The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 109 110 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 33 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 1.18% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.26% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +39.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £6.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
Front-End Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2935 2944 2267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.98% 93.55% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1743 1760 1125
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 229 213
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.36 £38.80 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the East of England region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £340 -24.44% 6
Hertfordshire -5 10 £338 -7.53% 1
Norfolk +10 3 £288 +91.66%
Bedfordshire +8 2 £275 -24.13% 2
Essex -3 2 £313 +56.25% 3
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 74 (98.67%) HTML
1 74 (98.67%) CSS
2 68 (90.67%) JavaScript
3 43 (57.33%) HTML5
4 39 (52.00%) CSS3
5 38 (50.67%) jQuery
6 36 (48.00%) User Experience
7 35 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 34 (45.33%) Java
9 29 (38.67%) Sass
10 28 (37.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 22 (29.33%) Grunt
11 22 (29.33%) Ajax
12 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
13 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
14 18 (24.00%) REST
14 18 (24.00%) JSP
14 18 (24.00%) XHTML
15 17 (22.67%) UX Design
16 14 (18.67%) ECMAScript
16 14 (18.67%) IntelliJ
16 14 (18.67%) W3C
16 14 (18.67%) Semantic HTML
16 14 (18.67%) WebStorm
16 14 (18.67%) Node.js
16 14 (18.67%) Mercurial
16 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (18.67%) TypeScript
16 14 (18.67%) Dart

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (18.67%) Node.js
2 11 (14.67%) CMS
3 9 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Tridion
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
1 1 (1.33%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Grunt
2 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.67%) Mercurial
3 14 (18.67%) IntelliJ
3 14 (18.67%) WebStorm
4 12 (16.00%) gulp
5 10 (13.33%) Bower
5 10 (13.33%) Jasmine
6 9 (12.00%) PhantomJS
7 5 (6.67%) Selenium
8 1 (1.33%) GitLab
8 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.33%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.33%) Subversion
8 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (98.67%) CSS
1 74 (98.67%) HTML
2 43 (57.33%) HTML5
3 39 (52.00%) CSS3
4 38 (50.67%) jQuery
5 35 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 29 (38.67%) Sass
7 22 (29.33%) Ajax
8 19 (25.33%) AngularJS
9 18 (24.00%) REST
9 18 (24.00%) XHTML
9 18 (24.00%) JSP
10 14 (18.67%) Semantic HTML
11 13 (17.33%) PhoneGap
11 13 (17.33%) JSTL
12 7 (9.33%) .NET
13 6 (8.00%) LESS
14 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (4.00%) Django
15 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (48.00%) User Experience
2 14 (18.67%) W3C
3 13 (17.33%) Graphic Design
3 13 (17.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.67%) UX Design
4 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.00%) Web Design
7 5 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (4.00%) OOP
8 3 (4.00%) MVC
8 3 (4.00%) E-Procurement
8 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.00%) TDD
9 2 (2.67%) Scrum
9 2 (2.67%) BDD
9 2 (2.67%) Online Marketing
9 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.33%) Mobile First
10 1 (1.33%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.33%) Cyber Security
10 1 (1.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 68 (90.67%) JavaScript
2 34 (45.33%) Java
3 14 (18.67%) ECMAScript
3 14 (18.67%) TypeScript
3 14 (18.67%) Dart
4 4 (5.33%) C#
4 4 (5.33%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) WCAG
2 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Adobe
2 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.33%) Twitter
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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