Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 > Middlesex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 26 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 10.36% 3.28% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.92% 3.51% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 4
Middlesex median daily rate £475 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +37.10% -22.50%
10th Percentile £300 £384 £205
90th Percentile £488 £456 £418
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +216.67% -36.84% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 238 285 265
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 93.44% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 172 135
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.32%
10th Percentile £296 £275 £256
90th Percentile £528 £528 £508
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 15
Middlesex median hourly rate £36.25 £28.75 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.09% -34.66% +172.28%
10th Percentile £32.13 £16.30 £14.05
90th Percentile £39.38 £38.75 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Middlesex over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Middlesex region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 17 (65.38%) AngularJS
4 14 (53.85%) React
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (53.85%) OO
4 14 (53.85%) XHTML
5 11 (42.31%) Front End Development
6 7 (26.92%) PHP
7 6 (23.08%) User Experience
8 5 (19.23%) Retail
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (7.69%) Web Development
10 2 (7.69%) HTML5
10 2 (7.69%) Visualforce
11 1 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
11 1 (3.85%) Marketing
11 1 (3.85%) CSS3
11 1 (3.85%) Laravel
11 1 (3.85%) Sass
11 1 (3.85%) LESS
11 1 (3.85%) C#
11 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.85%) MySQL
11 1 (3.85%) SQL

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 17 (65.38%) AngularJS
4 14 (53.85%) React
4 14 (53.85%) XHTML
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) Visualforce
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) DHTMLX
7 1 (3.85%) Laravel
7 1 (3.85%) LESS
7 1 (3.85%) Sass
7 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (53.85%) OO
2 11 (42.31%) Front End Development
3 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com