Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 135 139
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 43 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 1.31% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.38% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 19
East of England median daily rate £425 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -5.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £325 £269 £273
90th Percentile £495 £461 £494
England median daily rate £458 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +14.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -27.22% +4.05% +64.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 3,991 4,422 4,217
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.84% 94.91% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,336 2,549 2,437
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £200
90th Percentile £588 £581 £549
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 299 335
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.66 £11.02
90th Percentile £50.20 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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

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 of England.

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 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Suffolk +15 14 £400 +207.69% 2
Hertfordshire +8 13 £438 +2.94% 10
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £425 +17.24% 10
Bedfordshire +11 2 £455 - 5
Essex -14 2 - - 3
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 19 February 2019, 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 of England region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 33 (76.74%) JavaScript
3 32 (74.42%) HTML
3 32 (74.42%) CSS
4 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (44.19%) jQuery
6 17 (39.53%) HTML5
7 16 (37.21%) AngularJS
8 14 (32.56%) CSS3
8 14 (32.56%) React
9 12 (27.91%) Sass
10 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (20.93%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (20.93%) Jasmine
11 9 (20.93%) RESTful
12 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
12 8 (18.60%) BDD
12 8 (18.60%) Node.js
12 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (18.60%) LESS
13 7 (16.28%) User Experience
13 7 (16.28%) gulp
13 7 (16.28%) Grunt
13 7 (16.28%) ES6
13 7 (16.28%) Redux
13 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (16.28%) Material Design
13 7 (16.28%) Technical Debt
13 7 (16.28%) TDD
14 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce

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 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Jasmine
1 9 (20.93%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.28%) Grunt
3 7 (16.28%) gulp
4 6 (13.95%) Protractor
5 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.30%) webpack
6 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (4.65%) Bower
7 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) CSS
1 32 (74.42%) HTML
2 19 (44.19%) jQuery
3 17 (39.53%) HTML5
4 16 (37.21%) AngularJS
5 14 (32.56%) CSS3
5 14 (32.56%) React
6 12 (27.91%) Sass
7 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (20.93%) RESTful
9 8 (18.60%) LESS
9 8 (18.60%) Node.js
10 7 (16.28%) Material Design
10 7 (16.28%) Redux
11 5 (11.63%) Semantic HTML
12 3 (6.98%) Ajax
12 3 (6.98%) DOM
12 3 (6.98%) JSON
12 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (6.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (4.65%) W3C
4 1 (2.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) BDD
3 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Debt
5 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Web Design
8 2 (4.65%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) Sprint Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.28%) ES6
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) ES7
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) hybris
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.33%) Xerox