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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 107 74 120
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 28 48 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 2.00% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 2.14% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.08% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -44.44%
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
2673 2244 2725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.40% 93.58% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1706 1189 1386
Average daily rate £380 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 269 292
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -16 20 £400 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire -10 5 £375 +29.31% 7
Norfolk 0 2 £275 +25.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -13 1 £325 +23.80% 4
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 64 (98.46%) CSS
2 63 (96.92%) HTML
3 53 (81.54%) CSS3
4 51 (78.46%) HTML5
4 51 (78.46%) JavaScript
5 33 (50.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (33.85%) OO
7 21 (32.31%) jQuery
8 19 (29.23%) TDD
9 18 (27.69%) Subversion
9 18 (27.69%) JSP
9 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
10 17 (26.15%) E-Commerce
10 17 (26.15%) MVC
11 16 (24.62%) Ajax
11 16 (24.62%) Web Development
12 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (20.00%) Web Design
13 13 (20.00%) Linux
13 13 (20.00%) .NET
13 13 (20.00%) User Experience
14 12 (18.46%) Node.js
15 11 (16.92%) BDD
15 11 (16.92%) Java
15 11 (16.92%) Ant
15 11 (16.92%) Apache
16 10 (15.38%) PHP
16 10 (15.38%) Sass
16 10 (15.38%) LESS
17 9 (13.85%) Grunt

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (18.46%) Node.js
2 11 (16.92%) Apache
3 9 (13.85%) WordPress
4 7 (10.77%) lighttpd
5 5 (7.69%) CMS
6 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.62%) Drupal
7 3 (4.62%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.54%) Tridion
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) Triplestore
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Subversion
1 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) Ant
3 9 (13.85%) Grunt
4 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.54%) Mocha
6 1 (1.54%) Bower
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 9 (13.85%) Marketing
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (98.46%) CSS
2 63 (96.92%) HTML
3 53 (81.54%) CSS3
4 51 (78.46%) HTML5
5 21 (32.31%) jQuery
6 18 (27.69%) JSP
7 16 (24.62%) Ajax
8 13 (20.00%) .NET
9 10 (15.38%) Sass
9 10 (15.38%) LESS
10 9 (13.85%) JSON
10 9 (13.85%) XHTML
11 8 (12.31%) Semantic HTML
11 8 (12.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
12 7 (10.77%) JSTL
13 6 (9.23%) DOM
13 6 (9.23%) Dojo
13 6 (9.23%) Django
13 6 (9.23%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) User Experience
2 9 (13.85%) W3C
3 8 (12.31%) Open Source
3 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Ontologies
4 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Responsive Web Design
2 22 (33.85%) OO
3 19 (29.23%) TDD
4 17 (26.15%) E-Commerce
4 17 (26.15%) MVC
5 16 (24.62%) Web Development
6 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.00%) Web Design
8 11 (16.92%) BDD
9 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
10 5 (7.69%) Analytics
10 5 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (4.62%) Usability Testing
12 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.08%) Content Management
12 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.08%) Rapid Prototyping
12 2 (3.08%) Waterfall
13 1 (1.54%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (78.46%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.92%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (6.15%) Ruby
5 3 (4.62%) SQL
5 3 (4.62%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) WCAG
2 4 (6.15%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) hybris
2 1 (1.54%) Twitter
2 1 (1.54%) Venda
2 1 (1.54%) Zend
2 1 (1.54%) SAP
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe
2 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.54%) Google
2 1 (1.54%) ATG