Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 74 78
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 2,287 3,037 2,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.93% 3.25% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 3.74% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,645 2,327 2,139
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £288
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.36% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.67% -27.30%
10th Percentile £25.00 £16.08 £13.70
90th Percentile £50.90 £49.88 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.44
% change year-on-year - +4.67% -27.30%

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 67,710 81,102 78,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.75% 86.84% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,940 54,096 52,148
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £644 £626
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,975 2,205 1,881
England median hourly rate £24.12 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.66% -18.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.07% -18.00% +11.11%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in England

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in England

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in England

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in England

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Front End Development in England

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the England region over the 6 months to 14 October 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
London +3 1,435 £510 +2.00% 437
South East -23 301 £430 +1.18% 155
North of England -16 220 £425 +6.25% 178
Midlands +1 132 £375 -6.25% 108
North West -8 131 £425 +8.97% 108
South West -24 114 £400 -2.74% 104
West Midlands +19 94 £389 -5.30% 64
East of England +24 81 £413 -2.94% 79
Yorkshire -18 60 £425 +6.25% 53
East Midlands -6 39 £370 -5.13% 44
North East +3 29 £400 +1.27% 17
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 1,679 (73.41%) JavaScript
2 1,363 (59.60%) HTML
3 1,357 (59.34%) CSS
4 1,103 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
5 941 (41.15%) React
6 889 (38.87%) AngularJS
7 602 (26.32%) Node.js
8 588 (25.71%) HTML5
9 523 (22.87%) Git (software)
10 521 (22.78%) TDD
11 462 (20.20%) User Experience
12 437 (19.11%) Sass
13 436 (19.06%) CSS3
14 432 (18.89%) Redux
15 427 (18.67%) Java
16 382 (16.70%) TypeScript
17 349 (15.26%) Finance
18 313 (13.69%) C#
19 309 (13.51%) jQuery
20 290 (12.68%) ES6
21 286 (12.51%) Scrum
22 266 (11.63%) Docker
23 261 (11.41%) AWS
24 241 (10.54%) Web Development
25 226 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 216 (9.44%) .NET
27 214 (9.36%) BDD
28 212 (9.27%) Python
29 211 (9.23%) Vue.js
30 209 (9.14%) Microservices

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 159 (6.95%) CMS
2 81 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (3.10%) Confluence
4 49 (2.14%) WordPress
5 39 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 36 (1.57%) Drupal
7 32 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 30 (1.31%) Apache
9 27 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (1.01%) SharePoint
11 22 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.79%) JBoss
13 13 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.52%) Moodle
15 10 (0.44%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.35%) nginx
17 6 (0.26%) Apache Spark
18 5 (0.22%) Camunda
18 5 (0.22%) Jadu
18 5 (0.22%) Totara
Applications
1 45 (1.97%) Photoshop
2 22 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (0.92%) Sketch
4 14 (0.61%) InVision
5 13 (0.57%) Zeplin
6 8 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.31%) Adobe XD
7 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.17%) Figma
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (0.087%) InDesign
12 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.044%) Marvel
12 1 (0.044%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.044%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 56 (2.45%) Magento
2 15 (0.66%) Shopify
3 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.087%) BASE24
6 2 (0.087%) Maximo
6 2 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.087%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.044%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.044%) MultiChain
7 1 (0.044%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.044%) Quorum
7 1 (0.044%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.044%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 261 (11.41%) AWS
2 159 (6.95%) Azure
3 132 (5.77%) GitHub
4 87 (3.80%) npm
5 58 (2.54%) Serverless
6 46 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
7 42 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (1.71%) Amazon S3
9 37 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
9 37 (1.62%) GCP
10 24 (1.05%) SaaS
11 22 (0.96%) OpenShift
12 19 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
12 19 (0.83%) Google Analytics
13 18 (0.79%) PaaS
14 17 (0.74%) Yarn
15 12 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 11 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.48%) Heroku
17 10 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.44%) HTTP
2 17 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.52%) Internet
4 11 (0.48%) SSL
5 9 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.26%) Modbus
7 4 (0.17%) FTP
7 4 (0.17%) Intranet
8 2 (0.087%) ATM
8 2 (0.087%) SMTP
8 2 (0.087%) SSH
9 1 (0.044%) Extranet
9 1 (0.044%) NFC
9 1 (0.044%) RTP
9 1 (0.044%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
3 96 (4.20%) MySQL
4 63 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 55 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 47 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 32 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
8 31 (1.36%) Redis
9 22 (0.96%) Big Data
10 20 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
11 19 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (0.61%) HBase
13 13 (0.57%) Blockchain
14 12 (0.52%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.31%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.26%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.26%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 5 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 523 (22.87%) Git (software)
2 190 (8.31%) webpack
3 165 (7.21%) Jenkins
4 159 (6.95%) JIRA
5 152 (6.65%) Jasmine
6 135 (5.90%) gulp
7 123 (5.38%) Grunt
8 104 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
9 67 (2.93%) Cucumber
10 61 (2.67%) Visual Studio
11 57 (2.49%) Maven
12 53 (2.32%) Protractor
13 51 (2.23%) Bitbucket
13 51 (2.23%) Selenium
14 46 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 45 (1.97%) Mocha
16 44 (1.92%) Subversion
17 40 (1.75%) Babel
18 37 (1.62%) GitLab
19 36 (1.57%) JUnit
General
1 349 (15.26%) Finance
2 121 (5.29%) Banking
3 115 (5.03%) Front Office
4 100 (4.37%) Retail
5 82 (3.59%) Marketing
6 68 (2.97%) Public Sector
7 57 (2.49%) Law
8 38 (1.66%) Games
9 33 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 16 (0.70%) Automotive
10 16 (0.70%) Publishing
11 14 (0.61%) Advertising
12 13 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.52%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.44%) Police
15 8 (0.35%) Electronics
15 8 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.35%) Legal
15 8 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2,035 (88.98%) Developer
2 1,389 (60.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 492 (21.51%) React Developer
4 296 (12.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 266 (11.63%) Angular Developer
6 173 (7.56%) Senior Developer
7 105 (4.59%) UI Developer
8 102 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
9 101 (4.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 78 (3.41%) Node.js Developer
11 77 (3.37%) HTML Developer
12 67 (2.93%) Lead Developer
12 67 (2.93%) Software Engineer
12 67 (2.93%) Web Developer
13 63 (2.75%) Designer
14 60 (2.62%) C# Developer
15 59 (2.58%) .NET Developer
15 59 (2.58%) Java Developer
16 52 (2.27%) AWS Engineer
16 52 (2.27%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,363 (59.60%) HTML
2 1,357 (59.34%) CSS
3 941 (41.15%) React
4 889 (38.87%) AngularJS
5 602 (26.32%) Node.js
6 588 (25.71%) HTML5
7 437 (19.11%) Sass
8 436 (19.06%) CSS3
9 432 (18.89%) Redux
10 309 (13.51%) jQuery
11 226 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 216 (9.44%) .NET
13 211 (9.23%) Vue.js
14 193 (8.44%) REST
15 191 (8.35%) Web Services
16 134 (5.86%) RESTful
17 118 (5.16%) JSON
18 108 (4.72%) LESS
19 97 (4.24%) Angular 2
20 89 (3.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 462 (20.20%) User Experience
2 183 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 114 (4.98%) Mobile App
4 81 (3.54%) Fixed Income
5 69 (3.02%) Derivative
6 65 (2.84%) W3C
7 64 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 30 (1.31%) Virtual Team
10 29 (1.27%) Vector Graphics
11 26 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 21 (0.92%) NHS
13 19 (0.83%) e-Learning
14 16 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (0.61%) Blog
17 12 (0.52%) Wiki
18 10 (0.44%) Digital Media
18 10 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (3.28%) Linux
2 32 (1.40%) Unix
3 30 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 23 (1.01%) Android
5 17 (0.74%) Windows
6 8 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.26%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.22%) Solaris
9 5 (0.22%) VMS
10 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.087%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,103 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
2 521 (22.78%) TDD
3 286 (12.51%) Scrum
4 241 (10.54%) Web Development
5 214 (9.36%) BDD
6 209 (9.14%) Microservices
7 201 (8.79%) DevOps
8 196 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 183 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 175 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
11 174 (7.61%) E-Commerce
12 156 (6.82%) Unit Testing
13 134 (5.86%) Open Source
14 133 (5.82%) Responsive Web Design
15 123 (5.38%) Mentoring
16 118 (5.16%) OO
17 117 (5.12%) MVC
18 116 (5.07%) Fintech
19 110 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
20 103 (4.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1,679 (73.41%) JavaScript
2 427 (18.67%) Java
3 382 (16.70%) TypeScript
4 313 (13.69%) C#
5 290 (12.68%) ES6
6 212 (9.27%) Python
7 171 (7.48%) SQL
8 146 (6.38%) PHP
9 73 (3.19%) Ruby
10 64 (2.80%) C++
11 40 (1.75%) Java 8
12 38 (1.66%) ES7
13 37 (1.62%) Scala
14 17 (0.74%) Go
15 16 (0.70%) Apple Swift
16 13 (0.57%) Objective-C
17 12 (0.52%) C
17 12 (0.52%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.31%) Apex Code
18 7 (0.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 103 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 98 (4.29%) Degree
3 74 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.66%) AWS Certification
4 15 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.44%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.087%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.087%) PhD
9 1 (0.044%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (0.044%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.15%) WCAG
2 60 (2.62%) QA
3 12 (0.52%) GDPR
4 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.087%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.087%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.044%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.044%) PSD2
6 1 (0.044%) WAI
System Software
1 266 (11.63%) Docker
2 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.13%) vSphere
3 2 (0.087%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (3.32%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.84%) Ansible
3 29 (1.27%) Terraform
4 20 (0.87%) Grafana
5 12 (0.52%) Kibana
6 10 (0.44%) Puppet
7 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.17%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.087%) Control-M
8 2 (0.087%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.087%) logstash
8 2 (0.087%) Rancher
9 1 (0.044%) Mesos
9 1 (0.044%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 74 (3.24%) Microsoft
2 56 (2.45%) Adobe
3 53 (2.32%) Bloomberg
4 52 (2.27%) Google
5 49 (2.14%) Reuters
6 38 (1.66%) Sitecore
7 36 (1.57%) Atlassian
8 34 (1.49%) IBM
9 30 (1.31%) hybris
10 26 (1.14%) Oracle
11 24 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (0.79%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 12 (0.52%) SAP
14 9 (0.39%) Perforce
15 8 (0.35%) Optimizely
15 8 (0.35%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.26%) MuleSoft
16 6 (0.26%) Qubit
16 6 (0.26%) Red Hat
16 6 (0.26%) Siemens