The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 49 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 14 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.83% 3.64% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 3.69% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Median daily rate £600 £427 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.55% +25.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £475 £424
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 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 471 731 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.34% 98.65% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 449 344
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +87.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Worthing 0 10 £750 +77.51% 1
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 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 West Sussex region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 19 (73.08%) Front End Development
4 14 (53.85%) Web Development
5 12 (46.15%) HTML5
5 12 (46.15%) CSS3
5 12 (46.15%) Ajax
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (42.31%) jQuery
6 11 (42.31%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 10 (38.46%) CMS
7 10 (38.46%) Content Management
7 10 (38.46%) XML
7 10 (38.46%) XHTML
8 8 (30.77%) Scrum
8 8 (30.77%) Umbraco
8 8 (30.77%) User Experience
9 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) Subversion
10 6 (23.08%) Unix
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Node.js
11 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (19.23%) React
12 4 (15.38%) C#
12 4 (15.38%) Scala
13 3 (11.54%) Open Source
13 3 (11.54%) Web Design

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 10 (38.46%) CMS
2 8 (30.77%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) Ajax
2 12 (46.15%) CSS3
2 12 (46.15%) HTML5
3 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 10 (38.46%) XHTML
4 10 (38.46%) XML
5 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
6 6 (23.08%) Node.js
7 5 (19.23%) React
8 3 (11.54%) Play Framework
9 2 (7.69%) .NET
9 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.69%) Django
9 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.85%) JSON
10 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.85%) Spring
10 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Front End Development
2 14 (53.85%) Web Development
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 10 (38.46%) Content Management
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (11.54%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) Scala
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Google
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle