The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 28 35 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.34% 1.47% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 1.52% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £320 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.22% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +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 Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 272 264 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.80% 96.70% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 187
Median daily rate £315 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +37.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leicestershire

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

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

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

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

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leicester +4 12 £325 - 2
Loughborough +5 1 £325 +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) HTML
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
3 24 (88.89%) Front End Development
4 20 (74.07%) HTML5
5 15 (55.56%) CSS3
6 13 (48.15%) jQuery
7 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 8 (29.63%) Adobe
10 7 (25.93%) .NET
10 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
10 7 (25.93%) Sass
10 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (22.22%) User Experience
11 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 6 (22.22%) Retail
12 5 (18.52%) MVC
12 5 (18.52%) React
12 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (14.81%) RESTful
13 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (14.81%) Ember.js
13 4 (14.81%) PHP
13 4 (14.81%) WordPress
13 4 (14.81%) TDD
14 3 (11.11%) Web Development
14 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
14 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (11.11%) Analytics

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (14.81%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) gulp
3 1 (3.70%) Gitweb
3 1 (3.70%) Grunt
3 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) HTML5
3 15 (55.56%) CSS3
4 13 (48.15%) jQuery
5 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) Sass
6 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (18.52%) React
8 4 (14.81%) Ember.js
8 4 (14.81%) RESTful
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (7.41%) Ajax
10 2 (7.41%) LESS
10 2 (7.41%) Node.js
10 2 (7.41%) Struts
11 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Front End Development
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 1 (3.70%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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