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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 89 77 128
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 35 54 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 2.09% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.28% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 13
Average daily rate
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£336 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
2227 2364 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 91.63% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1067 1004
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Reading +6 15 £336 +3.46% 4
Slough +1 9 £329 +9.58% 1
Maidenhead +4 3 £263 -
Windsor - 1 £250 -
Newbury - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 58 (98.31%) HTML
2 54 (91.53%) JavaScript
3 53 (89.83%) CSS
4 48 (81.36%) HTML5
5 47 (79.66%) jQuery
6 44 (74.58%) CSS3
7 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (45.76%) Sass
9 20 (33.90%) User Experience
10 19 (32.20%) Grunt
11 16 (27.12%) XHTML
12 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
13 13 (22.03%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (20.34%) Open Source
14 12 (20.34%) OO
14 12 (20.34%) Photoshop
14 12 (20.34%) CMS
15 11 (18.64%) JSON
15 11 (18.64%) TDD
15 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
16 10 (16.95%) Jasmine
17 9 (15.25%) QUnit
17 9 (15.25%) iPad
18 8 (13.56%) Web Design
18 8 (13.56%) Degree
18 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
18 8 (13.56%) Backbone.js
19 7 (11.86%) KnockoutJS
19 7 (11.86%) Scrum
20 6 (10.17%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (20.34%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) SMTP
2 2 (3.39%) FTP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
1 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Grunt
2 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.95%) Jasmine
4 9 (15.25%) QUnit
5 4 (6.78%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.39%) Legal
1 2 (3.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (98.31%) HTML
2 53 (89.83%) CSS
3 48 (81.36%) HTML5
4 47 (79.66%) jQuery
5 44 (74.58%) CSS3
6 27 (45.76%) Sass
7 16 (27.12%) XHTML
8 11 (18.64%) JSON
8 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.56%) Backbone.js
10 7 (11.86%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.47%) .NET
11 5 (8.47%) Durandal
12 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (5.08%) Ajax
14 2 (3.39%) LAMP
15 1 (1.69%) Modernizr
15 1 (1.69%) JSLint
15 1 (1.69%) Apache Cordova
15 1 (1.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) User Experience
2 12 (20.34%) Open Source
3 9 (15.25%) iPad
4 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) IPTV
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (20.34%) OO
4 11 (18.64%) TDD
5 8 (13.56%) Web Design
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 5 (8.47%) SEO
7 5 (8.47%) BDD
8 3 (5.08%) Web Development
8 3 (5.08%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) MVC
9 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.39%) Content Management
9 2 (3.39%) Dependency Management
9 2 (3.39%) Analytics
10 1 (1.69%) Web Analytics
10 1 (1.69%) Email Marketing
10 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (91.53%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.17%) PHP
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Twitter
2 1 (1.69%) Demandware
2 1 (1.69%) hybris
2 1 (1.69%) Akamai
2 1 (1.69%) Yahoo!
2 1 (1.69%) Google
2 1 (1.69%) ATG
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