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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 47 47 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 24 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.76% 0.82% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 0.91% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 3
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£344 £231 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +14.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £286 £280
% change year-on-year
+9.17% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +23.96%
Front-End Developer
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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
803 548 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.41% 89.54% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 355 526
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 52
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 36 (97.30%) HTML
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 34 (91.89%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) HTML5
3 31 (83.78%) CSS3
4 23 (62.16%) jQuery
5 16 (43.24%) Sass
6 15 (40.54%) LESS
7 14 (37.84%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (29.73%) PHP
8 11 (29.73%) Web Development
9 10 (27.03%) Zend
9 10 (27.03%) MVC
10 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (16.22%) Symfony
12 5 (13.51%) CakePHP
12 5 (13.51%) Backbone.js
12 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
12 5 (13.51%) Ember.js
13 3 (8.11%) Underscore.js
13 3 (8.11%) Raphaël
13 3 (8.11%) Open Source
13 3 (8.11%) TDD
13 3 (8.11%) OO
14 2 (5.41%) C#
14 2 (5.41%) SQL
14 2 (5.41%) .NET
14 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
14 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.41%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Grunt
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 34 (91.89%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) HTML5
3 31 (83.78%) CSS3
4 23 (62.16%) jQuery
5 16 (43.24%) Sass
6 15 (40.54%) LESS
7 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (16.22%) Symfony
9 5 (13.51%) CakePHP
9 5 (13.51%) Backbone.js
9 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
9 5 (13.51%) Ember.js
10 3 (8.11%) Underscore.js
10 3 (8.11%) Raphaël
11 2 (5.41%) .NET
11 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
11 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (2.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (29.73%) Web Development
3 10 (27.03%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) OO
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) PHP
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Zend
2 2 (5.41%) Google
2 2 (5.41%) Facebook
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