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 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 118 158 175
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 916 663 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.36% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.46% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 461 410
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £413 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £288 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +23.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +23.96%
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
47067 45362 49291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.11% 92.86% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29105 27599 28304
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1980 2447
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +57 564 £375 +7.14% 139
South East +11 127 £325 +4.83% 46
North West +15 53 £275 -14.06% 29
South West -5 43 £328 +29.70% 23
East of England -27 37 £365 +29.77% 12
West Midlands -12 31 £295 +9.25% 13
Yorkshire +2 22 £285 +8.57% 25
East Midlands +14 19 £263 +5.00% 7
North East -14 6 £275 - 8
Midlands - 5 £475 - 2
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1507 (93.43%) HTML
2 1466 (90.89%) CSS
3 1425 (88.34%) JavaScript
4 1019 (63.17%) HTML5
5 858 (53.19%) jQuery
6 846 (52.45%) CSS3
7 441 (27.34%) Responsive Web Design
8 376 (23.31%) AngularJS
9 276 (17.11%) Sass
10 273 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
11 264 (16.37%) PHP
12 252 (15.62%) OO
13 240 (14.88%) Backbone.js
14 231 (14.32%) Git (software)
15 220 (13.64%) Web Development
16 219 (13.58%) TDD
17 206 (12.77%) Java
18 202 (12.52%) E-Commerce
19 194 (12.03%) Web Design
20 186 (11.53%) MVC
20 186 (11.53%) .NET
20 186 (11.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 178 (11.04%) Ajax
22 177 (10.97%) Photoshop
23 169 (10.48%) XHTML
24 160 (9.92%) Node.js
25 151 (9.36%) CMS
26 143 (8.87%) JSON
27 141 (8.74%) Subversion
28 128 (7.94%) LESS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 160 (9.92%) Node.js
2 151 (9.36%) CMS
3 78 (4.84%) WordPress
4 43 (2.67%) Drupal
5 39 (2.42%) Apache
6 33 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 31 (1.92%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
9 11 (0.68%) Confluence
10 8 (0.50%) IIS
10 8 (0.50%) Joomla!
10 8 (0.50%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.43%) TeamSite
11 7 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
11 7 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.37%) nginx
13 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.25%) lighttpd
Applications
1 177 (10.97%) Photoshop
2 83 (5.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (1.43%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.19%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.12%) MS Office
6 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.062%) InDesign
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 20 (1.24%) Magento
2 13 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
3 5 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.19%) Tridion
6 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.062%) AWD
7 1 (0.062%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.87%) GitHub
2 12 (0.74%) SaaS
3 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.062%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.062%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.60%) HTTP
2 32 (1.98%) Internet
3 17 (1.05%) Intranet
4 5 (0.31%) FTP
5 2 (0.12%) SMTP
5 2 (0.12%) SSL
5 2 (0.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.062%) SAN
6 1 (0.062%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.062%) DNS
6 1 (0.062%) LDAP
6 1 (0.062%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (5.58%) MySQL
2 45 (2.79%) Relational Database
3 27 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.37%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.31%) Big Data
7 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.25%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.19%) Triplestore
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.19%) Redis
10 2 (0.12%) DB2
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.12%) SQLite
11 1 (0.062%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 231 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 141 (8.74%) Subversion
3 108 (6.70%) Grunt
4 88 (5.46%) Jasmine
5 42 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.61%) QUnit
7 25 (1.55%) JIRA
8 24 (1.49%) Mocha
9 21 (1.30%) Bower
10 18 (1.12%) Jenkins
11 17 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
12 14 (0.87%) Yeoman
12 14 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
13 13 (0.81%) Axure RP
14 11 (0.68%) Maven
15 10 (0.62%) Ant
16 9 (0.56%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.56%) NUnit
16 9 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 109 (6.76%) Finance
2 78 (4.84%) Retail
2 78 (4.84%) Marketing
3 43 (2.67%) Advertising
4 39 (2.42%) Publishing
5 35 (2.17%) Games
6 28 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.49%) Banking
8 19 (1.18%) Legal
9 16 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.62%) Back Office
12 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.31%) Automotive
15 4 (0.25%) Electronics
16 2 (0.12%) Front Office
16 2 (0.12%) Interactive Media
17 1 (0.062%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.062%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1507 (93.43%) HTML
2 1466 (90.89%) CSS
3 1019 (63.17%) HTML5
4 858 (53.19%) jQuery
5 846 (52.45%) CSS3
6 376 (23.31%) AngularJS
7 276 (17.11%) Sass
8 240 (14.88%) Backbone.js
9 186 (11.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 186 (11.53%) .NET
10 178 (11.04%) Ajax
11 169 (10.48%) XHTML
12 143 (8.87%) JSON
13 128 (7.94%) LESS
14 115 (7.13%) XML
15 99 (6.14%) ASP.NET
16 98 (6.08%) JSP
17 97 (6.01%) KnockoutJS
18 74 (4.59%) Semantic HTML
19 64 (3.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.82%) W3C
2 70 (4.34%) Open Source
2 70 (4.34%) Mobile App
3 30 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 24 (1.49%) Visualisation
5 20 (1.24%) iPad
6 19 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 14 (0.87%) Animation
8 13 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 11 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (0.62%) New Media
11 9 (0.56%) Social Media
11 9 (0.56%) Online Games
12 6 (0.37%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.31%) IPTV
14 4 (0.25%) DTV
15 3 (0.19%) Blackberry
15 3 (0.19%) Mobile Games
15 3 (0.19%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.19%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 100 (6.20%) Linux
2 57 (3.53%) UNIX
3 42 (2.60%) Mac OS X
4 38 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.92%) Android
6 22 (1.36%) Windows
7 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.19%) webOS
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.062%) Debian
9 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (27.34%) Responsive Web Design
2 273 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (15.62%) OO
4 220 (13.64%) Web Development
5 219 (13.58%) TDD
6 202 (12.52%) E-Commerce
7 194 (12.03%) Web Design
8 186 (11.53%) MVC
9 123 (7.63%) Scrum
10 84 (5.21%) BDD
11 67 (4.15%) OOP
12 65 (4.03%) Unit Testing
13 59 (3.66%) Content Management
14 58 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (3.41%) SEO
16 35 (2.17%) Configuration Management
17 33 (2.05%) Software Engineering
18 32 (1.98%) Analytics
19 31 (1.92%) Progressive Enhancement
20 29 (1.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1425 (88.34%) JavaScript
2 264 (16.37%) PHP
3 206 (12.77%) Java
4 84 (5.21%) SQL
5 81 (5.02%) C#
6 62 (3.84%) Ruby
7 49 (3.04%) Python
8 26 (1.61%) C
9 15 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.93%) Scala
10 9 (0.56%) PHP5
11 8 (0.50%) XAML
12 7 (0.43%) ActionScript
12 7 (0.43%) Perl
13 5 (0.31%) Clojure
14 4 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.25%) Groovy
14 4 (0.25%) C++
15 3 (0.19%) VBScript
15 3 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (2.98%) Degree
2 27 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.11%) QA
2 15 (0.93%) WCAG
3 4 (0.25%) WAI
4 3 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.062%) Section 508
5 1 (0.062%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.062%) Puppet
1 1 (0.062%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (4.65%) Adobe
2 43 (2.67%) Twitter
3 41 (2.54%) Google
4 33 (2.05%) Sitecore
4 33 (2.05%) Facebook
5 29 (1.80%) Zend
6 22 (1.36%) Microsoft
7 20 (1.24%) SAP
8 16 (0.99%) Orchard
9 14 (0.87%) EPiServer
9 14 (0.87%) JD Edwards
10 13 (0.81%) RedDot
10 13 (0.81%) hybris
11 10 (0.62%) ATG
12 9 (0.56%) Ektron
13 7 (0.43%) JBoss
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle
14 6 (0.37%) Sencha
15 5 (0.31%) Open Text
16 4 (0.25%) Business Objects
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