Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 London > Croydon
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 89 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 -30 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 28 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.35% 1.26% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.32% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 11
Croydon median daily rate £500 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -8.24% -
South London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 1,139 911 492
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 95.39% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 610 296
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.76% -1.76%
10th Percentile £378 £313 £259
90th Percentile £625 £671 £536
South London median daily rate £500 £486 £420
% change year-on-year +2.83% +15.77% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -60.99% +161.11%
10th Percentile £18.70 £12.88 £21.00
90th Percentile £40.78 £22.44 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £21.20
% change year-on-year -2.50% +88.68% +6.00%

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 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018, 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 Croydon region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Front End Development
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (67.86%) AngularJS
4 16 (57.14%) HTML
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) OO
6 11 (39.29%) HTML5
6 11 (39.29%) Grunt
6 11 (39.29%) Redux
7 10 (35.71%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (35.71%) Node.js
7 10 (35.71%) MVC
8 8 (28.57%) Jasmine
9 7 (25.00%) CSS3
9 7 (25.00%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 6 (21.43%) Adobe
10 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
10 6 (21.43%) gulp
10 6 (21.43%) DevOps
11 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (17.86%) MVVM
11 5 (17.86%) Web Development
11 5 (17.86%) Serverless
12 4 (14.29%) Ajax
12 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.29%) Java

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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Serverless
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Grunt
2 10 (35.71%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (28.57%) Jasmine
4 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) gulp
5 3 (10.71%) webpack
6 2 (7.14%) Babel
6 2 (7.14%) GitLab
6 2 (7.14%) Travis CI
7 1 (3.57%) git-flow
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) AngularJS
2 16 (57.14%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) HTML5
3 11 (39.29%) Redux
4 10 (35.71%) Node.js
5 7 (25.00%) CSS3
5 7 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.29%) Ajax
7 4 (14.29%) DOM
7 4 (14.29%) LESS
7 4 (14.29%) RESTful
7 4 (14.29%) Sass
8 2 (7.14%) Express
8 2 (7.14%) NgRx
8 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (7.14%) React
9 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Front End Development
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) OO
4 10 (35.71%) MVC
5 6 (21.43%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) MVVM
6 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (17.86%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.57%) Functional Programming
9 1 (3.57%) Migration
9 1 (3.57%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Web Accessibility
9 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) hybris