Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 528 492
Rank change year-on-year -73 -36 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 25 91 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.054% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 76 111
London median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £289 £311 £275
90th Percentile £526 £656 £530
England median daily rate £388 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +7.64% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

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

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Central London -9 5 £450 +8.43%
West London -6 3 - -
South London -31 1 £625 +58.73%
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 18 November 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 24 (96.00%) Web Development
2 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (80.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) jQuery
5 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (40.00%) Front End Development
7 9 (36.00%) HTML5
7 9 (36.00%) CSS3
8 8 (32.00%) Sass
9 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (28.00%) User Experience
10 6 (24.00%) PHP
10 6 (24.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) CMS
10 6 (24.00%) LESS
10 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (20.00%) WordPress
11 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
11 5 (20.00%) React
11 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
11 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.00%) SEO
12 4 (16.00%) C#
12 4 (16.00%) MVC
12 4 (16.00%) Java
12 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
12 4 (16.00%) Node.js
13 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (12.00%) .NET

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 6 (24.00%) CMS
2 5 (20.00%) WordPress
3 2 (8.00%) Drupal
3 2 (8.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Kentico
4 1 (4.00%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.00%) GIMP
4 1 (4.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) gulp
2 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.00%) Protractor
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Bower
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Front Office
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Music Industry
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 20 (80.00%) CSS
3 14 (56.00%) jQuery
4 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (36.00%) CSS3
5 9 (36.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) Sass
7 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (24.00%) LESS
9 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
9 5 (20.00%) React
10 4 (16.00%) Node.js
11 3 (12.00%) .NET
11 3 (12.00%) Ajax
12 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
12 2 (8.00%) JSON
12 2 (8.00%) JSP
12 2 (8.00%) JSTL
12 2 (8.00%) Web Services
12 2 (8.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Fintech
5 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Web Development
2 10 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) SEO
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Data Virtualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) Microservices
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Optimizely
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Qubit
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore