The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 85 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 7 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.54% 1.70% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.81% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 1
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£250 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £261
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +24.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.85%
Front-End Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1200 1104 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.24% 93.88% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 592 419
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 60 69
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £21.85 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 3 £230 -34.28% 2
High Wycombe -5 1 - -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 28 (93.33%) HTML
1 28 (93.33%) CSS
2 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 25 (83.33%) jQuery
3 24 (80.00%) HTML5
3 24 (80.00%) CSS3
4 15 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (50.00%) Adobe
5 13 (43.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (40.00%) Sass
6 12 (40.00%) Photoshop
7 11 (36.67%) W3C
7 11 (36.67%) Content Management
8 10 (33.33%) .NET
8 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (30.00%) Backbone.js
9 9 (30.00%) User Experience
9 9 (30.00%) CMS
10 7 (23.33%) OOP
11 6 (20.00%) MVC
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.00%) JSON
12 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (16.67%) REST
12 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) Ajax
12 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 5 (16.67%) SQL
13 4 (13.33%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (43.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (30.00%) CMS
3 4 (13.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) WordPress
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (6.67%) Grunt
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) HTML
1 28 (93.33%) CSS
2 25 (83.33%) jQuery
3 24 (80.00%) HTML5
3 24 (80.00%) CSS3
4 15 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (40.00%) Sass
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
7 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (30.00%) Backbone.js
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.00%) JSON
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (16.67%) REST
9 5 (16.67%) Ajax
10 4 (13.33%) XSL
10 4 (13.33%) XML
10 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (13.33%) LINQ
10 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) W3C
2 9 (30.00%) User Experience
3 4 (13.33%) Social Media
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Content Management
2 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (23.33%) OOP
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Marketing Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) CRUD
9 1 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
9 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter