The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 52 75 58
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 11 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.64% 0.59% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.65% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
Median daily rate £325 £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +32.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £336 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £390 £350
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 628 929 935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.87% 92.07% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 505 511
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £50.28 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.16% +139.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Reading.

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

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 37 (97.37%) HTML
1 37 (97.37%) Front End Development
2 35 (92.11%) CSS
3 33 (86.84%) JavaScript
4 23 (60.53%) AngularJS
5 17 (44.74%) HTML5
6 13 (34.21%) jQuery
7 11 (28.95%) CSS3
8 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) Sass
10 6 (15.79%) LESS
10 6 (15.79%) Backbone.js
11 5 (13.16%) Jasmine
11 5 (13.16%) Open Source
11 5 (13.16%) Ajax
11 5 (13.16%) RequireJS
11 5 (13.16%) Underscore.js
11 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (10.53%) User Experience
12 4 (10.53%) gulp
12 4 (10.53%) React
12 4 (10.53%) Browserify
12 4 (10.53%) webpack
12 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
12 4 (10.53%) Node.js
13 3 (7.89%) Finance
13 3 (7.89%) Scrum
13 3 (7.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 3 (7.89%) Wireframes
14 2 (5.26%) Angular 2

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Jasmine
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) gulp
2 4 (10.53%) webpack
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) Grunt
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Bower
4 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Protractor
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) HTML
2 35 (92.11%) CSS
3 23 (60.53%) AngularJS
4 17 (44.74%) HTML5
5 13 (34.21%) jQuery
6 11 (28.95%) CSS3
7 7 (18.42%) Sass
8 6 (15.79%) Backbone.js
8 6 (15.79%) LESS
9 5 (13.16%) Ajax
9 5 (13.16%) RequireJS
9 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (13.16%) Underscore.js
10 4 (10.53%) Browserify
10 4 (10.53%) Node.js
10 4 (10.53%) React
11 2 (5.26%) Angular 2
11 2 (5.26%) Ember.js
11 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Front End Development
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (7.89%) Scrum
4 3 (7.89%) Wireframes
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) MVC
5 2 (5.26%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (2.63%) 3D Rendering
6 1 (2.63%) BDD
6 1 (2.63%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 1 (2.63%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 1 (2.63%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (2.63%) Microservices
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) ECMAScript
2 2 (5.26%) ES6
2 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) Scala
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Red Hat