Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 39 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +23
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 17 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.23% 2.32% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 2.97% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Southampton median daily rate £350 £510 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +85.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £256 £429 £250
90th Percentile £583 £510 £388
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £375 £306
% change year-on-year +13.33% +22.45% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 445 370 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.44% 78.06% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 220 281
Southampton median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +7.64%
10th Percentile £304 £241 £216
90th Percentile £564 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 36
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £44.12 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +215.11% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.88 £11.31
90th Percentile £48.23 £50.06 £29.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11% +44.00%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Southampton

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Southampton

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Southampton over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) React
3 10 (58.82%) TypeScript
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Sass
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 5 (29.41%) ES6
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
8 3 (17.65%) JIRA
8 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
8 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (17.65%) Leaflet
8 3 (17.65%) Node.js
8 3 (17.65%) Protractor
8 3 (17.65%) OpenLayers
8 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
8 3 (17.65%) Functional Programming
8 3 (17.65%) User Experience
8 3 (17.65%) webpack
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Protractor
2 3 (17.65%) webpack
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (23.53%) React Developer
3 4 (23.53%) UI Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Angular Developer
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
1 13 (76.47%) React
2 7 (41.18%) Sass
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
6 3 (17.65%) Leaflet
6 3 (17.65%) Node.js
6 3 (17.65%) OpenLayers
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) GraphQL
8 1 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) LESS
8 1 (5.88%) Redux
8 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Functional Programming
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile First
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) TypeScript
3 5 (29.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared