Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 26 April 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 78 59
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 29 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.83% 1.46% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.57% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £369 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% +4.17% -5.14%
10th Percentile £265 £257 £222
90th Percentile £471 £403 £388
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +3.33% +25.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £15.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,509 1,275 1,403
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 93.34% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 699 742
Milton Keynes median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 49 47
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.28 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £24.00 £26.75 £18.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +3.45%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 26 (89.66%) CSS
3 24 (82.76%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) Sass
5 13 (44.83%) jQuery
6 12 (41.38%) CSS3
6 12 (41.38%) User Experience
7 11 (37.93%) HTML5
7 11 (37.93%) Web Development
8 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
9 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (20.69%) XHTML
10 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (20.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 6 (20.69%) LESS
11 5 (17.24%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (17.24%) .NET
11 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
11 5 (17.24%) Workflow
11 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.79%) JSTL
12 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
12 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (13.79%) Adobe
12 4 (13.79%) MVC
12 4 (13.79%) C#
12 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (10.34%) webpack

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) npm
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) webpack
3 2 (6.90%) gulp
4 1 (3.45%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) CSS
2 24 (82.76%) HTML
3 14 (48.28%) Sass
4 13 (44.83%) jQuery
5 12 (41.38%) CSS3
6 11 (37.93%) HTML5
7 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.69%) LESS
8 6 (20.69%) XHTML
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.24%) Semantic HTML
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (13.79%) JSTL
10 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (10.34%) Ajax
12 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
12 2 (6.90%) DOM
12 2 (6.90%) JSON
12 2 (6.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) BBC
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Vector Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 11 (37.93%) Web Development
3 6 (20.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) B2B
7 2 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Development
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) OOD
8 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) Capita
4 1 (3.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.45%) SAP