Period
to 24 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 73 71
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 29 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.93% 2.74% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.88% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £381 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £219 £285 £243
90th Percentile £444 £439 £450
South East median daily rate £443 £400 £356
% change year-on-year +10.63% +12.28% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -47.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,418 2,046 1,783
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.60% 94.94% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 998 884
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% +2.56%
10th Percentile £206 £230 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 110 74
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.69 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.48 £9.02
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £19.36 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.63% - -4.11%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Buckinghamshire.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. 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 +5 10 £425 +17.24% 4
High Wycombe -2 7 £341 -17.27%
Aylesbury +5 4 £368 +13.08% 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 27 (93.10%) Front End Development
2 25 (86.21%) HTML
3 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 24 (82.76%) CSS
4 17 (58.62%) HTML5
5 15 (51.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (44.83%) CSS3
7 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) Java
8 10 (34.48%) jQuery
9 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
10 8 (27.59%) .NET
10 8 (27.59%) User Experience
11 7 (24.14%) React
11 7 (24.14%) C#
12 6 (20.69%) Apple
12 6 (20.69%) Yahoo!
12 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (20.69%) Open Source
12 6 (20.69%) Web Development
12 6 (20.69%) Drupal
12 6 (20.69%) Cross-Browser Development
13 5 (17.24%) TDD
13 5 (17.24%) Spring
13 5 (17.24%) Finance
14 4 (13.79%) CMS
14 4 (13.79%) Scrum
14 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 4 (13.79%) Sass
14 4 (13.79%) TypeScript

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 6 (20.69%) Drupal
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.90%) GitLab
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) HTML
2 24 (82.76%) CSS
3 17 (58.62%) HTML5
4 15 (51.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (44.83%) CSS3
6 10 (34.48%) jQuery
7 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
8 8 (27.59%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) React
10 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (17.24%) Spring
12 4 (13.79%) Sass
13 3 (10.34%) Ajax
13 3 (10.34%) Redux
13 3 (10.34%) Web Services
14 2 (6.90%) Enzyme
14 2 (6.90%) Jest
14 2 (6.90%) LESS
14 2 (6.90%) REST
14 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Front End Development
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Cross-Browser Development
3 6 (20.69%) Open Source
3 6 (20.69%) Web Development
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow Management
7 2 (6.90%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
7 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Line Management
8 1 (3.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) TypeScript
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Bourne shell
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Apple
1 6 (20.69%) Yahoo!
2 3 (10.34%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) Hotjar