The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 54 72
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.78% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.74% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £238 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.36% -38.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £155 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £320 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 537 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.43% 96.93% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1207 1744
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 117 142
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.70 £40.40 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +9 11 £350 +133.33% 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (90.48%) Front End Development
3 18 (85.71%) HTML5
4 17 (80.95%) CSS3
4 17 (80.95%) AngularJS
5 14 (66.67%) React
6 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (52.38%) jQuery
8 10 (47.62%) User Experience
9 9 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (42.86%) Node.js
9 9 (42.86%) Ajax
10 8 (38.10%) Web Development
10 8 (38.10%) Wireframes
11 7 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 7 (33.33%) Backbone.js
11 7 (33.33%) Durandal
11 7 (33.33%) Docker
12 5 (23.81%) TDD
13 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
13 4 (19.05%) BDD
14 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 3 (14.29%) OO
14 3 (14.29%) .NET
15 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
15 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
15 2 (9.52%) Adobe

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Babel
2 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Protractor
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (85.71%) HTML5
3 17 (80.95%) AngularJS
3 17 (80.95%) CSS3
4 14 (66.67%) React
5 11 (52.38%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) Ajax
6 9 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (42.86%) Node.js
6 9 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (33.33%) Backbone.js
7 7 (33.33%) Durandal
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (9.52%) Apache Flex
10 1 (4.76%) Drush
10 1 (4.76%) RESTful
10 1 (4.76%) Sass
10 1 (4.76%) Twig
10 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Front End Development
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Web Development
3 8 (38.10%) Wireframes
4 7 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (4.76%) Microservices
9 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
9 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) WAI
1 1 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft