Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 49 63
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 -31
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 32 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.27% 1.94% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 2.25% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 2
Northamptonshire median daily rate £438 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +25.00%
10th Percentile £311 £218 £315
90th Percentile £562 £469 £440
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £28.50 -

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 662 579 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 88.27% 86.29% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 333 488
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £304 £258 £224
90th Percentile £556 £538 £557
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 20
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.17 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% -18.76% +14.58%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.51 £41.82 £32.68
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +12.90% -4.32%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 +13 21 £468 +19.87% 5
Corby - 1 £325 -
Front End Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 29 (90.63%) CSS
2 28 (87.50%) TDD
3 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
4 25 (78.13%) HTML
5 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (65.63%) Git (software)
7 20 (62.50%) Unit Testing
7 20 (62.50%) Node.js
8 19 (59.38%) React
9 15 (46.88%) HTML5
9 15 (46.88%) CSS3
10 14 (43.75%) jQuery
10 14 (43.75%) Java
11 12 (37.50%) GraphQL
12 11 (34.38%) DevOps
12 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
13 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
13 10 (31.25%) Scrum
14 9 (28.13%) BDD
15 8 (25.00%) Gradle
15 8 (25.00%) ES6
15 8 (25.00%) Ajax
15 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
15 8 (25.00%) C++
16 7 (21.88%) Python
16 7 (21.88%) C
16 7 (21.88%) Scala
16 7 (21.88%) Android
16 7 (21.88%) Ruby
16 7 (21.88%) Kotlin

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 (15.63%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) npm
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.00%) Gradle
4 6 (18.75%) Xcode
5 5 (15.63%) Grunt
5 5 (15.63%) gulp
5 5 (15.63%) SonarQube
6 3 (9.38%) JUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Maven
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium
6 3 (9.38%) Subversion
7 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
7 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.25%) LoadUI
7 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.13%) Babel
8 1 (3.13%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) React Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Android Developer
4 5 (15.63%) UI Developer
5 3 (9.38%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) BASE24 Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.13%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) CSS
2 25 (78.13%) HTML
3 20 (62.50%) Node.js
4 19 (59.38%) React
5 15 (46.88%) CSS3
5 15 (46.88%) HTML5
6 14 (43.75%) jQuery
7 12 (37.50%) GraphQL
8 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
9 8 (25.00%) Ajax
10 5 (15.63%) JSON
10 5 (15.63%) Spring Boot
11 4 (12.50%) Redux
12 3 (9.38%) EJB
13 2 (6.25%) Java EE
14 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
14 1 (3.13%) J2EE
14 1 (3.13%) Spring
14 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
14 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) Tandem
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Android
2 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) TDD
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 11 (34.38%) DevOps
5 10 (31.25%) Scrum
6 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) Android Development
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (18.75%) iOS Development
9 6 (18.75%) SDLC
9 6 (18.75%) SOLID
10 5 (15.63%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (12.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 4 (12.50%) Microservices
12 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
13 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (6.25%) Kanban
13 2 (6.25%) MVC
14 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) C++
3 8 (25.00%) ES6
4 7 (21.88%) C
4 7 (21.88%) Kotlin
4 7 (21.88%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) Ruby
4 7 (21.88%) Scala
5 6 (18.75%) Apple Swift
5 6 (18.75%) Objective-C
6 4 (12.50%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Terraform
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Perforce
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.13%) HP