The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 96 108
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 28 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 1.39% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.46% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 25
Median daily rate £344 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +6.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

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 2567 2815 2974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.46% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1820 1923
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 138 199
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 +2 17 £319 +10.86% 5
Wiltshire +6 7 £350 +7.69% 3
Devon - 3 £325 -
Dorset -1 1 - - 3
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 25 June 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 75 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 73 (90.12%) Front End Development
3 69 (85.19%) CSS
4 67 (82.72%) HTML
5 42 (51.85%) HTML5
6 41 (50.62%) CSS3
7 34 (41.98%) AngularJS
8 29 (35.80%) Web Development
8 29 (35.80%) jQuery
9 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (30.86%) Sass
9 25 (30.86%) React
10 24 (29.63%) User Experience
11 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
12 18 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (18.52%) Finance
13 15 (18.52%) .NET
14 14 (17.28%) C#
14 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (16.05%) CMS
16 11 (13.58%) Ajax
16 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
16 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
17 10 (12.35%) Sitecore
17 10 (12.35%) ES6
18 9 (11.11%) LESS
18 9 (11.11%) Redux
18 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (11.11%) Content Management
19 8 (9.88%) Banking

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 13 (16.05%) CMS
2 8 (9.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (7.41%) Confluence
3 6 (7.41%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) WordPress
5 3 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.23%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Firebase
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.88%) JIRA
5 7 (8.64%) Grunt
6 6 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (7.41%) Mocha
6 6 (7.41%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.94%) gulp
8 3 (3.70%) Ant
8 3 (3.70%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.23%) Selenium
9 1 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Advertising
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (85.19%) CSS
2 67 (82.72%) HTML
3 42 (51.85%) HTML5
4 41 (50.62%) CSS3
5 34 (41.98%) AngularJS
6 29 (35.80%) jQuery
7 25 (30.86%) React
7 25 (30.86%) Sass
8 15 (18.52%) .NET
9 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (13.58%) Ajax
10 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
11 9 (11.11%) LESS
11 9 (11.11%) Redux
12 7 (8.64%) Node.js
12 7 (8.64%) XML
13 6 (7.41%) Flash
13 6 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (7.41%) RESTful
13 6 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) User Experience
2 8 (9.88%) W3C
3 6 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.47%) iPad
5 2 (2.47%) RIA
5 2 (2.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (90.12%) Front End Development
2 29 (35.80%) Web Development
3 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (11.11%) Content Management
6 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.88%) TDD
6 8 (9.88%) Web Design
7 7 (8.64%) Scrum
8 6 (7.41%) DevOps
8 6 (7.41%) Microservices
8 6 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Infographics
9 5 (6.17%) Time Management
10 4 (4.94%) Mobile Development
10 4 (4.94%) MVC
11 3 (3.70%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.47%) OO
12 2 (2.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 14 (17.28%) C#
3 10 (12.35%) ES6
4 7 (8.64%) PHP
5 6 (7.41%) ActionScript
6 5 (6.17%) Java
7 3 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (3.70%) SQL
8 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.23%) Ada
9 1 (1.23%) Delphi
9 1 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Sitecore
2 6 (7.41%) Apple
3 4 (4.94%) Adobe
3 4 (4.94%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) Sencha
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Talend
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