The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 42 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 30 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.22% 0.41% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 0.43% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 11
Average daily rate £430 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £343 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
850 696 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.30% 94.18% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 406 418
Average daily rate £400 £376 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 71
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.45 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the Cheshire region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington +4 16 £448 +27.85%
Chester - 3 £275 - 4
Ellesmere Port - 1 £300 -
Macclesfield - 1 £250 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 33 (89.19%) Front End Development
4 27 (72.97%) jQuery
5 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
6 19 (51.35%) Ajax
7 17 (45.95%) HTML5
8 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
8 16 (43.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (32.43%) MVC
12 11 (29.73%) Handlebars
12 11 (29.73%) Mustache
12 11 (29.73%) Underscore.js
12 11 (29.73%) JIRA
13 10 (27.03%) RESTful
13 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
13 10 (27.03%) Java
13 10 (27.03%) D3.js
14 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
14 9 (24.32%) SOAP
14 9 (24.32%) XML
14 9 (24.32%) Web Design
14 9 (24.32%) JSON
15 8 (21.62%) BC Cleared
16 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
16 6 (16.22%) CSS3
17 5 (13.51%) Mobile App

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Drupal
1 2 (5.41%) Node.js
1 2 (5.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) BigMachines
1 2 (5.41%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Skype
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (29.73%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.70%) git-flow
General
1 2 (5.41%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 27 (72.97%) jQuery
4 19 (51.35%) Ajax
5 17 (45.95%) HTML5
6 11 (29.73%) Handlebars
6 11 (29.73%) Mustache
6 11 (29.73%) Underscore.js
7 10 (27.03%) D3.js
7 10 (27.03%) RESTful
8 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
8 9 (24.32%) JSON
8 9 (24.32%) SOAP
8 9 (24.32%) XML
9 6 (16.22%) CSS3
10 4 (10.81%) .NET
11 3 (8.11%) Apache Cordova
11 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
11 3 (8.11%) Ember.js
11 3 (8.11%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Front End Development
2 16 (43.24%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) MVC
6 9 (24.32%) Web Design
7 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) CRM
8 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
9 1 (2.70%) BDD
9 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.70%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) OOP
9 1 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
1 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (5.41%) Siebel
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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