The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 23 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.87% 0.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £336 £325
% change year-on-year +8.17% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -71.05%  

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 317 430 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 94.63% 95.34% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 310 201
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +21.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

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

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

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 3 months to 25 April 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 25 April 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 46 (82.14%) CSS
2 43 (76.79%) Front End Development
3 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
4 32 (57.14%) HTML
5 24 (42.86%) Web Development
6 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
6 22 (39.29%) Java
6 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (39.29%) TDD
7 20 (35.71%) Web Services
7 20 (35.71%) Linux
8 19 (33.93%) BDD
9 18 (32.14%) User Experience
10 17 (30.36%) Mac OS X
10 17 (30.36%) Unix
11 16 (28.57%) RESTful
11 16 (28.57%) jQuery
12 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
12 14 (25.00%) REST
12 14 (25.00%) Backbone.js
12 14 (25.00%) GitHub
13 13 (23.21%) Laravel
13 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
13 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
13 13 (23.21%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
14 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (19.64%) Prototyping
15 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
15 11 (19.64%) 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 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) GitHub
2 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.79%) Grunt
3 1 (1.79%) gulp
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) CSS
2 32 (57.14%) HTML
3 20 (35.71%) Web Services
4 16 (28.57%) jQuery
4 16 (28.57%) RESTful
5 14 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 14 (25.00%) REST
6 13 (23.21%) Laravel
7 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
7 11 (19.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (14.29%) CSS3
8 8 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 8 (14.29%) HTML5
8 8 (14.29%) Node.js
8 8 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (12.50%) React
10 3 (5.36%) Sass
11 2 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 17 (30.36%) Mac OS X
2 17 (30.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Front End Development
2 24 (42.86%) Web Development
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (39.29%) TDD
4 19 (33.93%) BDD
5 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
6 13 (23.21%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
7 11 (19.64%) Prototyping
8 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.86%) Line Management
9 9 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (16.07%) DevOps
10 8 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (14.29%) MVC
11 5 (8.93%) Web Design
12 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 2 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) C#
3 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe
1 2 (3.57%) Ensighten
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