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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 580 595 574
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 76 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.059% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.062% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 28 28
Median daily rate £480 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -
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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 May 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 +21 74 £480 +20.00% 51
London +22 54 £525 +23.52% 35
City of London +52 18 £575 +64.28% 4
South East -11 7 £400 +19.40% 7
North West - 6 £388 - 2
Buckinghamshire +12 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £388 -
Leeds - 3 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
East of England - 3 £458 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £458 -
West Sussex - 2 £429 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £388 -
Westminster - 2 £420 -
Manchester - 2 £350 - 2
Glasgow +3 1 - - 1
Scotland -15 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Surrey - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £240 - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £465 -
Burnley - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £429 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £240 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 130 (93.53%) JavaScript
2 124 (89.21%) Front End Development
3 123 (88.49%) HTML
4 122 (87.77%) CSS
5 74 (53.24%) HTML5
6 72 (51.80%) AngularJS
7 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (46.04%) Sass
9 60 (43.17%) CSS3
10 46 (33.09%) jQuery
11 43 (30.94%) Web Development
12 38 (27.34%) Git (software)
13 36 (25.90%) TDD
14 33 (23.74%) OO
15 32 (23.02%) MVC
15 32 (23.02%) React
16 31 (22.30%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (21.58%) Java
17 30 (21.58%) Node.js
18 26 (18.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (17.27%) Subversion
20 23 (16.55%) Finance
20 23 (16.55%) Grunt
21 20 (14.39%) User Experience
22 19 (13.67%) gulp
22 19 (13.67%) LESS
23 18 (12.95%) Backbone.js
23 18 (12.95%) E-Commerce
23 18 (12.95%) HTTP
24 17 (12.23%) C#

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 30 (21.58%) Node.js
2 9 (6.47%) CMS
3 6 (4.32%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (4.32%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.60%) Drupal
4 5 (3.60%) WordPress
5 4 (2.88%) Confluence
5 4 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.88%) Mule
6 2 (1.44%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.44%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.72%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) Jetty
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.44%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.44%) GIMP
3 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) GitHub
2 3 (2.16%) SaaS
3 2 (1.44%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.44%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) HTTP
2 4 (2.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.44%) FTP
3 2 (1.44%) Internet
3 2 (1.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.88%) Redis
2 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.16%) MySQL
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (27.34%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.27%) Subversion
3 23 (16.55%) Grunt
4 19 (13.67%) gulp
5 13 (9.35%) Jasmine
6 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (5.04%) Selenium
8 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.32%) JIRA
9 5 (3.60%) Bower
10 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.88%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.88%) webpack
11 3 (2.16%) Maven
11 3 (2.16%) Mocha
12 2 (1.44%) Checkstyle
12 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.44%) Mockito
General
1 23 (16.55%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Law
3 10 (7.19%) Publishing
4 5 (3.60%) Front Office
5 4 (2.88%) Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.44%) Games
7 2 (1.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (88.49%) HTML
2 122 (87.77%) CSS
3 74 (53.24%) HTML5
4 72 (51.80%) AngularJS
5 64 (46.04%) Sass
6 60 (43.17%) CSS3
7 46 (33.09%) jQuery
8 32 (23.02%) React
9 26 (18.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (13.67%) LESS
11 18 (12.95%) Backbone.js
12 12 (8.63%) RESTful
12 12 (8.63%) XML
13 10 (7.19%) .NET
13 10 (7.19%) JSON
13 10 (7.19%) Mustache
14 9 (6.47%) Ajax
14 9 (6.47%) Spring
15 7 (5.04%) Ember.js
15 7 (5.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) User Experience
2 8 (5.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.16%) Animation
3 3 (2.16%) Fintech
4 2 (1.44%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.72%) Blog
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Derivative
5 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.63%) Linux
2 11 (7.91%) Unix
3 10 (7.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (89.21%) Front End Development
2 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (30.94%) Web Development
4 36 (25.90%) TDD
5 33 (23.74%) OO
6 32 (23.02%) MVC
7 31 (22.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (12.95%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.91%) BDD
9 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.91%) Web Design
10 10 (7.19%) Wireframes
11 9 (6.47%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.47%) Mobile First
11 9 (6.47%) Progressive Enhancement
11 9 (6.47%) Rapid Prototyping
11 9 (6.47%) Scrum
12 8 (5.76%) Open Source
12 8 (5.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 130 (93.53%) JavaScript
2 30 (21.58%) Java
3 17 (12.23%) C#
4 11 (7.91%) TypeScript
5 10 (7.19%) PHP
6 6 (4.32%) Ruby
7 4 (2.88%) Clojure
7 4 (2.88%) Python
7 4 (2.88%) Scala
8 3 (2.16%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (2.16%) ES6
8 3 (2.16%) Haskell
8 3 (2.16%) SQL
9 2 (1.44%) VBScript
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) WCAG
2 3 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.16%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (5.04%) IBM
1 7 (5.04%) Twitter
2 4 (2.88%) Adobe
2 4 (2.88%) Zend
3 3 (2.16%) Google
3 3 (2.16%) Perforce
4 2 (1.44%) CODA
4 2 (1.44%) hybris
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle
4 2 (1.44%) RedDot
5 1 (0.72%) ION Trading
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