Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 75 80
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +18
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 91 101 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.10% 2.46% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.91% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 81 66
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -5.81% +10.71%
10th Percentile £351 £263 £283
90th Percentile £525 £481 £468
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +225.00% -53.13%

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 3,698 3,476 3,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.48% 84.64% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,820 1,853
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £250
90th Percentile £585 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 107 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -20.55% -28.53%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £24.30
% change year-on-year +8.04% -4.77% -4.84%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -12 41 £431 +18.15% 13
Bracknell +10 24 £400 +41.59% 5
Newbury -2 14 £390 +15.56%
Maidenhead 0 1 £525 +31.25% 5
Slough -12 1 £500 +9.59% 4
Thatcham - 1 - -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 74 (81.32%) JavaScript
2 63 (69.23%) HTML
3 62 (68.13%) CSS
4 45 (49.45%) React
5 44 (48.35%) AngularJS
6 37 (40.66%) HTML5
7 33 (36.26%) CSS3
8 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (28.57%) Node.js
9 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 25 (27.47%) TDD
11 19 (20.88%) Sass
12 17 (18.68%) REST
13 16 (17.58%) Retail
13 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
14 15 (16.48%) Web Services
14 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (15.38%) LESS
16 13 (14.29%) User Stories
16 13 (14.29%) BDD
16 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
16 13 (14.29%) Pair Programming
16 13 (14.29%) Scrum
16 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 13 (14.29%) TypeScript
17 11 (12.09%) Web Development
17 11 (12.09%) OOP
17 11 (12.09%) PHP
17 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (12.09%) Test Automation

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 10 (10.99%) CMS
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
3 2 (2.20%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.10%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (7.69%) Serverless
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.40%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.10%) MySQL
3 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) Subversion
3 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.89%) webpack
4 8 (8.79%) Mercurial
5 7 (7.69%) Fiddler
5 7 (7.69%) JIRA
6 6 (6.59%) Visual Studio Code
7 5 (5.49%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.40%) Grunt
8 4 (4.40%) gulp
8 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.40%) JSUnit
8 4 (4.40%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.10%) Mocha
General
1 16 (17.58%) Retail
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 83 (91.21%) Developer
2 60 (65.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (38.46%) React Developer
4 23 (25.27%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (18.68%) Angular Developer
6 11 (12.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (12.09%) HTML Developer
7 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.40%) Senior React Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Telecoms Developer
11 3 (3.30%) UI Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Business Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (69.23%) HTML
2 62 (68.13%) CSS
3 45 (49.45%) React
4 44 (48.35%) AngularJS
5 37 (40.66%) HTML5
6 33 (36.26%) CSS3
7 26 (28.57%) Node.js
8 19 (20.88%) Sass
9 17 (18.68%) REST
10 15 (16.48%) Web Services
11 14 (15.38%) LESS
12 10 (10.99%) jQuery
13 9 (9.89%) Redux
13 9 (9.89%) RESTful
14 6 (6.59%) Immutable.js
14 6 (6.59%) JSON
14 6 (6.59%) Vue.js
15 5 (5.49%) Electron Framework
15 5 (5.49%) Ionic Framework
16 4 (4.40%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) User Experience
2 7 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.59%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.30%) Social Media
6 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) FMCG
7 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Android
1 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) TDD
3 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
4 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (14.29%) BDD
5 13 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 13 (14.29%) Scrum
5 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 13 (14.29%) User Stories
6 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.09%) OOP
6 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
6 11 (12.09%) Web Development
7 10 (10.99%) DevOps
7 10 (10.99%) OO
8 9 (9.89%) Kanban
9 8 (8.79%) Cross-Browser Development
9 8 (8.79%) Functional Programming
9 8 (8.79%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (81.32%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 11 (12.09%) PHP
4 8 (8.79%) Python
5 3 (3.30%) C#
5 3 (3.30%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) ES6
6 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.59%) Adobe
2 4 (4.40%) Google
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) Apple
4 1 (1.10%) Xamarin