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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 101 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 30 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 1.66% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.79% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 26
Average daily rate
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£300 £356 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.85%
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
2572 2792 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.12% 92.70% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1558 1030
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 207 251
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Hertfordshire -16 14 £319 -15.00% 5
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £275 -19.11% 10
Essex +3 2 £425 +85.79% 4
Suffolk +5 1 - -
Bedfordshire -2 1 £300 -19.46% 5
Norfolk - 1 £300 - 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 45 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (97.78%) CSS
3 40 (88.89%) JavaScript
4 23 (51.11%) User Experience
5 22 (48.89%) HTML5
6 20 (44.44%) jQuery
6 20 (44.44%) CSS3
6 20 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (40.00%) Java
8 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
9 15 (33.33%) Sass
9 15 (33.33%) XHTML
10 14 (31.11%) JSP
11 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
11 13 (28.89%) W3C
11 13 (28.89%) JSTL
11 13 (28.89%) Semantic HTML
12 12 (26.67%) Grunt
12 12 (26.67%) CMS
13 11 (24.44%) Bower
13 11 (24.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (20.00%) Ajax
15 5 (11.11%) Graphic Design
15 5 (11.11%) PHP
16 4 (8.89%) .NET
16 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
16 4 (8.89%) Advertising
16 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
16 4 (8.89%) UX Design

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 12 (26.67%) CMS
2 11 (24.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) WordPress
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Grunt
2 11 (24.44%) Bower
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.67%) WebStorm
4 3 (6.67%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (97.78%) CSS
3 22 (48.89%) HTML5
4 20 (44.44%) CSS3
4 20 (44.44%) jQuery
4 20 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
6 15 (33.33%) XHTML
6 15 (33.33%) Sass
7 14 (31.11%) JSP
8 13 (28.89%) Semantic HTML
8 13 (28.89%) JSTL
9 9 (20.00%) Ajax
10 4 (8.89%) .NET
10 4 (8.89%) PhoneGap
10 4 (8.89%) REST
11 3 (6.67%) LESS
12 2 (4.44%) Ember.js
12 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) User Experience
2 13 (28.89%) W3C
3 5 (11.11%) Graphic Design
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
2 9 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (8.89%) UX Design
3 4 (8.89%) Web Design
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) OO
4 3 (6.67%) Content Management
5 2 (4.44%) OOP
5 2 (4.44%) MVC
6 1 (2.22%) E-Procurement
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) TDD
6 1 (2.22%) Metadata Management
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.22%) Email Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (6.67%) ECMAScript
4 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 3 (6.67%) Dart
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Twitter
2 1 (2.22%) Nintex
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