Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 20 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 137 104
Rank change year-on-year +46 -33 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 11 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.90% 1.00% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.09% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 11
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.61% +28.16%
10th Percentile £275 £319 £313
90th Percentile £413 £453 £530
England median daily rate £400 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year +47.83% +18.65% -23.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1153 2471 1912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 91.72% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 1680 1182
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £244
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 125 123
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +16.52%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.27 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £32.95 £35.80
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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

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

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 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 6 months to 20 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
Tyne and Wear +45 7 £338 -3.57%
Durham - 4 £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 20 November 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 11 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) Sass
7 3 (27.27%) Drupal
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) React
7 3 (27.27%) Angular 2
7 3 (27.27%) SignalR
7 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
8 2 (18.18%) npm
8 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (18.18%) Grunt
8 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
8 2 (18.18%) MailChimp
8 2 (18.18%) Docker
8 2 (18.18%) DevOps
8 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
8 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
8 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (18.18%) Service Design

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 3 (27.27%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
2 2 (18.18%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) MailChimp
1 2 (18.18%) npm
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
2 2 (18.18%) gulp
2 2 (18.18%) webpack
3 1 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) Phabricator
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Trac
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 4 (36.36%) Sass
6 3 (27.27%) Angular 2
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) React
6 3 (27.27%) SignalR
7 2 (18.18%) Browserify
7 2 (18.18%) LESS
7 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Email Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile First
4 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
4 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
5 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore