Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 66 67
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 30 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.52% 2.59% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.72% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 26
Bristol median daily rate £344 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -7.14% +6.87%
10th Percentile £251 £243 £244
90th Percentile £449 £511 £438
South West median daily rate £368 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +13.08% -6.47% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1871 1615 1632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.94% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1144 1202
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 25 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 24 (80.00%) HTML
3 23 (76.67%) CSS
4 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) CSS3
6 12 (40.00%) HTML5
7 11 (36.67%) React
8 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
10 6 (20.00%) Web Development
10 6 (20.00%) Sass
11 5 (16.67%) Java
11 5 (16.67%) Redux
12 4 (13.33%) Node.js
12 4 (13.33%) ES6
12 4 (13.33%) gulp
12 4 (13.33%) Marketing
12 4 (13.33%) jQuery
13 3 (10.00%) TDD
13 3 (10.00%) Automotive
13 3 (10.00%) C#
13 3 (10.00%) webpack
13 3 (10.00%) Grunt
14 2 (6.67%) DevOps
14 2 (6.67%) SDLC
14 2 (6.67%) Firebase
14 2 (6.67%) API Design
14 2 (6.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 2 (6.67%) Jest

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 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) Kentico
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Firebase
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) gulp
3 3 (10.00%) Grunt
3 3 (10.00%) webpack
4 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) PostCSS
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) HTML
2 23 (76.67%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) CSS3
4 12 (40.00%) HTML5
5 11 (36.67%) React
6 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 6 (20.00%) Sass
8 5 (16.67%) Redux
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) Node.js
10 2 (6.67%) .NET
10 2 (6.67%) Enzyme
10 2 (6.67%) Jest
10 2 (6.67%) RESTful
10 2 (6.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.33%) Browserify
11 1 (3.33%) React Native
11 1 (3.33%) Semantic HTML
11 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) API Design
5 2 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Development
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Kanban
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (3.33%) Adaptive Web Design
6 1 (3.33%) API Development
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) ES6
4 3 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Go
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Google
1 1 (3.33%) Zend