Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 336 335
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 40 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 23
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £284 £179
90th Percentile £488 £575 £435
England median daily rate £425 £388 £368
% change year-on-year +9.68% +5.44% +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 15,703 15,838 15,632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.62% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,481 9,386 9,293
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £238 £228
90th Percentile £585 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 608 647 781
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +7.74%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88% +0.11%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +13 16 £425 - 3
Oxfordshire +29 11 £425 - 2
Kent +10 11 £288 - 1
Hampshire -29 6 £400 +13.07%
Surrey -12 4 £356 -18.57% 1
Berkshire -13 4 £463 +8.82% 1
Middlesex +7 1 - -
East Sussex -9 1 - -
West Sussex -10 1 £338 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
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 13 November 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 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (90.00%) Web Development
3 33 (82.50%) HTML
3 33 (82.50%) CSS
4 25 (62.50%) jQuery
5 24 (60.00%) AngularJS
6 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
7 20 (50.00%) CSS3
7 20 (50.00%) React
8 18 (45.00%) HTML5
9 17 (42.50%) User Experience
9 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 14 (35.00%) Ajax
12 13 (32.50%) Sass
13 11 (27.50%) Degree
14 10 (25.00%) Subversion
15 9 (22.50%) PHP
16 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
16 8 (20.00%) Node.js
16 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
16 8 (20.00%) Scrum
16 8 (20.00%) Wireframes
17 7 (17.50%) MVC
18 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
18 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
18 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
18 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
18 6 (15.00%) Web Accessibility

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 3 (7.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) Grunt
4 2 (5.00%) gulp
4 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Mocha
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) CSS
1 33 (82.50%) HTML
2 25 (62.50%) jQuery
3 24 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 20 (50.00%) CSS3
4 20 (50.00%) React
5 18 (45.00%) HTML5
6 14 (35.00%) Ajax
7 13 (32.50%) Sass
8 8 (20.00%) Node.js
9 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.50%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) Angular 2
10 5 (12.50%) Handlebars
10 5 (12.50%) RequireJS
10 5 (12.50%) Symfony
10 5 (12.50%) Twig
10 5 (12.50%) Vue.js
11 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) User Experience
2 5 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
1 6 (15.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Web Development
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 8 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 7 (17.50%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (15.00%) Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) UX Design
7 5 (12.50%) Workflow
8 4 (10.00%) SEO
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) PHP
3 5 (12.50%) Go
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) ES6
6 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.50%) Zend