Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 94 88
Rank change year-on-year +53 -6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 53 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.47% 0.97% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 1.01% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 15
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £323 £178 £160
90th Percentile £500 £458 £440
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £46.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +208.33% -36.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,150 1,185 1,228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 95.80% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 920 877
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £448 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.91% +8.48% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £209
90th Percentile £588 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 45
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.77 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.55% +1.54% +9.38%
10th Percentile £13.75 £10.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £51.50 £62.50 £42.10
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +13.89% -6.34% +7.45%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Oxfordshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Oxfordshire.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 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 +47 36 £400 +100.00% 10
Abingdon - 9 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £525 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 52 (98.11%) JavaScript
2 42 (79.25%) CSS
3 37 (69.81%) Front End Development
4 35 (66.04%) AngularJS
5 33 (62.26%) HTML
6 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (49.06%) jQuery
8 24 (45.28%) Angular 2
9 21 (39.62%) User Experience
10 15 (28.30%) React
11 14 (26.42%) Microservices
11 14 (26.42%) Web Development
11 14 (26.42%) UX Design
11 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
12 12 (22.64%) HTML5
12 12 (22.64%) CSS3
12 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
13 10 (18.87%) .NET
14 9 (16.98%) Node.js
14 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
14 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
14 9 (16.98%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 9 (16.98%) Web Application Development
15 8 (15.09%) TypeScript
15 8 (15.09%) Vue.js
15 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
16 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (13.21%) Terraform
16 7 (13.21%) Sass
16 7 (13.21%) Docker

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 3 (5.66%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Kentico
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.77%) Grunt
2 2 (3.77%) webpack
3 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.66%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) CSS
2 35 (66.04%) AngularJS
3 33 (62.26%) HTML
4 26 (49.06%) jQuery
5 24 (45.28%) Angular 2
6 15 (28.30%) React
7 12 (22.64%) CSS3
7 12 (22.64%) HTML5
8 10 (18.87%) .NET
9 9 (16.98%) Node.js
10 8 (15.09%) Vue.js
11 7 (13.21%) Sass
12 5 (9.43%) Handlebars
12 5 (9.43%) RequireJS
12 5 (9.43%) Symfony
12 5 (9.43%) Twig
13 3 (5.66%) WebSockets
14 2 (3.77%) LESS
15 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
15 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) User Experience
2 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Front End Development
2 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Microservices
3 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
3 14 (26.42%) UX Design
3 14 (26.42%) Web Development
4 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
5 9 (16.98%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 9 (16.98%) Web Application Development
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.21%) DevOps
7 5 (9.43%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 5 (9.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (9.43%) Web Design
7 5 (9.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) TypeScript
3 5 (9.43%) Go
3 5 (9.43%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) ES6
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.89%) Xamarin