The median contractor rate for a Senior Front-End Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 582 604
Rank change year-on-year +65 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 84 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 39
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £335
% change year-on-year -5.88% +26.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +72 82 £463 +2.77% 45
London +40 65 £475 +4.10% 26
South East +35 10 £438 +10.75% 8
City of London +1 9 £625 +25.00% 7
West Midlands +30 5 £400 +14.28%
Surrey +7 5 £475 +46.15% 2
Staines - 4 £475 -
Buckinghamshire -14 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £400 -
East Midlands -5 2 £400 +66.66%
Milton Keynes -10 2 - -
Derby - 2 £400 -
Derbyshire - 2 £400 -
South Wales - 2 £456 -
Wales - 2 £456 - 1
North West +18 1 - - 5
West Sussex +17 1 - -
Manchester +11 1 - - 5
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 3
Fareham - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £388 -
Newport - 1 £525 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 138 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 129 (86.00%) Front End Development
3 110 (73.33%) CSS
4 107 (71.33%) AngularJS
5 103 (68.67%) HTML
6 81 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (44.00%) CSS3
7 66 (44.00%) React
8 62 (41.33%) HTML5
9 49 (32.67%) Node.js
10 40 (26.67%) Sass
11 39 (26.00%) User Experience
12 35 (23.33%) Web Development
12 35 (23.33%) TDD
13 34 (22.67%) Scrum
14 33 (22.00%) jQuery
15 30 (20.00%) Finance
15 30 (20.00%) ES6
16 27 (18.00%) Redux
17 25 (16.67%) OO
18 24 (16.00%) Git (software)
19 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
20 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (12.00%) Software Engineering
21 18 (12.00%) SQL
21 18 (12.00%) LESS
22 17 (11.33%) TypeScript
22 17 (11.33%) Jasmine
23 15 (10.00%) Mentoring
23 15 (10.00%) Java

Senior Front-End 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 12 (8.00%) CMS
2 6 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) SaaS
2 6 (4.00%) GitHub
3 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.00%) Heroku
5 2 (1.33%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.33%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.67%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) DSL
2 2 (1.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.33%) Big Data
2 2 (1.33%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.67%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.33%) Jasmine
3 10 (6.67%) gulp
3 10 (6.67%) webpack
4 9 (6.00%) Grunt
4 9 (6.00%) TeamCity
5 8 (5.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.33%) Mocha
6 5 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.00%) Babel
7 3 (2.00%) QUnit
7 3 (2.00%) Subversion
8 2 (1.33%) git-flow
9 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.67%) JIRA
9 1 (0.67%) NuGet
9 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.67%) Selenium
9 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Electronics
3 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Law
3 4 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (73.33%) CSS
2 107 (71.33%) AngularJS
3 103 (68.67%) HTML
4 66 (44.00%) CSS3
4 66 (44.00%) React
5 62 (41.33%) HTML5
6 49 (32.67%) Node.js
7 40 (26.67%) Sass
8 33 (22.00%) jQuery
9 27 (18.00%) Redux
10 18 (12.00%) LESS
11 14 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (8.67%) .NET
12 13 (8.67%) Angular 2
12 13 (8.67%) REST
13 11 (7.33%) JSON
13 11 (7.33%) RESTful
14 10 (6.67%) D3.js
15 9 (6.00%) Entity Framework
15 9 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.00%) User Experience
2 11 (7.33%) Fixed Income
2 11 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.00%) Fintech
5 6 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.00%) Derivative
7 3 (2.00%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (86.00%) Front End Development
2 81 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (23.33%) TDD
3 35 (23.33%) Web Development
4 34 (22.67%) Scrum
5 25 (16.67%) OO
6 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
7 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.67%) Adaptive Web Design
11 12 (8.00%) BDD
11 12 (8.00%) SDLC
12 11 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.33%) MVC
12 11 (7.33%) Refactoring
12 11 (7.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (7.33%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.67%) Visualisation
14 9 (6.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 138 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (20.00%) ES6
3 18 (12.00%) SQL
4 17 (11.33%) TypeScript
5 15 (10.00%) Java
6 14 (9.33%) C#
7 5 (3.33%) ECMAScript
7 5 (3.33%) Python
8 4 (2.67%) Ruby
9 3 (2.00%) GraphQL
9 3 (2.00%) PHP
10 2 (1.33%) Perl
11 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) QA
1 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (5.33%) Oracle
2 6 (4.00%) Adobe
3 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.00%) Google
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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