The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 53 49 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 12 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.29% 2.84% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.95% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 11
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 509 576 501
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.14% 96.32% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 345 309
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in West Sussex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

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

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

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

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

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Worthing +4 3 £400 -4.76% 1
Chichester - 2 - -
Gatwick - 1 £330 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (95.45%) HTML
3 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
4 18 (81.82%) Front End Development
5 14 (63.64%) HTML5
6 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 9 (40.91%) CSS3
7 9 (40.91%) Ajax
7 9 (40.91%) jQuery
7 9 (40.91%) XML
8 8 (36.36%) User Experience
8 8 (36.36%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 7 (31.82%) Umbraco
9 7 (31.82%) Content Management
9 7 (31.82%) XHTML
9 7 (31.82%) CMS
10 6 (27.27%) Web Development
11 5 (22.73%) React
12 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (13.64%) Back Office
13 3 (13.64%) Finance
13 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
13 3 (13.64%) .NET
14 2 (9.09%) C#
14 2 (9.09%) SQL
14 2 (9.09%) OO
14 2 (9.09%) XSLT
14 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
14 2 (9.09%) Subversion
14 2 (9.09%) Web Design

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 7 (31.82%) CMS
1 7 (31.82%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Grunt
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (95.45%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) HTML5
4 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 9 (40.91%) Ajax
5 9 (40.91%) CSS3
5 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 9 (40.91%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) XHTML
7 5 (22.73%) React
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) JSTL
9 2 (9.09%) Node.js
9 2 (9.09%) Sass
9 2 (9.09%) XSLT
10 1 (4.55%) COM
10 1 (4.55%) Django
10 1 (4.55%) JSON
10 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Front End Development
2 8 (36.36%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 7 (31.82%) Content Management
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) API Integration
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) XPath
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle