The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 30 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.53% 1.07% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 244 264 403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 93.49% 94.29% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 182 279
Median daily rate £375 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 21
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.20 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Sass
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) DOM
5 2 (28.57%) W3C
5 2 (28.57%) WCAG
6 1 (14.29%) Vue.js
6 1 (14.29%) Pug
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (14.29%) OpenLayers
6 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
6 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 1 (14.29%) React
6 1 (14.29%) webpack

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 (14.29%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Sass
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) DOM
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 1 (14.29%) Leaflet
5 1 (14.29%) OpenLayers
5 1 (14.29%) Pug
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG