The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 560 506
Rank change year-on-year +11 -54  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 65 89 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 72 107
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £126 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £596 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the UK

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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the UK

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the UK

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the UK

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +5 64 £350 -6.66% 37
UK excluding London +57 42 £350 +7.69% 28
London -12 23 £388 -13.88% 12
South East +18 17 £356 +62.85% 9
Midlands +15 15 £350 +7.69% 4
North of England +53 4 £280 -1.75% 9
South West 0 3 £325 +188.88% 2
East of England -12 2 - - 1
Scotland +35 1 £400 +42.85% 2

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Front End Web 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 featuring Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 143 (94.08%) JavaScript
2 137 (90.13%) CSS
2 137 (90.13%) Web Development
3 136 (89.47%) HTML
4 94 (61.84%) HTML5
5 83 (54.61%) CSS3
6 78 (51.32%) jQuery
7 75 (49.34%) AngularJS
8 65 (42.76%) User Experience
9 61 (40.13%) Front End Development
10 55 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (34.87%) Ajax
12 48 (31.58%) React
13 46 (30.26%) Git (software)
14 41 (26.97%) Sass
15 36 (23.68%) MVC
16 34 (22.37%) Web Design
17 33 (21.71%) Photoshop
18 32 (21.05%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
19 30 (19.74%) Subversion
20 26 (17.11%) Degree
20 26 (17.11%) Unix
20 26 (17.11%) Python
20 26 (17.11%) Wireframes
21 24 (15.79%) CMS
22 23 (15.13%) E-Commerce
23 21 (13.82%) XML
23 21 (13.82%) Oracle
23 21 (13.82%) Django
23 21 (13.82%) Responsive Web Design

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (15.79%) CMS
2 4 (2.63%) WordPress
3 3 (1.97%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.32%) DNN
4 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.32%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.66%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.66%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (21.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.32%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Heroku
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) DNS
2 3 (1.97%) SSL
3 2 (1.32%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.63%) MySQL
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.66%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.66%) DocumentDB
5 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 30 (19.74%) Subversion
3 12 (7.89%) Jasmine
4 9 (5.92%) Grunt
5 8 (5.26%) gulp
5 8 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (5.26%) Selenium
6 6 (3.95%) Bower
6 6 (3.95%) Protractor
7 4 (2.63%) Mocha
8 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.97%) JIRA
8 3 (1.97%) Maven
8 3 (1.97%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.97%) WebStorm
9 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.32%) JSHint
9 2 (1.32%) JUnit
9 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (9.87%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Retail
3 7 (4.61%) Banking
4 5 (3.29%) Games
5 4 (2.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.97%) Electronics
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (90.13%) CSS
2 136 (89.47%) HTML
3 94 (61.84%) HTML5
4 83 (54.61%) CSS3
5 78 (51.32%) jQuery
6 75 (49.34%) AngularJS
7 53 (34.87%) Ajax
8 48 (31.58%) React
9 41 (26.97%) Sass
10 21 (13.82%) Django
10 21 (13.82%) XML
11 18 (11.84%) JSON
12 17 (11.18%) Node.js
13 16 (10.53%) RESTful
14 14 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (7.24%) Backbone.js
16 7 (4.61%) .NET
16 7 (4.61%) Ember.js
16 7 (4.61%) LESS
17 6 (3.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (42.76%) User Experience
2 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.32%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Animation
5 1 (0.66%) Fintech
5 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.66%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.66%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (0.66%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.66%) Social Media
5 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.11%) Unix
2 7 (4.61%) Linux
3 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (90.13%) Web Development
2 61 (40.13%) Front End Development
3 55 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (23.68%) MVC
5 34 (22.37%) Web Design
6 32 (21.05%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 26 (17.11%) Wireframes
8 23 (15.13%) E-Commerce
9 21 (13.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (13.16%) Test Automation
11 18 (11.84%) TDD
12 15 (9.87%) Scrum
13 9 (5.92%) Web Application Development
14 8 (5.26%) Content Management
14 8 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (3.95%) BDD
15 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.95%) SEO
16 5 (3.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 143 (94.08%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.11%) Python
3 11 (7.24%) Java
3 11 (7.24%) PHP
3 11 (7.24%) SQL
4 8 (5.26%) C#
5 5 (3.29%) Ruby
6 3 (1.97%) ES6
6 3 (1.97%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.66%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.66%) Korn
7 1 (0.66%) R
7 1 (0.66%) Scala
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.66%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (17.11%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) FATCA
1 1 (0.66%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.66%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Oracle
2 12 (7.89%) Demandware
3 7 (4.61%) Adobe
4 2 (1.32%) Optimizely
4 2 (1.32%) Qubit
5 1 (0.66%) Google
5 1 (0.66%) IBM
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.66%) Solace
5 1 (0.66%) Xerox
5 1 (0.66%) Zend
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Day rate dependant on experience.
Posted: 5 days ago