Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 24 July 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 62 52
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 36 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.83% 1.78% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 1.86% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 2
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +14.04% +28.09%
10th Percentile £342 £213 £266
90th Percentile £533 £438 £294
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £325 £285
% change year-on-year +30.77% +14.04% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 587 807 563
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 94.98% 95.73% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 565 365
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £275 £213
90th Percentile £575 £591 £526
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 33
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +6.12% -12.34%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.50 £8.99
90th Percentile £25.48 £20.00 £27.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £15.71 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.66% +25.68% -9.70%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

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

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

1 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
1 29 (80.56%) CSS
2 27 (75.00%) Java
2 27 (75.00%) TDD
3 26 (72.22%) Git (software)
4 25 (69.44%) Linux
4 25 (69.44%) Front End Development
5 24 (66.67%) User Experience
5 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (66.67%) BDD
6 22 (61.11%) Unix
7 21 (58.33%) Mac OS X
8 19 (52.78%) Web Services
8 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
8 19 (52.78%) Web Development
8 19 (52.78%) Mentoring
9 17 (47.22%) Relational Database
9 17 (47.22%) Prototyping
9 17 (47.22%) REST
10 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
10 16 (44.44%) Line Management
11 14 (38.89%) React
12 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (30.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (30.56%) DevOps
14 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
14 10 (27.78%) Finance
15 9 (25.00%) HTML
16 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
17 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) CSS
2 19 (52.78%) Web Services
3 17 (47.22%) REST
4 14 (38.89%) React
5 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (16.67%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
7 5 (13.89%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (13.89%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.33%) CSS3
9 3 (8.33%) HTML5
9 3 (8.33%) Node.js
10 2 (5.56%) RESTful
11 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.78%) Ember.js
11 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 22 (61.11%) Unix
3 21 (58.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) TDD
2 25 (69.44%) Front End Development
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) BDD
4 19 (52.78%) Mentoring
4 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
4 19 (52.78%) Web Development
5 17 (47.22%) Prototyping
6 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 16 (44.44%) Line Management
7 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (30.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (30.56%) DevOps
9 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (13.89%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (13.89%) MVC
9 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
2 27 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.89%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) SAP