Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 16 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London > South London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 82 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 65 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 3.49% 2.27% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 2.36% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 32
South London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £291 £264
90th Percentile £500 £518 £475
London median daily rate £500 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +14.29% +8.02% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +196.88% -46.67% +23.81%

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 1,787 1,439 1,008
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.93% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,396 1,002 683
South London median daily rate £500 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £296 £250
90th Percentile £625 £650 £575
London median daily rate £500 £490 £455
% change year-on-year +2.04% +7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 40
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.71 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +100.04% +4.25%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £92.75 £50.00 £50.00
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £19.23
% change year-on-year -2.50% +4.00% +3.36%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 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
Croydon +4 42 £475 +5.56% 4
Bromley +1 9 £375 -
Sutton - 4 £413 -
Merton +4 2 £375 +23.97%
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 16 November 2018, 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 56 (86.15%) JavaScript
2 51 (78.46%) Front End Development
3 46 (70.77%) AngularJS
3 46 (70.77%) HTML
4 40 (61.54%) CSS
5 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (32.31%) HTML5
7 20 (30.77%) CSS3
7 20 (30.77%) Web Development
8 18 (27.69%) Scrum
8 18 (27.69%) OO
8 18 (27.69%) Grunt
8 18 (27.69%) React
9 17 (26.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 15 (23.08%) Jasmine
10 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
11 14 (21.54%) Redux
11 14 (21.54%) Node.js
12 13 (20.00%) Sass
12 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 13 (20.00%) TDD
13 12 (18.46%) jQuery
14 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
14 10 (15.38%) MVC
14 10 (15.38%) Photoshop
14 10 (15.38%) Adobe
14 10 (15.38%) Java
14 10 (15.38%) User Experience
14 10 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment

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 5 (7.69%) Confluence
1 5 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Serverless
2 4 (6.15%) npm
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
1 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Grunt
2 17 (26.15%) Karma Test Runner
3 15 (23.08%) Jasmine
4 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.77%) gulp
6 6 (9.23%) JIRA
7 5 (7.69%) webpack
8 4 (6.15%) Babel
9 3 (4.62%) GitLab
9 3 (4.62%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.54%) git-flow
10 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
1 5 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (70.77%) AngularJS
1 46 (70.77%) HTML
2 40 (61.54%) CSS
3 21 (32.31%) HTML5
4 20 (30.77%) CSS3
5 18 (27.69%) React
6 14 (21.54%) Node.js
6 14 (21.54%) Redux
7 13 (20.00%) Sass
8 12 (18.46%) jQuery
9 7 (10.77%) Backbone.js
10 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.62%) Express
12 2 (3.08%) Ajax
12 2 (3.08%) Apache Cordova
12 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (1.54%) LESS
13 1 (1.54%) React Native
13 1 (1.54%) Web Services
13 1 (1.54%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) User Experience
2 6 (9.23%) W3C
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (78.46%) Front End Development
2 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.77%) Web Development
4 18 (27.69%) OO
4 18 (27.69%) Scrum
5 13 (20.00%) TDD
5 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (15.38%) MVC
7 8 (12.31%) DevOps
8 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.69%) MVVM
8 5 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 2 (3.08%) Investment Management
10 2 (3.08%) Security Testing
10 2 (3.08%) Smoke Testing
10 2 (3.08%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (6.15%) ES6
4 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Adobe
2 5 (7.69%) hybris
3 1 (1.54%) Apple
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle