Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 82 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +9
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 23 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.49% 0.82% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.05% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 29
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +69.23% -2.99%
10th Percentile £341 £450 £135
90th Percentile £538 £573 £438
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 1,257 1,052 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.68% 78.39% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 593 518
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £260
90th Percentile £575 £568 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 87
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.14 £42.35 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +92.50% -32.82%
10th Percentile £12.96 £11.10 £12.28
90th Percentile £47.43 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.83% +33.33%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -4 17 £425 -24.44% 2
Welwyn Garden City -2 4 £525 -4.55% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Front End Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 17 (73.91%) Git (software)
4 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) HTML5
6 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) Java
7 10 (43.48%) gulp
8 9 (39.13%) React
8 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
8 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
8 9 (39.13%) MVC
9 8 (34.78%) TDD
9 8 (34.78%) Spring
9 8 (34.78%) jQuery
9 8 (34.78%) Grunt
9 8 (34.78%) BDD
10 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (30.43%) User Experience
11 6 (26.09%) Microservices
11 6 (26.09%) Play Framework
11 6 (26.09%) Scalatra
11 6 (26.09%) New Relic
11 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
11 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
11 6 (26.09%) REST
11 6 (26.09%) Spring Boot
11 6 (26.09%) SOLID
11 6 (26.09%) Dropwizard
11 6 (26.09%) Hystrix

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 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) SaaS
3 2 (8.70%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (43.48%) gulp
3 8 (34.78%) Grunt
4 6 (26.09%) IntelliJ
4 6 (26.09%) Subversion
5 5 (21.74%) webpack
6 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
7 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
7 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
7 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital UX Designer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) React Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) HTML5
4 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 9 (39.13%) React
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) Spring
6 6 (26.09%) Ajax
6 6 (26.09%) Dropwizard
6 6 (26.09%) Hystrix
6 6 (26.09%) Play Framework
6 6 (26.09%) REST
6 6 (26.09%) Scalatra
6 6 (26.09%) Spring Boot
6 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) LESS
7 5 (21.74%) Redux
7 5 (21.74%) Sass
7 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (21.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
2 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) BDD
3 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (26.09%) Kanban
5 6 (26.09%) Microservices
5 6 (26.09%) Pair Programming
5 6 (26.09%) Refactoring
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) SOA
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) SOLID
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Groovy
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) New Relic
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) hybris
4 1 (4.35%) Omniture