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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 56 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.03% 1.02% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
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£344 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £383 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
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
710 870 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.03% 88.41% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 417 410
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £490 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 56
Average hourly rate £18.02 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +12 4 £350 +16.66% 1
Warrington -17 1 £350 +16.66%
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (95.24%) CSS
2 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
3 18 (85.71%) HTML5
4 15 (71.43%) CSS3
5 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) Web Design
9 4 (19.05%) Sass
9 4 (19.05%) LESS
9 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (19.05%) PHP
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (19.05%) OO
10 3 (14.29%) TDD
10 3 (14.29%) C#
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) PhoneGap
11 2 (9.52%) REST
11 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 2 (9.52%) User Experience
11 2 (9.52%) SQL
11 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
11 2 (9.52%) Web Development
11 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
12 1 (4.76%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) CMS
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%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.76%) QUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (95.24%) CSS
3 18 (85.71%) HTML5
4 15 (71.43%) CSS3
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) Sass
7 4 (19.05%) LESS
7 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 3 (14.29%) PhoneGap
9 2 (9.52%) REST
9 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
10 1 (4.76%) XHTML
10 1 (4.76%) JSON
10 1 (4.76%) JSF
10 1 (4.76%) Ajax
10 1 (4.76%) J2EE
10 1 (4.76%) JSP
10 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 5 (23.81%) Web Design
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) SEO
8 1 (4.76%) Pay per click
8 1 (4.76%) User Stories
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
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