The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 24 June 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 28 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 17 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.27% 4.18% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.42% 4.33% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 265 277 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 97.79% 96.52% 98.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 161 243
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 15
Median hourly rate £11.93 £16.84 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.15% +5.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in East Sussex

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in East Sussex

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in East Sussex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in East Sussex

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Brighton +4 15 £300 -33.33% 3
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Sussex region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 31 (96.88%) Front End Development
2 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 27 (84.38%) HTML
3 27 (84.38%) CSS
4 20 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) HTML5
7 8 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 8 (25.00%) jQuery
7 8 (25.00%) Web Development
8 6 (18.75%) Node.js
8 6 (18.75%) CSS3
8 6 (18.75%) React
9 5 (15.63%) User Experience
9 5 (15.63%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) CMS
11 3 (9.38%) Advertising
11 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.38%) WordPress
12 2 (6.25%) SaaS
12 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
12 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (6.25%) Drupal
12 2 (6.25%) BDD
12 2 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
12 2 (6.25%) Marketing
12 2 (6.25%) TDD

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) WordPress
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
3 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.13%) Grunt
2 1 (3.13%) gulp
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) Mocha
2 1 (3.13%) PostCSS
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 3 (9.38%) Advertising
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) CSS
1 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 9 (28.13%) HTML5
4 8 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 8 (25.00%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) CSS3
5 6 (18.75%) Node.js
5 6 (18.75%) React
6 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) Angular 2
7 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.25%) XHTML
7 2 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (3.13%) .NET
8 1 (3.13%) LESS
8 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
8 1 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Front End Development
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) BDD
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
7 1 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Development
7 1 (3.13%) Open Source
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Scala
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Degree