The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 29 March 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.36% 0.43% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 0.45% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £356 £90 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +295.83% -65.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £90 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £90 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.14% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 275 223 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 94.89% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 169 241
Median daily rate £375 £333 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -18.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 26
Median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Oxford

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Oxford

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Oxford region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 18 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 16 (76.19%) HTML5
4 14 (66.67%) CSS3
5 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) Sass
7 8 (38.10%) jQuery
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) Scrum
9 5 (23.81%) LESS
9 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (23.81%) Node.js
9 5 (23.81%) Banking
9 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (19.05%) Web Development
10 4 (19.05%) Web Design
10 4 (19.05%) B2B
10 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (14.29%) React
11 3 (14.29%) Infographics
11 3 (14.29%) MySQL
11 3 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (9.52%) Animation
12 2 (9.52%) SVG
12 2 (9.52%) Adobe
12 2 (9.52%) GitHub
12 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Bower
2 1 (4.76%) Grunt
2 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (85.71%) AngularJS
3 16 (76.19%) HTML5
4 14 (66.67%) CSS3
5 9 (42.86%) Sass
6 8 (38.10%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) LESS
7 5 (23.81%) Node.js
8 3 (14.29%) React
9 2 (9.52%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (9.52%) SVG
10 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
10 1 (4.76%) Browserify
10 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
10 1 (4.76%) Meteor
10 1 (4.76%) Redux
10 1 (4.76%) REST
10 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.76%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Animation
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) B2B
4 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (19.05%) Web Design
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Infographics
5 3 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) ES6
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe