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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 130 169 174
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 825 599 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.67% 1.29% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.39% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 409 399
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +19.04%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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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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 +61 505 £375 +7.14% 123
South East -14 110 £324 +17.72% 53
North West +44 57 £260 -19.37% 22
South West +9 40 £288 +35.29% 12
East of England -17 35 £365 +52.08% 14
West Midlands -12 26 £275 +1.85% 4
East Midlands +13 21 £260 -13.33% 9
Yorkshire +4 19 £260 -0.95% 12
Midlands - 4 - -
North East -12 3 £260 - 7
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1453 (93.44%) HTML
2 1414 (90.93%) CSS
3 1402 (90.16%) JavaScript
4 1008 (64.82%) HTML5
5 840 (54.02%) jQuery
6 824 (52.99%) CSS3
7 412 (26.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 341 (21.93%) AngularJS
9 273 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
10 259 (16.66%) OO
11 256 (16.46%) Sass
12 250 (16.08%) PHP
13 227 (14.60%) Backbone.js
14 222 (14.28%) Git (software)
15 216 (13.89%) E-Commerce
16 214 (13.76%) Java
17 213 (13.70%) TDD
18 201 (12.93%) Web Development
19 200 (12.86%) Ajax
20 192 (12.35%) .NET
21 186 (11.96%) XHTML
22 184 (11.83%) Web Design
23 182 (11.70%) MVC
24 164 (10.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 161 (10.35%) Photoshop
26 150 (9.65%) CMS
27 139 (8.94%) Node.js
28 138 (8.87%) Scrum
29 137 (8.81%) JSON
30 136 (8.75%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 150 (9.65%) CMS
2 139 (8.94%) Node.js
3 69 (4.44%) WordPress
4 44 (2.83%) Umbraco
5 34 (2.19%) Drupal
6 32 (2.06%) Apache
7 31 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
10 9 (0.58%) Confluence
10 9 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.45%) nginx
12 7 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
12 7 (0.45%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.45%) IIS
12 7 (0.45%) TeamSite
13 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 161 (10.35%) Photoshop
2 74 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (1.22%) Fireworks
4 7 (0.45%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.19%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.064%) InDesign
6 1 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.064%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (1.74%) Magento
2 19 (1.22%) Google Analytics
3 18 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.19%) Tridion
6 1 (0.064%) AWD
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.03%) SaaS
2 8 (0.51%) GitHub
3 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.064%) Office 365
6 1 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.64%) HTTP
2 24 (1.54%) Internet
3 12 (0.77%) Intranet
4 2 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.064%) AMQP
5 1 (0.064%) SAN
5 1 (0.064%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.064%) ATM
5 1 (0.064%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (6.05%) MySQL
2 44 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 41 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.58%) Big Data
6 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.26%) Star Schema
9 4 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.19%) Redis
10 3 (0.19%) Triplestore
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.13%) DB2
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.064%) KDB
12 1 (0.064%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 222 (14.28%) Git (software)
2 136 (8.75%) Subversion
3 93 (5.98%) Grunt
4 75 (4.82%) Jasmine
5 41 (2.64%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.48%) JIRA
7 21 (1.35%) Mocha
7 21 (1.35%) QUnit
8 19 (1.22%) Mercurial
9 18 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
9 18 (1.16%) Bower
10 16 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 16 (1.03%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.96%) PhoneGap
11 15 (0.96%) Maven
11 15 (0.96%) Kiln
12 13 (0.84%) Axure RP
12 13 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
13 11 (0.71%) Yeoman
General
1 109 (7.01%) Finance
2 79 (5.08%) Retail
3 57 (3.67%) Marketing
4 44 (2.83%) Advertising
5 37 (2.38%) Publishing
6 34 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 33 (2.12%) Games
8 31 (1.99%) Banking
9 16 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.71%) Back Office
12 10 (0.64%) Legal
13 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.39%) Automotive
15 4 (0.26%) Electronics
15 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.19%) Interactive Media
16 3 (0.19%) Front Office
17 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1453 (93.44%) HTML
2 1414 (90.93%) CSS
3 1008 (64.82%) HTML5
4 840 (54.02%) jQuery
5 824 (52.99%) CSS3
6 341 (21.93%) AngularJS
7 256 (16.46%) Sass
8 227 (14.60%) Backbone.js
9 200 (12.86%) Ajax
10 192 (12.35%) .NET
11 186 (11.96%) XHTML
12 164 (10.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 137 (8.81%) JSON
14 131 (8.42%) LESS
15 114 (7.33%) JSP
16 108 (6.95%) XML
17 103 (6.62%) KnockoutJS
18 101 (6.50%) ASP.NET
19 76 (4.89%) Semantic HTML
20 65 (4.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 108 (6.95%) W3C
2 66 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 64 (4.12%) Open Source
4 36 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 22 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 21 (1.35%) iPad
7 16 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 14 (0.90%) Graphic Design
8 14 (0.90%) Animation
9 11 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.45%) New Media
11 6 (0.39%) Social Media
12 5 (0.32%) Online Games
12 5 (0.32%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.26%) DTV
13 4 (0.26%) FMCG
14 3 (0.19%) Online Gambling
14 3 (0.19%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.19%) RIA
14 3 (0.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 82 (5.27%) Linux
2 52 (3.34%) UNIX
3 41 (2.64%) Mac OS X
4 32 (2.06%) Windows
5 27 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.41%) Android
7 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (26.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 273 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (16.66%) OO
4 216 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 213 (13.70%) TDD
6 201 (12.93%) Web Development
7 184 (11.83%) Web Design
8 182 (11.70%) MVC
9 138 (8.87%) Scrum
10 69 (4.44%) OOP
11 66 (4.24%) BDD
12 65 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (4.18%) SEO
13 58 (3.73%) Content Management
14 53 (3.41%) Analytics
15 51 (3.28%) Unit Testing
16 37 (2.38%) Configuration Management
17 33 (2.12%) Software Engineering
18 28 (1.80%) Progressive Enhancement
19 24 (1.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1402 (90.16%) JavaScript
2 250 (16.08%) PHP
3 214 (13.76%) Java
4 101 (6.50%) C#
5 85 (5.47%) SQL
6 62 (3.99%) Ruby
7 39 (2.51%) Python
8 27 (1.74%) C
9 14 (0.90%) Scala
10 13 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.51%) XAML
11 8 (0.51%) ActionScript
12 7 (0.45%) PHP5
13 6 (0.39%) Perl
14 5 (0.32%) Clojure
14 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.26%) C++
16 3 (0.19%) SPARQL
16 3 (0.19%) Golang
16 3 (0.19%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 46 (2.96%) Degree
2 26 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.67%) QA
2 13 (0.84%) WCAG
3 4 (0.26%) WAI
4 3 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.13%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.064%) Puppet
1 1 (0.064%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.064%) Salt
Vendors
1 96 (6.17%) Adobe
2 50 (3.22%) Google
3 32 (2.06%) Zend
3 32 (2.06%) Twitter
4 31 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 27 (1.74%) Facebook
6 25 (1.61%) SAP
7 21 (1.35%) Microsoft
8 19 (1.22%) JD Edwards
9 16 (1.03%) Orchard
10 14 (0.90%) hybris
11 12 (0.77%) Venda
12 11 (0.71%) EPiServer
12 11 (0.71%) RedDot
13 10 (0.64%) ATG
14 9 (0.58%) Ektron
15 6 (0.39%) Oracle
15 6 (0.39%) Sencha
16 5 (0.32%) Open Text
16 5 (0.32%) Yahoo!
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £330 to £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £29,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JCW Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago