The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 April 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 of England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 89 106
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 24 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.14% 1.27% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.31% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 14
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £304 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £336 £325
% change year-on-year +8.17% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -71.05%  

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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1989 2511 2667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.53% 96.73% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1469 1483
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 156 260
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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 of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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 of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Hertfordshire -8 9 £438 +29.62% 10
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £225 -37.50% 9
Bedfordshire +3 5 £310 -4.61%
Suffolk +11 2 £350 +40.00%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 of England region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 47 (95.92%) Front End Development
2 43 (87.76%) HTML
3 39 (79.59%) JavaScript
4 38 (77.55%) CSS
5 26 (53.06%) HTML5
6 25 (51.02%) CSS3
7 22 (44.90%) Sass
8 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (38.78%) jQuery
10 18 (36.73%) AngularJS
10 18 (36.73%) Node.js
11 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
11 13 (26.53%) User Experience
12 12 (24.49%) Java
12 12 (24.49%) TDD
12 12 (24.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (22.45%) Web Development
14 10 (20.41%) JSON
14 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
14 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (18.37%) gulp
15 9 (18.37%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (16.33%) Angular 2
16 8 (16.33%) LESS
16 8 (16.33%) Ajax
16 8 (16.33%) Web Design
17 6 (12.24%) Scrum
17 6 (12.24%) SEO
17 6 (12.24%) Retail
17 6 (12.24%) PHP

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 5 (10.20%) WordPress
2 4 (8.16%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Drupal
3 3 (6.12%) Magnolia
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (4.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.04%) PouchDB
2 1 (2.04%) Redis
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) gulp
3 5 (10.20%) Grunt
4 4 (8.16%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.08%) PhantomJS
5 2 (4.08%) Protractor
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) WebStorm
6 1 (2.04%) Babel
6 1 (2.04%) Bower
6 1 (2.04%) PostCSS
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Composer
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) webpack
General
1 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (87.76%) HTML
2 38 (77.55%) CSS
3 26 (53.06%) HTML5
4 25 (51.02%) CSS3
5 22 (44.90%) Sass
6 19 (38.78%) jQuery
7 18 (36.73%) AngularJS
7 18 (36.73%) Node.js
8 10 (20.41%) JSON
8 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (16.33%) Ajax
9 8 (16.33%) Angular 2
9 8 (16.33%) LESS
10 5 (10.20%) .NET
10 5 (10.20%) React
10 5 (10.20%) XML
11 4 (8.16%) GWT
11 4 (8.16%) Redux
11 4 (8.16%) Spring
11 4 (8.16%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) User Experience
2 9 (18.37%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.16%) W3C
5 2 (4.08%) Animation
5 2 (4.08%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.08%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (95.92%) Front End Development
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
4 12 (24.49%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (24.49%) TDD
5 11 (22.45%) Web Development
6 8 (16.33%) Web Design
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) SEO
8 5 (10.20%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Wireframes
9 4 (8.16%) BDD
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
10 3 (6.12%) A/B Testing
10 3 (6.12%) API Development
10 3 (6.12%) MVC
10 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.08%) Mobile First
11 2 (4.08%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) Dart
4 2 (4.08%) ECMAScript
4 2 (4.08%) ES6
4 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Google
2 4 (8.16%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Sencha
3 1 (2.04%) Xerox
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