The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 103 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 53 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.06% 1.06% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.10% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 18
Median daily rate £393 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.93% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.14% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2447 2806 3017
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.18% 96.36% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1815 1883
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 184 149
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +33.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West

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

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol +15 24 £325 +0.77% 3
Wiltshire -2 10 £413 +25.00% 2
Dorset - 9 £393 - 1
Gloucestershire +8 5 £375 +11.11%
Somerset +2 1 £375 -1.31% 4
Devon -5 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £175 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Front End 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 West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 99 (95.19%) JavaScript
1 99 (95.19%) Front End Development
2 93 (89.42%) CSS
3 91 (87.50%) HTML
4 59 (56.73%) CSS3
5 58 (55.77%) HTML5
6 42 (40.38%) AngularJS
7 37 (35.58%) jQuery
8 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (31.73%) Web Development
10 32 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 31 (29.81%) React
12 28 (26.92%) User Experience
13 25 (24.04%) Sass
14 20 (19.23%) Finance
15 19 (18.27%) .NET
16 17 (16.35%) CMS
17 16 (15.38%) C#
18 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET
19 14 (13.46%) Ajax
19 14 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
20 13 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 13 (12.50%) Node.js
20 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
21 12 (11.54%) E-Commerce
22 11 (10.58%) Content Management
23 10 (9.62%) JIRA
23 10 (9.62%) Sitecore CMS
23 10 (9.62%) Sitecore
23 10 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (16.35%) CMS
2 10 (9.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (7.69%) Confluence
3 8 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (3.85%) Drupal
4 4 (3.85%) WordPress
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) Apache
6 1 (0.96%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.96%) nginx
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.96%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) MySQL
2 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.62%) JIRA
3 10 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.69%) Grunt
4 8 (7.69%) Mocha
4 8 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 7 (6.73%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (4.81%) Ant
6 5 (4.81%) Artifactory
6 5 (4.81%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.85%) gulp
8 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.96%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.96%) Protractor
8 1 (0.96%) WiX
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Banking
2 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.77%) Electronics
4 6 (5.77%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (89.42%) CSS
2 91 (87.50%) HTML
3 59 (56.73%) CSS3
4 58 (55.77%) HTML5
5 42 (40.38%) AngularJS
6 37 (35.58%) jQuery
7 31 (29.81%) React
8 25 (24.04%) Sass
9 19 (18.27%) .NET
10 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET
11 14 (13.46%) Ajax
12 13 (12.50%) Node.js
12 13 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (7.69%) Backbone.js
14 8 (7.69%) Flash
14 8 (7.69%) LESS
14 8 (7.69%) Redux
14 8 (7.69%) XML
14 8 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.92%) User Experience
2 9 (8.65%) W3C
3 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.92%) iPad
4 2 (1.92%) RIA
5 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (95.19%) Front End Development
2 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.73%) Web Development
4 14 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.58%) Content Management
7 9 (8.65%) Scrum
7 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Microservices
8 8 (7.69%) TDD
9 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (5.77%) Infographics
9 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.77%) Web Design
10 4 (3.85%) DevOps
11 3 (2.88%) BDD
11 3 (2.88%) Mobile Development
11 3 (2.88%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (2.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 99 (95.19%) JavaScript
2 16 (15.38%) C#
3 9 (8.65%) PHP
4 8 (7.69%) ActionScript
4 8 (7.69%) ES6
5 5 (4.81%) SQL
6 3 (2.88%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 10 (9.62%) Sitecore
2 8 (7.69%) Apple
3 6 (5.77%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.96%) Sencha
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