Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 87 118
Rank change year-on-year +10 +31 -16
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 92 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.36% 1.96% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.32% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 65 45
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% +17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £292 £239
90th Percentile £508 £458 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +216.67% -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 3,290 3,362 3,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.47% 84.37% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,625 1,721 1,996
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £571
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 110 144
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -33.96%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.95 £39.53 £44.48
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

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 October 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 October 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 +9 46 £425 +16.44% 9
Newbury -4 15 £390 +15.56% 3
Bracknell +10 11 £400 +41.59% 8
Slough -8 6 £405 -12.43% 1
Maidenhead 0 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Thatcham - 1 - -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 77 (83.70%) JavaScript
2 72 (78.26%) HTML
2 72 (78.26%) CSS
3 46 (50.00%) HTML5
4 42 (45.65%) CSS3
4 42 (45.65%) AngularJS
5 37 (40.22%) React
6 27 (29.35%) Sass
7 26 (28.26%) Node.js
8 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (23.91%) jQuery
10 21 (22.83%) REST
10 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
11 16 (17.39%) LESS
12 15 (16.30%) OO
13 14 (15.22%) E-Commerce
14 13 (14.13%) TDD
14 13 (14.13%) CMS
14 13 (14.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (14.13%) User Experience
15 12 (13.04%) Web Development
16 11 (11.96%) Retail
17 10 (10.87%) Content Management
17 10 (10.87%) Web Services
17 10 (10.87%) PHP
17 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
17 10 (10.87%) Ionic Framework
17 10 (10.87%) Electron Framework
17 10 (10.87%) Wireframes
18 9 (9.78%) Greenfield Project

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 13 (14.13%) CMS
2 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.35%) WordPress
3 3 (3.26%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.17%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.09%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.09%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Magento
2 3 (3.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.35%) SaaS
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Google Play
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.17%) Serverless
4 1 (1.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) HTTP
2 3 (3.26%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) MySQL
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.78%) webpack
3 8 (8.70%) Fiddler
4 5 (5.43%) gulp
5 4 (4.35%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.35%) JIRA
5 4 (4.35%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.26%) Grunt
6 3 (3.26%) Subversion
7 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.17%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.09%) Mocha
General
1 11 (11.96%) Retail
2 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (91.30%) Developer
2 60 (65.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (30.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 27 (29.35%) Angular Developer
5 24 (26.09%) React Developer
6 10 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (10.87%) HTML Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.35%) Magento Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Senior React Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (78.26%) CSS
1 72 (78.26%) HTML
2 46 (50.00%) HTML5
3 42 (45.65%) AngularJS
3 42 (45.65%) CSS3
4 37 (40.22%) React
5 27 (29.35%) Sass
6 26 (28.26%) Node.js
7 22 (23.91%) jQuery
8 21 (22.83%) REST
9 16 (17.39%) LESS
10 10 (10.87%) Electron Framework
10 10 (10.87%) Ionic Framework
10 10 (10.87%) Web Services
11 9 (9.78%) RESTful
12 8 (8.70%) .NET
12 8 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (6.52%) Vue.js
14 5 (5.43%) Angular 2
14 5 (5.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) User Experience
2 9 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.26%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Android
1 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) OO
3 14 (15.22%) E-Commerce
4 13 (14.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (14.13%) TDD
5 12 (13.04%) Web Development
6 10 (10.87%) Content Management
6 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.87%) Wireframes
7 9 (9.78%) Scrum
7 9 (9.78%) Web Design
8 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 8 (8.70%) Mobile First
9 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.52%) Cross-Browser Development
10 6 (6.52%) DevOps
11 5 (5.43%) BDD
11 5 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 77 (83.70%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.87%) PHP
3 5 (5.43%) TypeScript
4 4 (4.35%) C#
4 4 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (2.17%) ES6
6 1 (1.09%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Adobe
1 6 (6.52%) Google
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) Apple
3 3 (3.26%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.26%) Twitter
3 3 (3.26%) Xamarin