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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 84 92 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 35 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 1.21% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.36% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 19
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £323 £269
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
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
2167 2286 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.36% 89.54% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1114 909
Average daily rate £398 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 113
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Reading +1 8 £275 -17.91% 1
Newbury +5 6 £350 +64.70% 1
Slough 0 6 £275 -8.48%
Bracknell -1 5 £400 -4.76%
Windsor - 1 - -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 80 (91.95%) CSS
2 79 (90.80%) HTML
3 77 (88.51%) JavaScript
4 49 (56.32%) HTML5
5 46 (52.87%) CSS3
6 35 (40.23%) jQuery
7 22 (25.29%) Node.js
7 22 (25.29%) AngularJS
7 22 (25.29%) User Experience
8 21 (24.14%) Sass
9 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
10 18 (20.69%) MongoDB
10 18 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
13 14 (16.09%) XHTML
14 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
14 13 (14.94%) Retail
14 13 (14.94%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (13.79%) Grunt
16 11 (12.64%) Express
16 11 (12.64%) LESS
16 11 (12.64%) OO
17 10 (11.49%) RIA
17 10 (11.49%) Backbone.js
18 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
18 9 (10.34%) TDD
18 9 (10.34%) Internet
19 8 (9.20%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (25.29%) Node.js
2 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.20%) CMS
3 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.60%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.45%) WordPress
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.15%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) Internet
2 7 (8.05%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.79%) Grunt
3 8 (9.20%) Subversion
4 5 (5.75%) Bower
5 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.30%) Maven
7 1 (1.15%) Mocha
7 1 (1.15%) QUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.15%) Ant
7 1 (1.15%) JUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.94%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (91.95%) CSS
2 79 (90.80%) HTML
3 49 (56.32%) HTML5
4 46 (52.87%) CSS3
5 35 (40.23%) jQuery
6 22 (25.29%) AngularJS
7 21 (24.14%) Sass
8 18 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (16.09%) XHTML
10 11 (12.64%) Express
10 11 (12.64%) LESS
11 10 (11.49%) Backbone.js
12 7 (8.05%) RESTful
12 7 (8.05%) Ajax
12 7 (8.05%) XML
13 5 (5.75%) .NET
14 4 (4.60%) JSTL
14 4 (4.60%) JSP
14 4 (4.60%) Semantic HTML
15 3 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) User Experience
2 13 (14.94%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (11.49%) RIA
4 6 (6.90%) W3C
5 2 (2.30%) FMCG
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) iPad
6 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.15%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
3 11 (12.64%) OO
4 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (10.34%) TDD
5 7 (8.05%) Web Development
6 5 (5.75%) Analytics
7 4 (4.60%) Web Design
7 4 (4.60%) Content Management
7 4 (4.60%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (3.45%) SEO
8 3 (3.45%) MVC
9 2 (2.30%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.30%) Scrum
9 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.30%) BDD
10 1 (1.15%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (1.15%) Line Management
10 1 (1.15%) Security Hardening
10 1 (1.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 77 (88.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.20%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Google
3 3 (3.45%) Sencha
3 3 (3.45%) Adobe
4 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.15%) Capita
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