The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 84 89 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 42 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.61% 1.32% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.45% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 31
Average daily rate
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£319 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
Front-End Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2331 2214 2319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.41% 91.22% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1101 1019
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 69 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.71 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Berkshire region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Berkshire region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 11 £410 - 2
Slough +4 8 £313 -0.39% 1
Reading -15 8 £300 -12.40% 5
Maidenhead +4 2 £325 +23.80%
Newbury - 2 £275 -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 74 (96.10%) HTML
1 74 (96.10%) CSS
2 66 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 62 (80.52%) HTML5
4 61 (79.22%) CSS3
5 41 (53.25%) jQuery
6 28 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 26 (33.77%) Sass
8 20 (25.97%) Ajax
9 19 (24.68%) LESS
10 18 (23.38%) JSON
11 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
11 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
12 15 (19.48%) XHTML
13 14 (18.18%) OO
13 14 (18.18%) Retail
14 13 (16.88%) XML
14 13 (16.88%) Backbone.js
15 12 (15.58%) Grunt
15 12 (15.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (15.58%) Subversion
15 12 (15.58%) CMS
16 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 11 (14.29%) Web Design
16 11 (14.29%) TDD
17 10 (12.99%) Java
17 10 (12.99%) React
18 9 (11.69%) User Experience
18 9 (11.69%) PHP
18 9 (11.69%) Analytics

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.58%) CMS
2 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.39%) Node.js
3 7 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Apache
5 4 (5.19%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.60%) WordPress
6 2 (2.60%) Commerce Server
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) Intranet
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Subversion
1 12 (15.58%) Grunt
2 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.79%) gulp
4 5 (6.49%) Bower
4 5 (6.49%) Xcode
5 4 (5.19%) Maven
6 3 (3.90%) Selenium
6 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.90%) webpack
6 3 (3.90%) QUnit
6 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.90%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (3.90%) JSHint
7 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.30%) Ant
General
1 14 (18.18%) Retail
2 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (96.10%) HTML
1 74 (96.10%) CSS
2 62 (80.52%) HTML5
3 61 (79.22%) CSS3
4 41 (53.25%) jQuery
5 28 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (33.77%) Sass
7 20 (25.97%) Ajax
8 19 (24.68%) LESS
9 18 (23.38%) JSON
10 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
11 15 (19.48%) XHTML
12 13 (16.88%) XML
12 13 (16.88%) Backbone.js
13 10 (12.99%) React
14 8 (10.39%) JSP
15 7 (9.09%) .NET
16 6 (7.79%) Ember.js
17 5 (6.49%) Lucene
18 4 (5.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) User Experience
2 8 (10.39%) W3C
3 4 (5.19%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.60%) GIS
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Photography
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
2 14 (18.18%) OO
3 12 (15.58%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (14.29%) Web Design
4 11 (14.29%) TDD
5 9 (11.69%) Analytics
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.09%) SEO
8 5 (6.49%) MVC
9 4 (5.19%) Content Management
9 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (3.90%) Coaching
11 2 (2.60%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (2.60%) Web Development
11 2 (2.60%) Scrum
12 1 (1.30%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.30%) OOP
12 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.30%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 66 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.99%) Java
3 9 (11.69%) PHP
4 5 (6.49%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.90%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) C#
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) PHP5
6 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Google
2 7 (9.09%) Sencha
3 6 (7.79%) Adobe
3 6 (7.79%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.60%) Capita
5 1 (1.30%) Telerik
5 1 (1.30%) SAP