The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 60 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 1.20% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.35% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
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£339 £288 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.82% +12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £315 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -43.92%
Front-End Developer
North 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 Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
730 817 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.91% 89.49% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 383 450
Average daily rate £385 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 67 30
Average hourly rate £16.67 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.17% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.99 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 October 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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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 +16 6 £344 +12.70% 2
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 2
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (80.95%) HTML5
4 14 (66.67%) CSS3
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) MVC
9 4 (19.05%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (19.05%) Sass
9 4 (19.05%) LESS
9 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
10 3 (14.29%) PhoneGap
10 3 (14.29%) Web Design
10 3 (14.29%) C#
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) PHP
10 3 (14.29%) TDD
11 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
11 2 (9.52%) Web Development
11 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
11 2 (9.52%) SQL
11 2 (9.52%) REST
11 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
12 1 (4.76%) User Stories
12 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) QUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) HTML5
4 14 (66.67%) CSS3
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) Sass
7 4 (19.05%) LESS
8 3 (14.29%) PhoneGap
9 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
9 2 (9.52%) REST
9 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.76%) Akka
10 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
10 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.76%) Kafka
10 1 (4.76%) J2EE
10 1 (4.76%) JSP
10 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Web Design
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) SEO
7 1 (4.76%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
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