Period
to 20 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 69 69
Rank change year-on-year -28 0 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 40 78 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.63% 2.60% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.73% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 64 54
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +8.87%
10th Percentile £288 £254 £254
90th Percentile £556 £463 £413
England median daily rate £456 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +14.06% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £10.00 -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -27.22% +4.05% +64.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,334 2,861 3,026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.30% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,499 1,767 1,897
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £222 £217 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 166 137
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £22.45 £47.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Nottinghamshire +4 15 £400 -3.03% 12
Northamptonshire -6 9 £538 +95.45% 4
Leicestershire -15 9 £360 +9.09% 15
Lincolnshire +6 4 £344 -14.06% 4
Derbyshire +10 2 £283 -29.38% 5
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 East Midlands region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 37 (92.50%) Front End Development
2 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
3 32 (80.00%) CSS
4 28 (70.00%) HTML
5 24 (60.00%) React
6 16 (40.00%) Node.js
7 14 (35.00%) CSS3
8 13 (32.50%) HTML5
9 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (27.50%) Sass
11 10 (25.00%) Redux
11 10 (25.00%) jQuery
12 9 (22.50%) TDD
13 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 7 (17.50%) Docker
14 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
14 7 (17.50%) SDLC
15 6 (15.00%) User Experience
15 6 (15.00%) Microservices
15 6 (15.00%) SOLID
15 6 (15.00%) Web Development
15 6 (15.00%) C#
15 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
16 5 (12.50%) Photoshop
16 5 (12.50%) Java
16 5 (12.50%) .NET
16 5 (12.50%) Retail
16 5 (12.50%) GraphQL
16 5 (12.50%) webpack
16 5 (12.50%) hybris

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (7.50%) JBoss
1 3 (7.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) webpack
3 4 (10.00%) gulp
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) Babel
5 2 (5.00%) Bower
5 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.00%) Mocha
5 2 (5.00%) PhantomJS
5 2 (5.00%) Protractor
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
5 2 (5.00%) Yeoman
6 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.50%) Grunt
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) QUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) CSS
2 28 (70.00%) HTML
3 24 (60.00%) React
4 16 (40.00%) Node.js
5 14 (35.00%) CSS3
6 13 (32.50%) HTML5
7 11 (27.50%) Sass
8 10 (25.00%) jQuery
8 10 (25.00%) Redux
9 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.50%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) GraphQL
11 4 (10.00%) JSON
11 4 (10.00%) Spring Boot
12 3 (7.50%) EJB
12 3 (7.50%) Express
12 3 (7.50%) REST
12 3 (7.50%) RESTful
12 3 (7.50%) Vue.js
12 3 (7.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) W3C
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) Front End Development
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) SDLC
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.00%) Microservices
5 6 (15.00%) SOLID
5 6 (15.00%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 3 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Web Design
8 2 (5.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (5.00%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) Go
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) ES6
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) hybris
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com