Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 42 48
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 17 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.70% 2.46% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 2.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 2
Devon median daily rate £338 £340 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% +40.21% -12.93%
10th Percentile £263 £325 £173
90th Percentile £462 £450 £314
South West median daily rate £425 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +14.86% +13.85% -7.14%
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 393 500 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 85.62% 87.87% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 299 229
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £185
90th Percentile £526 £550 £495
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 41
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +47.21% -33.03%
10th Percentile £9.15 £21.19 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.88 £46.75 £51.60
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.61%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 6 £350 -12.50% 4
Plymouth +11 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Front End Development
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) CSS3
6 4 (23.53%) Sass
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (17.65%) Node.js
7 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) npm
7 3 (17.65%) React
8 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
8 2 (11.76%) ES6
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Redux
8 2 (11.76%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (11.76%) Java

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bower
2 1 (5.88%) gulp
2 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (29.41%) React Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) Sass
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) React
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) D3.js
5 2 (11.76%) Redux
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) amCharts
6 1 (5.88%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) RequireJS
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.76%) ISMS
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.76%) QMS
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) ES6
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Splunk