The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / England
Rank 504 479 512
Rank change year-on-year -25 +33  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 81 136 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 111 64
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -2.22% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
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 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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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
South East +20 36 £330 -2.22% 7
London +3 24 £394 -7.35% 11
North East -5 11 £325 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire +16 5 £450 +80.00% 3
North West +10 2 - - 8
East of England -3 1 £500 +11.11% 4
East Midlands -11 1 - - 3
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 157 (92.35%) Web Development
2 147 (86.47%) HTML
3 146 (85.88%) JavaScript
4 141 (82.94%) CSS
5 93 (54.71%) HTML5
6 87 (51.18%) Front End Development
7 83 (48.82%) CSS3
8 77 (45.29%) AngularJS
9 66 (38.82%) jQuery
10 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (34.12%) Sass
12 54 (31.76%) Git (software)
13 52 (30.59%) React
14 49 (28.82%) User Experience
15 48 (28.24%) Ajax
16 34 (20.00%) Photoshop
17 33 (19.41%) MVC
18 27 (15.88%) RESTful
18 27 (15.88%) Responsive Web Design
18 27 (15.88%) JSON
18 27 (15.88%) Subversion
18 27 (15.88%) Web Design
18 27 (15.88%) Wireframes
19 26 (15.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
20 24 (14.12%) Finance
20 24 (14.12%) Unix
21 22 (12.94%) Degree
22 21 (12.35%) Grunt
23 19 (11.18%) gulp
23 19 (11.18%) OO

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (5.29%) CMS
2 4 (2.35%) WordPress
3 3 (1.76%) Drupal
3 3 (1.76%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.18%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.18%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.59%) Magnolia
Applications
1 34 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.76%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.47%) HTTP
2 9 (5.29%) DNS
2 9 (5.29%) SSL
3 5 (2.94%) LDAP
4 2 (1.18%) Internet
4 2 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.41%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.88%) MySQL
3 4 (2.35%) GIS
4 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.18%) Redis
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.59%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 54 (31.76%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.88%) Subversion
3 21 (12.35%) Grunt
4 19 (11.18%) gulp
5 16 (9.41%) Jasmine
6 14 (8.24%) Bower
6 14 (8.24%) Selenium
7 13 (7.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (5.29%) Maven
8 9 (5.29%) Protractor
8 9 (5.29%) webpack
9 8 (4.71%) JIRA
9 8 (4.71%) JSHint
9 8 (4.71%) QUnit
10 5 (2.94%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.35%) Babel
11 4 (2.35%) RSpec
12 3 (1.76%) WebStorm
13 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (14.12%) Finance
2 12 (7.06%) Banking
2 12 (7.06%) Marketing
3 5 (2.94%) Retail
4 3 (1.76%) Electronics
4 3 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Back Office
5 1 (0.59%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Local Government
5 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (86.47%) HTML
2 141 (82.94%) CSS
3 93 (54.71%) HTML5
4 83 (48.82%) CSS3
5 77 (45.29%) AngularJS
6 66 (38.82%) jQuery
7 58 (34.12%) Sass
8 52 (30.59%) React
9 48 (28.24%) Ajax
10 27 (15.88%) JSON
10 27 (15.88%) RESTful
11 18 (10.59%) Node.js
12 16 (9.41%) Backbone.js
12 16 (9.41%) Django
12 16 (9.41%) LESS
13 15 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (8.24%) REST
15 12 (7.06%) Web Services
16 10 (5.88%) DOM
16 10 (5.88%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.82%) User Experience
2 8 (4.71%) Graphic Design
3 6 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.76%) Linked Data
5 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.18%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.59%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.59%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.12%) Unix
2 9 (5.29%) Linux
3 2 (1.18%) Windows
4 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (92.35%) Web Development
2 87 (51.18%) Front End Development
3 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.41%) MVC
5 27 (15.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 27 (15.88%) Web Design
5 27 (15.88%) Wireframes
6 26 (15.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 19 (11.18%) OO
8 16 (9.41%) Scrum
9 15 (8.82%) TDD
10 12 (7.06%) Automated Testing
11 11 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.47%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.29%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.71%) Pair Programming
14 7 (4.12%) Software Engineering
15 6 (3.53%) OOP
15 6 (3.53%) SDLC
16 5 (2.94%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 146 (85.88%) JavaScript
2 18 (10.59%) PHP
3 17 (10.00%) Python
4 11 (6.47%) Java
5 8 (4.71%) Ruby
6 7 (4.12%) C#
7 5 (2.94%) ES6
7 5 (2.94%) SQL
8 3 (1.76%) SPARQL
8 3 (1.76%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.18%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.18%) JSX
9 2 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (0.59%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.59%) Korn
10 1 (0.59%) Scala
10 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (12.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.59%) FATCA
1 1 (0.59%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (9.41%) Oracle
2 5 (2.94%) Adobe
3 2 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.59%) Solace
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