Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 82 105
Rank change year-on-year -27 +23 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 27 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 1.66% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.78% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -16.96%
10th Percentile £285 £142 £227
90th Percentile £441 £388 £344
South East median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +3.81% +3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +216.67% -36.84% -

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 2244 1629 2507
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 93.14% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 844 1259
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 78 107
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.14
90th Percentile £42.50 £39.13 £31.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 -19 23 £350 +19.15% 2
Aylesbury +2 1 £325 -1.89% 5
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 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 25 (92.59%) Front End Development
2 22 (81.48%) AngularJS
3 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 17 (62.96%) HTML
5 17 (62.96%) CSS
6 15 (55.56%) HTML5
7 13 (48.15%) CSS3
7 13 (48.15%) Banking
8 11 (40.74%) Spring
8 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
9 10 (37.04%) Ajax
10 9 (33.33%) JSON
10 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
11 7 (25.93%) Java
12 6 (22.22%) Finance
13 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (18.52%) TDD
13 5 (18.52%) Test-First Development
13 5 (18.52%) J2EE
13 5 (18.52%) jQuery
13 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (14.81%) RESTful
14 4 (14.81%) SQL
14 4 (14.81%) XML
14 4 (14.81%) User Experience
15 3 (11.11%) .NET
15 3 (11.11%) MVC
15 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) git-flow
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) gulp
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) AngularJS
2 17 (62.96%) CSS
2 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) HTML5
4 13 (48.15%) CSS3
5 11 (40.74%) Spring
6 10 (37.04%) Ajax
7 9 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
9 5 (18.52%) J2EE
9 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 4 (14.81%) RESTful
10 4 (14.81%) XML
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 3 (11.11%) Java EE
11 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (7.41%) Node.js
12 2 (7.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Front End Development
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Test-First Development
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) API Development
5 2 (7.41%) Microservices
6 1 (3.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) SEO
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) ES6
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) IBM
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Capita