The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 144 180 197
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 757 488 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.11% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.20% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 321 347
Average daily rate £335 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.83% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 8
Average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Front-End Developer
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +51 465 £350 +1.44% 160
South East +16 98 £325 +27.45% 31
East of England -17 51 £350 -2.77% 21
North West +12 45 £300 +20.00% 22
West Midlands -13 32 £306 +11.36% 8
Yorkshire -6 30 £325 +39.78% 13
South West -2 28 £325 +26.82% 14
East Midlands -11 13 £255 -8.92% 16
North East -28 2 - - 2
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1296 (94.60%) HTML
2 1279 (93.36%) CSS
3 1228 (89.64%) JavaScript
4 917 (66.93%) HTML5
5 811 (59.20%) CSS3
6 795 (58.03%) jQuery
7 370 (27.01%) Responsive Web Design
8 256 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
9 241 (17.59%) OO
10 237 (17.30%) AngularJS
11 232 (16.93%) Backbone.js
12 212 (15.47%) Ajax
13 203 (14.82%) TDD
14 199 (14.53%) E-Commerce
15 198 (14.45%) Sass
16 194 (14.16%) PHP
17 182 (13.28%) XHTML
18 173 (12.63%) Java
19 168 (12.26%) .NET
20 167 (12.19%) Web Development
21 165 (12.04%) MVC
22 162 (11.82%) Git (software)
23 160 (11.68%) Photoshop
24 155 (11.31%) Scrum
25 136 (9.93%) Web Design
26 125 (9.12%) CMS
26 125 (9.12%) XML
26 125 (9.12%) LESS
27 120 (8.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 115 (8.39%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 125 (9.12%) CMS
2 103 (7.52%) Node.js
3 49 (3.58%) WordPress
4 43 (3.14%) Umbraco
5 23 (1.68%) Apache
6 19 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
7 15 (1.09%) Drupal
8 12 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.58%) Confluence
11 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.29%) TeamSite
13 4 (0.29%) nginx
13 4 (0.29%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.22%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.22%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 160 (11.68%) Photoshop
2 53 (3.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (1.39%) Fireworks
4 11 (0.80%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.073%) InDesign
6 1 (0.073%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (2.12%) Magento
2 24 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 20 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.17%) SaaS
2 5 (0.36%) GitHub
3 4 (0.29%) Office 365
4 3 (0.22%) Heroku
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.073%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.19%) Internet
2 23 (1.68%) HTTP
3 4 (0.29%) FTP
4 3 (0.22%) Intranet
5 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.073%) AMQP
6 1 (0.073%) SAN
6 1 (0.073%) ATM
6 1 (0.073%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (5.47%) MySQL
2 44 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 21 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.66%) Big Data
7 6 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.29%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.29%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.22%) Redis
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.073%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.073%) SQLite
11 1 (0.073%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.073%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.073%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.073%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 162 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 98 (7.15%) Subversion
3 69 (5.04%) Grunt
4 55 (4.01%) Jasmine
5 32 (2.34%) Mercurial
6 27 (1.97%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 21 (1.53%) Axure RP
8 21 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
9 20 (1.46%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.31%) Bower
11 17 (1.24%) Maven
12 16 (1.17%) JIRA
12 16 (1.17%) Mocha
13 14 (1.02%) PhoneGap
13 14 (1.02%) Selenium
14 13 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.88%) QUnit
16 10 (0.73%) Eclipse
17 9 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 94 (6.86%) Retail
2 84 (6.13%) Finance
3 58 (4.23%) Marketing
4 38 (2.77%) Advertising
5 31 (2.26%) Publishing
6 29 (2.12%) Games
7 26 (1.90%) Banking
8 25 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.66%) Legal
11 7 (0.51%) Front Office
12 6 (0.44%) Back Office
13 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.36%) Automotive
14 4 (0.29%) Law
14 4 (0.29%) Interactive Media
14 4 (0.29%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.073%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1296 (94.60%) HTML
2 1279 (93.36%) CSS
3 917 (66.93%) HTML5
4 811 (59.20%) CSS3
5 795 (58.03%) jQuery
6 237 (17.30%) AngularJS
7 232 (16.93%) Backbone.js
8 212 (15.47%) Ajax
9 198 (14.45%) Sass
10 182 (13.28%) XHTML
11 168 (12.26%) .NET
12 125 (9.12%) XML
12 125 (9.12%) LESS
13 120 (8.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 115 (8.39%) JSON
15 92 (6.72%) JSP
16 89 (6.50%) KnockoutJS
17 77 (5.62%) ASP.NET
18 51 (3.72%) Ember.js
19 43 (3.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.35%) W3C
2 60 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 58 (4.23%) Open Source
4 39 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.19%) Digital Media
6 21 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (0.95%) Graphic Design
8 10 (0.73%) iPad
9 9 (0.66%) Social Media
10 7 (0.51%) Derivative
11 6 (0.44%) Streaming Video
11 6 (0.44%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.44%) Animation
11 6 (0.44%) RIA
12 5 (0.36%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (0.36%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.29%) iPhone
13 4 (0.29%) Online Gambling
13 4 (0.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.28%) Linux
2 33 (2.41%) Android
2 33 (2.41%) Windows
3 31 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.04%) UNIX
5 21 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (27.01%) Responsive Web Design
2 256 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (17.59%) OO
4 203 (14.82%) TDD
5 199 (14.53%) E-Commerce
6 167 (12.19%) Web Development
7 165 (12.04%) MVC
8 155 (11.31%) Scrum
9 136 (9.93%) Web Design
10 101 (7.37%) SEO
11 82 (5.99%) BDD
12 66 (4.82%) Analytics
13 60 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (3.80%) Content Management
15 46 (3.36%) OOP
16 42 (3.07%) Unit Testing
17 37 (2.70%) Kanban
18 22 (1.61%) SOA
18 22 (1.61%) ERP
18 22 (1.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1228 (89.64%) JavaScript
2 194 (14.16%) PHP
3 173 (12.63%) Java
4 103 (7.52%) C#
5 55 (4.01%) SQL
6 44 (3.21%) Ruby
7 41 (2.99%) C
8 36 (2.63%) Python
9 13 (0.95%) ActionScript
10 11 (0.80%) Scala
11 7 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
11 7 (0.51%) XPath
11 7 (0.51%) C++
12 6 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.44%) PHP5
13 5 (0.36%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.22%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (0.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (3.58%) Degree
2 17 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.073%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.073%) PMP
6 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.09%) QA
2 8 (0.58%) Section 508
3 5 (0.36%) WCAG
3 5 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.073%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.073%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.073%) Puppet
Vendors
1 86 (6.28%) Adobe
2 45 (3.28%) Google
2 45 (3.28%) Zend
3 38 (2.77%) Twitter
4 22 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 21 (1.53%) Venda
5 21 (1.53%) SAP
6 20 (1.46%) JD Edwards
7 17 (1.24%) Facebook
8 13 (0.95%) Oracle
9 11 (0.80%) hybris
9 11 (0.80%) ATG
9 11 (0.80%) Yahoo!
10 9 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.44%) Sencha
12 5 (0.36%) Stellent
12 5 (0.36%) IBM
13 4 (0.29%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.29%) JBoss
13 4 (0.29%) Interwoven
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