The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / South East
Rank 216 230 258
Rank change year-on-year +14 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 37 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 12
Median daily rate £330 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £228 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -2.22% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +19 17 £340 +11.02%
Kent +6 8 £335 -0.74%
West Sussex +4 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Berkshire +26 3 £450 +50.00% 2
Hampshire - 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £175 - 1
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 55 (100.00%) Web Development
2 51 (92.73%) HTML
2 51 (92.73%) CSS
3 35 (63.64%) jQuery
3 35 (63.64%) HTML5
4 34 (61.82%) CSS3
5 32 (58.18%) Git (software)
6 31 (56.36%) AngularJS
7 30 (54.55%) User Experience
8 28 (50.91%) Subversion
9 27 (49.09%) Sass
10 26 (47.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 26 (47.27%) Ajax
11 23 (41.82%) React
12 22 (40.00%) Front End Development
12 22 (40.00%) Photoshop
13 21 (38.18%) Wireframes
14 19 (34.55%) MVC
15 16 (29.09%) Django
15 16 (29.09%) Degree
15 16 (29.09%) Unix
15 16 (29.09%) Oracle
15 16 (29.09%) Python
15 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database
16 10 (18.18%) PHP
17 9 (16.36%) Finance
17 9 (16.36%) OO
18 7 (12.73%) MySQL
19 6 (10.91%) Linux

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (7.27%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (58.18%) Git (software)
2 28 (50.91%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) Grunt
4 3 (5.45%) Bower
4 3 (5.45%) gulp
4 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (92.73%) CSS
1 51 (92.73%) HTML
2 35 (63.64%) HTML5
2 35 (63.64%) jQuery
3 34 (61.82%) CSS3
4 31 (56.36%) AngularJS
5 27 (49.09%) Sass
6 26 (47.27%) Ajax
7 23 (41.82%) React
8 16 (29.09%) Django
9 5 (9.09%) Laravel
9 5 (9.09%) Node.js
9 5 (9.09%) RESTful
9 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.27%) Backbone.js
10 4 (7.27%) XHTML
11 3 (5.45%) XML
12 2 (3.64%) .NET
12 2 (3.64%) JSP
12 2 (3.64%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (54.55%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Unix
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Web Development
2 26 (47.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 22 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 21 (38.18%) Wireframes
5 19 (34.55%) MVC
6 9 (16.36%) OO
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) OOD
7 5 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Content Management
9 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.45%) Mobile First
9 3 (5.45%) TDD
10 2 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.64%) Web Design
11 1 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.82%) Pay per click
11 1 (1.82%) SEO
11 1 (1.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) Python
3 10 (18.18%) PHP
4 4 (7.27%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore