Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 64 48
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +11
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 49 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.59% 2.50% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.99% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 32
Bristol median daily rate £450 £403 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +14.59% +9.77%
10th Percentile £325 £301 £228
90th Percentile £510 £506 £438
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £32.50

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,594 1,436 1,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.38% 83.39% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,081 930 913
Bristol median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £245
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.78% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 34 33
Bristol median hourly rate £36.30 £31.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.33% -13.01% -2.67%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £13.06
90th Percentile £58.35 £47.00 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +37.10% -21.52% -1.25%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Bristol

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Bristol

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Bristol

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 48 (97.96%) CSS
2 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
3 40 (81.63%) HTML
4 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (38.78%) HTML5
6 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 13 (26.53%) Finance
8 12 (24.49%) React
8 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
9 11 (22.45%) CSS3
9 11 (22.45%) User Experience
9 11 (22.45%) Java
9 11 (22.45%) TDD
9 11 (22.45%) jQuery
10 9 (18.37%) Spring
10 9 (18.37%) Web Services
10 9 (18.37%) OpenLayers
11 8 (16.33%) REST
11 8 (16.33%) Sass
12 7 (14.29%) MVC
12 7 (14.29%) Web Development
12 7 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (12.24%) Java 8
13 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (12.24%) Data Management
13 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
13 6 (12.24%) Video\Live Streaming
13 6 (12.24%) Maven
13 6 (12.24%) SOA
13 6 (12.24%) Eclipse

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (12.24%) Apache
1 6 (12.24%) JBoss
2 5 (10.20%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Mule
3 3 (6.12%) Mule ESB
4 2 (4.08%) Drupal
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.04%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) npm
3 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.24%) Gerrit
2 6 (12.24%) IntelliJ
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Maven
2 6 (12.24%) SonarQube
3 3 (6.12%) Gradle
4 2 (4.08%) webpack
5 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.04%) Babel
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) Bundler
5 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (97.96%) Developer
2 34 (69.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Angular Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 6 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (4.08%) 3D Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Designer
7 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) CSS
2 40 (81.63%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) HTML5
4 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 12 (24.49%) React
6 11 (22.45%) CSS3
6 11 (22.45%) jQuery
7 9 (18.37%) OpenLayers
7 9 (18.37%) Spring
7 9 (18.37%) Web Services
8 8 (16.33%) REST
8 8 (16.33%) Sass
9 6 (12.24%) Leaflet
9 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
9 6 (12.24%) XML
9 6 (12.24%) XSD
10 5 (10.20%) WebGL
11 4 (8.16%) Semantic UI
12 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
12 3 (6.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) User Experience
2 7 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (12.24%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) TDD
3 7 (14.29%) MVC
3 7 (14.29%) Web Development
4 6 (12.24%) Data Management
4 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.24%) SOA
4 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
4 6 (12.24%) XML Parsing
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Analytics
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.12%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (6.12%) Cloud Operations
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.12%) OO PHP
7 3 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.45%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) Java 8
3 6 (12.24%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) ES6
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) ES7
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Ansible
1 3 (6.12%) Terraform
2 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) VMware