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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 120 163 174
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 896 654 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.76% 1.34% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.45% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 451 414
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £21.88 £37.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £30.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +23.96%
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
London +59 550 £375 +7.14% 128
South East +14 127 £325 +8.33% 43
North West +20 50 £273 -14.84% 27
South West +1 46 £328 +31.00% 24
East of England -33 37 £365 +46.00% 13
West Midlands -19 29 £275 +3.77% 13
East Midlands +12 21 £260 +4.00% 9
Yorkshire +1 19 £283 +7.61% 16
North East -14 6 £275 - 7
Midlands - 5 £475 - 1
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1461 (93.30%) HTML
2 1422 (90.80%) CSS
3 1387 (88.57%) JavaScript
4 984 (62.84%) HTML5
5 827 (52.81%) jQuery
6 818 (52.23%) CSS3
7 420 (26.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 357 (22.80%) AngularJS
9 266 (16.99%) Sass
10 259 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
11 255 (16.28%) PHP
12 251 (16.03%) OO
13 236 (15.07%) Backbone.js
14 218 (13.92%) Git (software)
15 216 (13.79%) TDD
16 208 (13.28%) Java
17 207 (13.22%) Web Development
18 200 (12.77%) E-Commerce
19 185 (11.81%) Web Design
20 182 (11.62%) .NET
21 179 (11.43%) MVC
21 179 (11.43%) Ajax
22 177 (11.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 171 (10.92%) XHTML
24 168 (10.73%) Photoshop
25 154 (9.83%) Node.js
26 145 (9.26%) CMS
27 135 (8.62%) JSON
28 134 (8.56%) Subversion
29 122 (7.79%) LESS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 154 (9.83%) Node.js
2 145 (9.26%) CMS
3 76 (4.85%) WordPress
4 39 (2.49%) Drupal
5 34 (2.17%) Apache
6 32 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (1.72%) Umbraco
8 17 (1.09%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
10 10 (0.64%) Confluence
11 8 (0.51%) IIS
11 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
12 7 (0.45%) nginx
12 7 (0.45%) TeamSite
12 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 168 (10.73%) Photoshop
2 73 (4.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (1.34%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.19%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.13%) MS Office
6 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.064%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (1.21%) Magento
2 14 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.32%) SiteCatalyst
3 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.19%) Tridion
6 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.064%) Shopify
7 1 (0.064%) AWD
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.83%) GitHub
2 12 (0.77%) SaaS
3 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.064%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.064%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.55%) HTTP
2 29 (1.85%) Internet
3 16 (1.02%) Intranet
4 2 (0.13%) FTP
4 2 (0.13%) SSL
5 1 (0.064%) SAN
5 1 (0.064%) DNS
5 1 (0.064%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.064%) ATM
5 1 (0.064%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.56%) MySQL
2 45 (2.87%) Relational Database
3 25 (1.60%) SQL Server
4 17 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.45%) Big Data
7 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.26%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.19%) Triplestore
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.19%) Redis
10 2 (0.13%) DB2
10 2 (0.13%) SQLite
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.064%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 218 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 134 (8.56%) Subversion
3 100 (6.39%) Grunt
4 86 (5.49%) Jasmine
5 39 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.66%) QUnit
7 25 (1.60%) Mocha
8 23 (1.47%) JIRA
9 19 (1.21%) Bower
10 18 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (1.02%) Jenkins
11 16 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
12 14 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
13 13 (0.83%) Yeoman
14 12 (0.77%) Maven
15 9 (0.57%) Axure RP
15 9 (0.57%) NUnit
15 9 (0.57%) Ant
16 8 (0.51%) Eclipse
16 8 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 103 (6.58%) Finance
2 76 (4.85%) Retail
3 73 (4.66%) Marketing
4 43 (2.75%) Advertising
5 38 (2.43%) Publishing
6 36 (2.30%) Games
7 29 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.53%) Banking
9 15 (0.96%) Legal
9 15 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.64%) Back Office
12 6 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.32%) Automotive
14 4 (0.26%) Electronics
15 3 (0.19%) Interactive Media
16 2 (0.13%) Front Office
16 2 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.064%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1461 (93.30%) HTML
2 1422 (90.80%) CSS
3 984 (62.84%) HTML5
4 827 (52.81%) jQuery
5 818 (52.23%) CSS3
6 357 (22.80%) AngularJS
7 266 (16.99%) Sass
8 236 (15.07%) Backbone.js
9 182 (11.62%) .NET
10 179 (11.43%) Ajax
11 177 (11.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 171 (10.92%) XHTML
13 135 (8.62%) JSON
14 122 (7.79%) LESS
15 110 (7.02%) XML
16 97 (6.19%) KnockoutJS
17 96 (6.13%) JSP
18 95 (6.07%) ASP.NET
19 75 (4.79%) Semantic HTML
20 64 (4.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.83%) W3C
2 70 (4.47%) Mobile App
3 69 (4.41%) Open Source
4 31 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.53%) Visualisation
6 21 (1.34%) iPad
7 19 (1.21%) Digital Media
8 15 (0.96%) Graphic Design
9 14 (0.89%) Animation
10 11 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.64%) Social Media
12 9 (0.57%) New Media
12 9 (0.57%) Online Games
13 6 (0.38%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.26%) DTV
15 3 (0.19%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.19%) Social Network
15 3 (0.19%) Online Gambling
15 3 (0.19%) Data Integration
15 3 (0.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (5.94%) Linux
2 55 (3.51%) UNIX
3 42 (2.68%) Mac OS X
4 35 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.85%) Android
6 20 (1.28%) Windows
7 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.13%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (26.82%) Responsive Web Design
2 259 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (16.03%) OO
4 216 (13.79%) TDD
5 207 (13.22%) Web Development
6 200 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 185 (11.81%) Web Design
8 179 (11.43%) MVC
9 115 (7.34%) Scrum
10 71 (4.53%) BDD
11 65 (4.15%) OOP
12 59 (3.77%) Unit Testing
13 55 (3.51%) Content Management
14 53 (3.38%) SEO
15 51 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (2.23%) Analytics
16 35 (2.23%) Configuration Management
17 33 (2.11%) Software Engineering
18 29 (1.85%) Progressive Enhancement
19 28 (1.79%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1387 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 255 (16.28%) PHP
3 208 (13.28%) Java
4 83 (5.30%) SQL
5 75 (4.79%) C#
6 65 (4.15%) Ruby
7 46 (2.94%) Python
8 29 (1.85%) C
9 16 (1.02%) Scala
10 15 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.51%) XAML
11 8 (0.51%) PHP5
12 6 (0.38%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.38%) Perl
13 5 (0.32%) Clojure
14 4 (0.26%) C++
14 4 (0.26%) Groovy
14 4 (0.26%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.19%) Golang
15 3 (0.19%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 49 (3.13%) Degree
2 27 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.11%) QA
2 15 (0.96%) WCAG
3 3 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
3 3 (0.19%) WAI
4 1 (0.064%) Section 508
4 1 (0.064%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.064%) Salt
1 1 (0.064%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.064%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (4.79%) Adobe
2 41 (2.62%) Twitter
3 40 (2.55%) Google
4 33 (2.11%) Facebook
5 32 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 29 (1.85%) Zend
7 21 (1.34%) Microsoft
7 21 (1.34%) SAP
8 16 (1.02%) Orchard
9 15 (0.96%) JD Edwards
10 14 (0.89%) hybris
11 12 (0.77%) EPiServer
12 11 (0.70%) RedDot
13 10 (0.64%) ATG
14 9 (0.57%) Ektron
15 8 (0.51%) Sencha
16 6 (0.38%) JBoss
16 6 (0.38%) Oracle
17 5 (0.32%) Open Text
18 4 (0.26%) Business Objects
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