The median contractor rate for a Senior Front-End Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / England
Rank 507 543 545
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 63 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 33
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £381
% change year-on-year +10.71% -8.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 38892 46305 45014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.87% 95.20% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25282 30341 27633
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +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 1342 1464 1808
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.91 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
London -12 44 £475 -5.00% 32
South East +28 13 £375 +7.14% 4
East of England -5 2 £400 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £488 -
South West - 2 £400 -
Senior Front-End Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 119 (92.25%) JavaScript
2 113 (87.60%) Front End Development
3 91 (70.54%) AngularJS
4 89 (68.99%) CSS
5 82 (63.57%) HTML
6 71 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (43.41%) HTML5
8 53 (41.09%) CSS3
9 50 (38.76%) React
10 44 (34.11%) Node.js
11 35 (27.13%) Sass
12 29 (22.48%) jQuery
13 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
13 28 (21.71%) TDD
14 27 (20.93%) Web Development
15 26 (20.16%) ES6
16 25 (19.38%) User Experience
16 25 (19.38%) Scrum
17 24 (18.60%) E-Commerce
18 22 (17.05%) OO
19 21 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
20 20 (15.50%) Responsive Web Design
21 19 (14.73%) Jasmine
21 19 (14.73%) Backbone.js
22 17 (13.18%) Degree
22 17 (13.18%) .NET
22 17 (13.18%) Games
23 15 (11.63%) Finance
23 15 (11.63%) Computer Science

Senior Front-End 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 7 (5.43%) CMS
2 2 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) GitHub
2 6 (4.65%) SaaS
3 3 (2.33%) PaaS
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.55%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) DSL
1 2 (1.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.33%) Hazelcast
2 3 (2.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.55%) Big Data
3 2 (1.55%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.78%) GIS
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.73%) Jasmine
3 14 (10.85%) Grunt
3 14 (10.85%) gulp
4 9 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.98%) webpack
5 8 (6.20%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (6.20%) Mocha
5 8 (6.20%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.65%) Babel
7 5 (3.88%) JIRA
7 5 (3.88%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.78%) JHipster
9 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.78%) Protractor
9 1 (0.78%) Subversion
9 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (13.18%) Games
2 15 (11.63%) Finance
3 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.98%) Banking
5 8 (6.20%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.65%) Advertising
7 4 (3.10%) Electronics
7 4 (3.10%) Retail
8 2 (1.55%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (70.54%) AngularJS
2 89 (68.99%) CSS
3 82 (63.57%) HTML
4 56 (43.41%) HTML5
5 53 (41.09%) CSS3
6 50 (38.76%) React
7 44 (34.11%) Node.js
8 35 (27.13%) Sass
9 29 (22.48%) jQuery
10 19 (14.73%) Backbone.js
11 17 (13.18%) .NET
12 15 (11.63%) RESTful
13 14 (10.85%) Redux
14 13 (10.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (9.30%) Angular 2
16 9 (6.98%) LESS
16 9 (6.98%) XML
17 8 (6.20%) .NET Framework
17 8 (6.20%) NHibernate
17 8 (6.20%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.38%) User Experience
2 15 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.20%) Fixed Income
3 8 (6.20%) Spread Betting
4 6 (4.65%) Fintech
5 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.33%) Mobile Games
6 3 (2.33%) Online Games
7 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.55%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.55%) iPad
7 2 (1.55%) IPTV
7 2 (1.55%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.55%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.55%) W3C
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.55%) Android
1 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.78%) Linux
2 1 (0.78%) webOS
2 1 (0.78%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (87.60%) Front End Development
2 71 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.71%) TDD
4 27 (20.93%) Web Development
5 25 (19.38%) Scrum
6 24 (18.60%) E-Commerce
7 22 (17.05%) OO
8 21 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (15.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
10 13 (10.08%) BDD
10 13 (10.08%) Coaching
10 13 (10.08%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.08%) Refactoring
11 12 (9.30%) Mathematics
12 11 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (7.75%) Pair Programming
13 10 (7.75%) SDLC
14 9 (6.98%) Web Application Development
15 8 (6.20%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 119 (92.25%) JavaScript
2 26 (20.16%) ES6
3 15 (11.63%) TypeScript
4 12 (9.30%) Java
5 8 (6.20%) C#
5 8 (6.20%) SQL
6 6 (4.65%) XPath
7 2 (1.55%) ECMAScript
7 2 (1.55%) PHP
7 2 (1.55%) Python
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (6.20%) Oracle
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.33%) Apigee
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Knowit
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
First Point
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago