Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 67 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 38 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.98% 3.02% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 3.57% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 28
Bristol median daily rate £383 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.24% +13.28%
10th Percentile £314 £350 £244
90th Percentile £506 £500 £422
South West median daily rate £400 £411 £370
% change year-on-year -2.74% +11.15% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,619 1,765 1,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.41% 84.73% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,046 1,185 1,068
Bristol median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £288 £275 £255
90th Percentile £603 £538 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 60 43
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +47.32% -0.53%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.68 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £67.63 £49.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -

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 October 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 October 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 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 22 (57.89%) CSS
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) React
4 15 (39.47%) AngularJS
5 14 (36.84%) TypeScript
6 8 (21.05%) HTML5
6 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 7 (18.42%) Vue.js
7 7 (18.42%) Redux
8 6 (15.79%) Sass
8 6 (15.79%) Node.js
8 6 (15.79%) TDD
8 6 (15.79%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) Docker
9 5 (13.16%) DevOps
9 5 (13.16%) User Experience
9 5 (13.16%) Microservices
9 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes
9 5 (13.16%) GraphQL
10 4 (10.53%) webpack
10 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (10.53%) jQuery
10 4 (10.53%) CSS3
10 4 (10.53%) C#

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 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Drupal
1 1 (2.63%) Mule
1 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Azure
2 1 (2.63%) npm
2 1 (2.63%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (10.53%) webpack
3 1 (2.63%) Bundler
3 1 (2.63%) Gradle
3 1 (2.63%) Grunt
3 1 (2.63%) gulp
3 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 32 (84.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Angular Developer
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.89%) React Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior React Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) CSS
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) React
3 15 (39.47%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.05%) HTML5
5 7 (18.42%) Redux
5 7 (18.42%) Vue.js
6 6 (15.79%) Node.js
6 6 (15.79%) Sass
7 5 (13.16%) .NET
7 5 (13.16%) GraphQL
8 4 (10.53%) CSS3
8 4 (10.53%) jQuery
9 3 (7.89%) .NET Core
10 2 (5.26%) Angular 2
10 2 (5.26%) D3.js
10 2 (5.26%) LESS
10 2 (5.26%) OAuth
10 2 (5.26%) OAuth2
10 2 (5.26%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Scrum
2 6 (15.79%) TDD
3 5 (13.16%) BDD
3 5 (13.16%) DevOps
3 5 (13.16%) Microservices
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.26%) Functional Programming
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Kanban
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) User Stories
5 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) TypeScript
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) ES6
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Terraform