The median contractor rate for a Senior Front-End Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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.

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 506 565 596
Rank change year-on-year +59 +31  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 83 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 37
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £335
% change year-on-year -5.88% +26.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
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 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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 +21 66 £475 +4.10% 25
South East +34 10 £438 +10.75% 8
West Midlands +27 5 £400 +14.28%
East Midlands -7 2 £400 +66.66%
North West +21 1 - - 7
South West - 1 £400 - 3
Senior Front-End Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 137 (91.95%) JavaScript
2 128 (85.91%) Front End Development
3 109 (73.15%) CSS
4 105 (70.47%) AngularJS
5 101 (67.79%) HTML
6 81 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (43.62%) CSS3
7 65 (43.62%) React
8 60 (40.27%) HTML5
9 48 (32.21%) Node.js
10 40 (26.85%) Sass
10 40 (26.85%) User Experience
11 36 (24.16%) Web Development
12 35 (23.49%) Scrum
13 33 (22.15%) jQuery
14 32 (21.48%) TDD
15 31 (20.81%) Finance
15 31 (20.81%) ES6
16 27 (18.12%) Redux
17 24 (16.11%) OO
17 24 (16.11%) Git (software)
18 22 (14.77%) E-Commerce
19 20 (13.42%) LESS
20 19 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (12.75%) Software Engineering
21 18 (12.08%) SQL
21 18 (12.08%) Jasmine
22 17 (11.41%) TypeScript
23 15 (10.07%) Java
24 14 (9.40%) .NET

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 13 (8.72%) CMS
2 6 (4.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) SaaS
2 6 (4.03%) GitHub
3 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.01%) Heroku
5 2 (1.34%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.34%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.67%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) DSL
2 2 (1.34%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.34%) Big Data
2 2 (1.34%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.67%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.08%) Jasmine
3 10 (6.71%) webpack
4 9 (6.04%) gulp
4 9 (6.04%) TeamCity
5 8 (5.37%) Grunt
5 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.37%) Mocha
6 5 (3.36%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.01%) Babel
7 3 (2.01%) QUnit
7 3 (2.01%) Subversion
8 2 (1.34%) git-flow
9 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.67%) JIRA
9 1 (0.67%) NuGet
9 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.67%) Selenium
9 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (20.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Banking
3 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Electronics
4 4 (2.68%) Law
4 4 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (73.15%) CSS
2 105 (70.47%) AngularJS
3 101 (67.79%) HTML
4 65 (43.62%) CSS3
4 65 (43.62%) React
5 60 (40.27%) HTML5
6 48 (32.21%) Node.js
7 40 (26.85%) Sass
8 33 (22.15%) jQuery
9 27 (18.12%) Redux
10 20 (13.42%) LESS
11 14 (9.40%) .NET
11 14 (9.40%) REST
12 13 (8.72%) Angular 2
12 13 (8.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (8.05%) JSON
14 11 (7.38%) D3.js
14 11 (7.38%) RESTful
15 10 (6.71%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (6.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.85%) User Experience
2 11 (7.38%) Fixed Income
2 11 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.03%) Fintech
5 6 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.01%) Derivative
7 3 (2.01%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.34%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.01%) Linux
2 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (85.91%) Front End Development
2 81 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.16%) Web Development
4 35 (23.49%) Scrum
5 32 (21.48%) TDD
6 24 (16.11%) OO
7 22 (14.77%) E-Commerce
8 19 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.75%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.72%) Adaptive Web Design
9 13 (8.72%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.05%) MVC
10 12 (8.05%) SDLC
10 12 (8.05%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.38%) Refactoring
11 11 (7.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (6.71%) MVVM
12 10 (6.71%) Visualisation
13 9 (6.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 137 (91.95%) JavaScript
2 31 (20.81%) ES6
3 18 (12.08%) SQL
4 17 (11.41%) TypeScript
5 15 (10.07%) Java
6 14 (9.40%) C#
7 5 (3.36%) ECMAScript
7 5 (3.36%) Python
8 4 (2.68%) Ruby
9 3 (2.01%) GraphQL
9 3 (2.01%) PHP
10 2 (1.34%) Perl
11 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) QA
1 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle
2 6 (4.03%) Adobe
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.01%) Google
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