The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East / Surrey
Rank 44 81 78
Rank change year-on-year +37 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 47 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.06% 1.55% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 1.61% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 12
Median daily rate £350 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £387
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1090 1244 1357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.05% 96.14% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 807 737
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 99 60
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Surrey over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Surrey

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Surrey

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Redhill - 9 £350 -
Staines - 7 £413 -
Guildford +2 4 £325 +52.94% 1
Caterham - 2 £513 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £400 -
Epsom +3 1 - -
Woking -4 1 £350 -9.67%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 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 Surrey region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 57 (98.28%) CSS
2 54 (93.10%) JavaScript
3 53 (91.38%) HTML
4 46 (79.31%) AngularJS
5 39 (67.24%) CSS3
6 38 (65.52%) jQuery
7 36 (62.07%) HTML5
8 35 (60.34%) React
8 35 (60.34%) Front End Development
9 25 (43.10%) Web Development
9 25 (43.10%) Git (software)
9 25 (43.10%) Sass
10 23 (39.66%) User Experience
11 22 (37.93%) Ajax
12 19 (32.76%) Wireframes
13 18 (31.03%) Photoshop
13 18 (31.03%) Subversion
14 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (27.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 14 (24.14%) Python
17 13 (22.41%) Unix
17 13 (22.41%) Oracle
17 13 (22.41%) MVC
17 13 (22.41%) Degree
17 13 (22.41%) Django
17 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database
18 10 (17.24%) Ember.js
19 9 (15.52%) Node.js
20 8 (13.79%) Finance
20 8 (13.79%) CMS

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (13.79%) CMS
2 2 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (43.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (31.03%) Subversion
3 6 (10.34%) Bower
3 6 (10.34%) Grunt
4 3 (5.17%) NuGet
4 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.72%) Protractor
5 1 (1.72%) webpack
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (98.28%) CSS
2 53 (91.38%) HTML
3 46 (79.31%) AngularJS
4 39 (67.24%) CSS3
5 38 (65.52%) jQuery
6 36 (62.07%) HTML5
7 35 (60.34%) React
8 25 (43.10%) Sass
9 22 (37.93%) Ajax
10 13 (22.41%) Django
11 10 (17.24%) Ember.js
12 9 (15.52%) Node.js
13 6 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (8.62%) .NET
14 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (8.62%) Web Services
15 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
16 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
16 3 (5.17%) Durandal
16 3 (5.17%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) User Experience
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.72%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Front End Development
2 25 (43.10%) Web Development
3 19 (32.76%) Wireframes
4 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 13 (22.41%) MVC
7 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 5 (8.62%) OO
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.17%) BDD
10 3 (5.17%) Kanban
10 3 (5.17%) Workflow
11 2 (3.45%) Scrum
12 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.72%) Online Marketing
12 1 (1.72%) SEO
12 1 (1.72%) SOA
12 1 (1.72%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.14%) Python
3 5 (8.62%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) ES6
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.72%) WCAG
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow