Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 81 97
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 0
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 101 97 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.45% 2.26% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.77% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 66 61
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +19.23% -1.52%
10th Percentile £263 £283 £219
90th Percentile £481 £468 £456
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £15.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +225.00% -53.13% +45.19%

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 3428 3498 4032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.18% 81.58% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 1851 2247
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £398
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.14% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 123 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £26.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.57% -32.74% +36.93%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.63 £49.90 £45.23
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -3.92% -6.02% +52.00%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +7 49 £365 +8.15% 7
Newbury +2 12 £338 -3.57%
Slough +3 6 £456 +14.06% 1
Maidenhead -6 5 £400 +14.29% 4
Bracknell -3 4 £283 -43.50% 2
Windsor - 1 £375 -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 94 (93.07%) HTML
1 94 (93.07%) CSS
2 92 (91.09%) JavaScript
3 54 (53.47%) Sass
4 51 (50.50%) HTML5
5 50 (49.50%) jQuery
6 48 (47.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 46 (45.54%) AngularJS
8 36 (35.64%) CSS3
9 28 (27.72%) gulp
10 26 (25.74%) TDD
11 25 (24.75%) React
12 24 (23.76%) BDD
12 24 (23.76%) Test Automation
12 24 (23.76%) CRM
13 23 (22.77%) Web Development
14 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (20.79%) Git (software)
14 21 (20.79%) webpack
15 20 (19.80%) Node.js
15 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (19.80%) Retail
15 20 (19.80%) Scrum
16 19 (18.81%) Degree
16 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
16 19 (18.81%) Twitter
16 19 (18.81%) Jasmine
16 19 (18.81%) ES6
16 19 (18.81%) Karma Test Runner
16 19 (18.81%) Protractor

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 (9.90%) WordPress
2 7 (6.93%) CMS
2 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) Apache
4 5 (4.95%) Drupal
5 4 (3.96%) nginx
6 1 (0.99%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.99%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.99%) uWSGI
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (7.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (7.92%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) KANA IQ
2 3 (2.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.81%) npm
2 7 (6.93%) SaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) FTP
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) SMTP
2 2 (1.98%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) MySQL
3 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (27.72%) gulp
2 21 (20.79%) Git (software)
2 21 (20.79%) webpack
3 19 (18.81%) Jasmine
3 19 (18.81%) Karma Test Runner
3 19 (18.81%) Protractor
4 10 (9.90%) Grunt
5 7 (6.93%) Subversion
5 7 (6.93%) Vagrant
6 6 (5.94%) Axure RP
7 4 (3.96%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.98%) JIRA
8 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (19.80%) Retail
2 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Finance
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (0.99%) Law
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (98.02%) Developer
2 86 (85.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (20.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (9.90%) HTML Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Angular Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.92%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.94%) WordPress Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Junior
9 4 (3.96%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (2.97%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.98%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.98%) PHP Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Telecoms Developer
11 2 (1.98%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (93.07%) CSS
1 94 (93.07%) HTML
2 54 (53.47%) Sass
3 51 (50.50%) HTML5
4 50 (49.50%) jQuery
5 48 (47.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 46 (45.54%) AngularJS
7 36 (35.64%) CSS3
8 25 (24.75%) React
9 20 (19.80%) Node.js
10 17 (16.83%) XML
11 15 (14.85%) Ajax
12 13 (12.87%) JSON
13 9 (8.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 9 (8.91%) Web Services
14 8 (7.92%) Angular 2
14 8 (7.92%) LAMP
15 6 (5.94%) LESS
16 5 (4.95%) Drush
16 5 (4.95%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.89%) User Experience
3 4 (3.96%) Animation
4 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Windows
2 9 (8.91%) Linux
3 7 (6.93%) Windows 2000
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.98%) Unix
5 1 (0.99%) Debian
5 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) TDD
2 24 (23.76%) BDD
2 24 (23.76%) CRM
2 24 (23.76%) Test Automation
3 23 (22.77%) Web Development
4 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (19.80%) Scrum
6 18 (17.82%) Open Source
7 8 (7.92%) SDLC
8 7 (6.93%) Change Management
8 7 (6.93%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (6.93%) OO
9 6 (5.94%) Content Development
9 6 (5.94%) OO PHP
10 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.95%) MVC
10 5 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.97%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 92 (91.09%) JavaScript
2 19 (18.81%) ES6
3 18 (17.82%) ECMAScript
4 15 (14.85%) PHP
5 7 (6.93%) C#
5 7 (6.93%) VBScript
6 5 (4.95%) Java
7 4 (3.96%) SQL
8 3 (2.97%) PHP 7
8 3 (2.97%) Python
8 3 (2.97%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 19 (18.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Twitter
2 16 (15.84%) Adobe
3 7 (6.93%) KANA
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) Monetate
5 1 (0.99%) Tealium