The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 161 146 181
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 630 634 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.38% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.53% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 470 336
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
Front-End Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the England region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the England region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
London +7 368 £375 +7.14% 124
South East +11 138 £320 -1.53% 44
North West -5 29 £368 +22.50% 24
West Midlands -3 20 £325 +30.00% 15
Yorkshire -19 20 £340 +4.61% 11
South West -22 19 £300 -7.69% 25
East of England -25 15 £295 -21.33% 14
North East -2 11 £430 +43.33% 4
East Midlands -3 4 £285 +21.27% 12
Midlands +7 3 - -
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1393 (94.63%) HTML
2 1366 (92.80%) CSS
3 1317 (89.47%) JavaScript
4 913 (62.02%) HTML5
5 762 (51.77%) CSS3
6 713 (48.44%) jQuery
7 471 (32.00%) AngularJS
8 437 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
9 359 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 343 (23.30%) Sass
11 243 (16.51%) User Experience
12 237 (16.10%) Git (software)
13 234 (15.90%) Backbone.js
14 226 (15.35%) TDD
15 225 (15.29%) OO
16 224 (15.22%) Node.js
17 197 (13.38%) Web Development
18 186 (12.64%) PHP
19 182 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 181 (12.30%) Ajax
21 180 (12.23%) MVC
22 178 (12.09%) LESS
23 170 (11.55%) E-Commerce
24 161 (10.94%) Java
25 145 (9.85%) CMS
26 144 (9.78%) Photoshop
27 142 (9.65%) JSON
28 132 (8.97%) Grunt
29 126 (8.56%) Web Design
30 124 (8.42%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 224 (15.22%) Node.js
2 145 (9.85%) CMS
3 59 (4.01%) WordPress
4 48 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 41 (2.79%) Apache
6 35 (2.38%) Drupal
7 32 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
8 26 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (1.29%) Umbraco
10 14 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.82%) Confluence
12 10 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.48%) lighttpd
14 6 (0.41%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
15 5 (0.34%) IIS
15 5 (0.34%) Liferay
15 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.27%) Joomla!
16 4 (0.27%) TeamSite
Applications
1 144 (9.78%) Photoshop
2 64 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.48%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.34%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.14%) GIMP
6 2 (0.14%) MS Office
7 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.068%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (2.65%) Magento
2 11 (0.75%) Tridion
3 6 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.068%) Shopify
5 1 (0.068%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.75%) GitHub
2 10 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.48%) Office 365
4 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.27%) SaaS
6 3 (0.20%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.14%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.14%) Force.com
8 1 (0.068%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.65%) Internet
2 28 (1.90%) HTTP
3 22 (1.49%) Intranet
4 6 (0.41%) FTP
5 4 (0.27%) SSL
6 3 (0.20%) SMTP
6 3 (0.20%) DNS
6 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.20%) SSH
7 1 (0.068%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.068%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (3.74%) MySQL
2 40 (2.72%) MongoDB
3 22 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 22 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.54%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.48%) Neo4j
6 5 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.34%) Redis
6 5 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.27%) SQLite
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.14%) DB2
9 1 (0.068%) QlikView
9 1 (0.068%) Big Data
9 1 (0.068%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 237 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 132 (8.97%) Grunt
3 107 (7.27%) Subversion
4 91 (6.18%) Jasmine
5 43 (2.92%) Bower
6 35 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 30 (2.04%) Selenium
8 29 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.97%) QUnit
9 27 (1.83%) Mocha
10 25 (1.70%) JIRA
11 24 (1.63%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.43%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.36%) Ant
13 20 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
14 16 (1.09%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
16 11 (0.75%) Maven
17 9 (0.61%) JUnit
17 9 (0.61%) Yeoman
General
1 95 (6.45%) Finance
2 74 (5.03%) Marketing
3 60 (4.08%) Retail
4 35 (2.38%) Banking
5 31 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.56%) Games
7 20 (1.36%) Advertising
8 18 (1.22%) Legal
9 15 (1.02%) Publishing
10 12 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.48%) Law
12 6 (0.41%) Back Office
13 4 (0.27%) German Language
13 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
15 2 (0.14%) Local Government
16 1 (0.068%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.068%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.068%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1393 (94.63%) HTML
2 1366 (92.80%) CSS
3 913 (62.02%) HTML5
4 762 (51.77%) CSS3
5 713 (48.44%) jQuery
6 471 (32.00%) AngularJS
7 343 (23.30%) Sass
8 234 (15.90%) Backbone.js
9 182 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 181 (12.30%) Ajax
11 178 (12.09%) LESS
12 142 (9.65%) JSON
13 124 (8.42%) .NET
14 110 (7.47%) XML
15 106 (7.20%) XHTML
16 79 (5.37%) KnockoutJS
17 70 (4.76%) Web Services
18 60 (4.08%) JSP
18 60 (4.08%) RESTful
19 57 (3.87%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 243 (16.51%) User Experience
2 88 (5.98%) W3C
3 51 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 39 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (2.58%) Open Source
6 33 (2.24%) Digital Media
7 24 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 23 (1.56%) Social Media
9 20 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.09%) RIA
10 16 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.61%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.48%) GIS
13 6 (0.41%) Graphic Design
13 6 (0.41%) Animation
14 5 (0.34%) E-Learning
14 5 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.27%) iPad
15 4 (0.27%) New Media
15 4 (0.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 73 (4.96%) Linux
2 51 (3.46%) Apple iOS
3 37 (2.51%) Android
3 37 (2.51%) UNIX
4 29 (1.97%) Mac OS X
5 11 (0.75%) Windows
6 8 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
8 5 (0.34%) webOS
9 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.068%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
3 226 (15.35%) TDD
4 225 (15.29%) OO
5 197 (13.38%) Web Development
6 180 (12.23%) MVC
7 170 (11.55%) E-Commerce
8 126 (8.56%) Web Design
9 122 (8.29%) Scrum
10 116 (7.88%) BDD
11 79 (5.37%) Unit Testing
12 67 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (3.53%) OOP
14 51 (3.46%) SEO
15 50 (3.40%) Content Management
16 45 (3.06%) Software Engineering
17 29 (1.97%) Automated Testing
18 28 (1.90%) Analytics
19 26 (1.77%) Progressive Enhancement
20 23 (1.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1317 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 186 (12.64%) PHP
3 161 (10.94%) Java
4 60 (4.08%) C#
5 49 (3.33%) Python
6 43 (2.92%) Ruby
6 43 (2.92%) SQL
7 28 (1.90%) C
8 16 (1.09%) Scala
9 8 (0.54%) Perl
9 8 (0.54%) VBScript
10 6 (0.41%) Groovy
10 6 (0.41%) ActionScript
11 5 (0.34%) VB
11 5 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.34%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.34%) PHP5
11 5 (0.34%) Clojure
12 4 (0.27%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (3.80%) Degree
2 22 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.27%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.14%) CIPD
6 1 (0.068%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.068%) HNC
6 1 (0.068%) HND
6 1 (0.068%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.77%) QA
2 10 (0.68%) WCAG
3 9 (0.61%) WAI
4 1 (0.068%) SLA
4 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.068%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.14%) cPanel
Vendors
1 63 (4.28%) Adobe
2 47 (3.19%) Google
3 44 (2.99%) Twitter
4 30 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 29 (1.97%) Facebook
6 15 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 13 (0.88%) Zend
8 9 (0.61%) EPiServer
9 8 (0.54%) Oracle
10 7 (0.48%) Ektron
11 5 (0.34%) Sencha
12 4 (0.27%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.27%) hybris
12 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.20%) Interwoven
13 3 (0.20%) SAP
13 3 (0.20%) RedDot
13 3 (0.20%) ATG
13 3 (0.20%) Perforce
13 3 (0.20%) Appcelerator
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