The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £319 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 17 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.03% 1.07% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.10% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
Median daily rate £319 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 803 818 891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.82% 97.38% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 583 659
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.42% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 38 (92.68%) Front End Development
2 37 (90.24%) JavaScript
2 37 (90.24%) CSS
3 34 (82.93%) HTML
4 29 (70.73%) CSS3
5 27 (65.85%) HTML5
6 19 (46.34%) React
7 16 (39.02%) AngularJS
8 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
8 13 (31.71%) Web Development
9 12 (29.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (24.39%) jQuery
10 10 (24.39%) Sass
11 9 (21.95%) Redux
11 9 (21.95%) User Experience
12 8 (19.51%) ES6
13 6 (14.63%) Chai
13 6 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (14.63%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (14.63%) Mocha
13 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
13 6 (14.63%) TDD
13 6 (14.63%) Web Design
14 5 (12.20%) PHP
14 5 (12.20%) Banking
14 5 (12.20%) JIRA
14 5 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (12.20%) Node.js
14 5 (12.20%) DevOps

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 4 (9.76%) Confluence
2 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) WordPress
3 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Firebase
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (14.63%) Mocha
3 5 (12.20%) Grunt
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.32%) gulp
6 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.44%) Ant
7 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.44%) Protractor
7 1 (2.44%) webpack
General
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (90.24%) CSS
2 34 (82.93%) HTML
3 29 (70.73%) CSS3
4 27 (65.85%) HTML5
5 19 (46.34%) React
6 16 (39.02%) AngularJS
7 10 (24.39%) jQuery
7 10 (24.39%) Sass
8 9 (21.95%) Redux
9 6 (14.63%) Chai
9 6 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (12.20%) LESS
10 5 (12.20%) Node.js
11 4 (9.76%) .NET
11 4 (9.76%) XML
12 3 (7.32%) Ajax
12 3 (7.32%) Backbone.js
12 3 (7.32%) DHTML
12 3 (7.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Front End Development
2 13 (31.71%) Web Development
3 12 (29.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.63%) Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Infographics
7 4 (9.76%) Microservices
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (2.44%) Analytics
10 1 (2.44%) BDD
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.44%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) ES6
3 5 (12.20%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Google
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore