Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Front-End Developer was £470 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.

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 711 697 720
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 144 174 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 137 113
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £344 £338 £313
90th Percentile £600 £580 £524
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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%

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Front-End Developer in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Front-End Developer in England

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End 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
London -50 102 £475 +5.56% 28
South East +15 23 £363 -4.92% 4
North of England +56 8 £400 -3.03% 8
North West +26 6 £325 -13.33% 4
South West -9 5 £400 -27.27% 4
Midlands +6 4 £363 -13.69% 3
East Midlands -12 3 £363 -14.71% 3
Yorkshire +23 2 £455 +1.11% 4
East of England -6 2 £525 +23.53% 2
West Midlands +21 1 £338 -3.57%
Senior Front-End Developer
UK

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 129 (89.58%) JavaScript
2 124 (86.11%) CSS
3 122 (84.72%) Front End Development
4 118 (81.94%) HTML
5 82 (56.94%) CSS3
6 80 (55.56%) HTML5
7 75 (52.08%) React
8 64 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (39.58%) Node.js
10 53 (36.81%) AngularJS
11 48 (33.33%) TDD
12 42 (29.17%) Sass
12 42 (29.17%) User Experience
13 40 (27.78%) jQuery
14 34 (23.61%) Finance
14 34 (23.61%) ES6
15 30 (20.83%) Git (software)
16 29 (20.14%) JSON
17 26 (18.06%) REST
18 25 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (16.67%) Web Development
20 22 (15.28%) Scrum
21 21 (14.58%) Redux
21 21 (14.58%) LESS
21 21 (14.58%) Mobile App
22 20 (13.89%) XML
23 19 (13.19%) React Native
24 18 (12.50%) Wireframes
24 18 (12.50%) Docker
25 17 (11.81%) SOAP

Senior Front-End 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 5 (3.47%) CMS
2 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.39%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) Confluence
3 1 (0.69%) Drupal
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) nginx
3 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) SaaS
2 4 (2.78%) GitHub
2 4 (2.78%) npm
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) Firebase
4 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) Big Data
1 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 30 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.72%) webpack
3 11 (7.64%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.17%) Grunt
6 4 (2.78%) JIRA
6 4 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.08%) Mocha
8 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.39%) git-flow
8 2 (1.39%) gulp
8 2 (1.39%) Subversion
9 1 (0.69%) Babel
9 1 (0.69%) Bower
9 1 (0.69%) JUnit
9 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.69%) Protractor
9 1 (0.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.69%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Retail
3 12 (8.33%) Banking
4 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Games
6 2 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (86.11%) CSS
2 118 (81.94%) HTML
3 82 (56.94%) CSS3
4 80 (55.56%) HTML5
5 75 (52.08%) React
6 57 (39.58%) Node.js
7 53 (36.81%) AngularJS
8 42 (29.17%) Sass
9 40 (27.78%) jQuery
10 29 (20.14%) JSON
11 26 (18.06%) REST
12 21 (14.58%) LESS
12 21 (14.58%) Redux
13 20 (13.89%) XML
14 19 (13.19%) React Native
15 17 (11.81%) SOAP
16 14 (9.72%) .NET
17 12 (8.33%) RESTful
18 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET
19 9 (6.25%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.17%) User Experience
2 21 (14.58%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.17%) Fintech
4 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.39%) Social Media
6 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.39%) W3C
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Derivative
7 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.69%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.47%) Linux
2 3 (2.08%) Windows
3 2 (1.39%) Android
3 2 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (84.72%) Front End Development
2 64 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (33.33%) TDD
4 25 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (16.67%) Web Development
6 22 (15.28%) Scrum
7 18 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 17 (11.81%) Multithreading
9 14 (9.72%) MVC
10 12 (8.33%) OO
11 11 (7.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.25%) MVVM
12 9 (6.25%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.56%) BDD
14 7 (4.86%) HOOD
15 6 (4.17%) System Testing
16 5 (3.47%) Performance Testing
16 5 (3.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 129 (89.58%) JavaScript
2 34 (23.61%) ES6
3 11 (7.64%) C#
4 8 (5.56%) Java
5 6 (4.17%) SQL
5 6 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.78%) ECMAScript
6 4 (2.78%) PHP
7 3 (2.08%) Clojure
7 3 (2.08%) ClojureScript
7 3 (2.08%) GraphQL
8 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.39%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Nagios
1 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (8.33%) Adobe
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.39%) Google
3 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.69%) Apigee
4 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.69%) New Relic
4 1 (0.69%) Splunk
4 1 (0.69%) Xamarin