Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 18 November 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 52 52
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 28 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.68% 3.04% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 3.15% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 33
West Sussex median daily rate £445 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +8.84% +22.50%
10th Percentile £390 £313 £320
90th Percentile £770 £475 £423
South East median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +216.67% -36.84% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1006 1238 1173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.64% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 715 765
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £261 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 60 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

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

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +12 20 £450 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (92.86%) Front End Development
3 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (75.00%) Web Design
4 21 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (67.86%) HTML5
5 19 (67.86%) REST
5 19 (67.86%) CSS3
5 19 (67.86%) Ajax
5 19 (67.86%) JSON
6 18 (64.29%) Java
7 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
8 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (53.57%) Scrum
10 14 (50.00%) Scala
11 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
11 13 (46.43%) Play Framework
11 13 (46.43%) HTTP
11 13 (46.43%) Subversion
12 12 (42.86%) Web Development
12 12 (42.86%) Open Source
13 11 (39.29%) Guice
13 11 (39.29%) Django
13 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
13 11 (39.29%) Google
13 11 (39.29%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (39.29%) Spring
13 11 (39.29%) Ruby
13 11 (39.29%) JavaScript

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
1 13 (46.43%) Subversion
2 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) JUnit
3 10 (35.71%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) PostCSS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) Ajax
2 19 (67.86%) CSS3
2 19 (67.86%) HTML5
2 19 (67.86%) JSON
2 19 (67.86%) REST
3 13 (46.43%) Play Framework
4 11 (39.29%) Django
4 11 (39.29%) Guice
4 11 (39.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (39.29%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) Node.js
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.57%) React
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Front End Development
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (75.00%) Web Design
4 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
5 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (53.57%) Scrum
7 12 (42.86%) Open Source
7 12 (42.86%) Web Development
8 9 (32.14%) Line Management
8 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
9 8 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
12 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
12 2 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
12 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
12 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
12 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) Scala
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) Ruby
4 10 (35.71%) Python
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Google