Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 36 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 31 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.67% 3.66% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 4.33% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £337 £450 £378
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +25.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 - -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 717 577 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.95% 84.48% 87.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 377 530
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £308 £223 £306
90th Percentile £531 £550 £581
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £12.09 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.70% -29.94% -6.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.15 £9.88
90th Percentile £20.25 £35.13 £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -17.14%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Northamptonshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Northamptonshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Northamptonshire

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Northampton 0 20 £400 +105.26% 6
Kettering - 2 £475 - 2
Corby -1 1 - -
Front End Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) HTML
3 19 (61.29%) CSS
3 19 (61.29%) HTML5
4 18 (58.06%) CSS3
4 18 (58.06%) jQuery
4 18 (58.06%) AngularJS
4 18 (58.06%) React
5 17 (54.84%) Node.js
6 16 (51.61%) TDD
7 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
8 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
8 13 (41.94%) Ajax
9 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
9 12 (38.71%) Grunt
10 11 (35.48%) DevOps
11 10 (32.26%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) Sass
12 8 (25.81%) Performance Optimisation
12 8 (25.81%) JSON
12 8 (25.81%) Selenium
13 7 (22.58%) Perforce
13 7 (22.58%) gulp
13 7 (22.58%) ES6
13 7 (22.58%) Redux
13 7 (22.58%) SonarQube
13 7 (22.58%) npm
14 6 (19.35%) Apollo GraphQL
14 6 (19.35%) GraphQL

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (16.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) npm
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Blockchain
2 2 (6.45%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (38.71%) Grunt
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
4 7 (22.58%) gulp
4 7 (22.58%) SonarQube
5 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
5 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
5 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 5 (16.13%) JUnit
5 5 (16.13%) LoadUI
5 5 (16.13%) Maven
5 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
5 5 (16.13%) Subversion
6 4 (12.90%) webpack
7 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
7 3 (9.68%) Protractor
7 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (9.68%) WebStorm
8 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (29.03%) React Developer
3 9 (29.03%) UI Developer
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Angular Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) BASE24 Developer
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SOA Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Tester
8 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 19 (61.29%) CSS
2 19 (61.29%) HTML5
3 18 (58.06%) AngularJS
3 18 (58.06%) CSS3
3 18 (58.06%) jQuery
3 18 (58.06%) React
4 17 (54.84%) Node.js
5 13 (41.94%) Ajax
6 8 (25.81%) JSON
6 8 (25.81%) Sass
7 7 (22.58%) Redux
8 6 (19.35%) Apollo GraphQL
8 6 (19.35%) GraphQL
9 5 (16.13%) Java EE
10 4 (12.90%) Enzyme
10 4 (12.90%) Jest
11 3 (9.68%) Angular 2
12 2 (6.45%) Spring
13 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Tandem
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) TDD
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
4 11 (35.48%) DevOps
5 8 (25.81%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) Kanban
7 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) OO
9 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
9 2 (6.45%) OOP
9 2 (6.45%) Prototyping
9 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) ES6
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Java 8
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (16.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Perforce
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) HP