.52%) webpack
7 24 (12.90%) Mocha
8 22 (11.83%) Babel
9 21 (11.29%) Jenkins
10 15 (8.06%) Bower
11 14 (7.53%) JIRA
12 13 (6.99%) Protractor
13 11 (5.91%) Subversion
14 9 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (3.76%) NuGet
16 4 (2.15%) Maven
17 3 (1.61%) JUnit
17 3 (1.61%) Selenium
17 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (12.37%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Banking
3 9 (4.84%) Front Office
4 7 (3.76%) Games
4 7 (3.76%) Publishing
5 5 (2.69%) Law
6 3 (1.61%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (89.78%) CSS
2 165 (88.71%) HTML
3 113 (60.75%) AngularJS
4 88 (47.31%) Sass
5 83 (44.62%) CSS3
6 82 (44.09%) HTML5
7 65 (34.95%) React
8 59 (31.72%) Node.js
9 55 (29.57%) jQuery
10 39 (20.97%) LESS
11 33 (17.74%) REST
12 25 (13.44%) Handlebars
13 20 (10.75%) Django
13 20 (10.75%) Express
14 19 (10.22%) Backbone.js
15 17 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (6.99%) .NET
16 13 (6.99%) Behat
16 13 (6.99%) JSON
16 13 (6.99%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.89%) User Experience
2 10 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.76%) Fintech
4 6 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.08%) Animation
5 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.54%) Blog
6 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.54%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Social Media
6 1 (0.54%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.45%) Linux
2 10 (5.38%) Mac OS X
2 10 (5.38%) Unix
3 2 (1.08%) Android
3 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (84.41%) Front End Development
2 94 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (24.19%) TDD
3 45 (24.19%) Web Development
4 39 (20.97%) BDD
5 34 (18.28%) Responsive Web Design
6 31 (16.67%) OO
7 25 (13.44%) MVC
8 22 (11.83%) Mobile First
9 21 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.14%) Open Source
12 15 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.99%) Web Design
14 12 (6.45%) Automated Testing
15 11 (5.91%) Service Design
15 11 (5.91%) Web Operations
16 9 (4.84%) Progressive Enhancement
16 9 (4.84%) Software Engineering
16 9 (4.84%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 178 (95.70%) JavaScript
2 28 (15.05%) ES6
3 27 (14.52%) PHP
4 25 (13.44%) Java
5 23 (12.37%) C#
6 21 (11.29%) Python
7 13 (6.99%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.76%) Ruby
9 3 (1.61%) Clojure
9 3 (1.61%) Haskell
10 2 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.08%) Scala
10 2 (1.08%) SQL
11 1 (0.54%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.23%) Degree
3 5 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.60%) WAI
2 6 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (16.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 15 (8.06%) Zend
2 3 (1.61%) Adobe
3 2 (1.08%) IBM
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle
3 2 (1.08%) Perforce
3 2 (1.08%) Twitter
4 1 (0.54%) Facebook
4 1 (0.54%) Google
4 1 (0.54%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.54%) RedDot
4 1 (0.54%) SAP
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago