Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 681 612
Rank change year-on-year -91 -69 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 83 190 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 151 225
England median daily rate £388 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
South East -1 34 £425 +21.43% 8
London -83 25 £438 +5.42% 3
Midlands +13 14 £338 +20.54% 4
South West -6 9 £393 +30.83%
West Midlands +19 8 £350 +7.69% 2
East Midlands -4 6 £313 +13.64% 2
North of England +33 2 £210 -35.38% 8
Yorkshire +11 2 £210 -34.38%
East of England -20 1 £375 +36.36% 7
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 21 November 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 82 (98.80%) Web Development
2 72 (86.75%) JavaScript
3 69 (83.13%) HTML
4 66 (79.52%) CSS
5 47 (56.63%) jQuery
6 42 (50.60%) Front End Development
7 36 (43.37%) AngularJS
8 35 (42.17%) HTML5
9 31 (37.35%) CSS3
10 25 (30.12%) User Experience
11 23 (27.71%) Sass
12 21 (25.30%) MVC
13 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
14 17 (20.48%) C#
15 16 (19.28%) Ajax
15 16 (19.28%) React
16 15 (18.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (16.87%) .NET
17 14 (16.87%) PHP
18 13 (15.66%) CMS
19 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
19 12 (14.46%) Backbone.js
20 11 (13.25%) LESS
21 10 (12.05%) Node.js
21 10 (12.05%) Photoshop
21 10 (12.05%) Scrum
21 10 (12.05%) Web Design
22 9 (10.84%) TDD

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 13 (15.66%) CMS
2 7 (8.43%) IIS
2 7 (8.43%) WordPress
3 3 (3.61%) DNN
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.41%) Confluence
4 2 (2.41%) Drupal
4 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.20%) Kentico
5 1 (1.20%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.61%) GIMP
4 2 (2.41%) InDesign
5 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) KANA IQ
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) npm
3 1 (1.20%) Firebase
3 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.20%) Heroku
3 1 (1.20%) Twilio
3 1 (1.20%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (6.02%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.20%) QlikView
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Jasmine
3 7 (8.43%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (7.23%) Protractor
4 6 (7.23%) Subversion
5 5 (6.02%) gulp
6 4 (4.82%) Grunt
6 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.61%) JIRA
7 3 (3.61%) Mocha
7 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.61%) webpack
8 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.41%) PostCSS
8 2 (2.41%) Selenium
8 2 (2.41%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 1 (1.20%) Bower
9 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) French Language
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (83.13%) HTML
2 66 (79.52%) CSS
3 47 (56.63%) jQuery
4 36 (43.37%) AngularJS
5 35 (42.17%) HTML5
6 31 (37.35%) CSS3
7 23 (27.71%) Sass
8 16 (19.28%) Ajax
8 16 (19.28%) React
9 15 (18.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (16.87%) .NET
11 12 (14.46%) Backbone.js
12 11 (13.25%) LESS
13 10 (12.05%) Node.js
14 9 (10.84%) XML
15 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
15 7 (8.43%) RESTful
16 6 (7.23%) Angular 2
16 6 (7.23%) Ember.js
16 6 (7.23%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) User Experience
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Fintech
5 1 (1.20%) Animation
5 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
1 7 (8.43%) Windows 2000
1 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.82%) Unix
3 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.41%) Android
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (98.80%) Web Development
2 42 (50.60%) Front End Development
3 21 (25.30%) MVC
4 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.87%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (12.05%) Scrum
6 10 (12.05%) Web Design
7 9 (10.84%) SDLC
7 9 (10.84%) TDD
7 9 (10.84%) Wireframes
8 8 (9.64%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (8.43%) Change Management
9 7 (8.43%) Content Management
9 7 (8.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.43%) SEO
10 6 (7.23%) BDD
11 5 (6.02%) Microservices
11 5 (6.02%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.82%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 72 (86.75%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.48%) C#
3 14 (16.87%) PHP
4 9 (10.84%) SQL
5 8 (9.64%) Java
6 7 (8.43%) Ruby
6 7 (8.43%) VBScript
7 6 (7.23%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.61%) ES6
9 2 (2.41%) Python
9 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
1 2 (2.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) KANA
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Adobe
4 2 (2.41%) Google
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.41%) Optimizely
4 2 (2.41%) Qubit
5 1 (1.20%) Facebook
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.20%) Zend