Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 > Slough
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.95% 2.95% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 3.10% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 19
Slough median daily rate £400 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +44.00% -0.79%
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -3.95% +8.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £175.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year - -91.43% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 267 258 429
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.20% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 178 298
Slough median daily rate £400 £355 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -6.58% +8.57%
10th Percentile £223 £209 £248
90th Percentile £558 £513 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £28.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.13% +130.61% -30.99%
10th Percentile £40.50 £9.10 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £29.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +17.65%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Slough region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) HTML5
3 11 (78.57%) CSS3
4 10 (71.43%) C#
5 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
6 7 (50.00%) MVC
7 6 (42.86%) TDD
7 6 (42.86%) Logistics
7 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
7 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (42.86%) Degree
7 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (42.86%) QA
7 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
7 6 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (35.71%) User Experience
8 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (35.71%) Sass
8 5 (35.71%) LESS
8 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (35.71%) Grunt

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Grunt
2 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
2 4 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (28.57%) gulp
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) webpack
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) CSS3
3 11 (78.57%) HTML5
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
4 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 5 (35.71%) LESS
6 5 (35.71%) Sass
6 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (28.57%) JSON
7 4 (28.57%) Node.js
7 4 (28.57%) SVG
7 4 (28.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 4 (28.57%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) User Experience
3 4 (28.57%) Animation
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 6 (42.86%) Logistics
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) API Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) ES6
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker