The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 43 41 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 20 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.61% 2.01% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 2.09% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Median daily rate £356 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.61% +23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £90 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 541 479 646
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.65% 96.38% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 370 397
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 13 £338 +275.00% 3
Abingdon - 1 £375 -
Thame - 1 £425 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (91.43%) Front End Development
3 27 (77.14%) AngularJS
4 26 (74.29%) HTML5
5 25 (71.43%) CSS3
6 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (34.29%) jQuery
7 12 (34.29%) Sass
8 10 (28.57%) Node.js
9 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.86%) Scrum
9 8 (22.86%) LESS
9 8 (22.86%) React
10 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) MySQL
11 5 (14.29%) PHP
11 5 (14.29%) Banking
11 5 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (14.29%) Web Development
11 5 (14.29%) User Experience
11 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (11.43%) Ajax
12 4 (11.43%) Web Design
12 4 (11.43%) OO
12 4 (11.43%) B2B
13 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) GIMP
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Bower
2 1 (2.86%) Grunt
2 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (77.14%) AngularJS
3 26 (74.29%) HTML5
4 25 (71.43%) CSS3
5 12 (34.29%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) Sass
6 10 (28.57%) Node.js
7 8 (22.86%) LESS
7 8 (22.86%) React
8 4 (11.43%) Ajax
8 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.57%) Laravel
10 2 (5.71%) Angular 2
10 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.71%) Ember.js
10 2 (5.71%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (5.71%) SVG
10 2 (5.71%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Animation
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Front End Development
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (11.43%) B2B
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Web Design
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) Infographics
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (5.71%) MVC
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 1 (2.86%) BDD
8 1 (2.86%) OOD
8 1 (2.86%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.86%) UML
8 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) ES6
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Zend