Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 22 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 50 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 21 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.87% 1.90% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.99% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 5
Swindon median daily rate £360 £331 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.68% +6.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £306
90th Percentile £453 £426 £342
Wiltshire median daily rate £370 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +13.85% -10.41% -12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 681 652 812
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.03% 95.18% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 476 596
Swindon median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £277 £263 £257
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 29
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £30.55 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.68% +68.18% +2.33%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Swindon over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

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

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

1 21 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) HTML5
6 6 (28.57%) User Experience
6 6 (28.57%) Selenium
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) C#
6 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) JIRA
7 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (19.05%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) CSS3
8 4 (19.05%) React
8 4 (19.05%) Sass
8 4 (19.05%) LESS
8 4 (19.05%) Web Development
8 4 (19.05%) jQuery
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) OO
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) WCF
9 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) TDD
9 3 (14.29%) MVVM
9 3 (14.29%) Jasmine

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) CSS
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) HTML5
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) CSS3
4 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) LESS
4 4 (19.05%) React
4 4 (19.05%) REST
4 4 (19.05%) Sass
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Ext JS
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) MVVM
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Service Design
6 2 (9.52%) SOLID
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Deep Learning
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) ES6
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Sencha