Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 38 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 +15
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.34% 2.78% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 3.58% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Somerset median daily rate £375 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +8.21% +48.15%
10th Percentile £313 £222 £315
90th Percentile £464 £460 £425
South West median daily rate £411 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +11.15% +13.85% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 441 363 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 84.64% 77.56% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 253 193
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £161 £190
90th Percentile £531 £513 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 57
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +25.00% -9.52%
10th Percentile £35.75 £13.25 £17.30
90th Percentile £44.85 £53.75 £42.70
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% - -6.04%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Somerset

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Somerset

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Somerset

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 4 £325 -23.53% 9
Street -6 1 £450 +16.13%
Front End Development
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 3 (42.86%) React
3 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) hybris
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 1 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (14.29%) WordPress
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Law

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) Angular Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) React Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) React
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
4 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Redux
4 1 (14.29%) RxJS
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) API Integration
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) hybris