Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 76 94
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 106 94 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.59% 2.33% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.51% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 61 53
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +8.57% +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £250
90th Percentile £450 £450 £455
South East median daily rate £375 £370 £330
% change year-on-year +1.35% +12.12% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -91.43% -
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 3,758 3,741 4,487
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.73% 92.67% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,005 2,004 2,410
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £424 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 170 240
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.33 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +14 44 £365 +12.31% 10
Newbury -6 16 £338 -3.57% 8
Slough +11 14 £400 -11.11% 2
Maidenhead 0 5 £400 +25.00% 1
Bracknell -12 1 £350 -22.22%
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 17 January 2018, 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.

1 101 (95.28%) JavaScript
2 100 (94.34%) HTML
2 100 (94.34%) CSS
3 86 (81.13%) Front End Development
4 57 (53.77%) HTML5
5 53 (50.00%) jQuery
6 51 (48.11%) Sass
7 44 (41.51%) AngularJS
8 42 (39.62%) CSS3
9 38 (35.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 31 (29.25%) gulp
11 30 (28.30%) TDD
12 29 (27.36%) React
13 25 (23.58%) Node.js
14 22 (20.75%) Test Automation
15 21 (19.81%) Degree
15 21 (19.81%) Computer Science
15 21 (19.81%) Web Development
15 21 (19.81%) CRM
15 21 (19.81%) BDD
15 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
15 21 (19.81%) Computer Science Degree
16 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (17.92%) webpack
18 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (16.98%) Scrum
19 17 (16.04%) ES6
20 16 (15.09%) Protractor
20 16 (15.09%) npm
20 16 (15.09%) ES7

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 8 (7.55%) IIS
2 6 (5.66%) Drupal
2 6 (5.66%) WordPress
3 4 (3.77%) Apache
3 4 (3.77%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (0.94%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.94%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) uWSGI
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (7.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (7.55%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) KANA IQ
2 6 (5.66%) Magento
3 1 (0.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.09%) npm
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) SaaS
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) HTTP
1 3 (2.83%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) FTP
2 2 (1.89%) SMTP
2 2 (1.89%) SSH
3 1 (0.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.60%) MySQL
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) gulp
2 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
3 19 (17.92%) webpack
4 16 (15.09%) Jasmine
4 16 (15.09%) Karma Test Runner
4 16 (15.09%) Protractor
5 10 (9.43%) Grunt
6 7 (6.60%) Axure RP
7 5 (4.72%) Subversion
7 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.77%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.94%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.94%) Mocha
10 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (15.09%) Retail
2 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Law
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (94.34%) CSS
1 100 (94.34%) HTML
2 57 (53.77%) HTML5
3 53 (50.00%) jQuery
4 51 (48.11%) Sass
5 44 (41.51%) AngularJS
6 42 (39.62%) CSS3
7 38 (35.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (27.36%) React
9 25 (23.58%) Node.js
10 16 (15.09%) .NET
11 12 (11.32%) XML
12 10 (9.43%) Ajax
12 10 (9.43%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET
14 8 (7.55%) JSON
15 7 (6.60%) .NET Framework
15 7 (6.60%) Angular 2
16 6 (5.66%) Drush
16 6 (5.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.38%) User Experience
3 5 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.77%) Animation
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Windows 2000
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.89%) Unix
5 1 (0.94%) Debian
5 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (81.13%) Front End Development
2 30 (28.30%) TDD
3 22 (20.75%) Test Automation
4 21 (19.81%) BDD
4 21 (19.81%) CRM
4 21 (19.81%) Web Development
5 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.98%) Scrum
7 15 (14.15%) Open Source
8 12 (11.32%) MVC
9 10 (9.43%) SDLC
10 8 (7.55%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (6.60%) Change Management
11 7 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.66%) Logistics
13 5 (4.72%) Content Development
13 5 (4.72%) Visualisation
14 3 (2.83%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 101 (95.28%) JavaScript
2 17 (16.04%) ES6
3 16 (15.09%) ES7
3 16 (15.09%) PHP
4 14 (13.21%) C#
5 9 (8.49%) SQL
6 7 (6.60%) VBScript
7 6 (5.66%) Java
8 4 (3.77%) Python
9 3 (2.83%) Ruby
10 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.94%) C++
11 1 (0.94%) Go
11 1 (0.94%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.94%) Scala
11 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (19.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 21 (19.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) GDPR
2 1 (0.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Twitter
2 14 (13.21%) Adobe
3 8 (7.55%) KANA
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.94%) Monetate
5 1 (0.94%) Omniture
5 1 (0.94%) Optimizely
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle
5 1 (0.94%) Tealium