Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 118 135
Rank change year-on-year -38 +17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 48 72 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 1.40% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.45% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 44
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +13.82% -12.14%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £233
90th Percentile £469 £441 £411
England median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £21.64 £32.69
% change year-on-year -26.06% -33.79% +13.69%

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 4396 4953 5689
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.11% 96.04% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2615 2887 3316
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £205 £205 £205
90th Percentile £575 £541 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 357 510
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +1.60% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.45 £10.98
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.03 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 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
Cambridgeshire +2 17 £338 -8.16% 1
Hertfordshire -19 17 £389 +15.19% 2
Bedfordshire -8 7 £350 -12.50%
Norfolk -11 4 £368 +22.50% 3
Suffolk +12 2 £350 +40.00%
Essex -28 1 £225 -45.45% 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 of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (89.58%) HTML
1 43 (89.58%) Front End Development
2 41 (85.42%) JavaScript
2 41 (85.42%) CSS
3 29 (60.42%) HTML5
4 27 (56.25%) jQuery
4 27 (56.25%) Sass
5 24 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 24 (50.00%) CSS3
5 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (37.50%) Node.js
7 16 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 15 (31.25%) User Experience
9 14 (29.17%) gulp
9 14 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (27.08%) LESS
11 11 (22.92%) Web Development
12 10 (20.83%) Ajax
12 10 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (18.75%) Angular 2
13 9 (18.75%) React
13 9 (18.75%) MVC
13 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
13 9 (18.75%) JSON
14 8 (16.67%) Grunt
14 8 (16.67%) Scrum
14 8 (16.67%) TDD
14 8 (16.67%) Retail
15 7 (14.58%) XML

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 (6.25%) CMS
1 3 (6.25%) Magnolia
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.08%) PouchDB
1 1 (2.08%) Redis
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.17%) gulp
3 8 (16.67%) Grunt
4 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 4 (8.33%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.33%) PhantomJS
5 4 (8.33%) WebStorm
6 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (6.25%) Subversion
7 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.17%) webpack
8 1 (2.08%) Babel
8 1 (2.08%) Bower
8 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.08%) PostCSS
8 1 (2.08%) Protractor
8 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.08%) Visual Composer
8 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Interactive Media
2 3 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (89.58%) HTML
2 41 (85.42%) CSS
3 29 (60.42%) HTML5
4 27 (56.25%) jQuery
4 27 (56.25%) Sass
5 24 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 24 (50.00%) CSS3
6 18 (37.50%) Node.js
7 16 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (27.08%) LESS
9 10 (20.83%) Ajax
10 9 (18.75%) Angular 2
10 9 (18.75%) JSON
10 9 (18.75%) React
11 7 (14.58%) XML
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) REST
12 5 (10.42%) RESTful
13 4 (8.33%) Dojo
13 4 (8.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) User Experience
2 10 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.25%) W3C
5 2 (4.17%) Animation
5 2 (4.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (89.58%) Front End Development
2 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (22.92%) Web Development
5 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.75%) MVC
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) TDD
7 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Wireframes
8 6 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 6 (12.50%) Web Design
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (8.33%) BDD
10 4 (8.33%) Prototyping
10 4 (8.33%) SEO
10 4 (8.33%) UX Design
11 3 (6.25%) OO
11 3 (6.25%) Project Management
11 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.50%) C#
2 6 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) Dart
3 4 (8.33%) ECMAScript
3 4 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 3 (6.25%) ES6
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Xerox