Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 60 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 -2
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 48 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.88% 3.41% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.00% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 24
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.17% -18.97%
10th Percentile £224 £256 £100
90th Percentile £534 £581 £476
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £354
% change year-on-year +13.33% +6.01% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00

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 1,089 999 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.04% 85.24% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 775 761
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.49% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 37
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.08 £12.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £41.65
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.30% -7.78% -

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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
Oxford +9 30 £400 -3.03% 21
Abingdon -6 6 - -
Thame -9 1 £425 +1.49%
Banbury - 1 £225 - 1
Bicester - 1 £275 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £525 -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
2 38 (79.17%) CSS
3 36 (75.00%) HTML
4 31 (64.58%) AngularJS
5 19 (39.58%) jQuery
6 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) Angular 2
8 14 (29.17%) Web Development
8 14 (29.17%) HTML5
9 11 (22.92%) Node.js
9 11 (22.92%) Web Application Development
9 11 (22.92%) Microservices
9 11 (22.92%) TDD
9 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
9 11 (22.92%) .NET
10 10 (20.83%) User Experience
11 9 (18.75%) CSS3
11 9 (18.75%) PHP
12 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 8 (16.67%) React
13 7 (14.58%) Redux
13 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
13 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.58%) UX Design
14 5 (10.42%) MVC
14 5 (10.42%) CMS
14 5 (10.42%) C#
14 5 (10.42%) gulp
14 5 (10.42%) Grunt

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 5 (10.42%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) Drupal
2 3 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.08%) Kentico
3 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) FTP
1 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Grunt
2 5 (10.42%) gulp
3 3 (6.25%) webpack
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) git-flow
5 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (64.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (10.42%) Angular Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.25%) React Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) CSS
2 36 (75.00%) HTML
3 31 (64.58%) AngularJS
4 19 (39.58%) jQuery
5 15 (31.25%) Angular 2
6 14 (29.17%) HTML5
7 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 11 (22.92%) Node.js
8 9 (18.75%) CSS3
9 8 (16.67%) React
10 7 (14.58%) Redux
11 4 (8.33%) Vue.js
12 3 (6.25%) OpenGL
12 3 (6.25%) React Native
12 3 (6.25%) RESTful
12 3 (6.25%) Symfony
12 3 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 3 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (6.25%) WebGL
13 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) User Experience
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Web Development
3 11 (22.92%) Microservices
3 11 (22.92%) TDD
3 11 (22.92%) Web Application Development
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
5 7 (14.58%) UX Design
6 5 (10.42%) BDD
6 5 (10.42%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (6.25%) Mobile Development
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
9 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) Data Virtualisation
9 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.17%) Marketing Strategy
9 2 (4.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) GLSL
5 2 (4.17%) ES6
5 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Java 8
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe
1 1 (2.08%) Google
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.08%) New Relic
1 1 (2.08%) Xamarin