Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 56 73
Rank change year-on-year -66 +17 +53
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 62 134 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.44% 3.33% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 3.92% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 103 56
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.66% +3.42%
10th Percentile £370 £280 £310
90th Percentile £560 £538 £450
South East median daily rate £450 £409 £368
% change year-on-year +10.09% +11.22% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -44.55% - -

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 3,740 3,420 3,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.65% 84.88% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,786 1,721 1,538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £603 £600 £564
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 82 123
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% -4.84% -13.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.20 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.00 £22.52
% change year-on-year +18.62% -6.75% -13.44%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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
Bracknell -8 24 £520 +42.47% 8
Reading -39 23 £450 +23.29% 16
Maidenhead +2 4 £438 +9.38% 1
Newbury -3 3 £425 +11.84% 4
Slough -19 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 47 (75.81%) JavaScript
2 39 (62.90%) HTML
3 38 (61.29%) CSS
4 31 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 30 (48.39%) Git (software)
6 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (40.32%) React
8 24 (38.71%) TDD
9 22 (35.48%) HTML5
10 21 (33.87%) Sass
10 21 (33.87%) CSS3
11 17 (27.42%) TypeScript
12 16 (25.81%) Node.js
13 14 (22.58%) JIRA
13 14 (22.58%) OOP
14 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
14 13 (20.97%) Subversion
14 13 (20.97%) BDD
14 13 (20.97%) LESS
14 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
14 13 (20.97%) User Experience
15 12 (19.35%) User Stories
15 12 (19.35%) Pair Programming
15 12 (19.35%) Web Services
16 11 (17.74%) REST
17 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
17 9 (14.52%) Retail
17 9 (14.52%) Scrum
17 9 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (14.52%) Jasmine

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 4 (6.45%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Drupal
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Marvel
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.23%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
1 8 (12.90%) Serverless
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (11.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.84%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (3.23%) Firebase
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (48.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.58%) JIRA
3 13 (20.97%) Subversion
4 9 (14.52%) Jasmine
5 8 (12.90%) Mercurial
6 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
6 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio Code
7 6 (9.68%) gulp
7 6 (9.68%) webpack
8 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.45%) Axure RP
9 4 (6.45%) Grunt
9 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.45%) JSUnit
9 4 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
10 3 (4.84%) PhantomJS
10 3 (4.84%) Protractor
11 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (3.23%) Mocha
General
1 9 (14.52%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Local Government
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (88.71%) Developer
2 38 (61.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (37.10%) React Developer
4 10 (16.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Angular Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Designer
6 5 (8.06%) UX Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior React Developer
8 3 (4.84%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.84%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.23%) UI Designer
9 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.23%) UI/UX Designer
10 1 (1.61%) Digital UX Designer
10 1 (1.61%) Mobile Designer
10 1 (1.61%) Mobile UI Designer
10 1 (1.61%) Mobile UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) HTML
2 38 (61.29%) CSS
3 31 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 25 (40.32%) React
5 22 (35.48%) HTML5
6 21 (33.87%) CSS3
6 21 (33.87%) Sass
7 16 (25.81%) Node.js
8 13 (20.97%) LESS
9 12 (19.35%) Web Services
10 11 (17.74%) REST
11 9 (14.52%) Redux
11 9 (14.52%) RESTful
12 7 (11.29%) Immutable.js
12 7 (11.29%) JSON
13 6 (9.68%) Angular 2
13 6 (9.68%) Chai
14 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (6.45%) .NET
16 3 (4.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) User Experience
2 7 (11.29%) Data Structures
3 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) TDD
3 14 (22.58%) OOP
4 13 (20.97%) BDD
4 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
5 12 (19.35%) Pair Programming
5 12 (19.35%) User Stories
6 9 (14.52%) DevOps
6 9 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.90%) Cross-Browser Development
7 8 (12.90%) Functional Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Kanban
8 7 (11.29%) Functional Programming
8 7 (11.29%) Sprint Planning
8 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.68%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 47 (75.81%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.42%) TypeScript
3 8 (12.90%) PHP
3 8 (12.90%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) ES6
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Adobe
2 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Twitter