Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 22 July 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 4 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.52% 6.08% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 6.39% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 5
Chester median daily rate £350 £348 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +11.20% +8.70%
10th Percentile £299 £213 £265
90th Percentile £388 £425 £396
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year - +19.05% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 255 360 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 96.96% 95.24% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 297 239
Chester median daily rate £382 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.63% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £250 £259 £304
90th Percentile £481 £500 £514
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 43
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.86% -19.69% -40.09%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.25 £13.60
90th Percentile £35.40 £31.25 £43.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% -5.71%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Chester region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Remarketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter