The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 25 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)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 23 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.77% 4.35% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 4.45% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.29%  
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 Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 126 247 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.92% 97.63% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 169 106
Median daily rate £400 £385 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +15.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 19
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £30.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -1.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.10 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth 0 1 - - 3
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dorset region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) JSP
7 2 (20.00%) Struts
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Sass
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) React
7 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (10.00%) RequireJS

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 2 (20.00%) Struts
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) RequireJS
6 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree