Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 95 135
Rank change year-on-year +3 +40 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 73 71 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.88% 1.78% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.93% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 31
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £228
90th Percentile £476 £460 £450
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate - £40.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +166.67% -45.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,616 3,676 4,167
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 92.06% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,867 1,911 2,244
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £249
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.63% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 138 183
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.90% +11.70% -35.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.85 £40.68 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 September 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 +1 35 £395 +5.33% 7
Newbury -4 13 £390 +15.56% 3
Slough -5 10 £418 -1.76% 1
Bracknell +4 4 £388 +37.17% 6
Maidenhead - 4 £325 - 3
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 71 (97.26%) Front End Development
2 68 (93.15%) JavaScript
3 64 (87.67%) CSS
4 62 (84.93%) HTML
5 39 (53.42%) HTML5
6 34 (46.58%) CSS3
7 33 (45.21%) React
8 32 (43.84%) AngularJS
9 24 (32.88%) Sass
10 23 (31.51%) jQuery
11 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (24.66%) Node.js
13 17 (23.29%) REST
14 16 (21.92%) OO
15 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
16 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
16 14 (19.18%) CMS
17 12 (16.44%) TDD
17 12 (16.44%) LESS
18 11 (15.07%) Content Management
18 11 (15.07%) PHP
19 10 (13.70%) Retail
19 10 (13.70%) Web Design
19 10 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
19 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
19 10 (13.70%) RESTful
19 10 (13.70%) Ionic Framework
19 10 (13.70%) Electron Framework
20 9 (12.33%) Finance
21 8 (10.96%) Telecoms

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 14 (19.18%) CMS
2 6 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.48%) WordPress
4 3 (4.11%) Joomla!
4 3 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.74%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Magento
2 3 (4.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) npm
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
1 1 (1.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.96%) Fiddler
3 4 (5.48%) webpack
4 3 (4.11%) gulp
5 2 (2.74%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) Grunt
6 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.37%) Mocha
6 1 (1.37%) QUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Selenium
6 1 (1.37%) Subversion
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Retail
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (87.67%) CSS
2 62 (84.93%) HTML
3 39 (53.42%) HTML5
4 34 (46.58%) CSS3
5 33 (45.21%) React
6 32 (43.84%) AngularJS
7 24 (32.88%) Sass
8 23 (31.51%) jQuery
9 18 (24.66%) Node.js
10 17 (23.29%) REST
11 12 (16.44%) LESS
12 10 (13.70%) Electron Framework
12 10 (13.70%) Ionic Framework
12 10 (13.70%) RESTful
13 8 (10.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (10.96%) Web Services
14 6 (8.22%) .NET
14 6 (8.22%) Angular 2
14 6 (8.22%) SOAP
15 5 (6.85%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (10.96%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (97.26%) Front End Development
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.92%) OO
4 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.44%) TDD
6 11 (15.07%) Content Management
7 10 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.70%) Web Design
8 8 (10.96%) Manual Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Mobile First
8 8 (10.96%) Web Development
9 7 (9.59%) OO PHP
10 5 (6.85%) Wireframes
11 4 (5.48%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (4.11%) Adaptive Web Design
12 3 (4.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 3 (4.11%) MVC
12 3 (4.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (93.15%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.07%) PHP
3 6 (8.22%) TypeScript
4 3 (4.11%) ES6
4 3 (4.11%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) Adobe
1 4 (5.48%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.11%) Twitter
3 2 (2.74%) Google