Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £339 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 76 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 +26 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 84 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.65% 2.51% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.62% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 41
East Midlands median daily rate £339 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.37% -3.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £215
90th Percentile £438 £486 £475
England median daily rate £400 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year +47.83% +18.65% -23.38%

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 3018 3169 3093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.83% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1978 1860
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £215
90th Percentile £550 £555 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 182
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £28.68
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017. 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
Leicestershire +19 42 £320 +16.36% 5
Nottinghamshire -31 14 £381 +1.67% 7
Derbyshire -4 13 £400 +24.03%
Northamptonshire +9 8 £250 -37.50% 2
Rutland - 2 £356 -
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 18 November 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 81 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 80 (95.24%) HTML
2 80 (95.24%) Front End Development
3 77 (91.67%) CSS
4 59 (70.24%) HTML5
5 54 (64.29%) CSS3
6 47 (55.95%) jQuery
7 42 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 39 (46.43%) React
9 38 (45.24%) Node.js
10 34 (40.48%) Sass
11 33 (39.29%) AngularJS
12 28 (33.33%) Retail
13 23 (27.38%) Adobe
14 22 (26.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 22 (26.19%) Responsive Web Design
15 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (25.00%) Web Design
15 21 (25.00%) Web Development
16 18 (21.43%) User Experience
17 17 (20.24%) Angular 2
18 13 (15.48%) gulp
18 13 (15.48%) Scrum
19 11 (13.10%) TDD
20 10 (11.90%) Jasmine
20 10 (11.90%) Grunt
21 8 (9.52%) webpack
21 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
21 8 (9.52%) SVG
22 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing

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 5 (5.95%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.19%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) CouchDB
1 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.19%) GIS
Development Applications
1 42 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.48%) gulp
3 10 (11.90%) Grunt
3 10 (11.90%) Jasmine
4 8 (9.52%) webpack
5 5 (5.95%) Bower
5 5 (5.95%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.76%) Yeoman
7 2 (2.38%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.19%) git-flow
8 1 (1.19%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.19%) Protractor
8 1 (1.19%) Selenium
8 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.19%) Subversion
8 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (95.24%) HTML
2 77 (91.67%) CSS
3 59 (70.24%) HTML5
4 54 (64.29%) CSS3
5 47 (55.95%) jQuery
6 39 (46.43%) React
7 38 (45.24%) Node.js
8 34 (40.48%) Sass
9 33 (39.29%) AngularJS
10 17 (20.24%) Angular 2
11 8 (9.52%) SVG
12 6 (7.14%) XML
13 5 (5.95%) D3.js
13 5 (5.95%) RESTful
13 5 (5.95%) Web Services
14 4 (4.76%) Ember.js
14 4 (4.76%) Handlebars
14 4 (4.76%) LESS
14 4 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) User Experience
2 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.57%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.19%) Fintech
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Android
1 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
1 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (95.24%) Front End Development
2 22 (26.19%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.00%) Web Design
3 21 (25.00%) Web Development
4 13 (15.48%) Scrum
5 11 (13.10%) TDD
6 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.95%) Microservices
8 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
9 4 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
9 4 (4.76%) MVC
9 4 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (4.76%) Workflow
10 2 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.38%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.38%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 81 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.95%) ES6
2 5 (5.95%) SQL
3 4 (4.76%) C#
3 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
4 3 (3.57%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Adobe
2 2 (2.38%) Google
2 2 (2.38%) Optimizely
2 2 (2.38%) Qubit
2 2 (2.38%) Twitter
3 1 (1.19%) Perforce