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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 144 134 173
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 837 838 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.60% 1.67% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.80% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 578 423
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £22.12 £28.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £19.13 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.63 £28.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
48505 46468 43912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.58% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31427 28658 26407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
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 1807 1885 1992
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -11 490 £375 - 176
South East -26 102 £363 +11.53% 43
North West -17 53 £325 +25.00% 44
South West +4 49 £315 +6.77% 14
East of England +8 41 £325 -10.95% 6
Yorkshire -5 36 £300 +15.38% 14
East Midlands -7 23 £313 +20.19% 20
West Midlands 0 22 £263 -2.77% 20
North East -6 15 £350 +59.09% 4
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1397 (93.38%) HTML
2 1363 (91.11%) CSS
3 1326 (88.64%) JavaScript
4 963 (64.37%) HTML5
5 815 (54.48%) CSS3
6 693 (46.32%) jQuery
7 549 (36.70%) AngularJS
8 515 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
9 396 (26.47%) Sass
10 327 (21.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 297 (19.85%) User Experience
12 254 (16.98%) Backbone.js
13 239 (15.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 238 (15.91%) TDD
15 236 (15.78%) Grunt
16 233 (15.57%) Node.js
17 232 (15.51%) Git (software)
18 226 (15.11%) OO
19 212 (14.17%) E-Commerce
20 193 (12.90%) MVC
21 181 (12.10%) LESS
22 176 (11.76%) Java
23 172 (11.50%) Web Development
24 169 (11.30%) PHP
25 161 (10.76%) Scrum
26 152 (10.16%) .NET
27 150 (10.03%) Ajax
28 130 (8.69%) Photoshop
29 117 (7.82%) JSON
30 113 (7.55%) Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 233 (15.57%) Node.js
2 109 (7.29%) CMS
3 46 (3.07%) WordPress
3 46 (3.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 23 (1.54%) Drupal
5 21 (1.40%) Umbraco
6 18 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.87%) Apache
8 12 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.53%) Confluence
11 7 (0.47%) IIS
12 6 (0.40%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.33%) JBoss
14 3 (0.20%) SAS
14 3 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
14 3 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 130 (8.69%) Photoshop
2 44 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (1.00%) Fireworks
5 8 (0.53%) MS Excel
6 7 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.067%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 37 (2.47%) Magento
2 7 (0.47%) Tridion
3 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.067%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.01%) GitHub
2 19 (1.27%) Google Analytics
3 18 (1.20%) SaaS
4 13 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.27%) Heroku
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.13%) Office 365
10 1 (0.067%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.07%) HTTP
2 20 (1.34%) Internet
3 12 (0.80%) Intranet
4 4 (0.27%) Extranet
4 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.20%) DNS
5 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.20%) SSL
5 3 (0.20%) WEP
6 1 (0.067%) AMQP
6 1 (0.067%) Skype
6 1 (0.067%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (3.68%) MySQL
2 31 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 25 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 12 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.47%) Redis
8 6 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.27%) SQLite
10 4 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.27%) Big Data
11 3 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.13%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.13%) DB2
13 1 (0.067%) MS Access
13 1 (0.067%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 236 (15.78%) Grunt
2 232 (15.51%) Git (software)
3 93 (6.22%) Bower
4 91 (6.08%) Jasmine
5 81 (5.41%) Subversion
6 79 (5.28%) gulp
7 34 (2.27%) Visual Studio
8 33 (2.21%) Mocha
9 26 (1.74%) Selenium
10 24 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.40%) Mercurial
11 21 (1.40%) JIRA
12 20 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
13 19 (1.27%) Jenkins
14 16 (1.07%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.94%) Maven
16 13 (0.87%) IntelliJ
16 13 (0.87%) JSHint
17 12 (0.80%) Sublime Text
18 11 (0.74%) WebStorm
General
1 109 (7.29%) Finance
2 57 (3.81%) Retail
2 57 (3.81%) Marketing
3 40 (2.67%) Publishing
4 37 (2.47%) Games
5 35 (2.34%) Banking
6 27 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.54%) Advertising
8 12 (0.80%) Law
9 11 (0.74%) Automotive
10 8 (0.53%) Legal
11 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.33%) Electronics
12 5 (0.33%) iGaming
13 3 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.13%) German Language
15 1 (0.067%) Back Office
15 1 (0.067%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.067%) Military
15 1 (0.067%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1397 (93.38%) HTML
2 1363 (91.11%) CSS
3 963 (64.37%) HTML5
4 815 (54.48%) CSS3
5 693 (46.32%) jQuery
6 549 (36.70%) AngularJS
7 396 (26.47%) Sass
8 254 (16.98%) Backbone.js
9 239 (15.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 181 (12.10%) LESS
11 152 (10.16%) .NET
12 150 (10.03%) Ajax
13 117 (7.82%) JSON
14 112 (7.49%) XML
15 93 (6.22%) Ember.js
16 92 (6.15%) XHTML
17 81 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
18 74 (4.95%) ASP.NET
19 65 (4.34%) RESTful
20 63 (4.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 297 (19.85%) User Experience
2 83 (5.55%) W3C
3 49 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 26 (1.74%) Graphic Design
5 23 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.14%) Social Media
7 16 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (0.94%) Visualisation
9 11 (0.74%) RIA
10 10 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.67%) Digital Media
11 9 (0.60%) Animation
12 8 (0.53%) Online Games
12 8 (0.53%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.53%) E-Learning
12 8 (0.53%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.40%) Social Network
13 6 (0.40%) iPad
14 5 (0.33%) DTV
15 4 (0.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.41%) Linux
2 34 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 32 (2.14%) Android
4 29 (1.94%) UNIX
5 27 (1.80%) Mac OS X
6 23 (1.54%) Windows
7 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.067%) webOS
9 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (21.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 238 (15.91%) TDD
4 226 (15.11%) OO
5 212 (14.17%) E-Commerce
6 193 (12.90%) MVC
7 172 (11.50%) Web Development
8 161 (10.76%) Scrum
9 113 (7.55%) Web Design
10 86 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (5.68%) Unit Testing
12 76 (5.08%) BDD
13 43 (2.87%) Content Management
13 43 (2.87%) Software Engineering
14 42 (2.81%) Automated Testing
14 42 (2.81%) SEO
14 42 (2.81%) Mobile Development
15 33 (2.21%) Open Source
15 33 (2.21%) Pair Programming
16 29 (1.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1326 (88.64%) JavaScript
2 176 (11.76%) Java
3 169 (11.30%) PHP
4 88 (5.88%) C#
5 40 (2.67%) SQL
6 36 (2.41%) Python
7 31 (2.07%) Ruby
8 27 (1.80%) TypeScript
9 24 (1.60%) C
10 12 (0.80%) ECMAScript
11 11 (0.74%) Scala
11 11 (0.74%) Dart
12 9 (0.60%) ActionScript
13 8 (0.53%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.47%) Clojure
14 7 (0.47%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (0.40%) XPath
15 6 (0.40%) Perl
16 5 (0.33%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (2.21%) Degree
2 18 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.27%) QA
2 10 (0.67%) WCAG
3 1 (0.067%) WAI
3 1 (0.067%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (0.47%) Docker
2 5 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.067%) Varnish
3 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (0.40%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.20%) logstash
3 2 (0.13%) yum
3 2 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.067%) StatsD
4 1 (0.067%) Kibana
4 1 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (6.22%) Adobe
2 35 (2.34%) Microsoft
3 23 (1.54%) Google
4 18 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 15 (1.00%) Oracle
6 13 (0.87%) Twitter
7 9 (0.60%) Sencha
7 9 (0.60%) Facebook
8 8 (0.53%) Zend
9 7 (0.47%) hybris
9 7 (0.47%) ATG
10 6 (0.40%) Apple
10 6 (0.40%) IBM
10 6 (0.40%) Demandware
11 5 (0.33%) SAP
12 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.20%) Omniture
12 3 (0.20%) Apigee
13 2 (0.13%) BT
13 2 (0.13%) Sybase
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