The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 121 125
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.047% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -2.22% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2027 2395 2535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.34% 96.57% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1396 1427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 166 249
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.34% -2.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.98 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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 -2 1 £500 +11.11% 1
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) CRUD
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
4 2 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) WebRTC
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) OAuth
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SEO
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD

Front End Web 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (20.00%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SDL Web 8
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Grunt
3 1 (20.00%) gulp
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) OAuth
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) WebRTC
4 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) JSTL
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) CRUD
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) A/B Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) API Development
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Content Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) TeamSite