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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 11 August 2022 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 115 75
Rank change year-on-year -1 -40 +27
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 20 16 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.80% 0.71% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.83% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 21
10th Percentile £388 £303 £334
25th Percentile £463 £308 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £375 £425
Median % change year-on-year +60.00% -11.76% +6.25%
75th Percentile £643 £525 £475
90th Percentile £650 £530 £538
England median daily rate £575 £475 £506
% change year-on-year +21.05% -6.17% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £77.00 £56.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +36.28% - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £56.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.04% +126.00% -42.20%

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,124 1,924 1,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.49% 85.78% 83.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,344 1,135 824
10th Percentile £230 £159 £250
25th Percentile £385 £305 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +16.47% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £531
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 226 73
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.56 £14.75
Median hourly rate £27.00 £16.00 £23.08
Median % change year-on-year +68.75% -30.66% +31.86%
75th Percentile £56.00 £32.90 £47.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £51.61 £59.30
England median hourly rate £30.50 £22.72 £25.00
% change year-on-year +34.27% -9.14% +8.70%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the East of England

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Front End Development in the East of England

Front End Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Front End Development in the East of England

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Front End Development in the East of England

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the East of England region over the 6 months to 11 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -1 6 £625 - 8
Suffolk -2 6 £625 +108.33% 2
Essex +11 3 £478 -8.61% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 3 £370 -1.33% 12
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following 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 of England region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (70.00%) Agile
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (35.00%) React
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 5 (25.00%) RxJS
5 5 (25.00%) GraphQL
5 5 (25.00%) Next.js
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Azure
7 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
7 3 (15.00%) RESTful
7 3 (15.00%) UX Design
7 3 (15.00%) SAML
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) User Experience
7 3 (15.00%) Microservices
7 3 (15.00%) Social Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Accessibility
8 2 (10.00%) CI/CD
8 2 (10.00%) Presentation Skills

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Figma
3 1 (5.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (10.00%) webpack
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Mocha
General
1 3 (15.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (25.00%) React Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Azure Developer
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) UX Designer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
1 7 (35.00%) React
2 5 (25.00%) GraphQL
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) Next.js
2 5 (25.00%) RxJS
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) SAML
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (10.00%) OAuth
5 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
5 2 (10.00%) OpenID
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Microservices
6 3 (15.00%) UX Design
7 2 (10.00%) CI/CD
7 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (10.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 2 (10.00%) Monorepo
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source Development
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) ES6
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Accessibility
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) MIIS
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) IBM