Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 May 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 296 321
Rank change year-on-year -50 +25 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 36 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 69
South East median daily rate £413 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.22% +22.73%
10th Percentile £306 £247 £141
90th Percentile £500 £450 £410
England median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,767 14,350 17,164
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.29% 94.00% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,291 8,264 10,451
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £242 £230
90th Percentile £575 £554 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 712 783
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.50 £10.26
90th Percentile £50.40 £47.50 £50.85
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.96 £19.49
% change year-on-year -2.40% -2.72% +11.37%

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Thames Valley +3 27 £413 -8.33% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £381 +38.64% 4
Oxfordshire +4 10 £500 +207.69% 3
Kent +6 3 - - 1
Berkshire -14 3 £400 -11.11% 1
East Sussex +6 2 £350 +12.00%
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Sussex -4 1 £500 +53.69% 2
Surrey -52 1 £325 -2.99% 3
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Web Development
2 33 (91.67%) HTML
2 33 (91.67%) CSS
3 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
4 29 (80.56%) Front End Development
5 15 (41.67%) jQuery
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) HTML5
7 13 (36.11%) PHP
8 10 (27.78%) CSS3
8 10 (27.78%) MVC
9 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (22.22%) User Experience
10 8 (22.22%) Microservices
11 7 (19.44%) C#
11 7 (19.44%) Sass
11 7 (19.44%) LESS
12 6 (16.67%) Symfony
12 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 6 (16.67%) Marketing
12 6 (16.67%) TDD
13 5 (13.89%) XHTML
13 5 (13.89%) Handlebars
14 4 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 4 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
14 4 (11.11%) Node.js
14 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (11.11%) MySQL
14 4 (11.11%) Workflow

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Babel
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Grunt
3 1 (2.78%) gulp
3 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) QUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) CSS
1 33 (91.67%) HTML
2 15 (41.67%) jQuery
3 14 (38.89%) HTML5
4 10 (27.78%) CSS3
5 9 (25.00%) .NET
5 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (19.44%) LESS
6 7 (19.44%) Sass
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.67%) Symfony
8 5 (13.89%) Handlebars
8 5 (13.89%) XHTML
9 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.11%) Node.js
9 4 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
10 3 (8.33%) JSON
10 3 (8.33%) Laravel
11 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
11 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) W3C
2 2 (5.56%) Wiki
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Web Development
2 29 (80.56%) Front End Development
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) MVC
5 8 (22.22%) Microservices
6 6 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) B2B
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Development
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.56%) SEO
9 2 (5.56%) UX Design
9 2 (5.56%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) PHP
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Omniture
2 2 (5.56%) Optimizely
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) SAP