Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 73 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 55 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.52% 2.36% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 2.46% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 12
Croydon median daily rate £465 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -4.48% -
10th Percentile £300 £320 £381
90th Percentile £508 £540 £450
South London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
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 1,163 691 512
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 95.97% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 443 332
Croydon median daily rate £525 £490 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +19.51% -1.80%
10th Percentile £350 £236 £275
90th Percentile £636 £638 £552
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £418
% change year-on-year +5.26% +13.77% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £13.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -49.07% -2.81%
10th Percentile £18.49 £12.88 £14.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £100.50 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £42.02 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +123.68% -31.61%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 48 (87.27%) JavaScript
2 47 (85.45%) Front End Development
3 38 (69.09%) HTML
3 38 (69.09%) CSS
4 34 (61.82%) CSS3
5 31 (56.36%) AngularJS
6 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (50.91%) Grunt
8 26 (47.27%) HTML5
8 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
9 25 (45.45%) Karma Test Runner
9 25 (45.45%) Jasmine
10 24 (43.64%) SC Cleared
11 23 (41.82%) TDD
12 22 (40.00%) Adobe
12 22 (40.00%) Photoshop
13 20 (36.36%) OO
14 19 (34.55%) Java
14 19 (34.55%) Scrum
14 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
15 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
15 18 (32.73%) Node.js
16 17 (30.91%) Web Development
17 15 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
18 13 (23.64%) JIRA
18 13 (23.64%) MVC
18 13 (23.64%) Confluence
18 13 (23.64%) MVVM
18 13 (23.64%) Responsive Web Design
19 12 (21.82%) Sass

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 13 (23.64%) Confluence
2 9 (16.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) npm
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (50.91%) Grunt
2 25 (45.45%) Jasmine
2 25 (45.45%) Karma Test Runner
3 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
4 13 (23.64%) JIRA
5 9 (16.36%) gulp
6 8 (14.55%) webpack
7 6 (10.91%) Babel
8 3 (5.45%) GitLab
8 3 (5.45%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.82%) git-flow
General
1 9 (16.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) CSS
1 38 (69.09%) HTML
2 34 (61.82%) CSS3
3 31 (56.36%) AngularJS
4 26 (47.27%) HTML5
5 18 (32.73%) Node.js
6 12 (21.82%) Redux
6 12 (21.82%) Sass
7 9 (16.36%) jQuery
7 9 (16.36%) React
8 3 (5.45%) Express
9 2 (3.64%) Ajax
9 2 (3.64%) LESS
9 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.82%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) User Experience
2 9 (16.36%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Front End Development
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.82%) TDD
4 20 (36.36%) OO
5 19 (34.55%) Scrum
6 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
7 17 (30.91%) Web Development
8 15 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (23.64%) MVC
9 13 (23.64%) MVVM
9 13 (23.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (20.00%) DevOps
11 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
12 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (7.27%) Web Accessibility
14 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
15 2 (3.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 2 (3.64%) Security Testing
15 2 (3.64%) Smoke Testing
15 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (87.27%) JavaScript
2 19 (34.55%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 24 (43.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Adobe
2 9 (16.36%) hybris