The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 384 381
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 24 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 42
Median daily rate £388 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £618 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London - 2 £525 - 2
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Front End Web 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 London region featuring Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 44 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 39 (81.25%) HTML
3 37 (77.08%) CSS
4 35 (72.92%) Web Development
5 26 (54.17%) HTML5
6 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (35.42%) CSS3
8 16 (33.33%) User Experience
9 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
9 15 (31.25%) Front End Development
10 14 (29.17%) jQuery
11 12 (25.00%) Web Design
11 12 (25.00%) XML
12 11 (22.92%) React
12 11 (22.92%) Sass
13 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
13 10 (20.83%) CMS
14 9 (18.75%) Finance
14 9 (18.75%) Demandware
15 8 (16.67%) Jasmine
15 8 (16.67%) Scrum
16 7 (14.58%) Pair Programming
16 7 (14.58%) Degree
16 7 (14.58%) Grunt
17 6 (12.50%) Bower
17 6 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
17 6 (12.50%) gulp
17 6 (12.50%) Selenium
17 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
17 6 (12.50%) Banking

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (20.83%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Heroku
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (2.08%) BigQuery
1 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 7 (14.58%) Grunt
3 6 (12.50%) Bower
3 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) gulp
3 6 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) Protractor
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
5 3 (6.25%) WebStorm
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) JSHint
6 2 (4.17%) Mocha
6 2 (4.17%) QUnit
6 2 (4.17%) webpack
7 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.08%) Gradle
7 1 (2.08%) Spock
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (81.25%) HTML
2 37 (77.08%) CSS
3 26 (54.17%) HTML5
4 17 (35.42%) CSS3
5 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 14 (29.17%) jQuery
7 12 (25.00%) XML
8 11 (22.92%) React
8 11 (22.92%) Sass
9 5 (10.42%) Ajax
9 5 (10.42%) JSON
9 5 (10.42%) REST
10 4 (8.33%) Backbone.js
10 4 (8.33%) LESS
10 4 (8.33%) Node.js
11 3 (6.25%) DOM
11 3 (6.25%) Ember.js
12 2 (4.17%) JSLint
12 2 (4.17%) Web Services
12 2 (4.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Fintech
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Web Development
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Front End Development
4 12 (25.00%) Web Design
5 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (14.58%) Pair Programming
8 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.42%) OOP
10 4 (8.33%) Coaching
10 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.33%) OO
10 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
11 3 (6.25%) MVC
11 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) ES6
3 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) ECMAScript
5 1 (2.08%) Korn
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Demandware
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Optimizely
3 1 (2.08%) Qubit
3 1 (2.08%) Solace
3 1 (2.08%) Zend
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