The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 114 60
Rank change year-on-year +67 -54  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.15% 0.69% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 0.77% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +22.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £326 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £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 the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 524 1429 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 93.74% 89.20% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 882 471
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 82 81
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear +69 6 £340 -2.85% 3
Durham - 5 £400 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North East region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 50 (94.34%) HTML
2 46 (86.79%) CSS
3 44 (83.02%) Front End Development
4 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (67.92%) HTML5
6 33 (62.26%) CSS3
7 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
8 29 (54.72%) JSON
9 27 (50.94%) Ajax
9 27 (50.94%) Test Automation
9 27 (50.94%) Web Design
10 26 (49.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (39.62%) Web Development
12 21 (39.62%) REST
13 17 (32.08%) RESTful
13 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
14 16 (30.19%) Open Source
14 16 (30.19%) Guice
14 16 (30.19%) Scrum
14 16 (30.19%) Ruby
14 16 (30.19%) Google
14 16 (30.19%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (30.19%) Django
14 16 (30.19%) MVC
14 16 (30.19%) Subversion
14 16 (30.19%) Spring
15 15 (28.30%) HTTP
16 14 (26.42%) JUnit
16 14 (26.42%) Jenkins

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (15.09%) Confluence
2 5 (9.43%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) GIS
3 3 (5.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 16 (30.19%) Subversion
3 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
3 14 (26.42%) JUnit
4 13 (24.53%) JIRA
5 4 (7.55%) Grunt
5 4 (7.55%) gulp
6 3 (5.66%) Selenium
7 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.89%) GitLab
8 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.89%) Phabricator
8 1 (1.89%) Trac
8 1 (1.89%) webpack
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (94.34%) HTML
2 46 (86.79%) CSS
3 36 (67.92%) HTML5
4 33 (62.26%) CSS3
5 29 (54.72%) JSON
6 27 (50.94%) Ajax
7 21 (39.62%) REST
8 17 (32.08%) RESTful
9 16 (30.19%) Django
9 16 (30.19%) Guice
9 16 (30.19%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (30.19%) Spring
10 13 (24.53%) Spring MVC
11 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
12 11 (20.75%) Play Framework
13 10 (18.87%) Sass
14 9 (16.98%) jQuery
15 8 (15.09%) SignalR
16 7 (13.21%) Angular 2
16 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Front End Development
2 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) Test Automation
3 27 (50.94%) Web Design
4 26 (49.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (39.62%) Web Development
7 16 (30.19%) MVC
7 16 (30.19%) Open Source
7 16 (30.19%) Scrum
8 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
9 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (15.09%) OWASP
10 8 (15.09%) TDD
11 7 (13.21%) Line Management
11 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
11 7 (13.21%) Service Design
11 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.55%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (5.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.19%) Ruby
3 11 (20.75%) Python
3 11 (20.75%) Scala
4 9 (16.98%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Google
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Ensighten
3 1 (1.89%) Genesys
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore