The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South West / Bristol
Rank 44 58 64
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 24 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.94% 1.55% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.60% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
Median daily rate £325 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% -7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £375 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

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 779 874 791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.47% 96.57% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 609 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 26
Median hourly rate £23.84 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.42% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 51 (96.23%) JavaScript
1 51 (96.23%) CSS
2 50 (94.34%) Front End Development
3 48 (90.57%) HTML
4 40 (75.47%) CSS3
5 38 (71.70%) HTML5
6 20 (37.74%) React
7 19 (35.85%) Git (software)
7 19 (35.85%) AngularJS
8 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (26.42%) Web Development
9 14 (26.42%) User Experience
10 12 (22.64%) jQuery
11 8 (15.09%) Redux
11 8 (15.09%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (15.09%) Node.js
12 7 (13.21%) Mocha
12 7 (13.21%) ES6
12 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (13.21%) Banking
13 6 (11.32%) TDD
13 6 (11.32%) Scrum
13 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
13 6 (11.32%) JIRA
13 6 (11.32%) .NET
13 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
13 6 (11.32%) Finance
13 6 (11.32%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (11.32%) Microservices

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.32%) Confluence
2 4 (7.55%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) Drupal
3 3 (5.66%) WordPress
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Magento
2 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
1 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) Mocha
3 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.43%) Grunt
5 3 (5.66%) Ant
5 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
5 3 (5.66%) gulp
6 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.89%) Protractor
General
1 7 (13.21%) Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 3 (5.66%) Electronics
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) CSS
2 48 (90.57%) HTML
3 40 (75.47%) CSS3
4 38 (71.70%) HTML5
5 20 (37.74%) React
6 19 (35.85%) AngularJS
7 12 (22.64%) jQuery
8 8 (15.09%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (15.09%) Node.js
8 8 (15.09%) Redux
9 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (11.32%) .NET
10 6 (11.32%) Chai
10 6 (11.32%) LESS
10 6 (11.32%) Sass
11 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.43%) Backbone.js
11 5 (9.43%) DHTML
11 5 (9.43%) XML
12 3 (5.66%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.89%) iPad
2 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Android
1 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) Front End Development
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Web Development
4 8 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (11.32%) Infographics
5 6 (11.32%) Microservices
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
5 6 (11.32%) TDD
5 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.55%) DevOps
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) Web Design
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.66%) Pair Programming
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.66%) User Stories
8 2 (3.77%) BDD
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.21%) ES6
3 5 (9.43%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) PHP
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Google
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft