The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 57 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.50% 2.63% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.84% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 4
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£350 £338 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
Front-End Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
877 809 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.10% 92.67% 89.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 581 362
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 37
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Bristol region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Bristol region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 24 (85.71%) HTML
3 23 (82.14%) CSS
4 15 (53.57%) HTML5
5 14 (50.00%) jQuery
6 13 (46.43%) Sass
7 11 (39.29%) CSS3
8 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 9 (32.14%) Web Services
9 9 (32.14%) CMS
10 8 (28.57%) .NET
11 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (21.43%) Node.js
12 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (17.86%) Web Development
13 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (14.29%) User Experience
15 3 (10.71%) Express
15 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
15 3 (10.71%) Grunt
15 3 (10.71%) Content Management
15 3 (10.71%) Scrum
15 3 (10.71%) XML
15 3 (10.71%) SVG
15 3 (10.71%) Android
15 3 (10.71%) Web Design
15 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
15 3 (10.71%) SaaS
16 2 (7.14%) yum
16 2 (7.14%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (32.14%) CMS
2 6 (21.43%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Grunt
3 2 (7.14%) Bower
4 1 (3.57%) CasperJS
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
2 23 (82.14%) CSS
3 15 (53.57%) HTML5
4 14 (50.00%) jQuery
5 13 (46.43%) Sass
6 11 (39.29%) CSS3
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.71%) Express
10 3 (10.71%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) SVG
11 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
11 2 (7.14%) LESS
11 2 (7.14%) RESTful
11 2 (7.14%) React
12 1 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
12 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (3.57%) Ember.js
12 1 (3.57%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) W3C
2 2 (7.14%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.57%) SCORM
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (17.86%) Web Development
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) Web Design
3 3 (10.71%) Content Management
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.57%) SMACSS
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile First
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) yum
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe
1 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator
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