Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 64 72
Rank change year-on-year -33 +8 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 45 91 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.66% 2.85% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 3.00% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 75 52
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £263
90th Percentile £475 £445 £486
England median daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +33.33% +23.81%

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 2,580 3,033 3,180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.08% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,867 1,988
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.02% +4.27%
10th Percentile £240 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £547 £551
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 165 129
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.81% +3.46%
10th Percentile £10.14 £9.75 £8.76
90th Percentile £28.50 £45.00 £40.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Northamptonshire -5 13 £456 +82.50% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 12 £438 +14.75% 14
Leicestershire -20 11 £375 +15.38% 3
Lincolnshire - 6 £288 - 4
Derbyshire 0 1 £365 -8.75% 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 15 November 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 42 (93.33%) Front End Development
2 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 41 (91.11%) HTML
2 41 (91.11%) CSS
3 32 (71.11%) CSS3
4 30 (66.67%) HTML5
5 28 (62.22%) React
6 24 (53.33%) jQuery
7 23 (51.11%) Node.js
8 20 (44.44%) Sass
9 18 (40.00%) AngularJS
10 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
11 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (33.33%) TDD
12 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
13 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (24.44%) Jasmine
13 11 (24.44%) webpack
14 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
15 9 (20.00%) Finance
15 9 (20.00%) gulp
15 9 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (20.00%) Redux
16 8 (17.78%) Handlebars
16 8 (17.78%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
16 8 (17.78%) Docker
16 8 (17.78%) DevOps
16 8 (17.78%) Yeoman
16 8 (17.78%) Bower

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 6 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (6.67%) Serverless
3 1 (2.22%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) Jasmine
2 11 (24.44%) webpack
3 9 (20.00%) gulp
4 8 (17.78%) Bower
4 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.78%) Yeoman
5 7 (15.56%) Protractor
5 7 (15.56%) Selenium
6 6 (13.33%) Grunt
7 3 (6.67%) QUnit
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (6.67%) WebStorm
8 2 (4.44%) Mocha
8 2 (4.44%) PhantomJS
8 2 (4.44%) Travis CI
9 1 (2.22%) Babel
9 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (91.11%) CSS
1 41 (91.11%) HTML
2 32 (71.11%) CSS3
3 30 (66.67%) HTML5
4 28 (62.22%) React
5 24 (53.33%) jQuery
6 23 (51.11%) Node.js
7 20 (44.44%) Sass
8 18 (40.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (20.00%) Redux
10 8 (17.78%) Handlebars
10 8 (17.78%) Web Services
11 6 (13.33%) Apollo GraphQL
11 6 (13.33%) GraphQL
11 6 (13.33%) Vue.js
12 5 (11.11%) .NET
13 4 (8.89%) Enzyme
13 4 (8.89%) Jest
13 4 (8.89%) RESTful
13 4 (8.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) W3C
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Front End Development
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) TDD
3 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 9 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (17.78%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (17.78%) DevOps
6 8 (17.78%) Progressive Enhancement
6 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) Web Design
6 8 (17.78%) Workflow
7 5 (11.11%) Microservices
7 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.89%) Web Development
9 3 (6.67%) Kanban
9 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) C#
2 7 (15.56%) ES6
3 4 (8.89%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.44%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Adobe
1 5 (11.11%) hybris