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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 141 149 176
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 840 685 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.45% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.56% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 481 360
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 £250 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £8.70 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £112.10 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -47.82%
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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
48374 43774 46640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30732 27045 26834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 1908 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 October 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 +37 513 £375 +7.14% 116
South East -14 128 £323 +7.50% 54
South West -14 41 £336 +24.53% 24
North West -17 37 £356 +14.45% 35
East of England -42 35 £375 +30.43% 19
Yorkshire +15 32 £325 +6.12% 38
West Midlands -2 29 £325 +20.37% 8
North East -29 10 £313 +25.00% 4
East Midlands -7 7 £273 +14.73% 2
Midlands - 1 £475 -
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1551 (93.94%) HTML
2 1509 (91.40%) CSS
3 1445 (87.52%) JavaScript
4 1036 (62.75%) HTML5
5 848 (51.36%) jQuery
6 844 (51.12%) CSS3
7 493 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
8 433 (26.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 412 (24.95%) AngularJS
10 302 (18.29%) Sass
11 265 (16.05%) User Experience
12 264 (15.99%) PHP
13 257 (15.57%) Git (software)
14 251 (15.20%) OO
15 241 (14.60%) Web Development
15 241 (14.60%) Backbone.js
16 220 (13.33%) E-Commerce
17 205 (12.42%) Ajax
18 202 (12.24%) Java
19 199 (12.05%) TDD
20 192 (11.63%) MVC
21 188 (11.39%) Node.js
22 184 (11.14%) .NET
23 182 (11.02%) Photoshop
23 182 (11.02%) Web Design
24 181 (10.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 161 (9.75%) LESS
26 160 (9.69%) CMS
27 153 (9.27%) XHTML
28 152 (9.21%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 188 (11.39%) Node.js
2 160 (9.69%) CMS
3 67 (4.06%) WordPress
4 45 (2.73%) Apache
5 41 (2.48%) Drupal
6 28 (1.70%) Umbraco
7 26 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 12 (0.73%) Confluence
10 9 (0.55%) IIS
10 9 (0.55%) TeamSite
10 9 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.48%) JBoss
11 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.48%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.42%) lighttpd
13 6 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 182 (11.02%) Photoshop
2 75 (4.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.03%) Fireworks
4 9 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.30%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.061%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (1.94%) Magento
2 9 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.42%) Tridion
4 5 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.061%) Shopify
7 1 (0.061%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.09%) GitHub
2 10 (0.61%) SaaS
3 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.12%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.061%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.73%) HTTP
2 36 (2.18%) Internet
3 26 (1.57%) Intranet
4 8 (0.48%) FTP
5 3 (0.18%) SSH
5 3 (0.18%) SSL
5 3 (0.18%) SMTP
6 2 (0.12%) DNS
6 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.061%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (4.66%) MySQL
2 39 (2.36%) Relational Database
3 24 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 21 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.42%) Redis
6 5 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.30%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.24%) SQLite
8 3 (0.18%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.18%) DB2
8 3 (0.18%) Triplestore
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.061%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.061%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.061%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 257 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 142 (8.60%) Subversion
3 101 (6.12%) Grunt
4 86 (5.21%) Jasmine
5 40 (2.42%) Visual Studio
6 32 (1.94%) QUnit
7 28 (1.70%) JIRA
8 23 (1.39%) Bower
9 20 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 18 (1.09%) Yeoman
11 17 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.97%) Mocha
13 15 (0.91%) Jenkins
13 15 (0.91%) Ant
14 13 (0.79%) Selenium
15 12 (0.73%) Maven
15 12 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
16 10 (0.61%) Cucumber
17 9 (0.55%) Axure RP
General
1 109 (6.60%) Finance
2 82 (4.97%) Retail
3 75 (4.54%) Marketing
4 33 (2.00%) Banking
5 28 (1.70%) Advertising
6 26 (1.57%) Publishing
7 24 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.27%) Legal
9 20 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.09%) Games
11 14 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.55%) Back Office
13 7 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.30%) Law
14 5 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.24%) Automotive
16 3 (0.18%) German Language
16 3 (0.18%) Electronics
17 2 (0.12%) Front Office
17 2 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1551 (93.94%) HTML
2 1509 (91.40%) CSS
3 1036 (62.75%) HTML5
4 848 (51.36%) jQuery
5 844 (51.12%) CSS3
6 412 (24.95%) AngularJS
7 302 (18.29%) Sass
8 241 (14.60%) Backbone.js
9 205 (12.42%) Ajax
10 184 (11.14%) .NET
11 181 (10.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 161 (9.75%) LESS
13 153 (9.27%) XHTML
14 152 (9.21%) JSON
15 110 (6.66%) XML
16 108 (6.54%) KnockoutJS
17 99 (6.00%) ASP.NET
18 97 (5.88%) JSP
19 76 (4.60%) Semantic HTML
20 75 (4.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 265 (16.05%) User Experience
2 110 (6.66%) W3C
3 63 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 59 (3.57%) Open Source
5 34 (2.06%) Visualisation
6 33 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.88%) Digital Media
9 22 (1.33%) iPad
10 13 (0.79%) Animation
11 11 (0.67%) Social Media
12 9 (0.55%) New Media
13 7 (0.42%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.36%) GIS
14 6 (0.36%) IPTV
14 6 (0.36%) iPhone
14 6 (0.36%) Online Games
15 5 (0.30%) FMCG
15 5 (0.30%) Graphic Design
16 4 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 103 (6.24%) Linux
2 58 (3.51%) UNIX
3 40 (2.42%) Mac OS X
4 35 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.70%) Android
6 21 (1.27%) Windows
7 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.24%) webOS
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.061%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (26.23%) Responsive Web Design
3 251 (15.20%) OO
4 241 (14.60%) Web Development
5 220 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 199 (12.05%) TDD
7 192 (11.63%) MVC
8 182 (11.02%) Web Design
9 113 (6.84%) Scrum
10 94 (5.69%) BDD
11 74 (4.48%) Unit Testing
12 66 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (3.94%) OOP
14 58 (3.51%) Content Management
15 53 (3.21%) SEO
16 35 (2.12%) Progressive Enhancement
17 33 (2.00%) Configuration Management
17 33 (2.00%) Software Engineering
18 26 (1.57%) Workflow
19 24 (1.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1445 (87.52%) JavaScript
2 264 (15.99%) PHP
3 202 (12.24%) Java
4 81 (4.91%) C#
5 75 (4.54%) Ruby
6 70 (4.24%) SQL
7 61 (3.69%) Python
8 25 (1.51%) C
9 20 (1.21%) Scala
10 12 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.61%) Clojure
12 9 (0.55%) Perl
13 7 (0.42%) PHP5
13 7 (0.42%) XAML
13 7 (0.42%) ActionScript
13 7 (0.42%) VBScript
14 5 (0.30%) Groovy
15 4 (0.24%) C++
15 4 (0.24%) ActionScript 3.0
16 3 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (3.63%) Degree
2 24 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.24%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.061%) HNC
5 1 (0.061%) HND
5 1 (0.061%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.24%) QA
2 17 (1.03%) WCAG
3 5 (0.30%) WAI
4 3 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.061%) Section 508
5 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.061%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Vendors
1 61 (3.69%) Adobe
2 48 (2.91%) Google
3 47 (2.85%) Twitter
4 35 (2.12%) Facebook
5 28 (1.70%) Zend
6 26 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 22 (1.33%) Microsoft
8 17 (1.03%) EPiServer
9 16 (0.97%) hybris
10 13 (0.79%) Ektron
10 13 (0.79%) RedDot
11 12 (0.73%) Orchard
12 9 (0.55%) Sencha
12 9 (0.55%) SAP
13 6 (0.36%) Oracle
14 5 (0.30%) ATG
14 5 (0.30%) Open Text
14 5 (0.30%) Interwoven
15 4 (0.24%) JD Edwards
15 4 (0.24%) Xamarin
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