The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 66 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.25% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

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 527 822 776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.33% 93.73% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 1592 1529
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 126 219
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £33.75 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) Front End Development
3 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (66.67%) CSS3
5 13 (54.17%) AngularJS
5 13 (54.17%) HTML5
6 10 (41.67%) jQuery
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) Angular 2
7 8 (33.33%) OO
8 7 (29.17%) TypeScript
9 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (25.00%) OOD
9 6 (25.00%) UML
9 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
10 5 (20.83%) React
11 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
11 3 (12.50%) Node.js
12 2 (8.33%) REST
12 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
12 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
12 2 (8.33%) Sass
12 2 (8.33%) Grunt
12 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
12 2 (8.33%) Finance
12 2 (8.33%) CMS
12 2 (8.33%) JSON
13 1 (4.17%) JIRA

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) gulp
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) CSS3
3 13 (54.17%) AngularJS
3 13 (54.17%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) Angular 2
6 5 (20.83%) React
7 3 (12.50%) Node.js
8 2 (8.33%) JSON
8 2 (8.33%) REST
8 2 (8.33%) Sass
9 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
9 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
9 1 (4.17%) OSGi
9 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
9 1 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.17%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Front End Development
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) OOD
4 6 (25.00%) UML
4 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (4.17%) Microservices
7 1 (4.17%) MVC
7 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (4.17%) ES6
3 1 (4.17%) Scala
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat