The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £306 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.25% 2.62% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.69% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £306 £106 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +187.52% -73.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £90 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £340 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

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 310 297 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.57% 97.38% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 214 263
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £8.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 14 (82.35%) HTML5
3 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
4 12 (70.59%) CSS3
5 9 (52.94%) jQuery
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) Sass
8 6 (35.29%) Finance
9 5 (29.41%) Scrum
9 5 (29.41%) Banking
9 5 (29.41%) LESS
9 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 4 (23.53%) B2B
11 3 (17.65%) Web Design
11 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (17.65%) React
12 2 (11.76%) GitHub
12 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (11.76%) Adobe
12 2 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (11.76%) Node.js
12 2 (11.76%) MySQL
12 2 (11.76%) Web Development
13 1 (5.88%) Ajax
13 1 (5.88%) REST

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 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bower
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
2 14 (82.35%) HTML5
3 12 (70.59%) CSS3
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) Sass
6 5 (29.41%) LESS
7 3 (17.65%) React
8 2 (11.76%) Node.js
8 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.88%) Ajax
9 1 (5.88%) Browserify
9 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
9 1 (5.88%) Highcharts JS
9 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.88%) Laravel
9 1 (5.88%) REST
9 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
9 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) B2B
5 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Infographics
7 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) ES6
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe