Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 14 December 2019 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 40 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 15 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.96% 3.03% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.47% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 10
Devon median daily rate £450 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +8.82% +106.06%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £321
90th Percentile £575 £395 £409
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +10.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 450 404 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.93% 87.45% 87.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 200 267
Devon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £210
90th Percentile £575 £539 £571
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 33
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.32% -55.71% +50.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.42 £27.75
90th Percentile £51.38 £37.43 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +24.24% -

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Devon

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Devon

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Devon over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Devon

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +1 11 £450 +28.57% 3
Plymouth +3 1 - - 4
Front End Development
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 14 (93.33%) HTML
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Sass
2 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 9 (60.00%) TypeScript
3 9 (60.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Node.js
6 3 (20.00%) Balsamiq
6 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (20.00%) LESS
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Adobe
6 3 (20.00%) npm
6 3 (20.00%) Jest
6 3 (20.00%) Serverless
6 3 (20.00%) React
6 3 (20.00%) ES6
6 3 (20.00%) InVision
7 2 (13.33%) webpack
7 2 (13.33%) gulp
7 2 (13.33%) Ionic Framework

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) InVision
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe XD
2 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) Zeplin
3 1 (6.67%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) npm
1 3 (20.00%) Serverless
2 2 (13.33%) AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jasmine
2 5 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (20.00%) Balsamiq
4 2 (13.33%) Cypress.io
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) GitLab
4 2 (13.33%) gulp
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) webpack
5 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (6.67%) Mocha
General
1 2 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (13.33%) React Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (66.67%) Sass
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) Node.js
5 3 (20.00%) Jest
5 3 (20.00%) LESS
5 3 (20.00%) React
5 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (13.33%) NgRx
6 2 (13.33%) React Native
6 2 (13.33%) WebSockets
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) API Design
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (20.00%) ES6
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) ES7
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft