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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 168 144 185
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 641 715 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.47% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.59% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 546 324
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £32.69 £27.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -31.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £23.40 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.94 £27.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £27.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -27.51%
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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
46038 44890 39234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.43% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28471 27469 23064
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1820 1898 2085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
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 £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 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 -15 367 £375 +7.14% 148
South East -27 101 £325 - 57
Yorkshire +9 50 £375 +15.38% 15
East of England -11 25 £300 -9.43% 10
North West -30 25 £325 +8.33% 37
South West -11 23 £350 +7.69% 23
West Midlands -12 22 £325 +28.71% 20
North East +27 20 £430 - 5
East Midlands -11 3 £255 - 17
Midlands - 1 - -
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1254 (94.50%) HTML
2 1224 (92.24%) CSS
3 1206 (90.88%) JavaScript
4 845 (63.68%) HTML5
5 699 (52.68%) CSS3
6 615 (46.35%) jQuery
7 459 (34.59%) AngularJS
8 396 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
9 350 (26.38%) Sass
10 275 (20.72%) Responsive Web Design
11 260 (19.59%) User Experience
12 243 (18.31%) Node.js
13 240 (18.09%) Backbone.js
14 225 (16.96%) Git (software)
15 206 (15.52%) TDD
16 203 (15.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 198 (14.92%) OO
18 187 (14.09%) Web Development
19 183 (13.79%) LESS
20 173 (13.04%) MVC
21 169 (12.74%) Java
22 162 (12.21%) Grunt
23 153 (11.53%) Ajax
24 146 (11.00%) PHP
25 138 (10.40%) E-Commerce
26 131 (9.87%) CMS
27 121 (9.12%) Photoshop
28 113 (8.52%) JSON
29 108 (8.14%) .NET
30 104 (7.84%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 243 (18.31%) Node.js
2 131 (9.87%) CMS
3 51 (3.84%) WordPress
4 46 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 40 (3.01%) Adobe CQ
6 27 (2.03%) Apache
6 27 (2.03%) Drupal
7 25 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (1.58%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.83%) Confluence
11 10 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
14 5 (0.38%) Liferay
14 5 (0.38%) IIS
15 4 (0.30%) JBoss
16 3 (0.23%) nginx
16 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 121 (9.12%) Photoshop
2 44 (3.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.68%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.45%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.15%) GIMP
7 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (1.36%) Magento
2 14 (1.06%) Tridion
3 9 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.06%) GitHub
2 10 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.68%) SaaS
3 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.60%) Office 365
5 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.15%) Force.com
7 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.075%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.075%) PaaS
7 1 (0.075%) Heroku
7 1 (0.075%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.075%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.64%) HTTP
2 29 (2.19%) Internet
3 17 (1.28%) Intranet
4 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.075%) WEP
6 1 (0.075%) SSH
6 1 (0.075%) Network Security
6 1 (0.075%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.075%) DNS
6 1 (0.075%) SMTP
6 1 (0.075%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (4.67%) MySQL
2 47 (3.54%) MongoDB
3 24 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.21%) SQL Server
5 12 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.45%) Neo4j
7 4 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.15%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.15%) Big Data
10 1 (0.075%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.075%) Redis
10 1 (0.075%) DB2
10 1 (0.075%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 225 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 162 (12.21%) Grunt
3 96 (7.23%) Subversion
4 86 (6.48%) Jasmine
5 77 (5.80%) Bower
6 33 (2.49%) Selenium
7 30 (2.26%) Jenkins
7 30 (2.26%) Mocha
8 28 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
11 23 (1.73%) JIRA
12 18 (1.36%) QUnit
13 17 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.13%) Ant
15 13 (0.98%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
16 11 (0.83%) Maven
17 10 (0.75%) WebDriver
17 10 (0.75%) Bitbucket
General
1 96 (7.23%) Finance
2 54 (4.07%) Retail
3 51 (3.84%) Marketing
4 39 (2.94%) Banking
5 33 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.26%) Games
7 20 (1.51%) Advertising
8 13 (0.98%) Publishing
9 9 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.60%) Law
11 6 (0.45%) Automotive
12 5 (0.38%) Back Office
12 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.23%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) Legal
13 3 (0.23%) German Language
13 3 (0.23%) iGaming
14 1 (0.075%) Local Government
14 1 (0.075%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.075%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1254 (94.50%) HTML
2 1224 (92.24%) CSS
3 845 (63.68%) HTML5
4 699 (52.68%) CSS3
5 615 (46.35%) jQuery
6 459 (34.59%) AngularJS
7 350 (26.38%) Sass
8 240 (18.09%) Backbone.js
9 203 (15.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 183 (13.79%) LESS
11 153 (11.53%) Ajax
12 113 (8.52%) JSON
13 108 (8.14%) .NET
14 94 (7.08%) XML
15 87 (6.56%) XHTML
16 77 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
17 71 (5.35%) Web Services
18 70 (5.28%) Ember.js
19 67 (5.05%) RESTful
20 55 (4.14%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 260 (19.59%) User Experience
2 83 (6.25%) W3C
3 54 (4.07%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (1.81%) Digital Media
5 24 (1.81%) Open Source
6 20 (1.51%) Visualisation
6 20 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (1.51%) Social Media
7 19 (1.43%) RIA
8 13 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 9 (0.68%) Graphic Design
9 9 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.45%) iPad
10 6 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.45%) DTV
11 5 (0.38%) GIS
11 5 (0.38%) FMCG
12 4 (0.30%) Mobile Games
12 4 (0.30%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 65 (4.90%) Linux
2 47 (3.54%) Mac OS X
2 47 (3.54%) Apple iOS
3 39 (2.94%) UNIX
4 32 (2.41%) Android
5 12 (0.90%) Windows
6 6 (0.45%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.23%) webOS
9 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (20.72%) Responsive Web Design
3 206 (15.52%) TDD
4 198 (14.92%) OO
5 187 (14.09%) Web Development
6 173 (13.04%) MVC
7 138 (10.40%) E-Commerce
8 104 (7.84%) Scrum
9 97 (7.31%) Web Design
10 89 (6.71%) BDD
11 56 (4.22%) Software Engineering
12 52 (3.92%) Unit Testing
13 45 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (3.09%) Content Management
15 40 (3.01%) OOP
16 31 (2.34%) Automated Testing
17 29 (2.19%) Analytics
18 25 (1.88%) Mentoring
19 24 (1.81%) SEO
20 23 (1.73%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1206 (90.88%) JavaScript
2 169 (12.74%) Java
3 146 (11.00%) PHP
4 56 (4.22%) C#
5 38 (2.86%) Python
6 36 (2.71%) Ruby
7 30 (2.26%) SQL
8 29 (2.19%) C
9 13 (0.98%) Scala
10 11 (0.83%) Clojure
11 9 (0.68%) Perl
12 5 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.38%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (0.30%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.30%) XPath
13 4 (0.30%) Groovy
13 4 (0.30%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.23%) VB
14 3 (0.23%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 43 (3.24%) Degree
2 19 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.23%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.15%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.21%) QA
2 9 (0.68%) WAI
3 6 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.15%) Varnish
2 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) cPanel
2 1 (0.075%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.075%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.075%) Kibana
Vendors
1 64 (4.82%) Adobe
2 40 (3.01%) Google
3 33 (2.49%) Microsoft
4 22 (1.66%) Twitter
5 17 (1.28%) Facebook
6 14 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 11 (0.83%) Oracle
8 7 (0.53%) Ektron
8 7 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.45%) Sencha
9 6 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.38%) SAP
11 3 (0.23%) Apple
11 3 (0.23%) Zend
11 3 (0.23%) Perforce
12 2 (0.15%) Interwoven
12 2 (0.15%) Splunk
12 2 (0.15%) Appcelerator
13 1 (0.075%) Nintex
13 1 (0.075%) DigitalOcean
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