The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 26 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.51% 2.30% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.38% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £350 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 194 210 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 96.77% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 135 251
Median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.70 £40.00
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 Southampton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Southampton region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
3 6 (66.67%) React
4 5 (55.56%) OpenLayers
4 5 (55.56%) Leaflet
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) Sass
7 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) Ajax
8 1 (11.11%) Marketing
8 1 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (11.11%) JSON
8 1 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (11.11%) PHP
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) MySQL
8 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (11.11%) Workflow
8 1 (11.11%) Scrum
8 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (11.11%) Node.js
8 1 (11.11%) WebGL
8 1 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
2 6 (66.67%) React
3 5 (55.56%) Leaflet
3 5 (55.56%) OpenLayers
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Sass
6 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
6 1 (11.11%) D3.js
6 1 (11.11%) LESS
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
6 1 (11.11%) Pug
6 1 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) Vue.js
6 1 (11.11%) WebGL
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker