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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 160 145 175
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 695 683 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.43% 1.44% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.55% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 476 327
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £323 £269
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 17
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £27.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £101.88 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
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
44983 44038 38289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28518 27637 22590
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
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 1757 1844 1948
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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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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 +9 405 £375 - 183
South East -14 88 £325 +4.83% 46
East of England +6 42 £320 -11.72% 21
Yorkshire -7 41 £313 -3.84% 25
North West -18 40 £325 +10.16% 44
South West -2 29 £325 +0.77% 18
West Midlands -9 27 £300 +9.09% 17
East Midlands -7 15 £275 +7.84% 18
North East -9 7 £285 -5.00% 7
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1234 (93.70%) HTML
2 1195 (90.74%) CSS
3 1191 (90.43%) JavaScript
4 834 (63.33%) HTML5
5 704 (53.45%) CSS3
6 587 (44.57%) jQuery
7 437 (33.18%) AngularJS
8 414 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
9 352 (26.73%) Sass
10 261 (19.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 257 (19.51%) User Experience
12 228 (17.31%) Backbone.js
13 224 (17.01%) Node.js
14 208 (15.79%) Git (software)
15 207 (15.72%) TDD
16 198 (15.03%) OO
17 196 (14.88%) Grunt
18 189 (14.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 172 (13.06%) Web Development
20 171 (12.98%) E-Commerce
21 168 (12.76%) Java
22 165 (12.53%) LESS
23 159 (12.07%) MVC
24 142 (10.78%) PHP
25 127 (9.64%) Photoshop
26 122 (9.26%) Ajax
27 113 (8.58%) Scrum
28 108 (8.20%) CMS
29 104 (7.90%) .NET
30 100 (7.59%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 224 (17.01%) Node.js
2 108 (8.20%) CMS
3 52 (3.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 45 (3.42%) WordPress
5 24 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.59%) Drupal
7 19 (1.44%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.06%) Apache
10 12 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.53%) IIS
13 5 (0.38%) JBoss
14 3 (0.23%) Liferay
14 3 (0.23%) Confluence
14 3 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
14 3 (0.23%) SAS
15 2 (0.15%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 127 (9.64%) Photoshop
2 40 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.99%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.38%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.15%) InDesign
7 2 (0.15%) GIMP
8 1 (0.076%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (1.97%) Magento
2 7 (0.53%) Tridion
3 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.59%) GitHub
2 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.84%) SaaS
3 9 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.46%) Office 365
5 5 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.30%) Heroku
6 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.15%) PaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Force.com
9 1 (0.076%) Veeva
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.34%) HTTP
2 25 (1.90%) Internet
3 14 (1.06%) Intranet
4 4 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.076%) Skype
6 1 (0.076%) Network Security
6 1 (0.076%) FTP
6 1 (0.076%) DNS
6 1 (0.076%) SSL
6 1 (0.076%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.56%) MySQL
2 35 (2.66%) MongoDB
3 32 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.21%) SQL Server
5 7 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.38%) Redis
7 5 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.30%) Big Data
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.15%) DB2
10 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.15%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.076%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.076%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.076%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.076%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 208 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 196 (14.88%) Grunt
3 87 (6.61%) Subversion
3 87 (6.61%) Bower
4 77 (5.85%) Jasmine
5 34 (2.58%) Mocha
6 29 (2.20%) Visual Studio
7 25 (1.90%) Jenkins
8 24 (1.82%) Selenium
9 21 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (1.06%) Maven
12 12 (0.91%) JIRA
12 12 (0.91%) Sublime Text
13 11 (0.84%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.84%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (0.61%) Ant
15 8 (0.61%) IntelliJ
15 8 (0.61%) Bitbucket
General
1 100 (7.59%) Finance
2 51 (3.87%) Retail
3 44 (3.34%) Marketing
4 40 (3.04%) Banking
4 40 (3.04%) Games
5 33 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.75%) Publishing
7 22 (1.67%) Advertising
8 14 (1.06%) Law
9 7 (0.53%) Legal
10 6 (0.46%) Automotive
11 5 (0.38%) iGaming
11 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.30%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) Back Office
13 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Front Office
15 1 (0.076%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.076%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.076%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1234 (93.70%) HTML
2 1195 (90.74%) CSS
3 834 (63.33%) HTML5
4 704 (53.45%) CSS3
5 587 (44.57%) jQuery
6 437 (33.18%) AngularJS
7 352 (26.73%) Sass
8 228 (17.31%) Backbone.js
9 189 (14.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 165 (12.53%) LESS
11 122 (9.26%) Ajax
12 104 (7.90%) .NET
13 92 (6.99%) XML
14 91 (6.91%) JSON
15 87 (6.61%) XHTML
16 74 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
17 71 (5.39%) Ember.js
18 69 (5.24%) Web Services
19 61 (4.63%) Semantic HTML
20 60 (4.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 257 (19.51%) User Experience
2 82 (6.23%) W3C
3 49 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 22 (1.67%) RIA
5 18 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (1.29%) Social Media
6 17 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.14%) Visualisation
7 15 (1.14%) Graphic Design
8 13 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 8 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.53%) Online Games
11 7 (0.53%) iPad
11 7 (0.53%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.46%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.30%) Animation
13 4 (0.30%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (4.48%) Linux
2 49 (3.72%) Apple iOS
3 46 (3.49%) Mac OS X
4 38 (2.89%) UNIX
4 38 (2.89%) Android
5 18 (1.37%) Windows
6 8 (0.61%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
8 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.15%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (19.82%) Responsive Web Design
3 207 (15.72%) TDD
4 198 (15.03%) OO
5 172 (13.06%) Web Development
6 171 (12.98%) E-Commerce
7 159 (12.07%) MVC
8 113 (8.58%) Scrum
9 96 (7.29%) Web Design
10 81 (6.15%) BDD
11 58 (4.40%) Unit Testing
12 57 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (3.95%) Software Engineering
14 46 (3.49%) Content Management
15 39 (2.96%) OOP
16 38 (2.89%) Automated Testing
17 31 (2.35%) Mobile Development
18 26 (1.97%) Open Source
19 24 (1.82%) Analytics
20 23 (1.75%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1191 (90.43%) JavaScript
2 168 (12.76%) Java
3 142 (10.78%) PHP
4 58 (4.40%) C#
5 39 (2.96%) SQL
6 26 (1.97%) Python
7 25 (1.90%) C
7 25 (1.90%) Ruby
8 11 (0.84%) TypeScript
9 7 (0.53%) Clojure
10 6 (0.46%) ECMAScript
10 6 (0.46%) Dart
11 5 (0.38%) Scala
11 5 (0.38%) Perl
11 5 (0.38%) ActionScript
11 5 (0.38%) XPath
12 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.23%) Groovy
13 3 (0.23%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.23%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (2.96%) Degree
2 21 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 13 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.23%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.06%) QA
2 7 (0.53%) WCAG
3 4 (0.30%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.076%) Varnish
2 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.076%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.15%) yum
2 1 (0.076%) Kibana
2 1 (0.076%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.076%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.076%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 84 (6.38%) Adobe
2 28 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (1.67%) Google
4 15 (1.14%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.06%) Twitter
6 11 (0.84%) Oracle
7 10 (0.76%) Facebook
8 8 (0.61%) ATG
9 7 (0.53%) hybris
10 6 (0.46%) Demandware
10 6 (0.46%) Zend
11 5 (0.38%) Sencha
12 4 (0.30%) SAP
12 4 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.30%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.23%) IBM
13 3 (0.23%) Apple
14 2 (0.15%) Capita
14 2 (0.15%) FatWire
14 2 (0.15%) BT
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