Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 345 349
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 35 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 37
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £284 £179 £250
90th Percentile £575 £435 £443
England median daily rate £388 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +7.64% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £35.33 - £20.00

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 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -17 14 £425 +31.78% 4
Berkshire +7 12 £425 +18.88%
Hampshire +13 5 £354 -16.76% 2
Kent -14 5 - -
East Sussex +5 4 £450 +66.67%
Middlesex - 3 £130 -
Oxfordshire +3 2 £425 +70.00% 2
West Sussex -7 2 £675 +92.86% 1
Surrey -19 2 £438 +20.69% 1
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 22 November 2017, Front End Web 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 South East region featuring Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Web Development
2 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
3 33 (94.29%) HTML
3 33 (94.29%) CSS
4 19 (54.29%) jQuery
5 18 (51.43%) Front End Development
6 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
6 12 (34.29%) HTML5
6 12 (34.29%) Ajax
7 11 (31.43%) MVC
7 11 (31.43%) Sass
8 10 (28.57%) User Experience
9 9 (25.71%) CSS3
9 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 8 (22.86%) KANA
10 8 (22.86%) KANA IQ
10 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.86%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (22.86%) XML
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) Windows 2000
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (20.00%) IIS
11 7 (20.00%) C#
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) VBScript
11 7 (20.00%) Scrum
11 7 (20.00%) Change Management
11 7 (20.00%) React

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 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) npm
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Firebase
2 1 (2.86%) Heroku
2 1 (2.86%) Twilio
2 1 (2.86%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Subversion
3 5 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 5 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (8.57%) Protractor
5 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.71%) Grunt
5 2 (5.71%) gulp
5 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.71%) Mocha
5 2 (5.71%) PostCSS
5 2 (5.71%) webpack
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) CSS
1 33 (94.29%) HTML
2 19 (54.29%) jQuery
3 12 (34.29%) Ajax
3 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
3 12 (34.29%) HTML5
4 11 (31.43%) Sass
5 9 (25.71%) CSS3
6 8 (22.86%) XML
7 7 (20.00%) React
8 6 (17.14%) .NET
9 4 (11.43%) LESS
9 4 (11.43%) Node.js
10 3 (8.57%) Angular 2
10 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
10 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.57%) JSTL
10 3 (8.57%) Mustache
10 3 (8.57%) RESTful
10 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Animation
2 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
1 7 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Web Development
2 18 (51.43%) Front End Development
3 11 (31.43%) MVC
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (20.00%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 3 (8.57%) Content Management
7 3 (8.57%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 3 (8.57%) Web Design
8 2 (5.71%) BDD
8 2 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Workflow
9 1 (2.86%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) VBScript
3 6 (17.14%) PHP
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) KANA
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Facebook
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter