Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 61 67
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 55 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.00% 3.57% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 4.19% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 32
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £150
90th Percentile £500 £592 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +225.00% -53.13%

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 958 1,026 1,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.01% 85.29% 87.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 812 794
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £252
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.12% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +26.03% -18.89%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.98 £13.05
90th Percentile £49.00 £77.50 £37.93
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +8.04% -2.57% -5.00%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +33 36 £400 -9.86% 14
Abingdon -1 9 - -
Carterton - 1 £380 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £525 -
Wantage - 1 £300 -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 38 (69.09%) CSS
2 38 (69.09%) AngularJS
3 30 (54.55%) HTML
4 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (38.18%) React
6 18 (32.73%) Angular 2
7 17 (30.91%) Vue.js
7 17 (30.91%) Node.js
8 15 (27.27%) jQuery
9 13 (23.64%) Web Application Development
10 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 10 (18.18%) .NET
11 10 (18.18%) User Experience
11 10 (18.18%) Microservices
12 9 (16.36%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 9 (16.36%) TypeScript
12 9 (16.36%) CSS3
12 9 (16.36%) Web Development
12 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
12 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
12 9 (16.36%) HTML5
12 9 (16.36%) UX Design
13 8 (14.55%) Grunt
13 8 (14.55%) Docker
13 8 (14.55%) DevOps
13 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (14.55%) Terraform

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 7 (12.73%) CMS
2 4 (7.27%) Drupal
3 2 (3.64%) Kentico
3 2 (3.64%) WordPress
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) npm
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
1 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) Grunt
3 7 (12.73%) gulp
4 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.64%) PhantomJS
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) webpack
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.27%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (100.00%) Developer
2 42 (76.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (25.45%) React Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Junior
6 3 (5.45%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.64%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.64%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) AngularJS
1 38 (69.09%) CSS
2 30 (54.55%) HTML
3 21 (38.18%) React
4 18 (32.73%) Angular 2
5 17 (30.91%) Node.js
5 17 (30.91%) Vue.js
6 15 (27.27%) jQuery
7 10 (18.18%) .NET
8 9 (16.36%) CSS3
8 9 (16.36%) HTML5
9 7 (12.73%) LESS
9 7 (12.73%) Sass
10 5 (9.09%) Redux
10 5 (9.09%) WebSockets
11 2 (3.64%) Chai
11 2 (3.64%) D3.js
11 2 (3.64%) JSON
11 2 (3.64%) RxJS
12 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Android
1 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Web Application Development
3 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.18%) Microservices
4 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
5 9 (16.36%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 9 (16.36%) UX Design
5 9 (16.36%) Web Development
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) TDD
8 5 (9.09%) API Development
9 4 (7.27%) BDD
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.45%) Creative Marketing
10 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.45%) Marketing Strategy
10 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.36%) TypeScript
3 4 (7.27%) PHP
4 3 (5.45%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) ES6
5 2 (3.64%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe