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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 May 2022 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 106 94 88
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 81 63 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 2.24% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.46% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 48
10th Percentile £388 £306 £306
25th Percentile £500 £386 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £483 £506
Median % change year-on-year +20.21% -4.69% +3.05%
75th Percentile £675 £550 £550
90th Percentile £720 £575 £579
Central London median daily rate £575 £495 £525
% change year-on-year +16.16% -5.71% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £77.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £77.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,870 2,566 2,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.36% 91.28% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,929 1,871 2,107
10th Percentile £388 £338 £338
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £600
90th Percentile £775 £710 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 51
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.19 £14.19
Median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +80.00% -6.25% +21.52%
75th Percentile £55.25 £28.38 £39.00
90th Percentile £64.45 £39.55 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +102.50% -17.08% +22.13%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 1 £825 -
Front End Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 51 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 43 (53.09%) CSS
3 42 (51.85%) HTML
4 39 (48.15%) React
5 37 (45.68%) Agile
6 27 (33.33%) TypeScript
7 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 17 (20.99%) Azure
8 17 (20.99%) REST
8 17 (20.99%) User Experience
8 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
9 16 (19.75%) Redux
9 16 (19.75%) HTML5
10 15 (18.52%) Java
11 14 (17.28%) Accessibility
12 13 (16.05%) TDD
12 13 (16.05%) Node.js
13 12 (14.81%) AWS
13 12 (14.81%) CSS3
13 12 (14.81%) Jest
14 11 (13.58%) DevOps
14 11 (13.58%) ES6
14 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
14 11 (13.58%) Web Development
14 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
14 11 (13.58%) Finance
14 11 (13.58%) Social Skills
14 11 (13.58%) CI/CD
14 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (12.35%) Sass

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (7.41%) CMS
2 4 (4.94%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.94%) Confluence
3 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.70%) Headless CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.47%) Drupal
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) Strapi
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Azure
2 12 (14.81%) AWS
3 7 (8.64%) GitHub
3 7 (8.64%) SaaS
4 4 (4.94%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.70%) GCP
6 2 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.23%) PaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Route 53
7 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) HTTP
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) Broadband
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.47%) Redis
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) webpack
3 8 (9.88%) Cypress.io
3 8 (9.88%) JIRA
4 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.41%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.17%) Maven
7 4 (4.94%) Mocha
8 3 (3.70%) Babel
9 2 (2.47%) CircleCI
9 2 (2.47%) ESLint
9 2 (2.47%) Gradle
9 2 (2.47%) Grunt
9 2 (2.47%) gulp
9 2 (2.47%) PhantomJS
9 2 (2.47%) Storybook
9 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.23%) git-flow
10 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
1 11 (13.58%) Social Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Front Office
3 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Automotive
4 2 (2.47%) Games
4 2 (2.47%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (81.48%) Developer
2 35 (43.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (13.58%) React Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Angular Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Senior React Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (2.47%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.47%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.09%) CSS
2 42 (51.85%) HTML
3 39 (48.15%) React
4 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 17 (20.99%) REST
6 16 (19.75%) HTML5
6 16 (19.75%) Redux
7 13 (16.05%) Node.js
8 12 (14.81%) CSS3
8 12 (14.81%) Jest
9 10 (12.35%) Sass
10 9 (11.11%) Spring
11 8 (9.88%) Enzyme
11 8 (9.88%) GraphQL
12 7 (8.64%) JSON
12 7 (8.64%) Vue.js
13 4 (4.94%) .NET
13 4 (4.94%) jQuery
13 4 (4.94%) RESTful
13 4 (4.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) User Experience
2 3 (3.70%) Derivative
2 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Blog
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Linux
1 3 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) Agile
2 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
3 13 (16.05%) TDD
4 11 (13.58%) CI/CD
4 11 (13.58%) DevOps
4 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.58%) Web Development
5 8 (9.88%) Microservices
5 8 (9.88%) Scrum
5 8 (9.88%) Web Accessibility
6 7 (8.64%) Analytics
6 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.64%) Pair Programming
6 7 (8.64%) Web Design
7 6 (7.41%) BDD
7 6 (7.41%) SEO
7 6 (7.41%) UX Design
8 5 (6.17%) Open Source
8 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 15 (18.52%) Java
4 11 (13.58%) ES6
5 8 (9.88%) SQL
6 6 (7.41%) Python
7 4 (4.94%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) Go
8 3 (3.70%) Bash
9 2 (2.47%) C
9 2 (2.47%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.47%) PHP
9 2 (2.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) Accessibility
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.47%) Terraform
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.47%) FatWire
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe
4 1 (1.23%) Murex
4 1 (1.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com