The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 30 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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.60% 1.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 1.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £413 £205 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.21% -51.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.14% +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 Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 331 310 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.66% 95.09% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 212 256
Median daily rate £425 £370 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -10.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £122.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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

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

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) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 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 Swindon region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) jQuery
3 12 (75.00%) Web Development
4 10 (62.50%) Content Management
4 10 (62.50%) Ajax
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) CMS
4 10 (62.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (62.50%) Sitecore
4 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (62.50%) C#
4 10 (62.50%) .NET
4 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 10 (62.50%) Sass
5 8 (50.00%) User Experience
5 8 (50.00%) IIS
5 8 (50.00%) XSLT
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Flash
5 8 (50.00%) Apple
5 8 (50.00%) W3C
5 8 (50.00%) Internet
5 8 (50.00%) ActionScript
6 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) CMS
1 10 (62.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) jQuery
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) Ajax
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 10 (62.50%) Sass
3 8 (50.00%) Flash
3 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
7 1 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) User Experience
1 8 (50.00%) W3C
2 2 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 12 (75.00%) Web Development
3 10 (62.50%) Content Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Sitecore
2 8 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Sencha