Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 76 69
Rank change year-on-year -33 -7 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 63 104 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.53% 2.54% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.77% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 79 62
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £365 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -4.89% +9.64%
10th Percentile £315 £273 £310
90th Percentile £529 £453 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 £15.00
% 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 3,819 3,758 3,744
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 91.88% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,872 1,997 2,002
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £215 £256 £238
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £434 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 100 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.34% -1.67% -24.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.58 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.28 £49.90
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -22 30 £425 +16.44% 17
Bracknell +10 16 £525 +50.00% 5
Newbury -1 8 £390 +15.56% 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 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 18 January 2019, 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 57 (90.48%) Front End Development
2 49 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 48 (76.19%) HTML
3 48 (76.19%) CSS
4 37 (58.73%) AngularJS
5 30 (47.62%) React
5 30 (47.62%) HTML5
6 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (38.10%) TDD
7 23 (36.51%) Git (software)
7 23 (36.51%) CSS3
8 20 (31.75%) Sass
9 17 (26.98%) Node.js
9 17 (26.98%) TypeScript
10 15 (23.81%) Retail
11 14 (22.22%) E-Commerce
11 14 (22.22%) BDD
11 14 (22.22%) LESS
12 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
13 12 (19.05%) Web Services
13 12 (19.05%) Pair Programming
13 12 (19.05%) User Stories
14 11 (17.46%) REST
14 11 (17.46%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
15 10 (15.87%) JIRA
15 10 (15.87%) OOP
16 9 (14.29%) Scrum
16 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (14.29%) User Experience

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 4 (6.35%) CMS
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.59%) nginx
3 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.70%) Amazon Kinesis
2 8 (12.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (12.70%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (12.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.87%) JIRA
3 7 (11.11%) Mercurial
4 5 (7.94%) webpack
5 4 (6.35%) Jasmine
5 4 (6.35%) JSUnit
6 3 (4.76%) Fiddler
6 3 (4.76%) gulp
6 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.76%) Subversion
7 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.17%) Grunt
7 2 (3.17%) Mocha
7 2 (3.17%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (23.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (76.19%) CSS
1 48 (76.19%) HTML
2 37 (58.73%) AngularJS
3 30 (47.62%) HTML5
3 30 (47.62%) React
4 23 (36.51%) CSS3
5 20 (31.75%) Sass
6 17 (26.98%) Node.js
7 14 (22.22%) LESS
8 12 (19.05%) Web Services
9 11 (17.46%) REST
10 7 (11.11%) Angular 2
11 5 (7.94%) jQuery
11 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (4.76%) Highcharts JS
12 3 (4.76%) Spring
12 3 (4.76%) Thymeleaf
12 3 (4.76%) Vue.js
13 2 (3.17%) Chai
13 2 (3.17%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) User Experience
2 6 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (90.48%) Front End Development
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) TDD
3 14 (22.22%) BDD
3 14 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
5 12 (19.05%) Pair Programming
5 12 (19.05%) User Stories
6 11 (17.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.87%) OOP
8 9 (14.29%) Scrum
9 8 (12.70%) Functional Programming
9 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Development
10 7 (11.11%) DevOps
10 7 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Kanban
11 6 (9.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.98%) TypeScript
3 8 (12.70%) PHP
3 8 (12.70%) Python
4 4 (6.35%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) ES6
6 1 (1.59%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Adobe
2 3 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter