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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 131 122 167
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 904 901 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.79% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.94% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 610 451
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.12 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 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 28 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 28 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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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 -19 504 £375 - 158
South East -18 130 £350 +7.69% 50
North West -15 69 £350 +27.27% 47
Yorkshire -3 45 £318 +17.59% 22
South West -10 44 £313 -5.30% 12
West Midlands +3 34 £270 -1.81% 25
East of England 0 34 £325 -10.95% 11
East Midlands -3 24 £360 +37.79% 21
North East -15 16 £363 +31.81% 5
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 1485 (93.81%) HTML
2 1442 (91.09%) CSS
3 1400 (88.44%) JavaScript
4 1012 (63.93%) HTML5
5 863 (54.52%) CSS3
6 749 (47.32%) jQuery
7 620 (39.17%) AngularJS
8 555 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
9 408 (25.77%) Sass
10 372 (23.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 307 (19.39%) User Experience
12 274 (17.31%) Backbone.js
13 263 (16.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 256 (16.17%) Git (software)
15 248 (15.67%) OO
16 247 (15.60%) TDD
17 240 (15.16%) Node.js
18 237 (14.97%) Grunt
19 236 (14.91%) E-Commerce
20 211 (13.33%) MVC
21 185 (11.69%) Java
22 183 (11.56%) PHP
23 182 (11.50%) LESS
24 178 (11.24%) Scrum
25 173 (10.93%) Ajax
26 168 (10.61%) .NET
27 159 (10.04%) Web Development
28 147 (9.29%) JSON
29 144 (9.10%) Photoshop
30 130 (8.21%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 240 (15.16%) Node.js
2 113 (7.14%) CMS
3 52 (3.28%) WordPress
4 48 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 28 (1.77%) Drupal
5 28 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 20 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 15 (0.95%) Apache
7 15 (0.95%) Confluence
8 10 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.51%) ColdFusion
10 8 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.51%) IIS
11 5 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.25%) JBoss
12 4 (0.25%) SAS
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
13 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 144 (9.10%) Photoshop
2 48 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.76%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (0.63%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.063%) GIMP
7 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.063%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 44 (2.78%) Magento
2 10 (0.63%) Tridion
3 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.02%) GitHub
2 25 (1.58%) Google Analytics
3 18 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.14%) SaaS
4 14 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.25%) Heroku
8 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.063%) Office 365
10 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.47%) HTTP
2 24 (1.52%) Internet
3 13 (0.82%) Intranet
4 4 (0.25%) Extranet
4 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.19%) DNS
5 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.19%) SSL
5 3 (0.19%) WEP
6 1 (0.063%) AMQP
6 1 (0.063%) Skype
6 1 (0.063%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.10%) MySQL
2 31 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.07%) MongoDB
5 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.63%) Redis
7 7 (0.44%) SQLite
8 6 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.25%) Big Data
11 3 (0.19%) 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 (0.063%) MS Access
13 1 (0.063%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 256 (16.17%) Git (software)
2 237 (14.97%) Grunt
3 98 (6.19%) Jasmine
4 89 (5.62%) Subversion
5 86 (5.43%) Bower
6 83 (5.24%) gulp
7 49 (3.10%) Visual Studio
8 37 (2.34%) Jenkins
9 33 (2.08%) JIRA
10 29 (1.83%) Selenium
10 29 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (1.71%) Mocha
12 26 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
13 24 (1.52%) Mercurial
14 20 (1.26%) Cucumber
15 17 (1.07%) Sublime Text
16 16 (1.01%) IntelliJ
17 14 (0.88%) Eclipse
17 14 (0.88%) Maven
17 14 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (7.26%) Finance
2 74 (4.67%) Retail
3 62 (3.92%) Marketing
4 42 (2.65%) Publishing
5 36 (2.27%) Games
5 36 (2.27%) Banking
6 27 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.39%) Advertising
8 11 (0.69%) Legal
9 10 (0.63%) Law
10 9 (0.57%) Automotive
11 5 (0.32%) Electronics
11 5 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.32%) iGaming
12 3 (0.19%) Front Office
13 2 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.063%) Back Office
14 1 (0.063%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.063%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.063%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1485 (93.81%) HTML
2 1442 (91.09%) CSS
3 1012 (63.93%) HTML5
4 863 (54.52%) CSS3
5 749 (47.32%) jQuery
6 620 (39.17%) AngularJS
7 408 (25.77%) Sass
8 274 (17.31%) Backbone.js
9 263 (16.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 182 (11.50%) LESS
11 173 (10.93%) Ajax
12 168 (10.61%) .NET
13 147 (9.29%) JSON
14 130 (8.21%) XML
15 92 (5.81%) XHTML
16 91 (5.75%) Ember.js
17 89 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
18 82 (5.18%) ASP.NET
19 75 (4.74%) React
20 73 (4.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 307 (19.39%) User Experience
2 85 (5.37%) W3C
3 51 (3.22%) Mobile App
4 32 (2.02%) Graphic Design
5 27 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 22 (1.39%) Social Media
7 15 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 15 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (0.76%) RIA
8 12 (0.76%) Animation
9 11 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 10 (0.63%) E-Learning
11 9 (0.57%) Online Games
12 8 (0.51%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.38%) iPad
13 6 (0.38%) Social Network
14 5 (0.32%) Taxonomies
15 4 (0.25%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.25%) DTV
15 4 (0.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (3.10%) Linux
2 31 (1.96%) Android
3 30 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 24 (1.52%) UNIX
4 24 (1.52%) Windows
5 17 (1.07%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.063%) webOS
8 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (23.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 248 (15.67%) OO
4 247 (15.60%) TDD
5 236 (14.91%) E-Commerce
6 211 (13.33%) MVC
7 178 (11.24%) Scrum
8 159 (10.04%) Web Development
9 117 (7.39%) Web Design
10 105 (6.63%) Unit Testing
11 97 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (5.18%) BDD
13 51 (3.22%) SEO
14 44 (2.78%) Content Management
15 41 (2.59%) Automated Testing
16 40 (2.53%) Mobile Development
17 39 (2.46%) Software Engineering
18 37 (2.34%) Pair Programming
19 35 (2.21%) Kanban
20 32 (2.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1400 (88.44%) JavaScript
2 185 (11.69%) Java
3 183 (11.56%) PHP
4 96 (6.06%) C#
5 49 (3.10%) SQL
6 38 (2.40%) Python
7 34 (2.15%) Ruby
8 32 (2.02%) TypeScript
9 23 (1.45%) C
10 15 (0.95%) ECMAScript
11 14 (0.88%) Scala
11 14 (0.88%) Dart
12 12 (0.76%) ActionScript
13 9 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.51%) CoffeeScript
15 7 (0.44%) CFML
15 7 (0.44%) XPath
15 7 (0.44%) C++
16 6 (0.38%) Perl
17 5 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (1.90%) Degree
2 17 (1.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.46%) QA
2 10 (0.63%) WCAG
3 4 (0.25%) WAI
4 1 (0.063%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (0.95%) Docker
2 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.063%) Varnish
3 1 (0.063%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (0.82%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.32%) logstash
3 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.13%) yum
4 2 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.063%) StatsD
5 1 (0.063%) Kibana
5 1 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 105 (6.63%) Adobe
2 38 (2.40%) Microsoft
3 26 (1.64%) Google
4 19 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 15 (0.95%) Twitter
6 14 (0.88%) Oracle
7 12 (0.76%) Zend
8 11 (0.69%) hybris
9 10 (0.63%) Facebook
10 8 (0.51%) Sencha
10 8 (0.51%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.51%) ATG
10 8 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.44%) IBM
11 7 (0.44%) Demandware
12 6 (0.38%) Apple
13 4 (0.25%) SAP
14 3 (0.19%) Omniture
14 3 (0.19%) Apigee
15 2 (0.13%) New Relic
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