The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 102 85
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 25 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.35% 0.98% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.06% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 22
Median daily rate £375 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1728 2268 2701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.53% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1170 1389
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +59.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Berkshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Berkshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Berkshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Berkshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 11 £325 -10.95% 3
Newbury +6 5 £365 -18.88% 2
Slough +6 3 £450 +157.14%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 77 (96.25%) HTML
2 75 (93.75%) CSS
3 70 (87.50%) Front End Development
4 68 (85.00%) JavaScript
5 44 (55.00%) AngularJS
6 33 (41.25%) HTML5
7 25 (31.25%) CSS3
8 21 (26.25%) Web Development
9 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (25.00%) jQuery
10 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
11 15 (18.75%) Sass
12 12 (15.00%) PHP
12 12 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
14 10 (12.50%) OO
14 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (12.50%) User Experience
14 10 (12.50%) Angular 2
15 9 (11.25%) LESS
15 9 (11.25%) RESTful
15 9 (11.25%) Node.js
15 9 (11.25%) Linux
15 9 (11.25%) Finance
16 8 (10.00%) Scrum
16 8 (10.00%) Backbone.js
17 7 (8.75%) Laravel
17 7 (8.75%) Open Source
17 7 (8.75%) Web Design
17 7 (8.75%) Pair Programming

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (7.50%) CMS
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.50%) gulp
2 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.50%) Subversion
3 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 5 (6.25%) JIRA
4 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.00%) webpack
5 3 (3.75%) Gatling
5 3 (3.75%) Maven
6 2 (2.50%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.50%) Grunt
7 1 (1.25%) Bower
7 1 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.25%) Protractor
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium
7 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.25%) Yeoman
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (96.25%) HTML
2 75 (93.75%) CSS
3 44 (55.00%) AngularJS
4 33 (41.25%) HTML5
5 25 (31.25%) CSS3
6 20 (25.00%) jQuery
7 15 (18.75%) Sass
8 10 (12.50%) Angular 2
8 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (11.25%) LESS
9 9 (11.25%) Node.js
9 9 (11.25%) RESTful
10 8 (10.00%) Backbone.js
11 7 (8.75%) Laravel
12 6 (7.50%) React
13 5 (6.25%) Ajax
13 5 (6.25%) RequireJS
13 5 (6.25%) Underscore.js
14 4 (5.00%) Ember.js
14 4 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) User Experience
2 5 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 21 (26.25%) Web Development
3 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.50%) OO
7 8 (10.00%) Scrum
8 7 (8.75%) OOD
8 7 (8.75%) Open Source
8 7 (8.75%) Pair Programming
8 7 (8.75%) Web Design
9 6 (7.50%) Software Architecture
9 6 (7.50%) User Stories
9 6 (7.50%) Wireframes
10 5 (6.25%) DevOps
10 5 (6.25%) MVC
10 5 (6.25%) TDD
11 4 (5.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 68 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (15.00%) PHP
3 3 (3.75%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) Scala
4 2 (2.50%) ECMAScript
4 2 (2.50%) ES6
4 2 (2.50%) SQL
4 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) C++
5 1 (1.25%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (2.50%) Google
1 2 (2.50%) Twitter
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe
2 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
Newbury, Berkshire
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