Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 64 55
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 17 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.16% 1.76% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.18% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 29
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £300
90th Percentile £500 £547 £442
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.73% +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £11.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £11.00

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,194 1,009 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.45% 80.72% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 528 540
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.87% +1.31%
10th Percentile £210 £200 £250
90th Percentile £563 £579 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 54 61
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.02% +8.62% +16.00%
10th Percentile £10.22 £12.30 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £52.88 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -46.97% +20.00% +10.00%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Hertfordshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Hertfordshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Hertfordshire

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Hertfordshire

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. 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
Watford -2 10 £350 -24.32% 6
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 £538 +13.16% 1
Front End Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
5 9 (52.94%) gulp
6 7 (41.18%) Sass
6 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
6 7 (41.18%) jQuery
7 6 (35.29%) Kanban
7 6 (35.29%) Web Accessibility
7 6 (35.29%) Magento
7 6 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (35.29%) XHTML
7 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (35.29%) LESS
7 6 (35.29%) TypeScript
7 6 (35.29%) User Experience
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (29.41%) ES6
8 5 (29.41%) React
8 5 (29.41%) webpack
8 5 (29.41%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 5 (29.41%) Java
9 4 (23.53%) TDD
9 4 (23.53%) JSP
9 4 (23.53%) hybris
9 4 (23.53%) Subversion
9 4 (23.53%) Ajax

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InVision
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (52.94%) gulp
3 5 (29.41%) webpack
4 4 (23.53%) Grunt
4 4 (23.53%) Subversion
5 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
5 3 (17.65%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
6 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (29.41%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) Sass
4 6 (35.29%) LESS
4 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (35.29%) XHTML
5 5 (29.41%) React
5 5 (29.41%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) JSP
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
8 2 (11.76%) Spring
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.88%) Dropwizard
9 1 (5.88%) Hystrix
9 1 (5.88%) Scalatra
9 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (11.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) Kanban
3 6 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (35.29%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.88%) DNA
8 1 (5.88%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) SOA
8 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) TypeScript
3 5 (29.41%) ES6
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) Java 8
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) hybris
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Capita
3 1 (5.88%) New Relic