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 6 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 150 137 166
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 750 757 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.58% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.71% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 522 383
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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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
46002 44397 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.72% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29583 27602 24612
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1748 1803 1983
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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
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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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 -6 442 £375 - 175
South East -25 90 £338 +6.29% 36
North West -16 47 £325 +21.49% 44
East of England +19 42 £300 -20.00% 13
South West +1 38 £330 +33.33% 14
Yorkshire -17 30 £300 +9.09% 22
West Midlands -5 20 £275 +4.76% 20
East Midlands -11 19 £270 +8.00% 15
North East -8 17 £286 -4.58% 5
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1319 (93.41%) HTML
2 1281 (90.72%) CSS
3 1265 (89.59%) JavaScript
4 904 (64.02%) HTML5
5 775 (54.89%) CSS3
6 640 (45.33%) jQuery
7 505 (35.76%) AngularJS
8 446 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
9 379 (26.84%) Sass
10 294 (20.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 269 (19.05%) User Experience
12 243 (17.21%) Backbone.js
13 230 (16.29%) Node.js
14 225 (15.93%) Git (software)
15 221 (15.65%) TDD
16 213 (15.08%) E-Commerce
17 211 (14.94%) Grunt
18 210 (14.87%) OO
19 207 (14.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 191 (13.53%) MVC
21 178 (12.61%) LESS
22 172 (12.18%) Web Development
23 171 (12.11%) Java
24 161 (11.40%) PHP
25 127 (8.99%) Ajax
25 127 (8.99%) Scrum
26 126 (8.92%) .NET
27 123 (8.71%) Photoshop
28 107 (7.58%) XML
29 106 (7.51%) Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 230 (16.29%) Node.js
2 102 (7.22%) CMS
3 51 (3.61%) WordPress
4 40 (2.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 24 (1.70%) Umbraco
6 21 (1.49%) Drupal
7 16 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 10 (0.71%) Apache
10 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.35%) IIS
13 5 (0.35%) JBoss
13 5 (0.35%) Confluence
14 3 (0.21%) SAS
15 2 (0.14%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.14%) nginx
15 2 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 123 (8.71%) Photoshop
2 39 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (0.99%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (0.42%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) InDesign
8 1 (0.071%) GIMP
8 1 (0.071%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (2.27%) Magento
2 6 (0.42%) Tridion
2 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.98%) GitHub
2 14 (0.99%) SaaS
3 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.28%) Heroku
8 3 (0.21%) Office 365
9 2 (0.14%) PaaS
9 2 (0.14%) Force.com
9 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.071%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.19%) HTTP
2 22 (1.56%) Internet
3 13 (0.92%) Intranet
4 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.071%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.071%) SSL
6 1 (0.071%) WEP
6 1 (0.071%) Network Security
6 1 (0.071%) AMQP
6 1 (0.071%) Skype
6 1 (0.071%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.32%) MySQL
2 31 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 27 (1.91%) SQL Server
4 22 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 10 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.35%) Redis
7 5 (0.35%) Big Data
8 3 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.14%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.14%) DB2
9 2 (0.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.071%) MS Access
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.071%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.071%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.071%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 225 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 211 (14.94%) Grunt
3 92 (6.52%) Bower
4 91 (6.44%) Subversion
5 83 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 68 (4.82%) gulp
7 38 (2.69%) Mocha
8 33 (2.34%) Visual Studio
9 24 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.56%) Jenkins
11 20 (1.42%) Selenium
12 18 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
13 16 (1.13%) Mercurial
14 14 (0.99%) Maven
15 13 (0.92%) JIRA
16 12 (0.85%) Bitbucket
16 12 (0.85%) Cucumber
16 12 (0.85%) Sublime Text
17 10 (0.71%) Eclipse
17 10 (0.71%) IntelliJ
General
1 99 (7.01%) Finance
2 54 (3.82%) Retail
3 46 (3.26%) Marketing
4 39 (2.76%) Games
5 38 (2.69%) Banking
6 32 (2.27%) Publishing
6 32 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.49%) Advertising
8 16 (1.13%) Law
9 9 (0.64%) Legal
9 9 (0.64%) Automotive
10 7 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.42%) Electronics
12 5 (0.35%) iGaming
13 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.14%) Front Office
13 2 (0.14%) Back Office
13 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.071%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.071%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1319 (93.41%) HTML
2 1281 (90.72%) CSS
3 904 (64.02%) HTML5
4 775 (54.89%) CSS3
5 640 (45.33%) jQuery
6 505 (35.76%) AngularJS
7 379 (26.84%) Sass
8 243 (17.21%) Backbone.js
9 207 (14.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 178 (12.61%) LESS
11 127 (8.99%) Ajax
12 126 (8.92%) .NET
13 107 (7.58%) XML
14 104 (7.37%) JSON
15 93 (6.59%) XHTML
16 85 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
17 84 (5.95%) Ember.js
18 68 (4.82%) Web Services
19 65 (4.60%) ASP.NET
20 60 (4.25%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 269 (19.05%) User Experience
2 82 (5.81%) W3C
3 53 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 18 (1.27%) Graphic Design
4 18 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.20%) Visualisation
5 17 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (1.06%) Social Media
7 13 (0.92%) RIA
8 12 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 8 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.50%) Online Games
10 7 (0.50%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.50%) Animation
10 7 (0.50%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.42%) DTV
11 6 (0.42%) iPad
12 5 (0.35%) Mobile Games
12 5 (0.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.25%) Linux
2 47 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 45 (3.19%) Mac OS X
4 39 (2.76%) Android
5 36 (2.55%) UNIX
6 27 (1.91%) Windows
7 8 (0.57%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.14%) webOS
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (20.82%) Responsive Web Design
3 221 (15.65%) TDD
4 213 (15.08%) E-Commerce
5 210 (14.87%) OO
6 191 (13.53%) MVC
7 172 (12.18%) Web Development
8 127 (8.99%) Scrum
9 106 (7.51%) Web Design
10 78 (5.52%) BDD
11 71 (5.03%) Unit Testing
11 71 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (3.40%) Software Engineering
13 43 (3.05%) Automated Testing
13 43 (3.05%) Mobile Development
14 39 (2.76%) Content Management
15 31 (2.20%) Open Source
16 29 (2.05%) OOP
16 29 (2.05%) Analytics
17 26 (1.84%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1265 (89.59%) JavaScript
2 171 (12.11%) Java
3 161 (11.40%) PHP
4 73 (5.17%) C#
5 35 (2.48%) SQL
6 30 (2.12%) C
7 27 (1.91%) Python
8 25 (1.77%) Ruby
9 21 (1.49%) TypeScript
10 8 (0.57%) Dart
10 8 (0.57%) ECMAScript
11 7 (0.50%) Clojure
12 5 (0.35%) Scala
12 5 (0.35%) XPath
12 5 (0.35%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.35%) Perl
12 5 (0.35%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.28%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.28%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.21%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 38 (2.69%) Degree
2 22 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 13 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.28%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.27%) QA
2 8 (0.57%) WCAG
3 2 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.071%) Varnish
2 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.21%) Vagrant
1 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.14%) yum
2 2 (0.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.071%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.071%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.071%) StatsD
3 1 (0.071%) logstash
3 1 (0.071%) Kibana
Vendors
1 74 (5.24%) Adobe
2 28 (1.98%) Microsoft
3 22 (1.56%) Sitecore
3 22 (1.56%) Google
4 12 (0.85%) Twitter
4 12 (0.85%) Oracle
5 9 (0.64%) Facebook
6 8 (0.57%) ATG
6 8 (0.57%) Zend
7 7 (0.50%) hybris
7 7 (0.50%) Apple
8 6 (0.42%) SAP
8 6 (0.42%) Sencha
8 6 (0.42%) Demandware
9 4 (0.28%) IBM
9 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.21%) Apigee
11 2 (0.14%) BT
11 2 (0.14%) FatWire
11 2 (0.14%) Capita
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