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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 83 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 50 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 1.15% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.28% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 10
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £239 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £376 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
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
2558 2499 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.97% 89.86% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1285 782
Average daily rate £398 £384 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 108 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.75 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Slough 0 13 £401 +18.88%
Reading -3 11 £325 - 3
Maidenhead +11 6 £275 +22.22%
Newbury -4 2 £344 +2.61% 1
Bracknell - - - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 86 (94.51%) CSS
2 85 (93.41%) HTML
2 85 (93.41%) JavaScript
3 46 (50.55%) HTML5
4 41 (45.05%) jQuery
5 38 (41.76%) AngularJS
6 36 (39.56%) CSS3
7 31 (34.07%) Git (software)
8 29 (31.87%) Node.js
8 29 (31.87%) User Experience
9 25 (27.47%) MongoDB
10 24 (26.37%) Sass
11 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
13 20 (21.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (20.88%) Telecoms
14 19 (20.88%) OO
15 18 (19.78%) SharePoint
16 16 (17.58%) ExpressJS
17 15 (16.48%) TDD
18 13 (14.29%) Retail
18 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 13 (14.29%) RESTful
18 13 (14.29%) Backbone.js
18 13 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
18 13 (14.29%) Grunt
19 12 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
20 11 (12.09%) RIA
21 10 (10.99%) MySQL
21 10 (10.99%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (31.87%) Node.js
2 18 (19.78%) SharePoint
3 13 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (8.79%) CMS
5 4 (4.40%) Drupal
6 1 (1.10%) WordPress
6 1 (1.10%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) Intranet
3 2 (2.20%) HTTP
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) SMTP
4 1 (1.10%) FTP
4 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.47%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (34.07%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (14.29%) Grunt
4 8 (8.79%) QUnit
4 8 (8.79%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.40%) Subversion
6 3 (3.30%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (3.30%) Bower
7 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.10%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.10%) JUnit
7 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.10%) Maven
7 1 (1.10%) Mocha
General
1 19 (20.88%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (6.59%) Finance
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (94.51%) CSS
2 85 (93.41%) HTML
3 46 (50.55%) HTML5
4 41 (45.05%) jQuery
5 38 (41.76%) AngularJS
6 36 (39.56%) CSS3
7 24 (26.37%) Sass
8 16 (17.58%) ExpressJS
9 13 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 13 (14.29%) RESTful
10 9 (9.89%) XHTML
11 8 (8.79%) LESS
11 8 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (6.59%) JSON
13 4 (4.40%) XML
13 4 (4.40%) Ajax
13 4 (4.40%) Semantic HTML
13 4 (4.40%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (3.30%) JSP
14 3 (3.30%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.87%) User Experience
2 21 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (12.09%) RIA
4 5 (5.49%) W3C
5 3 (3.30%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.20%) FMCG
6 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.10%) iPhone
7 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.10%) Open Source
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) SCORM
7 1 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) UNIX
1 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
1 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.88%) OO
3 15 (16.48%) TDD
4 12 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (10.99%) Scrum
6 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.59%) Web Development
8 4 (4.40%) MVC
8 4 (4.40%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (3.30%) BDD
9 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.20%) User Stories
10 2 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.20%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (2.20%) Project Management
10 2 (2.20%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.10%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.10%) Email Marketing
11 1 (1.10%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (93.41%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.79%) PHP
3 4 (4.40%) Java
4 3 (3.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Adobe
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) SAP
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