The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 East of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 110 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 35 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.15% 1.38% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.47% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 29
Average daily rate
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£365 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +19.04%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2812 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1144 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 230 366
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Front-End Developer
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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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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
Hertfordshire +2 18 £365 +32.72% 5
Bedfordshire -17 8 £275 +14.58% 3
Norfolk - 5 £150 - 1
Cambridgeshire -14 4 £400 +14.28% 8
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 81 (96.43%) HTML
2 79 (94.05%) JavaScript
2 79 (94.05%) CSS
3 60 (71.43%) HTML5
4 54 (64.29%) CSS3
5 38 (45.24%) JSP
6 34 (40.48%) E-Commerce
7 33 (39.29%) OO
7 33 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 30 (35.71%) XHTML
9 26 (30.95%) jQuery
10 25 (29.76%) W3C
11 21 (25.00%) MVC
12 20 (23.81%) JSTL
13 19 (22.62%) Sass
14 18 (21.43%) Ajax
15 17 (20.24%) Java
16 16 (19.05%) Web Development
17 15 (17.86%) Subversion
18 14 (16.67%) Dojo
18 14 (16.67%) Retail
19 13 (15.48%) TDD
19 13 (15.48%) DOM
19 13 (15.48%) Web Design
19 13 (15.48%) LESS
19 13 (15.48%) Semantic HTML
20 12 (14.29%) Analytics
20 12 (14.29%) Finance
20 12 (14.29%) Manufacturing
20 12 (14.29%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (5.95%) CMS
2 4 (4.76%) WordPress
2 4 (4.76%) Node.js
3 3 (3.57%) Drupal
4 2 (2.38%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.19%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.19%) Tridion
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Subversion
2 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.33%) Grunt
3 7 (8.33%) Bower
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.67%) Retail
2 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.76%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Online Betting
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (96.43%) HTML
2 79 (94.05%) CSS
3 60 (71.43%) HTML5
4 54 (64.29%) CSS3
5 38 (45.24%) JSP
6 30 (35.71%) XHTML
7 26 (30.95%) jQuery
8 20 (23.81%) JSTL
9 19 (22.62%) Sass
10 18 (21.43%) Ajax
11 14 (16.67%) Dojo
12 13 (15.48%) DOM
12 13 (15.48%) LESS
12 13 (15.48%) Semantic HTML
13 11 (13.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (11.90%) .NET
15 8 (9.52%) XHR
15 8 (9.52%) Django
15 8 (9.52%) Backbone.js
16 7 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) W3C
2 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.19%) Ontologies
2 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) E-Commerce
2 33 (39.29%) OO
2 33 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (25.00%) MVC
4 16 (19.05%) Web Development
5 13 (15.48%) Web Design
5 13 (15.48%) TDD
6 12 (14.29%) Analytics
7 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.14%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) SEO
10 4 (4.76%) Memory Management
11 3 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.38%) Usability Testing
12 2 (2.38%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.38%) RDF
13 1 (1.19%) ERP
13 1 (1.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 79 (94.05%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.24%) Java
3 7 (8.33%) PHP
4 6 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (1.19%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.19%) XAML
6 1 (1.19%) VB6
6 1 (1.19%) Ruby
6 1 (1.19%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) WCAG
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (1.19%) Section 508
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) hybris
2 9 (10.71%) Adobe
3 6 (7.14%) ATG
4 4 (4.76%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.19%) Zend
5 1 (1.19%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
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Rate: £100 - £200 per day
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