Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London > South London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 93 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 -27 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 35 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 2.08% 1.95% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.04% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 24
South London median daily rate £500 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.87% +2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £328 £303 £263
90th Percentile £575 £617 £475
London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £41.25 - £43.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South London. 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 London
Contract vacancies in South London with a recognized job title 1,624 1,665 866
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 95.25% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,255 1,170 564
South London median daily rate £500 £486 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +16.47% +4.38%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £213
90th Percentile £600 £657 £575
London median daily rate £500 £500 £468
% change year-on-year - +6.95% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 49
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.42 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% +27.43% +62.50%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.13 £47.83 £50.00
London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +7.89%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South London.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the South London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Croydon -5 21 £500 +28.21% 3
Bromley -2 5 £375 -
Sutton - 4 £413 -
Merton - 1 £325 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Front End 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 London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 29 (82.86%) Front End Development
2 28 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
4 24 (68.57%) HTML
5 18 (51.43%) CSS
6 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) Web Development
8 10 (28.57%) HTML5
8 10 (28.57%) MVC
8 10 (28.57%) OO
9 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
9 9 (25.71%) Redux
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) Grunt
10 7 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (20.00%) React
11 6 (17.14%) RESTful
11 6 (17.14%) CSS3
11 6 (17.14%) Adobe
11 6 (17.14%) Photoshop
12 5 (14.29%) Scrum
12 5 (14.29%) Node.js
12 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (14.29%) Jasmine
12 5 (14.29%) MVVM
12 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (14.29%) Serverless
13 4 (11.43%) LESS
13 4 (11.43%) NgRx
13 4 (11.43%) Ajax

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Serverless
2 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Grunt
2 7 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.71%) GitLab
4 2 (5.71%) gulp
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.57%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 24 (68.57%) HTML
3 18 (51.43%) CSS
4 10 (28.57%) HTML5
5 9 (25.71%) Redux
6 7 (20.00%) jQuery
6 7 (20.00%) React
7 6 (17.14%) CSS3
7 6 (17.14%) RESTful
8 5 (14.29%) Node.js
8 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (11.43%) Ajax
9 4 (11.43%) DOM
9 4 (11.43%) LESS
9 4 (11.43%) NgRx
10 3 (8.57%) Angular 2
10 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.71%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (5.71%) Sass
12 1 (2.86%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Front End Development
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Web Development
4 10 (28.57%) MVC
4 10 (28.57%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) MVVM
5 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.71%) Microservices
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) User Stories
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.86%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (2.86%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.86%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Apple
2 1 (2.86%) hybris
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle