Period
to 24 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £441 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 84 101
Rank change year-on-year -63 +17 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 28 81 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.68% 2.10% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 2.26% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 65 37
Berkshire median daily rate £441 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.67% - -
10th Percentile £326 £311 £301
90th Percentile £528 £475 £435
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -41.11% - -

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 3,913 3,578 3,400
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 92.81% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,962 1,859 1,611
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £220
90th Percentile £611 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.87% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 97 161
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £73.25 £48.75 £40.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.86% -13.58%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Bracknell +8 17 £475 +30.14% 2
Reading -32 8 £425 +13.33% 15
Newbury -4 1 £250 -21.57% 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 24 June 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 26 (92.86%) Front End Development
2 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
3 24 (85.71%) CSS
3 24 (85.71%) HTML
4 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
5 19 (67.86%) React
6 18 (64.29%) JIRA
7 16 (57.14%) Java
8 14 (50.00%) Spring
9 11 (39.29%) JSON
10 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 6 (21.43%) HTML5
12 5 (17.86%) Sass
12 5 (17.86%) Node.js
12 5 (17.86%) CSS3
12 5 (17.86%) TypeScript
13 4 (14.29%) Angular 2
14 3 (10.71%) User Experience
14 3 (10.71%) TDD
14 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
14 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
14 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
15 2 (7.14%) jQuery
15 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
15 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
15 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
15 2 (7.14%) LESS
15 2 (7.14%) Highcharts JS
15 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics

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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Drupal
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (7.14%) Serverless
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 18 (64.29%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.14%) gulp
4 2 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (7.14%) Protractor
4 2 (7.14%) webpack
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) Grunt
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.57%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) CSS
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) React
3 14 (50.00%) Spring
4 11 (39.29%) JSON
5 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
7 5 (17.86%) CSS3
7 5 (17.86%) Node.js
7 5 (17.86%) Sass
8 4 (14.29%) Angular 2
9 2 (7.14%) Highcharts JS
9 2 (7.14%) jQuery
9 2 (7.14%) LESS
9 2 (7.14%) REST
9 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 1 (3.57%) .NET
10 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
10 1 (3.57%) Chai
10 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Front End Development
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) OOP
4 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Programming
5 1 (3.57%) Sprint Planning
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.57%) ES6
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe
1 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
1 1 (3.57%) Google
1 1 (3.57%) Twitter