The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 27 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 62 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 10 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.43% 2.21% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.25% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Median daily rate £238 £275 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -25.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £246 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £376 £384
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 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 673 668 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.42% 98.38% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 445 398
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £186 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 39 44
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.03% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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

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

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +17 9 £225 -14.28%
West Wales -15 1 £300 +9.09% 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 27 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 Wales region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 26 (89.66%) HTML
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
1 26 (89.66%) CSS
2 25 (86.21%) Front End Development
3 23 (79.31%) AngularJS
4 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (62.07%) HTML5
6 17 (58.62%) CSS3
7 16 (55.17%) jQuery
8 12 (41.38%) Web Development
9 11 (37.93%) Node.js
9 11 (37.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (37.93%) User Experience
10 10 (34.48%) Wireframes
11 9 (31.03%) React
11 9 (31.03%) TDD
12 8 (27.59%) Ajax
12 8 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (24.14%) Durandal
13 7 (24.14%) Docker
13 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
13 7 (24.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 4 (13.79%) Web Design
14 4 (13.79%) OO
14 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
14 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 4 (13.79%) Web Accessibility
14 4 (13.79%) BDD
14 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design

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 3 (10.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Protractor
2 3 (10.34%) Grunt
2 3 (10.34%) gulp
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Babel
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) CSS
1 26 (89.66%) HTML
2 23 (79.31%) AngularJS
3 18 (62.07%) HTML5
4 17 (58.62%) CSS3
5 16 (55.17%) jQuery
6 11 (37.93%) Node.js
6 11 (37.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (31.03%) React
8 8 (27.59%) Ajax
8 8 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
9 7 (24.14%) Durandal
10 1 (3.45%) Django
10 1 (3.45%) Highcharts JS
10 1 (3.45%) REST
10 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Front End Development
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Web Development
4 10 (34.48%) Wireframes
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (13.79%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (13.79%) Web Design
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Prototyping
9 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.90%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) WAI
1 2 (6.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Cloudera