The first table below looks at the demand for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 July 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 Cheshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 52 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.64% 0.92% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.01% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +16.27%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
750 692 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.34% 90.93% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 280 436
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 47 45
Average hourly rate £15.50 £31.56 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +46.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester +11 5 £288 - 3
Crewe +4 4 £245 -
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Northwich - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) CSS
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 14 (82.35%) HTML5
3 13 (76.47%) CSS3
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (29.41%) Sass
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Web Design
8 3 (17.65%) PhoneGap
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) LESS
8 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.76%) MVC
9 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (5.88%) TDD
10 1 (5.88%) Pay per click
10 1 (5.88%) Web Development
10 1 (5.88%) Degree
10 1 (5.88%) Redis
10 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
10 1 (5.88%) SEO
10 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
10 1 (5.88%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) HTML5
3 13 (76.47%) CSS3
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Sass
6 3 (17.65%) LESS
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.88%) Akka
8 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
8 1 (5.88%) Kafka
8 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
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Posted: 25 days ago