The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 29 June 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)
London / Croydon
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 15 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.91% 3.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £341 £323
% change year-on-year +9.89% +5.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 208 234 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 95.85% 93.98% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 542 339
Median daily rate £463 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £262 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £553 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 12
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Croydon over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Croydon region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
3 14 (87.50%) CSS
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (62.50%) HTML5
5 10 (62.50%) Grunt
6 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) OO
6 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) TDD
7 8 (50.00%) Scrum
7 8 (50.00%) Web Development
7 8 (50.00%) MVC
7 8 (50.00%) MVVM
7 8 (50.00%) CSS3
7 8 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (50.00%) Jasmine
7 8 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (43.75%) Confluence
8 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
8 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
8 7 (43.75%) Photoshop
8 7 (43.75%) JIRA
8 7 (43.75%) Adobe
9 5 (31.25%) jQuery
10 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
10 4 (25.00%) User Experience

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 7 (43.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Grunt
2 8 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 8 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Protractor
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
4 10 (62.50%) HTML5
5 8 (50.00%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) Grails
8 1 (6.25%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (6.25%) React
8 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) MVVM
3 8 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Web Development
4 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (18.75%) Infographics
6 3 (18.75%) Microservices
6 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
6 3 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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