The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent 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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.19% 0.93% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.94% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £353 - £210
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 Kent. 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
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 235 320 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 92.89% 98.77% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 217 139
Median daily rate £365 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 11
Median hourly rate £22.52 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.48% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 £55.00 £24.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) Web Development
4 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 8 (61.54%) CSS3
5 7 (53.85%) Subversion
5 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 7 (53.85%) Ajax
5 7 (53.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
5 7 (53.85%) User Experience
6 6 (46.15%) React
6 6 (46.15%) Wireframes
6 6 (46.15%) Front End Development
6 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Sass
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 3 (23.08%) Django
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) Unix
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) C#
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (7.69%) Jenkins

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (7.69%) jMock
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS3
2 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) Ajax
3 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) React
5 4 (30.77%) Sass
6 3 (23.08%) Django
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
8 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 1 (7.69%) J2EE
8 1 (7.69%) Node.js
8 1 (7.69%) Redux
8 1 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (7.69%) Spring
8 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Web Development
2 7 (53.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 6 (46.15%) Front End Development
3 6 (46.15%) Wireframes
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) ATDD
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
Kent
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