Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 25 June 2018 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 72 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 +43
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 68 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.38% 2.94% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.54% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +36.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £213
90th Percentile £538 £475 £388
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate - - £95.00

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,662 1,696 1,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.73% 83.10% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 805 909
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £249 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 47 36
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -24.32%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.62
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £43.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +13.64%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Buckinghamshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Buckinghamshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Buckinghamshire

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 41 £400 +3.23% 9
Aylesbury +5 6 £525 +50.00% 4
High Wycombe - 3 £413 - 2
Marlow - 1 - -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 55 (80.88%) JavaScript
2 46 (67.65%) CSS
3 44 (64.71%) HTML
4 25 (36.76%) CSS3
5 22 (32.35%) Sass
6 21 (30.88%) jQuery
6 21 (30.88%) Web Development
7 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (29.41%) HTML5
7 20 (29.41%) User Experience
8 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
9 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
10 12 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (17.65%) LESS
10 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 12 (17.65%) Java
10 12 (17.65%) Finance
11 11 (16.18%) JSON
12 10 (14.71%) Ajax
12 10 (14.71%) IBM
13 9 (13.24%) gulp
14 8 (11.76%) XHTML
14 8 (11.76%) SQL
14 8 (11.76%) Migration
14 8 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (10.29%) Grunt
15 7 (10.29%) Data Integration
15 7 (10.29%) Maximo

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (5.88%) Drupal
2 3 (4.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) GIMP
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Maximo
2 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) npm
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) DB2
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) gulp
3 7 (10.29%) Grunt
4 6 (8.82%) webpack
5 3 (4.41%) Babel
5 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.41%) JIRA
5 3 (4.41%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.47%) Mocha
7 1 (1.47%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.47%) Subversion
7 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (97.06%) Developer
2 49 (72.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (22.06%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Web Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (17.65%) HTML CSS Developer
5 12 (17.65%) HTML Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Maximo Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Angular Developer
9 2 (2.94%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Capability Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.47%) E-Commerce Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) CSS
2 44 (64.71%) HTML
3 25 (36.76%) CSS3
4 22 (32.35%) Sass
5 21 (30.88%) jQuery
6 20 (29.41%) HTML5
7 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.65%) LESS
8 12 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (16.18%) JSON
10 10 (14.71%) Ajax
11 8 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (11.76%) XHTML
12 7 (10.29%) Middleware
13 6 (8.82%) JSTL
14 5 (7.35%) React
14 5 (7.35%) Semantic HTML
14 5 (7.35%) Spring
15 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (4.41%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) BBC
3 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.94%) W3C
4 1 (1.47%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Web Development
2 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.76%) Migration
5 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (10.29%) Data Integration
5 7 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (10.29%) TDD
5 7 (10.29%) Workflow
6 6 (8.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 6 (8.82%) MVC
7 4 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (5.88%) OOP
7 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Analytics
8 3 (4.41%) BDD
8 3 (4.41%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (4.41%) OO
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (80.88%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.65%) Java
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) C#
5 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) Java 8
6 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) APMP
1 2 (2.94%) CIPD
1 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) IBM
2 6 (8.82%) hybris
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe
3 3 (4.41%) Perforce
3 3 (4.41%) Twitter
4 2 (2.94%) SAP