Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 82 67
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15 +26
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 54 58 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.25% 2.46% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.95% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 22
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £163
90th Percentile £459 £475 £388
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +225.00% -53.13%

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 1,466 1,969 1,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.26% 83.50% 85.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 918 790
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £240 £252 £225
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 93 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.90 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +13.33% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £43.68 £48.75 £44.43
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £24.23
% change year-on-year +8.04% -4.48% -4.78%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +4 27 £375 +3.45% 11
Aylesbury +5 5 £380 +16.92% 2
High Wycombe +2 4 £413 - 1
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 48 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 40 (74.07%) HTML
3 39 (72.22%) CSS
4 29 (53.70%) HTML5
5 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (42.59%) Sass
7 17 (31.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (31.48%) CSS3
8 16 (29.63%) C#
8 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 15 (27.78%) jQuery
10 13 (24.07%) Finance
11 12 (22.22%) .NET
11 12 (22.22%) BDD
11 12 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (22.22%) User Experience
12 11 (20.37%) AngularJS
12 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
13 10 (18.52%) Java
13 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
13 10 (18.52%) MVC
14 9 (16.67%) TDD
14 9 (16.67%) WebSphere
14 9 (16.67%) Web Development
14 9 (16.67%) ATG
14 9 (16.67%) Oracle
14 9 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (16.67%) Magento
14 9 (16.67%) Demandware
14 9 (16.67%) hybris

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 9 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 9 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (12.96%) CMS
3 5 (9.26%) WordPress
4 2 (3.70%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Magento
2 6 (11.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) npm
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) DB2
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Babel
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) webpack
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) Grunt
5 1 (1.85%) gulp
5 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.85%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 26 (48.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Angular Developer
6 5 (9.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (9.26%) HTML Developer
6 5 (9.26%) JSP Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Maximo Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Designer
8 2 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) HTML
2 39 (72.22%) CSS
3 29 (53.70%) HTML5
4 23 (42.59%) Sass
5 17 (31.48%) CSS3
5 17 (31.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (27.78%) jQuery
7 12 (22.22%) .NET
7 12 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (20.37%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.81%) LESS
10 6 (11.11%) Middleware
10 6 (11.11%) React
11 5 (9.26%) Node.js
12 4 (7.41%) Vue.js
13 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
13 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (5.56%) REST
14 2 (3.70%) Angular 2
14 2 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) User Experience
2 9 (16.67%) iPad
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) BDD
3 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 10 (18.52%) MVC
5 9 (16.67%) TDD
5 9 (16.67%) Web Development
6 8 (14.81%) SEO
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Data Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (7.41%) B2C
9 4 (7.41%) Scrum
10 3 (5.56%) Microservices
10 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.56%) Web Design
11 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
11 2 (3.70%) Kanban
11 2 (3.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) ES6
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) APMP
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) ATG
1 9 (16.67%) Demandware
1 9 (16.67%) hybris
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) IBM