Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 24 November 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 42 51
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 24 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.90% 0.46% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 0.49% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 6
Liverpool median daily rate £325 £250 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +4.17% -12.73%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £180
90th Percentile £420 £263 £363
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £250 £240
% change year-on-year +30.00% +4.17% -12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Contract vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 394 407 559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 94.21% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 255 298
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% -1.67%
10th Percentile £183 £198 £161
90th Percentile £550 £525 £541
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 27
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £9.60 £12.45 £11.20
90th Percentile £18.87 £24.67 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.31% +6.67% -6.25%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Liverpool over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Liverpool region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (70.83%) HTML
3 17 (70.83%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Drupal
5 9 (37.50%) HTML5
5 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 9 (37.50%) Grunt
6 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 8 (33.33%) Node.js
7 6 (25.00%) CSS3
7 6 (25.00%) Regular Expression
7 6 (25.00%) Redis
7 6 (25.00%) Mocha
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (25.00%) Chai
7 6 (25.00%) Nunjucks
7 6 (25.00%) Serverless
8 5 (20.83%) Nightwatchjs
8 5 (20.83%) JSON Schema
8 5 (20.83%) PHP
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Selenium
8 5 (20.83%) Express

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 11 (45.83%) Drupal
2 4 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) WordPress
4 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
1 6 (25.00%) Serverless
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Grunt
2 6 (25.00%) Mocha
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) gulp
5 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (4.17%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) HTML5
3 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 8 (33.33%) Node.js
4 6 (25.00%) Chai
4 6 (25.00%) CSS3
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (25.00%) JSON
4 6 (25.00%) Nunjucks
4 6 (25.00%) Regular Expression
5 5 (20.83%) bluebird
5 5 (20.83%) Express
5 5 (20.83%) JSON Schema
5 5 (20.83%) Nightwatchjs
5 5 (20.83%) Sass
6 4 (16.67%) lodash
6 4 (16.67%) React
7 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (4.17%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 1 (4.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) ES6
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe
1 1 (4.17%) Sitecore