Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 37 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +20
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 30 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.92% 2.95% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.57% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 24
Northamptonshire median daily rate £418 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.17% +36.36% +20.00%
10th Percentile £289 £450 £263
90th Percentile £473 £500 £396
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £380 £310
% change year-on-year - +22.58% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.00

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 650 616 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.86% 82.68% 87.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 411 490
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.70% -4.71%
10th Percentile £288 £258 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.68 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% -7.53% -6.13%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.95 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £86.83 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.03 £15.75
% change year-on-year +9.20% +1.75% -6.87%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +10 20 £400 - 2
Corby 0 1 - - 1
Front End Development
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (80.00%) HTML
1 24 (80.00%) CSS
2 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 23 (76.67%) HTML5
3 21 (70.00%) jQuery
4 20 (66.67%) CSS3
4 20 (66.67%) React
5 19 (63.33%) TDD
6 18 (60.00%) Grunt
7 17 (56.67%) Node.js
7 17 (56.67%) Unit Testing
7 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
8 14 (46.67%) AngularJS
9 13 (43.33%) Test Automation
9 13 (43.33%) Ajax
10 11 (36.67%) JSON
10 11 (36.67%) Perforce
10 11 (36.67%) SonarQube
10 11 (36.67%) gulp
10 11 (36.67%) Performance Optimisation
10 11 (36.67%) npm
11 9 (30.00%) Sass
11 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (26.67%) DevOps
13 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
14 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (20.00%) Apollo GraphQL
14 6 (20.00%) GraphQL
14 6 (20.00%) Redux
14 6 (20.00%) ES6

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 3 (10.00%) WordPress
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) npm
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Grunt
2 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (36.67%) gulp
3 11 (36.67%) SonarQube
4 4 (13.33%) webpack
5 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 2 (6.67%) LoadUI
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (40.00%) UI Developer
4 10 (33.33%) React Developer
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 3 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) BASE24 Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) CSS
1 24 (80.00%) HTML
2 23 (76.67%) HTML5
3 21 (70.00%) jQuery
4 20 (66.67%) CSS3
4 20 (66.67%) React
5 17 (56.67%) Node.js
6 14 (46.67%) AngularJS
7 13 (43.33%) Ajax
8 11 (36.67%) JSON
9 9 (30.00%) Sass
10 6 (20.00%) Apollo GraphQL
10 6 (20.00%) GraphQL
10 6 (20.00%) Redux
10 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (13.33%) Enzyme
11 4 (13.33%) Jest
12 2 (6.67%) Java EE
13 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Tandem
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Solaris
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) TDD
2 17 (56.67%) Unit Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (36.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) DevOps
7 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Kanban
9 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.67%) Scrum
10 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
10 1 (3.33%) Migration
10 1 (3.33%) OO
10 1 (3.33%) OOP
10 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
10 1 (3.33%) SEO
10 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) ES6
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Perforce
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft