Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 February 2020 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 26 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 26 51 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.89% 5.65% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 6.56% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 59
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £274 £325 £338
90th Percentile £475 £500 £600
South East median daily rate £400 £448 £400
% change year-on-year -10.61% +11.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year - -28.21% +225.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 416 778 1,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 78.20% 86.25% 86.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 573 824
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £200 £261 £299
90th Percentile £575 £575 £613
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 17
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.50 £23.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.62% +14.63% +7.89%
10th Percentile £17.60 £16.28 £15.25
90th Percentile £50.03 £52.38 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £26.65 £24.01
% change year-on-year -15.57% +11.00% +6.71%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Oxfordshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Oxfordshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Oxfordshire

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Oxfordshire

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
Oxford -1 19 £450 +12.50% 9
Abingdon -6 1 - - 1
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) HTML5
4 10 (38.46%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Sass
7 6 (23.08%) LESS
7 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 6 (23.08%) PHP
7 6 (23.08%) Java 8
8 5 (19.23%) Angular 2
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 5 (19.23%) TypeScript
9 4 (15.38%) React
9 4 (15.38%) jQuery
9 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
9 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 4 (15.38%) Web Design
9 4 (15.38%) Spring
10 3 (11.54%) Ruby
10 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (11.54%) Marketing
10 3 (11.54%) Creative Marketing
10 3 (11.54%) Python

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Angular Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (11.54%) React Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.85%) DBA
8 1 (3.85%) Designer
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) UI Designer
8 1 (3.85%) UI/UX Designer
8 1 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) CSS
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) HTML5
3 7 (26.92%) Sass
4 6 (23.08%) LESS
5 5 (19.23%) Angular 2
5 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) React
6 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) CSS3
7 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (11.54%) Vue.js
8 2 (7.69%) Redux
9 1 (3.85%) Node.js
9 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Web Development
6 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 4 (15.38%) Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) Creative Marketing
7 3 (11.54%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) Marketing Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.69%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.85%) MVC
9 1 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.85%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Java 8
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) TypeScript
5 3 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) ES6
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe