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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 70 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.61% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £281 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -33.33%
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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
849 655 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.61% 90.59% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 443 390
Average daily rate £387 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) CSS
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (84.00%) CSS3
4 19 (76.00%) HTML5
5 17 (68.00%) jQuery
6 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (36.00%) Web Development
7 8 (32.00%) Sass
8 6 (24.00%) LESS
9 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) Open Source
11 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
11 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (12.00%) OO
12 2 (8.00%) Ajax
12 2 (8.00%) Google
12 2 (8.00%) Marketing
12 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (8.00%) MVC
12 2 (8.00%) Workflow
12 2 (8.00%) OOP
12 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
12 2 (8.00%) PHP
12 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
12 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
12 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Grunt
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
1 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 21 (84.00%) CSS3
3 19 (76.00%) HTML5
4 17 (68.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) Sass
6 6 (24.00%) LESS
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (8.00%) Ajax
10 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.00%) Java EE
10 1 (4.00%) JSON
10 1 (4.00%) Web Services
10 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Web Development
1 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) OOP
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Google
1 2 (8.00%) Facebook
2 1 (4.00%) Zend