Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 51 67
Rank change year-on-year +14 +16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 10 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.14% 1.19% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.27% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Southampton median daily rate £510 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.11% +3.85% +18.18%
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 438 474 675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 94.23% 97.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 329 457
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £502
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 67
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -6.49%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £25.50 £46.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 19 November 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) Sass
3 8 (80.00%) React
4 7 (70.00%) User Experience
4 7 (70.00%) Wireframes
4 7 (70.00%) TypeScript
5 6 (60.00%) Leaflet
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (60.00%) OpenLayers
5 6 (60.00%) ES6
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) B2B
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) LESS
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) Node.js
8 1 (10.00%) WebGL
8 1 (10.00%) CSS3
8 1 (10.00%) D3.js
8 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (10.00%) Open Source

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (10.00%) Protractor
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) React
2 8 (80.00%) Sass
3 6 (60.00%) Leaflet
3 6 (60.00%) OpenLayers
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) LESS
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) D3.js
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Node.js
6 1 (10.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (70.00%) Wireframes
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) TypeScript
3 6 (60.00%) ES6
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft