The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 535 498
Rank change year-on-year 0 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 66 88 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 96
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in 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 England.

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England

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

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London -13 24 £388 -13.88% 12
South East +18 18 £350 +7.69% 8
East Midlands +3 12 £300 -7.69% 2
Yorkshire +29 4 £280 -13.84% 5
South West +3 3 £325 - 3
West Midlands +12 2 £350 +7.69% 3
East of England -7 2 - - 1
North West +15 1 - - 4
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region featuring Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 136 (93.79%) JavaScript
2 130 (89.66%) Web Development
3 128 (88.28%) CSS
4 127 (87.59%) HTML
5 89 (61.38%) HTML5
6 77 (53.10%) CSS3
7 71 (48.97%) jQuery
8 68 (46.90%) AngularJS
9 60 (41.38%) User Experience
10 58 (40.00%) Front End Development
11 51 (35.17%) Ajax
12 50 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (31.72%) React
13 46 (31.72%) Git (software)
14 43 (29.66%) Sass
15 35 (24.14%) MVC
16 34 (23.45%) Web Design
16 34 (23.45%) Photoshop
17 31 (21.38%) Subversion
17 31 (21.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 27 (18.62%) Unix
19 26 (17.93%) Python
19 26 (17.93%) Degree
20 25 (17.24%) Wireframes
21 23 (15.86%) E-Commerce
22 22 (15.17%) Oracle
22 22 (15.17%) CMS
22 22 (15.17%) Django
23 21 (14.48%) Oracle Database
23 21 (14.48%) XML

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 22 (15.17%) CMS
2 4 (2.76%) WordPress
3 3 (2.07%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.38%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.69%) DNN
5 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.69%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (23.45%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.38%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.38%) Heroku
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) DNS
2 3 (2.07%) SSL
3 2 (1.38%) LDAP
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.76%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) GIS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.69%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (31.72%) Git (software)
2 31 (21.38%) Subversion
3 12 (8.28%) Jasmine
4 11 (7.59%) Grunt
5 8 (5.52%) gulp
5 8 (5.52%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (5.52%) Selenium
6 6 (4.14%) Bower
6 6 (4.14%) Protractor
7 4 (2.76%) Mocha
8 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.07%) Maven
8 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.07%) WebStorm
9 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.38%) JIRA
9 2 (1.38%) JSHint
9 2 (1.38%) JUnit
9 2 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.38%) QUnit
General
1 15 (10.34%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Banking
4 5 (3.45%) Games
5 4 (2.76%) Marketing
6 3 (2.07%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (88.28%) CSS
2 127 (87.59%) HTML
3 89 (61.38%) HTML5
4 77 (53.10%) CSS3
5 71 (48.97%) jQuery
6 68 (46.90%) AngularJS
7 51 (35.17%) Ajax
8 46 (31.72%) React
9 43 (29.66%) Sass
10 22 (15.17%) Django
11 21 (14.48%) XML
12 18 (12.41%) JSON
13 16 (11.03%) RESTful
14 13 (8.97%) Node.js
15 10 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (4.83%) Backbone.js
17 6 (4.14%) LESS
17 6 (4.14%) XHTML
18 5 (3.45%) .NET
18 5 (3.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 60 (41.38%) User Experience
2 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.38%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Animation
5 1 (0.69%) Fintech
5 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.69%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.69%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.69%) Social Media
5 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.62%) Unix
2 7 (4.83%) Linux
3 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.38%) Windows
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (89.66%) Web Development
2 58 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 50 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (24.14%) MVC
5 34 (23.45%) Web Design
6 31 (21.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 25 (17.24%) Wireframes
8 23 (15.86%) E-Commerce
9 20 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 19 (13.10%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (11.03%) TDD
12 15 (10.34%) Scrum
13 8 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.83%) Content Management
14 7 (4.83%) Web Application Development
15 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
15 5 (3.45%) Pair Programming
15 5 (3.45%) SEO
15 5 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 136 (93.79%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.93%) Python
3 11 (7.59%) SQL
4 10 (6.90%) Java
4 10 (6.90%) PHP
5 8 (5.52%) C#
6 5 (3.45%) Ruby
7 3 (2.07%) ES6
7 3 (2.07%) Perl
8 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.69%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.69%) Korn
8 1 (0.69%) R
8 1 (0.69%) Scala
8 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.69%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) FATCA
1 1 (0.69%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) Oracle
2 12 (8.28%) Demandware
3 7 (4.83%) Adobe
4 2 (1.38%) Optimizely
4 2 (1.38%) Qubit
5 1 (0.69%) Google
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.69%) Solace
5 1 (0.69%) Xerox
5 1 (0.69%) Zend
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Day rate dependant on experience.
Posted: 4 days ago