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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 47 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 23 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.55% 0.81% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 0.90% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 3
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£330 £231 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.70% +14.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.04%
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
839 554 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.02% 90.23% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 371 517
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 35 (97.22%) HTML
2 34 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 33 (91.67%) CSS
4 29 (80.56%) CSS3
4 29 (80.56%) HTML5
5 21 (58.33%) jQuery
6 17 (47.22%) Sass
7 15 (41.67%) LESS
8 13 (36.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (30.56%) PHP
10 10 (27.78%) Zend
11 9 (25.00%) MVC
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) Web Development
12 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (16.67%) Symfony
14 5 (13.89%) CakePHP
15 4 (11.11%) TDD
15 4 (11.11%) .NET
15 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
16 3 (8.33%) OO
16 3 (8.33%) Open Source
16 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
16 3 (8.33%) Ember.js
17 2 (5.56%) Node.js
17 2 (5.56%) Facebook
17 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
17 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Grunt
General
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (97.22%) HTML
2 33 (91.67%) CSS
3 29 (80.56%) CSS3
3 29 (80.56%) HTML5
4 21 (58.33%) jQuery
5 17 (47.22%) Sass
6 15 (41.67%) LESS
7 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (16.67%) Symfony
9 5 (13.89%) CakePHP
10 4 (11.11%) .NET
10 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
11 3 (8.33%) Ember.js
12 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
13 1 (2.78%) Web Services
13 1 (2.78%) XML
13 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
13 1 (2.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (25.00%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Zend
2 2 (5.56%) Facebook
2 2 (5.56%) Google
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