The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 29 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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 50 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.49% 0.22% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.23% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £375 £338 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -11.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.14% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 319 430 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.94% 95.77% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 215 275
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.04% -1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Gloucester - 2 - -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) HTML5
3 8 (80.00%) CSS3
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
5 3 (30.00%) React
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
6 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 2 (20.00%) Sass
6 2 (20.00%) LESS
6 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (20.00%) Confluence
6 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) DHTML
6 2 (20.00%) Ant
6 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) SAP

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Grunt
3 1 (10.00%) gulp
3 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (10.00%) Mocha
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) React
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) DHTML
4 2 (20.00%) LESS
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) OOCSS
5 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP