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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 156 149 191
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 707 681 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.44% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.56% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 493 323
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£351 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.30% -40.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.20 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £112.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
Front-End Developer
UK

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
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +27 427 £375 +7.14% 95
South East -3 147 £313 +4.16% 55
North West -11 41 £385 +28.33% 24
Yorkshire 0 24 £406 +35.41% 15
East of England -41 23 £318 +5.83% 13
West Midlands -10 19 £325 +18.18% 10
South West -35 17 £275 -13.38% 25
East Midlands -28 3 £229 -3.68% 6
North East -27 2 £363 +31.81% 4
Midlands +2 1 - -
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1526 (94.78%) HTML
2 1493 (92.73%) CSS
3 1428 (88.70%) JavaScript
4 1004 (62.36%) HTML5
5 840 (52.17%) CSS3
6 823 (51.12%) jQuery
7 494 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
8 465 (28.88%) AngularJS
9 421 (26.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 332 (20.62%) Sass
11 267 (16.58%) User Experience
12 265 (16.46%) Git (software)
13 256 (15.90%) OO
14 251 (15.59%) Backbone.js
15 232 (14.41%) Web Development
16 222 (13.79%) TDD
17 217 (13.48%) Node.js
18 212 (13.17%) PHP
19 208 (12.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 200 (12.42%) Ajax
21 187 (11.61%) MVC
22 186 (11.55%) E-Commerce
23 178 (11.06%) Photoshop
24 174 (10.81%) Java
24 174 (10.81%) LESS
25 169 (10.50%) CMS
26 161 (10.00%) Web Design
26 161 (10.00%) JSON
27 151 (9.38%) .NET
28 139 (8.63%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 217 (13.48%) Node.js
2 169 (10.50%) CMS
3 67 (4.16%) WordPress
4 47 (2.92%) Apache
5 46 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 43 (2.67%) Drupal
7 25 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
8 22 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (1.18%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
11 15 (0.93%) Confluence
12 9 (0.56%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.50%) TeamSite
13 8 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.50%) IIS
14 7 (0.43%) lighttpd
15 6 (0.37%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
16 5 (0.31%) Liferay
Applications
1 178 (11.06%) Photoshop
2 80 (4.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.68%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.25%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.12%) MS Office
7 1 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.062%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 39 (2.42%) Magento
2 12 (0.75%) Tridion
3 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.062%) Shopify
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.81%) GitHub
2 10 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.37%) SaaS
3 6 (0.37%) Office 365
4 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.12%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.062%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.36%) HTTP
2 37 (2.30%) Internet
3 23 (1.43%) Intranet
4 8 (0.50%) FTP
5 4 (0.25%) SSL
6 3 (0.19%) SMTP
6 3 (0.19%) SSH
7 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.12%) DNS
7 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (4.22%) MySQL
2 37 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 28 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.30%) SQL Server
5 9 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.43%) Neo4j
7 6 (0.37%) Redis
8 5 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.25%) SQLite
10 3 (0.19%) DB2
10 3 (0.19%) Triplestore
11 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.062%) QlikView
12 1 (0.062%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.062%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.062%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 265 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 134 (8.32%) Grunt
3 130 (8.07%) Subversion
4 92 (5.71%) Jasmine
5 35 (2.17%) Bower
5 35 (2.17%) JIRA
5 35 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 34 (2.11%) QUnit
7 33 (2.05%) Jenkins
8 27 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (1.49%) Selenium
10 23 (1.43%) Mocha
11 21 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
12 18 (1.12%) Ant
13 17 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 17 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
13 17 (1.06%) Yeoman
14 15 (0.93%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.87%) Maven
16 12 (0.75%) Axure RP
General
1 98 (6.09%) Finance
2 77 (4.78%) Marketing
3 72 (4.47%) Retail
4 31 (1.93%) Banking
5 23 (1.43%) Publishing
6 22 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.30%) Advertising
8 20 (1.24%) Legal
8 20 (1.24%) Games
9 14 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.37%) Law
11 6 (0.37%) Back Office
12 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.25%) German Language
13 3 (0.19%) Automotive
14 2 (0.12%) Front Office
14 2 (0.12%) Local Government
15 1 (0.062%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.062%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1526 (94.78%) HTML
2 1493 (92.73%) CSS
3 1004 (62.36%) HTML5
4 840 (52.17%) CSS3
5 823 (51.12%) jQuery
6 465 (28.88%) AngularJS
7 332 (20.62%) Sass
8 251 (15.59%) Backbone.js
9 208 (12.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 200 (12.42%) Ajax
11 174 (10.81%) LESS
12 161 (10.00%) JSON
13 151 (9.38%) .NET
14 124 (7.70%) XHTML
15 121 (7.52%) XML
16 80 (4.97%) KnockoutJS
17 78 (4.84%) Web Services
18 73 (4.53%) RESTful
19 71 (4.41%) ASP.NET
20 68 (4.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 267 (16.58%) User Experience
2 103 (6.40%) W3C
3 53 (3.29%) Open Source
4 52 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.11%) Digital Media
7 33 (2.05%) Visualisation
8 30 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 19 (1.18%) Social Media
10 14 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (0.75%) iPad
12 9 (0.56%) RIA
13 8 (0.50%) Animation
13 8 (0.50%) Video on Demand
14 7 (0.43%) GIS
15 6 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.31%) New Media
16 5 (0.31%) E-Learning
16 5 (0.31%) IPTV
16 5 (0.31%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 94 (5.84%) Linux
2 47 (2.92%) UNIX
3 37 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 29 (1.80%) Android
5 28 (1.74%) Mac OS X
6 11 (0.68%) Windows
7 4 (0.25%) webOS
7 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.062%) Debian
10 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.062%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (26.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 256 (15.90%) OO
4 232 (14.41%) Web Development
5 222 (13.79%) TDD
6 187 (11.61%) MVC
7 186 (11.55%) E-Commerce
8 161 (10.00%) Web Design
9 139 (8.63%) Scrum
10 112 (6.96%) BDD
11 84 (5.22%) Unit Testing
12 80 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (3.79%) SEO
14 57 (3.54%) OOP
15 56 (3.48%) Content Management
16 44 (2.73%) Software Engineering
17 31 (1.93%) Progressive Enhancement
18 28 (1.74%) Analytics
18 28 (1.74%) Automated Testing
19 26 (1.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1428 (88.70%) JavaScript
2 212 (13.17%) PHP
3 174 (10.81%) Java
4 68 (4.22%) C#
5 60 (3.73%) Python
6 59 (3.66%) Ruby
7 55 (3.42%) SQL
8 26 (1.61%) C
9 19 (1.18%) Scala
10 10 (0.62%) Perl
11 8 (0.50%) PHP5
12 7 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.43%) VBScript
13 6 (0.37%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.31%) C++
14 5 (0.31%) Groovy
14 5 (0.31%) XAML
14 5 (0.31%) Clojure
15 4 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.25%) Golang
Qualifications
1 61 (3.79%) Degree
2 21 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.25%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.12%) CIPD
6 1 (0.062%) HNC
6 1 (0.062%) HND
6 1 (0.062%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.05%) QA
2 18 (1.12%) WCAG
3 8 (0.50%) WAI
4 3 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.062%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.12%) cPanel
Vendors
1 76 (4.72%) Adobe
2 56 (3.48%) Google
3 49 (3.04%) Twitter
4 32 (1.99%) Facebook
5 31 (1.93%) Microsoft
6 18 (1.12%) Zend
7 16 (0.99%) EPiServer
7 16 (0.99%) Sitecore
8 12 (0.75%) Ektron
9 9 (0.56%) hybris
9 9 (0.56%) Oracle
10 8 (0.50%) Sencha
11 7 (0.43%) RedDot
12 5 (0.31%) SAP
12 5 (0.31%) Interwoven
13 4 (0.25%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.19%) Appcelerator
14 3 (0.19%) Perforce
15 2 (0.12%) Open Text
15 2 (0.12%) JD Edwards
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