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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 110 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 40 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 1.65% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.76% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 23
Average daily rate
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£365 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £233 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £393 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -65.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.79%
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
2893 2211 2904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.50% 93.57% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1732 1092 1461
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 212 318
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £43.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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
Hertfordshire -11 24 £365 +26.95% 4
Bedfordshire -16 7 £325 +18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £450 +20.00% 5
Essex -15 1 £200 -36.00% 3
Suffolk - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 75 (98.68%) HTML
1 75 (98.68%) CSS
2 67 (88.16%) JavaScript
3 58 (76.32%) HTML5
4 56 (73.68%) CSS3
5 33 (43.42%) Responsive Web Design
6 29 (38.16%) JSP
7 28 (36.84%) jQuery
8 27 (35.53%) OO
8 27 (35.53%) E-Commerce
9 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (30.26%) Web Development
11 19 (25.00%) Subversion
11 19 (25.00%) User Experience
12 18 (23.68%) Sass
12 18 (23.68%) TDD
12 18 (23.68%) MVC
13 17 (22.37%) XHTML
13 17 (22.37%) JSTL
13 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
14 16 (21.05%) W3C
14 16 (21.05%) Ajax
15 14 (18.42%) Java
16 12 (15.79%) LESS
16 12 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (14.47%) Grunt
17 11 (14.47%) Semantic HTML
17 11 (14.47%) DOM
17 11 (14.47%) Web Design
18 10 (13.16%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 9 (11.84%) WordPress
2 8 (10.53%) Node.js
3 5 (6.58%) CMS
4 4 (5.26%) Apache
4 4 (5.26%) Drupal
4 4 (5.26%) lighttpd
5 3 (3.95%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.32%) Tridion
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Subversion
2 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.47%) Grunt
4 7 (9.21%) Bower
5 4 (5.26%) Ant
6 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.32%) Maven
8 1 (1.32%) JIRA
8 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.32%) Mocha
General
1 9 (11.84%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.58%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (98.68%) CSS
1 75 (98.68%) HTML
2 58 (76.32%) HTML5
3 56 (73.68%) CSS3
4 29 (38.16%) JSP
5 28 (36.84%) jQuery
6 18 (23.68%) Sass
7 17 (22.37%) XHTML
7 17 (22.37%) JSTL
8 16 (21.05%) Ajax
9 12 (15.79%) LESS
9 12 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (14.47%) Semantic HTML
10 11 (14.47%) DOM
11 10 (13.16%) Dojo
11 10 (13.16%) .NET
12 8 (10.53%) XHR
12 8 (10.53%) Django
12 8 (10.53%) JSON
13 7 (9.21%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) User Experience
2 16 (21.05%) W3C
3 5 (6.58%) Open Source
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Responsive Web Design
2 27 (35.53%) OO
2 27 (35.53%) E-Commerce
3 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (30.26%) Web Development
5 18 (23.68%) TDD
5 18 (23.68%) MVC
6 11 (14.47%) Web Design
7 7 (9.21%) Analytics
7 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.89%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) BDD
9 5 (6.58%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (5.26%) SEO
11 3 (3.95%) Usability Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.63%) Memory Management
12 2 (2.63%) Content Management
12 2 (2.63%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 67 (88.16%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.42%) Java
3 9 (11.84%) PHP
4 4 (5.26%) SQL
4 4 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.32%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) XAML
5 1 (1.32%) VB6
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby
5 1 (1.32%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) WCAG
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) hybris
2 6 (7.89%) ATG
3 3 (3.95%) Adobe
4 2 (2.63%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Zend
5 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago