The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 27 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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 53 62
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.23% 1.04% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 1.06% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £225 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £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 Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 411 473 622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.14% 97.93% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 223 376
Median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £187 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 115 46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Essex

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Essex

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Essex

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Front End 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 Essex region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript