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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 169 151 183
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 669 715 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.44% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.56% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 531 325
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £261
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +24.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £27.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £145.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.85%
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
46777 45849 40413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.43% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28979 28587 23731
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1836 1861 2074
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 383 £366 +4.64% 146
South East -2 94 £325 - 47
Yorkshire +5 44 £375 +15.38% 17
North West -21 38 £325 +8.33% 49
West Midlands -19 30 £273 -8.40% 21
East of England -14 29 £300 -14.28% 33
South West +4 24 £350 +2.94% 15
North East +9 14 £300 - 6
East Midlands -12 10 £265 +3.92% 13
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1225 (93.80%) HTML
2 1187 (90.89%) JavaScript
3 1186 (90.81%) CSS
4 835 (63.94%) HTML5
5 714 (54.67%) CSS3
6 597 (45.71%) jQuery
7 434 (33.23%) AngularJS
8 389 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
9 342 (26.19%) Sass
10 261 (19.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 248 (18.99%) User Experience
12 229 (17.53%) Backbone.js
13 217 (16.62%) Node.js
14 209 (16.00%) OO
15 203 (15.54%) Git (software)
16 197 (15.08%) TDD
17 189 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 173 (13.25%) Grunt
19 167 (12.79%) LESS
19 167 (12.79%) Web Development
19 167 (12.79%) MVC
20 159 (12.17%) Java
21 140 (10.72%) PHP
22 138 (10.57%) Ajax
23 133 (10.18%) E-Commerce
24 132 (10.11%) Photoshop
25 120 (9.19%) CMS
26 107 (8.19%) Scrum
27 104 (7.96%) Finance
28 101 (7.73%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 217 (16.62%) Node.js
2 120 (9.19%) CMS
3 50 (3.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 50 (3.83%) WordPress
4 37 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 30 (2.30%) Drupal
6 25 (1.91%) Apache
7 21 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.61%) Confluence
13 7 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.54%) IIS
14 5 (0.38%) Liferay
14 5 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
14 5 (0.38%) JBoss
15 3 (0.23%) nginx
16 2 (0.15%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 132 (10.11%) Photoshop
2 51 (3.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.84%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.46%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.15%) MS Office
7 2 (0.15%) InDesign
7 2 (0.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 18 (1.38%) Magento
2 10 (0.77%) Tridion
3 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.38%) GitHub
2 11 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.69%) Office 365
3 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.61%) SaaS
4 8 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.31%) Heroku
5 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.15%) PaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.15%) Force.com
7 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.077%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.91%) HTTP
2 26 (1.99%) Internet
3 13 (1.00%) Intranet
4 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.077%) Network Security
6 1 (0.077%) WEP
6 1 (0.077%) SSL
6 1 (0.077%) FTP
6 1 (0.077%) DNS
6 1 (0.077%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (4.98%) MySQL
2 42 (3.22%) MongoDB
3 30 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.53%) SQL Server
5 9 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.38%) Neo4j
7 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.15%) DB2
8 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.15%) Redis
8 2 (0.15%) Big Data
9 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.077%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.077%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.077%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 203 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 173 (13.25%) Grunt
3 89 (6.81%) Subversion
4 81 (6.20%) Bower
5 70 (5.36%) Jasmine
6 32 (2.45%) Mocha
7 31 (2.37%) Visual Studio
8 28 (2.14%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (1.84%) Selenium
11 18 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
12 16 (1.23%) JIRA
13 13 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
14 11 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.84%) Maven
15 10 (0.77%) Ant
15 10 (0.77%) Sublime Text
16 9 (0.69%) Eclipse
17 8 (0.61%) Bitbucket
17 8 (0.61%) QUnit
General
1 104 (7.96%) Finance
2 49 (3.75%) Retail
3 47 (3.60%) Marketing
4 42 (3.22%) Banking
5 35 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.45%) Games
7 23 (1.76%) Advertising
8 14 (1.07%) Publishing
8 14 (1.07%) Law
9 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.46%) Automotive
10 5 (0.38%) iGaming
10 5 (0.38%) Legal
10 5 (0.38%) Electronics
10 5 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.077%) Military
12 1 (0.077%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.077%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1225 (93.80%) HTML
2 1186 (90.81%) CSS
3 835 (63.94%) HTML5
4 714 (54.67%) CSS3
5 597 (45.71%) jQuery
6 434 (33.23%) AngularJS
7 342 (26.19%) Sass
8 229 (17.53%) Backbone.js
9 189 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 167 (12.79%) LESS
11 138 (10.57%) Ajax
12 101 (7.73%) JSON
13 96 (7.35%) XML
14 95 (7.27%) .NET
15 80 (6.13%) XHTML
16 72 (5.51%) KnockoutJS
16 72 (5.51%) RESTful
17 70 (5.36%) Web Services
18 68 (5.21%) Ember.js
19 55 (4.21%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 248 (18.99%) User Experience
2 76 (5.82%) W3C
3 50 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 24 (1.84%) Open Source
4 24 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (1.61%) RIA
5 21 (1.61%) Social Media
6 17 (1.30%) Visualisation
6 17 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.07%) Graphic Design
9 9 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.61%) DTV
11 7 (0.54%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.46%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.38%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.31%) Mobile Games
14 4 (0.31%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 68 (5.21%) Linux
2 49 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 46 (3.52%) Mac OS X
4 38 (2.91%) Android
4 38 (2.91%) UNIX
5 17 (1.30%) Windows
6 8 (0.61%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
8 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.15%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (19.98%) Responsive Web Design
3 209 (16.00%) OO
4 197 (15.08%) TDD
5 167 (12.79%) Web Development
5 167 (12.79%) MVC
6 133 (10.18%) E-Commerce
7 107 (8.19%) Scrum
8 93 (7.12%) Web Design
9 86 (6.58%) BDD
10 56 (4.29%) Unit Testing
11 51 (3.91%) Software Engineering
12 50 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (3.60%) Content Management
14 38 (2.91%) OOP
15 35 (2.68%) Automated Testing
16 33 (2.53%) SEO
17 27 (2.07%) Analytics
18 24 (1.84%) Mobile Development
19 21 (1.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1187 (90.89%) JavaScript
2 159 (12.17%) Java
3 140 (10.72%) PHP
4 59 (4.52%) C#
5 37 (2.83%) SQL
6 31 (2.37%) Python
7 29 (2.22%) C
8 28 (2.14%) Ruby
9 7 (0.54%) Clojure
10 6 (0.46%) Perl
10 6 (0.46%) Scala
11 5 (0.38%) XPath
12 4 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.31%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.31%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.23%) Go
13 3 (0.23%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (0.23%) Groovy
13 3 (0.23%) PHP5
13 3 (0.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 42 (3.22%) Degree
2 21 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.15%) CIPD
5 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (0.84%) QA
2 8 (0.61%) WCAG
3 7 (0.54%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.15%) Varnish
2 1 (0.077%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) cPanel
2 1 (0.077%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.077%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.077%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.077%) Kibana
Vendors
1 81 (6.20%) Adobe
2 32 (2.45%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.37%) Google
4 19 (1.45%) Twitter
5 16 (1.23%) Oracle
6 15 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 13 (1.00%) Facebook
8 7 (0.54%) SAP
9 6 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.38%) Sencha
11 4 (0.31%) ATG
11 4 (0.31%) Ektron
11 4 (0.31%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.23%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.23%) Demandware
12 3 (0.23%) hybris
12 3 (0.23%) Perforce
12 3 (0.23%) Apple
13 2 (0.15%) Sybase
13 2 (0.15%) Capita
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