The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 571 567 543
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 55 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.087% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.092% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 34
Average daily rate £440 £450 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the UK.

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the UK.

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 52 £440 -2.22% 56
London +12 40 £450 - 37
City of London +35 7 £533 +1.42% 2
South East +21 6 £345 -23.33% 7
South West +8 4 £463 +68.18%
East Sussex - 4 £345 - 1
Devon - 4 £463 -
Plymouth - 4 £463 -
Hastings - 4 £345 -
Wrexham - 3 - -
North Wales - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
North West -17 2 £350 -11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Manchester -16 1 £400 +1.58% 3
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Westminster - 1 £440 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £300 -

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 144 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 135 (88.82%) HTML
3 131 (86.18%) CSS
4 121 (79.61%) Front End Development
5 91 (59.87%) HTML5
6 83 (54.61%) AngularJS
7 78 (51.32%) CSS3
8 71 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (43.42%) jQuery
10 59 (38.82%) Sass
11 50 (32.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 37 (24.34%) TDD
12 37 (24.34%) MVC
13 36 (23.68%) Git (software)
14 33 (21.71%) Node.js
15 31 (20.39%) Grunt
16 30 (19.74%) Responsive Web Design
17 29 (19.08%) Backbone.js
18 24 (15.79%) Finance
18 24 (15.79%) OO
18 24 (15.79%) E-Commerce
19 23 (15.13%) gulp
19 23 (15.13%) React
20 21 (13.82%) .NET
20 21 (13.82%) Photoshop
20 21 (13.82%) Scrum
20 21 (13.82%) RESTful
21 20 (13.16%) BDD
21 20 (13.16%) Java
22 19 (12.50%) C#

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (21.71%) Node.js
2 12 (7.89%) Drupal
3 11 (7.24%) CMS
4 8 (5.26%) Confluence
5 4 (2.63%) WordPress
6 3 (1.97%) Apache
6 3 (1.97%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.32%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
8 1 (0.66%) JBoss
8 1 (0.66%) Mule
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Photoshop
2 13 (8.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.32%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.61%) GitHub
3 3 (1.97%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.97%) SaaS
4 2 (1.32%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.32%) FTP
3 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) MySQL
2 7 (4.61%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) Redis
7 1 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 31 (20.39%) Grunt
3 23 (15.13%) gulp
4 18 (11.84%) Subversion
5 15 (9.87%) Jasmine
6 10 (6.58%) JIRA
7 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.61%) webpack
8 6 (3.95%) Mocha
8 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.29%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.29%) Selenium
9 5 (3.29%) Vagrant
9 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.97%) Protractor
11 2 (1.32%) Bower
11 2 (1.32%) JSHint
11 2 (1.32%) Sublime Text
General
1 24 (15.79%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Law
3 8 (5.26%) Electronics
3 8 (5.26%) Marketing
3 8 (5.26%) Publishing
4 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.63%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.97%) Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Front Office
5 3 (1.97%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) French Language
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (88.82%) HTML
2 131 (86.18%) CSS
3 91 (59.87%) HTML5
4 83 (54.61%) AngularJS
5 78 (51.32%) CSS3
6 66 (43.42%) jQuery
7 59 (38.82%) Sass
8 50 (32.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (19.08%) Backbone.js
10 23 (15.13%) React
11 21 (13.82%) .NET
11 21 (13.82%) RESTful
12 19 (12.50%) JSON
12 19 (12.50%) LESS
13 18 (11.84%) Ember.js
14 16 (10.53%) ASP.NET
14 16 (10.53%) Web Services
15 14 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (7.89%) Ajax
17 10 (6.58%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) User Experience
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.97%) Animation
3 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.97%) Physics
3 3 (1.97%) W3C
4 2 (1.32%) Blog
4 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.66%) Clustering
5 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.66%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.66%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.66%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.29%) Linux
2 4 (2.63%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (79.61%) Front End Development
2 71 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.34%) MVC
3 37 (24.34%) TDD
4 30 (19.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 24 (15.79%) OO
6 21 (13.82%) Scrum
7 20 (13.16%) BDD
8 19 (12.50%) Web Development
9 14 (9.21%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.21%) Web Design
10 10 (6.58%) Progressive Enhancement
11 9 (5.92%) Kanban
11 9 (5.92%) SDLC
12 7 (4.61%) Functional Programming
12 7 (4.61%) Rapid Prototyping
12 7 (4.61%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.95%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 144 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 20 (13.16%) Java
3 19 (12.50%) C#
4 15 (9.87%) PHP
5 12 (7.89%) TypeScript
6 7 (4.61%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (3.29%) SQL
8 4 (2.63%) C++
8 4 (2.63%) Scala
9 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.97%) Python
9 3 (1.97%) Ruby
10 2 (1.32%) ES6
10 2 (1.32%) VB
11 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.66%) C
11 1 (0.66%) Clojure
11 1 (0.66%) Perl
11 1 (0.66%) VBScript
11 1 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (4.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) WAI
1 3 (1.97%) WCAG
2 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.66%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (7.89%) Adobe
2 5 (3.29%) IBM
2 5 (3.29%) Zend
3 4 (2.63%) SAP
3 4 (2.63%) Twitter
4 3 (1.97%) Google
5 2 (1.32%) CODA
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (0.66%) hybris
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.66%) Perforce
6 1 (0.66%) RedDot
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