Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 100 145
Rank change year-on-year +49 +45 -45
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 133 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.33% 1.50% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 1.82% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 41 24
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £228
90th Percentile £538 £438 £450
South East median daily rate £415 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +10.67% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,414 3,127 4,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.50% 82.16% 81.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,728 1,499 2,129
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
10th Percentile £274 £250 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 131 123
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% -27.27%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.72 £10.60
90th Percentile £49.88 £40.50 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Berkshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Berkshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Berkshire

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Berkshire

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 47 £395 +5.33% 17
Bracknell +22 19 £395 +83.72% 7
Slough +7 16 £450 - 2
Newbury -13 14 £375 +11.11% 2
Maidenhead -1 12 £400 +6.67%
Thatcham - 1 - -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 113 (84.96%) JavaScript
2 107 (80.45%) CSS
3 101 (75.94%) HTML
4 67 (50.38%) HTML5
5 65 (48.87%) React
6 64 (48.12%) CSS3
7 47 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (33.08%) AngularJS
9 43 (32.33%) jQuery
10 40 (30.08%) Sass
11 34 (25.56%) Node.js
12 33 (24.81%) E-Commerce
13 28 (21.05%) Git (software)
14 23 (17.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (15.79%) LESS
16 19 (14.29%) PHP
17 18 (13.53%) OO
17 18 (13.53%) Retail
17 18 (13.53%) REST
18 17 (12.78%) TDD
18 17 (12.78%) Finance
19 16 (12.03%) CMS
20 14 (10.53%) Web Development
20 14 (10.53%) User Experience
20 14 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
21 13 (9.77%) RESTful
21 13 (9.77%) JIRA
21 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
22 12 (9.02%) Subversion
22 12 (9.02%) Scrum

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 16 (12.03%) CMS
2 7 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.76%) Drupal
3 5 (3.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.76%) WordPress
4 4 (3.01%) Kentico
5 2 (1.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) Liferay
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.75%) GIMP
3 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Magento
2 3 (2.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.50%) Shopify
4 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.26%) Google Play
1 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.75%) npm
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) HTTP
2 3 (2.26%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.77%) JIRA
3 12 (9.02%) Subversion
4 10 (7.52%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.02%) webpack
6 7 (5.26%) gulp
7 6 (4.51%) Selenium
8 5 (3.76%) Fiddler
8 5 (3.76%) QUnit
9 4 (3.01%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.26%) Grunt
10 3 (2.26%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.50%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.50%) PhantomJS
11 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.75%) Mocha
12 1 (0.75%) Protractor
General
1 18 (13.53%) Retail
2 17 (12.78%) Finance
3 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.26%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 120 (90.23%) Developer
2 82 (61.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (33.83%) React Developer
4 26 (19.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (13.53%) Angular Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Magento Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.77%) UI Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Senior React Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Designer
11 6 (4.51%) HTML Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 6 (4.51%) UI Designer
12 5 (3.76%) HTML CSS Developer
12 5 (3.76%) PHP Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Web Developer
13 4 (3.01%) Applications Developer
13 4 (3.01%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 3 (2.26%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (80.45%) CSS
2 101 (75.94%) HTML
3 67 (50.38%) HTML5
4 65 (48.87%) React
5 64 (48.12%) CSS3
6 44 (33.08%) AngularJS
7 43 (32.33%) jQuery
8 40 (30.08%) Sass
9 34 (25.56%) Node.js
10 23 (17.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (15.79%) LESS
12 18 (13.53%) REST
13 13 (9.77%) RESTful
14 10 (7.52%) .NET
15 8 (6.02%) Electron Framework
15 8 (6.02%) Ionic Framework
15 8 (6.02%) SOAP
15 8 (6.02%) Web Services
16 7 (5.26%) Angular 2
16 7 (5.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
1 14 (10.53%) User Experience
2 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.50%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.01%) Linux
2 3 (2.26%) Android
2 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.81%) E-Commerce
3 18 (13.53%) OO
4 17 (12.78%) TDD
5 14 (10.53%) Web Development
6 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
7 12 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (9.02%) Scrum
8 11 (8.27%) Kanban
9 10 (7.52%) Content Management
9 10 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.52%) Website Architecture
9 10 (7.52%) Wireframes
10 9 (6.77%) DevOps
10 9 (6.77%) MVC
11 8 (6.02%) Adaptive Web Design
11 8 (6.02%) OO PHP
11 8 (6.02%) OOP
11 8 (6.02%) Pair Programming
11 8 (6.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 113 (84.96%) JavaScript
2 19 (14.29%) PHP
3 7 (5.26%) ES6
4 3 (2.26%) C#
4 3 (2.26%) Java
5 2 (1.50%) SQL
5 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) APMP
2 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.50%) CIPD
2 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (6.02%) Adobe
2 6 (4.51%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.76%) Capita
4 4 (3.01%) Google
4 4 (3.01%) Twitter
5 3 (2.26%) Apple
5 3 (2.26%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.50%) Tealium
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.75%) Omniture
7 1 (0.75%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle