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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 91 97 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 29 29 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 1.16% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.29% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 30
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£375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
2280 2244 2224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.85% 89.58% 90.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1074 958
Average daily rate £384 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -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 100 58 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 9 £419 - 1
Newbury -1 3 £275 +29.41% 1
Reading -11 2 £351 +4.85% 5
Maidenhead +3 1 £350 +16.66%
Windsor 0 1 - -
Slough -5 1 £295 -5.97% 2
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (94.44%) CSS
2 67 (93.06%) HTML
3 59 (81.94%) JavaScript
4 57 (79.17%) HTML5
5 56 (77.78%) CSS3
6 32 (44.44%) jQuery
7 22 (30.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (22.22%) XHTML
9 15 (20.83%) Sass
10 13 (18.06%) Ajax
11 12 (16.67%) CMS
11 12 (16.67%) XML
11 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 12 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (15.28%) Backbone.js
12 11 (15.28%) Grunt
12 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
12 11 (15.28%) Subversion
12 11 (15.28%) Web Design
13 10 (13.89%) Retail
13 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
14 9 (12.50%) User Experience
14 9 (12.50%) LESS
14 9 (12.50%) Node.js
14 9 (12.50%) Java
15 8 (11.11%) PHP
15 8 (11.11%) OO
15 8 (11.11%) W3C
15 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (9.72%) Sencha

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 9 (12.50%) Node.js
3 6 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.56%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.56%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) WordPress
7 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.39%) Drupal
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Intranet
2 4 (5.56%) Internet
2 4 (5.56%) HTTP
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Subversion
1 11 (15.28%) Grunt
2 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) Bower
3 5 (6.94%) gulp
4 4 (5.56%) Xcode
4 4 (5.56%) Maven
5 3 (4.17%) Selenium
5 3 (4.17%) QUnit
5 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.17%) webpack
5 3 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (4.17%) JSHint
6 1 (1.39%) Ant
6 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
1 10 (13.89%) Retail
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (94.44%) CSS
2 67 (93.06%) HTML
3 57 (79.17%) HTML5
4 56 (77.78%) CSS3
5 32 (44.44%) jQuery
6 22 (30.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (22.22%) XHTML
8 15 (20.83%) Sass
9 13 (18.06%) Ajax
10 12 (16.67%) XML
10 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 11 (15.28%) Backbone.js
12 9 (12.50%) LESS
13 6 (8.33%) Ember.js
13 6 (8.33%) JSON
13 6 (8.33%) React
14 5 (6.94%) .NET
15 4 (5.56%) Lucene
16 3 (4.17%) DOM
16 3 (4.17%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) User Experience
2 8 (11.11%) W3C
3 4 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) Photography
5 1 (1.39%) RIA
5 1 (1.39%) DTV
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
5 1 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
2 11 (15.28%) Web Design
3 8 (11.11%) OO
3 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.72%) Web Development
5 6 (8.33%) TDD
5 6 (8.33%) Analytics
6 5 (6.94%) MVC
7 4 (5.56%) SEO
7 4 (5.56%) Content Management
7 4 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (1.39%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.39%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (1.39%) BDD
9 1 (1.39%) Line Management
9 1 (1.39%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.39%) OOP
9 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 59 (81.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 8 (11.11%) PHP
4 4 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) C#
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Sencha
2 6 (8.33%) Google
3 5 (6.94%) Adobe
3 5 (6.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) Capita
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
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