Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 94 107
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 84 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.05% 1.82% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.98% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 55 53
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £250
90th Percentile £465 £448 £454
South East median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +3.81% +3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +216.67% -36.84% -

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 3759 3898 4617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.91% 92.24% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2106 2500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £213
90th Percentile £588 £564 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 182 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.28 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 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 +19 35 £365 +12.31% 7
Newbury +6 11 £338 -3.57% 2
Slough +12 9 £425 +22.74% 1
Maidenhead -5 4 £400 +25.00% 4
Bracknell -4 1 £350 -22.22% 1
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 20 November 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 80 (95.24%) CSS
2 79 (94.05%) HTML
2 79 (94.05%) JavaScript
3 72 (85.71%) Front End Development
4 46 (54.76%) HTML5
5 44 (52.38%) jQuery
6 38 (45.24%) Sass
7 37 (44.05%) CSS3
8 34 (40.48%) AngularJS
9 25 (29.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (29.76%) React
10 24 (28.57%) gulp
10 24 (28.57%) Node.js
11 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
12 19 (22.62%) TDD
13 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (20.24%) Web Development
13 17 (20.24%) Retail
14 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
15 14 (16.67%) BDD
15 14 (16.67%) Degree
15 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 14 (16.67%) webpack
15 14 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
16 13 (15.48%) ES6
16 13 (15.48%) Scrum
16 13 (15.48%) CRM
16 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (14.29%) Twitter
17 12 (14.29%) Jasmine

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 7 (8.33%) IIS
2 6 (7.14%) Drupal
3 4 (4.76%) Apache
4 2 (2.38%) CMS
4 2 (2.38%) WordPress
5 1 (1.19%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.19%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) KANA IQ
2 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) npm
2 7 (8.33%) SaaS
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) FTP
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) SMTP
2 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) MySQL
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) gulp
2 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.67%) webpack
4 12 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 12 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 12 (14.29%) Protractor
5 8 (9.52%) Grunt
6 4 (4.76%) Axure RP
6 4 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (4.76%) Subversion
6 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (20.24%) Retail
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Law
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (95.24%) CSS
2 79 (94.05%) HTML
3 46 (54.76%) HTML5
4 44 (52.38%) jQuery
5 38 (45.24%) Sass
6 37 (44.05%) CSS3
7 34 (40.48%) AngularJS
8 25 (29.76%) React
8 25 (29.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (28.57%) Node.js
10 12 (14.29%) XML
11 10 (11.90%) .NET
12 8 (9.52%) Ajax
13 6 (7.14%) Drush
13 6 (7.14%) JSON
13 6 (7.14%) LESS
13 6 (7.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 5 (5.95%) Angular 2
14 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
14 5 (5.95%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.52%) User Experience
3 4 (4.76%) Animation
3 4 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (85.71%) Front End Development
2 19 (22.62%) TDD
3 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.24%) Web Development
4 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 14 (16.67%) BDD
6 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.48%) CRM
6 13 (15.48%) Scrum
7 11 (13.10%) Open Source
8 10 (11.90%) MVC
9 8 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (8.33%) Change Management
10 7 (8.33%) SDLC
11 5 (5.95%) Content Development
11 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
12 4 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.57%) Logistics
13 3 (3.57%) OO
13 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (94.05%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.48%) ES6
3 11 (13.10%) C#
3 11 (13.10%) ECMAScript
3 11 (13.10%) PHP
4 7 (8.33%) VBScript
5 4 (4.76%) Java
5 4 (4.76%) Ruby
5 4 (4.76%) SQL
5 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Adobe
1 12 (14.29%) Twitter
2 8 (9.52%) KANA
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Monetate
3 1 (1.19%) Tealium