Period
to 7 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 91 65
Rank change year-on-year +23 -26 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 4 7 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.58% 0.65% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.67% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 25
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £262 £287
90th Percentile £391 £575 £425
North East median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 638 1,044 971
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.73% 96.40% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 744 692
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £263 £244
90th Percentile £593 £556 £575
North East median daily rate £403 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -2.42% +10.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 34
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.16% +34.55% -38.89%
10th Percentile £12.06 £12.00 £9.01
90th Percentile £59.00 £47.10 £50.11
Median hourly rate £19.73 £14.39 £15.68
% change year-on-year +37.16% -8.26% -30.31%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Tyne and Wear

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Tyne and Wear

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Tyne and Wear.

Hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Tyne and Wear

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 4 £350 +16.67% 13
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North East

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

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) WCAG
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (50.00%) GitHub
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Gatling
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Lean Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Grafana
1 2 (50.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google