The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 22 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 71 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 38 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.08% 1.87% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 1.96% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 14
Median daily rate £325 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
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 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 1165 1223 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.56% 95.18% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 800 703
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 50
Median hourly rate £18.25 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +55.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £47.50
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 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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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
Staines +9 6 £475 -
Redhill - 6 £344 -
Guildford -1 5 £280 -13.84% 2
Woking -3 2 £343 -11.61% 1
Leatherhead - 2 £323 - 1
Camberley - 1 £350 -
Reigate - 1 £325 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 84 (98.82%) CSS
2 82 (96.47%) HTML
3 79 (92.94%) JavaScript
4 59 (69.41%) Front End Development
5 54 (63.53%) AngularJS
6 52 (61.18%) CSS3
7 51 (60.00%) jQuery
8 48 (56.47%) HTML5
9 46 (54.12%) React
10 42 (49.41%) Web Development
11 37 (43.53%) Ajax
12 36 (42.35%) User Experience
13 32 (37.65%) Sass
14 28 (32.94%) Python
14 28 (32.94%) Git (software)
15 27 (31.76%) MVC
16 25 (29.41%) Photoshop
16 25 (29.41%) Wireframes
17 24 (28.24%) Subversion
18 23 (27.06%) Django
18 23 (27.06%) Oracle
19 22 (25.88%) Unix
19 22 (25.88%) Oracle Database
20 21 (24.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
21 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (20.00%) Finance
22 15 (17.65%) Degree
23 13 (15.29%) Ember.js
24 12 (14.12%) ES6
25 10 (11.76%) Test Automation

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 10 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.18%) Drupal
3 1 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.88%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Git (software)
2 24 (28.24%) Subversion
3 2 (2.35%) Log4Net
3 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Bower
4 1 (1.18%) Grunt
4 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.18%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.18%) PostCSS
4 1 (1.18%) Protractor
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (98.82%) CSS
2 82 (96.47%) HTML
3 54 (63.53%) AngularJS
4 52 (61.18%) CSS3
5 51 (60.00%) jQuery
6 48 (56.47%) HTML5
7 46 (54.12%) React
8 37 (43.53%) Ajax
9 32 (37.65%) Sass
10 23 (27.06%) Django
11 13 (15.29%) Ember.js
12 7 (8.24%) Node.js
12 7 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (5.88%) REST
14 4 (4.71%) .NET
14 4 (4.71%) Backbone.js
14 4 (4.71%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (3.53%) Durandal
15 3 (3.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.35%) User Experience
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.18%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Unix
2 1 (1.18%) Android
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Front End Development
2 42 (49.41%) Web Development
3 27 (31.76%) MVC
4 25 (29.41%) Wireframes
5 21 (24.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.24%) TDD
9 5 (5.88%) OO
9 5 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.71%) Scrum
11 3 (3.53%) CRM
11 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.53%) Machine Learning
11 3 (3.53%) SOLID
12 2 (2.35%) Analytics
12 2 (2.35%) BDD
12 2 (2.35%) Feature Driven Development
12 2 (2.35%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (92.94%) JavaScript
2 28 (32.94%) Python
3 12 (14.12%) ES6
4 5 (5.88%) Java
4 5 (5.88%) PHP
5 4 (4.71%) C#
6 3 (3.53%) C++
6 3 (3.53%) SQL
7 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.18%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.18%) R
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.18%) IBM