The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 92 60 87
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 29 65 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 2.68% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.93% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 38
Average daily rate
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£338 £263 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £263 £289
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2193 2219 2806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.91% 91.47% 89.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 968 1033
Average daily rate £365 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 83 112
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Front-End Developer
South East

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 -25 8 £335 +34.00% 4
Slough -4 5 £325 +44.44%
Newbury -1 2 £213 -22.72%
Windsor -1 1 £250 +33.33% 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 61 (96.83%) HTML
2 59 (93.65%) JavaScript
3 57 (90.48%) CSS
4 53 (84.13%) jQuery
5 50 (79.37%) HTML5
6 45 (71.43%) CSS3
7 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (34.92%) Sass
9 16 (25.40%) Grunt
10 13 (20.63%) JSON
10 13 (20.63%) Photoshop
10 13 (20.63%) XHTML
11 10 (15.87%) CMS
11 10 (15.87%) Jasmine
11 10 (15.87%) Open Source
12 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 9 (14.29%) Backbone.js
12 9 (14.29%) iPad
12 9 (14.29%) Degree
13 8 (12.70%) TDD
13 8 (12.70%) Web Design
13 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
13 8 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (11.11%) QUnit
14 7 (11.11%) MVC
14 7 (11.11%) OO
15 6 (9.52%) Web Development
15 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
15 6 (9.52%) Digital Media
16 5 (7.94%) Durandal

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 10 (15.87%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) Node.js
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) MySQL
1 1 (1.59%) DB2
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Grunt
2 10 (15.87%) Jasmine
3 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.11%) QUnit
5 3 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (1.59%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.59%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Publishing
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (96.83%) HTML
2 57 (90.48%) CSS
3 53 (84.13%) jQuery
4 50 (79.37%) HTML5
5 45 (71.43%) CSS3
6 22 (34.92%) Sass
7 13 (20.63%) XHTML
7 13 (20.63%) JSON
8 9 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (7.94%) Ajax
10 5 (7.94%) Durandal
11 4 (6.35%) XML
11 4 (6.35%) LESS
12 3 (4.76%) Modernizr
12 3 (4.76%) JSLint
12 3 (4.76%) .NET
13 2 (3.17%) JSP
13 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Open Source
2 9 (14.29%) iPad
3 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) RIA
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.70%) TDD
2 8 (12.70%) Web Design
2 8 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (11.11%) OO
3 7 (11.11%) MVC
4 6 (9.52%) Web Development
5 5 (7.94%) BDD
5 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.35%) SEO
7 3 (4.76%) Analytics
8 2 (3.17%) Dependency Management
8 2 (3.17%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.17%) SOA
8 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Web Analytics
9 1 (1.59%) Content Management
9 1 (1.59%) Business Development
9 1 (1.59%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 59 (93.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Adobe
2 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) ATG
3 1 (1.59%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.59%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) hybris
3 1 (1.59%) Demandware
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter
Windsor, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £175 to £250 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago