The first table below looks at the demand for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 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 Chester 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.73% 2.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £286
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
128 144 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.52% 91.72% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 45
Average daily rate £300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.15 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.99 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) LESS
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (20.00%) Redis
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (20.00%) Akka
5 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Kafka
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Akka
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree