The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / East Midlands
Rank 63 60 90
Rank change year-on-year -3 +30  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 37 37 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.48% 2.29% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 3
Median daily rate £368 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.54% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1441 1562 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.52% 96.48% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 923 856
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 91
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Nottinghamshire +9 15 £371 +14.23% 7
Leicestershire +6 15 £320 +42.22% 3
Northamptonshire -15 3 £375 +20.96% 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 68 (97.14%) HTML
1 68 (97.14%) CSS
2 67 (95.71%) JavaScript
3 60 (85.71%) Front End Development
4 36 (51.43%) HTML5
5 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
6 33 (47.14%) jQuery
7 31 (44.29%) CSS3
8 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (25.71%) Sass
10 16 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
12 14 (20.00%) React
13 13 (18.57%) .NET
13 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
14 11 (15.71%) Web Development
14 11 (15.71%) gulp
14 11 (15.71%) User Experience
14 11 (15.71%) Node.js
15 10 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (14.29%) Java
15 10 (14.29%) MVC
15 10 (14.29%) Migration
16 9 (12.86%) Finance
16 9 (12.86%) Adobe
16 9 (12.86%) RESTful
17 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
17 8 (11.43%) Retail
18 7 (10.00%) TDD
18 7 (10.00%) Web Design

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (5.71%) WordPress
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) gulp
3 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.71%) webpack
5 3 (4.29%) Bower
5 3 (4.29%) Grunt
5 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (4.29%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) Yeoman
6 2 (2.86%) Babel
6 2 (2.86%) CasperJS
6 2 (2.86%) Mocha
6 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.43%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.43%) WebStorm
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (97.14%) CSS
1 68 (97.14%) HTML
2 36 (51.43%) HTML5
3 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
4 33 (47.14%) jQuery
5 31 (44.29%) CSS3
6 18 (25.71%) Sass
7 16 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (20.00%) React
9 13 (18.57%) .NET
10 11 (15.71%) Node.js
11 9 (12.86%) RESTful
12 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
13 7 (10.00%) Web Services
14 6 (8.57%) Ajax
14 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (7.14%) Ember.js
15 5 (7.14%) Handlebars
16 4 (5.71%) DOM
16 4 (5.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.43%) Animation
3 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (85.71%) Front End Development
2 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.71%) Web Development
5 10 (14.29%) Migration
5 10 (14.29%) MVC
5 10 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (10.00%) Microservices
6 7 (10.00%) TDD
6 7 (10.00%) Web Design
7 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.71%) Analytics
8 4 (5.71%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (4.29%) BDD
9 3 (4.29%) Mobile First
9 3 (4.29%) Workflow
10 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Wireframes
11 1 (1.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 67 (95.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (8.57%) C#
4 4 (5.71%) PHP
5 3 (4.29%) ES6
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Adobe
2 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.43%) Ensighten
3 1 (1.43%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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