The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 60 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 10 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 1.41% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.51% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Average daily rate £283 £293 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £278 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
865 598 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.32% 93.58% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 361 603
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 55
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -31.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Front-End Developer
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) jQuery
3 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 13 (76.47%) CSS3
4 6 (35.29%) PHP
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Zend
6 4 (23.53%) Sass
6 4 (23.53%) LESS
6 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Raphaël
7 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
7 3 (17.65%) Underscore.js
7 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Umbraco
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (5.88%) Node.js
9 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) jQuery
3 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 13 (76.47%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) Sass
4 4 (23.53%) LESS
4 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (17.65%) Raphaël
5 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
5 3 (17.65%) Underscore.js
5 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) PHP5
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Zend