Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 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 of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 150 127
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 59 48 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.24% 1.03% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.09% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 48
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £263
90th Percentile £515 £438 £441
England median daily rate £438 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +9.50% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East of England median hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.36% -
England median hourly rate £56.88 £16.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +255.47% -26.06% -43.05%

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 4,502 4,404 4,991
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.30% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,567 2,615 2,911
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £205 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 341 355
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.50 £11.43
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £45.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -4.11% +8.57%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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
Hertfordshire +8 30 £385 -0.71% 3
Suffolk -1 14 £475 +35.71% 6
Cambridgeshire +1 13 £350 +3.70% 10
Essex +11 2 £494 +119.44% 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 20 July 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 of England region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 53 (89.83%) Front End Development
2 50 (84.75%) JavaScript
3 38 (64.41%) HTML
4 36 (61.02%) CSS
5 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (45.76%) AngularJS
6 26 (44.07%) Sass
7 20 (33.90%) User Experience
8 19 (32.20%) Angular 2
9 17 (28.81%) webpack
9 17 (28.81%) TypeScript
9 17 (28.81%) Node.js
10 15 (25.42%) jQuery
10 15 (25.42%) gulp
11 14 (23.73%) ES6
12 13 (22.03%) REST
12 13 (22.03%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (22.03%) TDD
13 12 (20.34%) HTML5
14 11 (18.64%) LESS
14 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
15 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
16 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
16 9 (15.25%) CSS3
16 9 (15.25%) Unix
17 8 (13.56%) Retail
17 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
17 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (6.78%) Predix
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) WordPress
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.69%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.47%) npm
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) webpack
2 15 (25.42%) gulp
3 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.78%) Bower
6 3 (5.08%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (5.08%) Grunt
6 3 (5.08%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.69%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.69%) Gradle
7 1 (1.69%) JIRA
7 1 (1.69%) JUnit
7 1 (1.69%) Selenium
7 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (13.56%) Retail
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Games
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (64.41%) HTML
2 36 (61.02%) CSS
3 27 (45.76%) AngularJS
4 26 (44.07%) Sass
5 19 (32.20%) Angular 2
6 17 (28.81%) Node.js
7 15 (25.42%) jQuery
8 13 (22.03%) REST
9 12 (20.34%) HTML5
10 11 (18.64%) LESS
11 9 (15.25%) CSS3
12 8 (13.56%) Vue.js
13 7 (11.86%) React
14 6 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (10.17%) XHTML
15 5 (8.47%) RESTful
16 4 (6.78%) HTML5 Canvas
16 4 (6.78%) JSON
16 4 (6.78%) Leaflet
16 4 (6.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.08%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Unix
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (89.83%) Front End Development
2 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (22.03%) TDD
4 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.56%) API Development
7 7 (11.86%) Kanban
8 6 (10.17%) MVC
8 6 (10.17%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (10.17%) Web Development
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.47%) Migration
10 4 (6.78%) OWASP
10 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.78%) Wireframes
11 3 (5.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Web Design
12 2 (3.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (84.75%) JavaScript
2 17 (28.81%) TypeScript
3 14 (23.73%) ES6
4 6 (10.17%) PHP
5 3 (5.08%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) hybris
1 4 (6.78%) IBM
1 4 (6.78%) Mapbox
2 1 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (1.69%) Capita
2 1 (1.69%) Demandware
2 1 (1.69%) HP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.69%) SAP