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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 110 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 32 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 1.30% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.38% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 30
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£375 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £373 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £286
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2703 2244 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.38% 93.97% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1131 1383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
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 221 243 355
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -28.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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 22 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 22 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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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 +14 17 £375 +36.36% 6
Bedfordshire -10 8 £275 +14.58% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 3 £394 +12.50% 9
Norfolk - 3 £150 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Essex - - - - 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 79 (96.34%) HTML
2 78 (95.12%) CSS
3 76 (92.68%) JavaScript
4 58 (70.73%) HTML5
5 53 (64.63%) CSS3
6 39 (47.56%) JSP
7 36 (43.90%) E-Commerce
8 34 (41.46%) OO
9 31 (37.80%) XHTML
10 30 (36.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (31.71%) W3C
12 23 (28.05%) jQuery
13 20 (24.39%) JSTL
13 20 (24.39%) MVC
14 19 (23.17%) Ajax
15 18 (21.95%) Sass
16 17 (20.73%) Java
17 16 (19.51%) Retail
18 15 (18.29%) Subversion
19 14 (17.07%) Web Development
19 14 (17.07%) Dojo
20 13 (15.85%) Semantic HTML
20 13 (15.85%) TDD
20 13 (15.85%) Web Design
20 13 (15.85%) DOM
20 13 (15.85%) Finance
20 13 (15.85%) Manufacturing
20 13 (15.85%) Photoshop
21 12 (14.63%) LESS
22 11 (13.41%) hybris

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) Node.js
2 3 (3.66%) WordPress
3 2 (2.44%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.22%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Subversion
2 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.54%) Grunt
3 7 (8.54%) Bower
4 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (19.51%) Retail
2 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Online Betting
3 4 (4.88%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (96.34%) HTML
2 78 (95.12%) CSS
3 58 (70.73%) HTML5
4 53 (64.63%) CSS3
5 39 (47.56%) JSP
6 31 (37.80%) XHTML
7 23 (28.05%) jQuery
8 20 (24.39%) JSTL
9 19 (23.17%) Ajax
10 18 (21.95%) Sass
11 14 (17.07%) Dojo
12 13 (15.85%) Semantic HTML
12 13 (15.85%) DOM
13 12 (14.63%) LESS
14 10 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (10.98%) .NET
16 8 (9.76%) XHR
16 8 (9.76%) Django
17 7 (8.54%) Backbone.js
18 6 (7.32%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) E-Commerce
2 34 (41.46%) OO
3 30 (36.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (24.39%) MVC
5 14 (17.07%) Web Development
6 13 (15.85%) TDD
6 13 (15.85%) Web Design
7 11 (13.41%) Analytics
8 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.10%) Scrum
10 5 (6.10%) SEO
11 4 (4.88%) Memory Management
11 4 (4.88%) Progressive Enhancement
12 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.44%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.22%) Systems Analysis
13 1 (1.22%) Content Management
13 1 (1.22%) RDF
13 1 (1.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 76 (92.68%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.73%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) PHP
3 6 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (3.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.22%) VB6
5 1 (1.22%) XAML
5 1 (1.22%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) WCAG
3 1 (1.22%) Section 508
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) hybris
2 10 (12.20%) Adobe
3 6 (7.32%) ATG
4 4 (4.88%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.22%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
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