Period
to 25 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 103 146
Rank change year-on-year +24 +43 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 83 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.14% 1.42% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.53% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 26
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £312 £301 £214
90th Percentile £475 £438 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £175.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £95.00

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 3,593 3,396 4,439
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.75% 92.71% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,868 1,609 2,329
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £220 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 161 170
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -21.62%
10th Percentile £8.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.50 £53.20
South East median hourly rate £18.06 £17.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year +3.17% -13.39% +16.29%

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 June 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 June 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 +12 34 £375 +5.26% 12
Slough -2 10 £418 -7.22%
Newbury -12 9 £319 -2.67% 4
Maidenhead -1 7 £325 -18.75% 4
Bracknell +5 6 £395 +83.72% 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 June 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 78 (93.98%) Front End Development
2 74 (89.16%) JavaScript
3 72 (86.75%) CSS
4 67 (80.72%) HTML
5 43 (51.81%) HTML5
6 41 (49.40%) CSS3
6 41 (49.40%) React
7 37 (44.58%) AngularJS
8 28 (33.73%) jQuery
9 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (31.33%) Sass
11 22 (26.51%) Node.js
12 15 (18.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (16.87%) LESS
13 14 (16.87%) REST
13 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
14 13 (15.66%) .NET
14 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
15 12 (14.46%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (14.46%) OO
15 12 (14.46%) TDD
15 12 (14.46%) CMS
16 10 (12.05%) PHP
17 9 (10.84%) Web Development
17 9 (10.84%) Test Automation
17 9 (10.84%) RESTful
17 9 (10.84%) Finance
18 8 (9.64%) Content Management
18 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
18 8 (9.64%) gulp

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 12 (14.46%) CMS
2 6 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.82%) Drupal
5 3 (3.61%) Kentico
6 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.41%) Liferay
6 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.41%) WordPress
7 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) GIMP
1 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Magento
2 2 (2.41%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) npm
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.20%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.64%) gulp
3 6 (7.23%) Selenium
3 6 (7.23%) webpack
4 5 (6.02%) QUnit
5 3 (3.61%) Fiddler
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.20%) Grunt
7 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.20%) Mocha
7 1 (1.20%) Protractor
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (86.75%) CSS
2 67 (80.72%) HTML
3 43 (51.81%) HTML5
4 41 (49.40%) CSS3
4 41 (49.40%) React
5 37 (44.58%) AngularJS
6 28 (33.73%) jQuery
7 26 (31.33%) Sass
8 22 (26.51%) Node.js
9 15 (18.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (16.87%) LESS
10 14 (16.87%) REST
11 13 (15.66%) .NET
12 9 (10.84%) RESTful
13 7 (8.43%) Angular 2
14 6 (7.23%) Electron Framework
14 6 (7.23%) Ionic Framework
14 6 (7.23%) Redux
14 6 (7.23%) SOAP
14 6 (7.23%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.02%) User Experience
4 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) Wiki
5 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (93.98%) Front End Development
2 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.46%) OO
4 12 (14.46%) TDD
5 9 (10.84%) Test Automation
5 9 (10.84%) Web Development
6 8 (9.64%) Content Management
7 7 (8.43%) Kanban
7 7 (8.43%) MVC
7 7 (8.43%) OO PHP
7 7 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.43%) Scrum
8 5 (6.02%) Adaptive Web Design
8 5 (6.02%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.02%) Web Design
8 5 (6.02%) Wireframes
9 4 (4.82%) Cross-Browser Development
9 4 (4.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 74 (89.16%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.05%) PHP
3 7 (8.43%) ES6
4 4 (4.82%) Java
5 3 (3.61%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) Scala
6 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) Go
7 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) GDPR
1 1 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Sitecore
2 5 (6.02%) Capita
3 3 (3.61%) Twitter
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe
4 2 (2.41%) Omniture
4 2 (2.41%) Optimizely
4 2 (2.41%) Tealium
5 1 (1.20%) Google