Period
to 20 September 2018

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 September 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 59 69
Rank change year-on-year -36 +10 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 48 112 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.73% 3.52% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 3.73% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 90 44
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +17.65%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £268
90th Percentile £475 £450 £488
England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +196.88% -26.06% -2.15%

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 2,630 3,005 3,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.56% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,634 1,834 1,916
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £238
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 164 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.13 £25.20
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%

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 September 2018.

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 September 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
Nottinghamshire 0 14 £375 -6.25% 11
Northamptonshire -11 14 £450 - 3
Leicestershire -24 10 £375 +13.21% 9
Lincolnshire - 7 £288 -
Derbyshire -1 1 £365 -8.75% 4
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 September 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 East Midlands region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 45 (93.75%) Front End Development
2 41 (85.42%) HTML
2 41 (85.42%) JavaScript
2 41 (85.42%) CSS
3 31 (64.58%) React
4 29 (60.42%) CSS3
4 29 (60.42%) HTML5
5 27 (56.25%) jQuery
6 23 (47.92%) Node.js
7 21 (43.75%) Sass
8 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
9 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (27.08%) TDD
12 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 11 (22.92%) webpack
14 10 (20.83%) Finance
14 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
15 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (18.75%) WordPress
15 9 (18.75%) User Experience
15 9 (18.75%) Jasmine
16 8 (16.67%) gulp
16 8 (16.67%) Redux
16 8 (16.67%) Retail
17 7 (14.58%) .NET
17 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
17 7 (14.58%) ES6
17 7 (14.58%) DevOps
17 7 (14.58%) Jenkins

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 9 (18.75%) WordPress
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (6.25%) Serverless
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.92%) webpack
3 9 (18.75%) Jasmine
4 8 (16.67%) gulp
5 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
6 6 (12.50%) Bower
6 6 (12.50%) Grunt
6 6 (12.50%) Yeoman
7 5 (10.42%) Protractor
7 5 (10.42%) Selenium
8 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (6.25%) WebStorm
9 2 (4.17%) QUnit
10 1 (2.08%) Babel
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) CSS
1 41 (85.42%) HTML
2 31 (64.58%) React
3 29 (60.42%) CSS3
3 29 (60.42%) HTML5
4 27 (56.25%) jQuery
5 23 (47.92%) Node.js
6 21 (43.75%) Sass
7 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
8 8 (16.67%) Redux
9 7 (14.58%) .NET
10 6 (12.50%) Apollo GraphQL
10 6 (12.50%) GraphQL
10 6 (12.50%) Handlebars
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
11 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.33%) Enzyme
11 4 (8.33%) Jest
11 4 (8.33%) Spring
11 4 (8.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) User Experience
2 5 (10.42%) W3C
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Fintech
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (93.75%) Front End Development
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.58%) DevOps
7 6 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 6 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
7 6 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Web Design
7 6 (12.50%) Workflow
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Kanban
10 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) Microservices
11 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
11 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.58%) ES6
3 6 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Adobe
2 5 (10.42%) hybris
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter