Period
to 12 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 349 333
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 0 10 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East - 0.068% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.072% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 39
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75% +21.21%
England median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 4,483 13,887 15,877
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 94.39% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,597 8,203 9,362
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £258
90th Percentile £613 £600 £585
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 611 675
Median hourly rate £26.71 £23.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.87% +22.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £50.25
Median hourly rate £27.20 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +35.98% +6.95% +1.08%

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 proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East.

Daily rate trend 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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East.

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