Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 321 339
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 35 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 58
South East median daily rate £413 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +7.41% +22.73%
10th Percentile £280 £232 £213
90th Percentile £497 £451 £400
England median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
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 15,640 14,473 17,402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 93.74% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,359 8,467 10,268
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 776 900
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +20.64%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -19 19 £413 +13.01% 10
Berkshire -10 12 £413 -5.71% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 6 £413 +43.48% 5
Kent - 5 - - 1
Hampshire +8 4 £354 -16.76% 2
East Sussex -2 4 £450 +66.67% 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Sussex 0 1 £500 - 3
Oxfordshire -16 1 £325 +100.00% 2
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 17 February 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 35 (100.00%) Web Development
2 31 (88.57%) HTML
2 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 31 (88.57%) CSS
3 23 (65.71%) Front End Development
4 18 (51.43%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) MVC
6 10 (28.57%) HTML5
6 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (25.71%) IIS
7 9 (25.71%) .NET
8 8 (22.86%) C#
8 8 (22.86%) KANA
8 8 (22.86%) KANA IQ
8 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.86%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (22.86%) Sass
8 8 (22.86%) LESS
9 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (20.00%) User Experience
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) Ajax
9 7 (20.00%) Change Management
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) VBScript
9 7 (20.00%) XML
9 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) Windows 2000
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000

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 9 (25.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Magnolia
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) KANA IQ
2 2 (5.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) npm
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.14%) Jasmine
2 5 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (8.57%) Babel
3 3 (8.57%) Protractor
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.71%) Grunt
4 2 (5.71%) gulp
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.71%) Mocha
4 2 (5.71%) PostCSS
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) webpack
5 1 (2.86%) QUnit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) CSS
1 31 (88.57%) HTML
2 18 (51.43%) jQuery
3 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 10 (28.57%) HTML5
4 9 (25.71%) .NET
5 8 (22.86%) LESS
5 8 (22.86%) Sass
6 7 (20.00%) Ajax
6 7 (20.00%) XML
7 6 (17.14%) CSS3
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.57%) Angular 2
9 3 (8.57%) Handlebars
9 3 (8.57%) JSON
9 3 (8.57%) React
9 3 (8.57%) RESTful
10 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (5.71%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Wiki
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
1 7 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Web Development
2 23 (65.71%) Front End Development
3 12 (34.29%) MVC
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (20.00%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
8 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.57%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Analytics
9 2 (5.71%) BDD
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.71%) SEO
9 2 (5.71%) TDD
9 2 (5.71%) Web Analytics
9 2 (5.71%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) VBScript
4 5 (14.29%) PHP
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) KANA
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Omniture
3 2 (5.71%) Optimizely
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter