The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 123 168 174
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 828 590 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.27% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.37% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 399 399
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +13.63%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +64 505 £375 +7.14% 122
South East -11 111 £324 +17.72% 49
North West +37 56 £260 -18.75% 29
South West +3 41 £288 +35.29% 19
East of England -22 36 £370 +54.16% 18
West Midlands -12 27 £270 - 5
Yorkshire +8 22 £263 - 16
East Midlands +10 19 £250 - 11
Midlands - 4 - -
North East -11 3 £260 - 6
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1450 (93.49%) HTML
2 1409 (90.84%) CSS
3 1399 (90.20%) JavaScript
4 1009 (65.05%) HTML5
5 840 (54.16%) jQuery
6 822 (53.00%) CSS3
7 410 (26.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 337 (21.73%) AngularJS
9 277 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 259 (16.70%) OO
11 250 (16.12%) PHP
12 246 (15.86%) Sass
13 225 (14.51%) Backbone.js
14 217 (13.99%) Git (software)
14 217 (13.99%) E-Commerce
15 215 (13.86%) TDD
16 214 (13.80%) Java
17 205 (13.22%) Ajax
18 204 (13.15%) Web Development
19 194 (12.51%) .NET
20 187 (12.06%) XHTML
21 184 (11.86%) MVC
22 183 (11.80%) Web Design
23 167 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 160 (10.32%) Photoshop
25 154 (9.93%) CMS
26 139 (8.96%) Scrum
26 139 (8.96%) Node.js
27 134 (8.64%) Subversion
27 134 (8.64%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 154 (9.93%) CMS
2 139 (8.96%) Node.js
3 70 (4.51%) WordPress
4 48 (3.09%) Umbraco
5 33 (2.13%) Drupal
6 30 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 30 (1.93%) Apache
7 15 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 13 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (0.58%) Confluence
9 9 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.45%) IIS
11 7 (0.45%) nginx
11 7 (0.45%) TeamSite
11 7 (0.45%) Joomla!
11 7 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
12 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 160 (10.32%) Photoshop
2 73 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (1.23%) Fireworks
4 9 (0.58%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.19%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.064%) MS Office
6 1 (0.064%) InDesign
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 27 (1.74%) Magento
2 22 (1.42%) Google Analytics
3 18 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.19%) Tridion
6 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.064%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.03%) SaaS
2 8 (0.52%) GitHub
3 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.064%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.64%) HTTP
2 23 (1.48%) Internet
3 11 (0.71%) Intranet
4 2 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.064%) AMQP
5 1 (0.064%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.064%) SAN
5 1 (0.064%) LDAP
5 1 (0.064%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (6.13%) MySQL
2 47 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 41 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.58%) Big Data
6 6 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.26%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.19%) Redis
9 3 (0.19%) Triplestore
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.13%) DB2
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.064%) SQLite
11 1 (0.064%) KDB
Development Applications
1 217 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 134 (8.64%) Subversion
3 94 (6.06%) Grunt
4 75 (4.84%) Jasmine
5 41 (2.64%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.48%) JIRA
6 23 (1.48%) Mercurial
7 21 (1.35%) Mocha
7 21 (1.35%) QUnit
8 20 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.23%) Kiln
10 18 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (1.16%) Bower
10 18 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (1.03%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.97%) Axure RP
12 15 (0.97%) PhoneGap
12 15 (0.97%) Maven
12 15 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
13 11 (0.71%) Yeoman
General
1 110 (7.09%) Finance
2 79 (5.09%) Retail
3 56 (3.61%) Marketing
4 44 (2.84%) Advertising
5 37 (2.39%) Publishing
6 35 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 34 (2.19%) Games
8 31 (2.00%) Banking
9 15 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.71%) Back Office
10 11 (0.71%) Legal
11 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.39%) Automotive
13 4 (0.26%) Electronics
13 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.19%) Interactive Media
14 3 (0.19%) Front Office
14 3 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1450 (93.49%) HTML
2 1409 (90.84%) CSS
3 1009 (65.05%) HTML5
4 840 (54.16%) jQuery
5 822 (53.00%) CSS3
6 337 (21.73%) AngularJS
7 246 (15.86%) Sass
8 225 (14.51%) Backbone.js
9 205 (13.22%) Ajax
10 194 (12.51%) .NET
11 187 (12.06%) XHTML
12 167 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 134 (8.64%) JSON
14 133 (8.58%) LESS
15 114 (7.35%) JSP
16 111 (7.16%) XML
17 101 (6.51%) ASP.NET
17 101 (6.51%) KnockoutJS
18 73 (4.71%) Semantic HTML
19 64 (4.13%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 108 (6.96%) W3C
2 66 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 64 (4.13%) Open Source
4 35 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 22 (1.42%) Visualisation
6 21 (1.35%) iPad
7 16 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 14 (0.90%) Graphic Design
8 14 (0.90%) Animation
9 11 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.39%) New Media
10 6 (0.39%) Online Games
11 5 (0.32%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.32%) Social Media
12 4 (0.26%) FMCG
12 4 (0.26%) DTV
13 3 (0.19%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.19%) Mobile Games
13 3 (0.19%) Derivative
13 3 (0.19%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.42%) Linux
2 52 (3.35%) UNIX
3 41 (2.64%) Mac OS X
4 35 (2.26%) Windows
5 26 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.35%) Android
7 15 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (26.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 277 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (16.70%) OO
4 217 (13.99%) E-Commerce
5 215 (13.86%) TDD
6 204 (13.15%) Web Development
7 184 (11.86%) MVC
8 183 (11.80%) Web Design
9 139 (8.96%) Scrum
10 69 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (4.45%) OOP
11 68 (4.38%) SEO
11 68 (4.38%) BDD
12 57 (3.68%) Content Management
13 56 (3.61%) Analytics
14 51 (3.29%) Unit Testing
15 37 (2.39%) Configuration Management
16 34 (2.19%) Software Engineering
17 25 (1.61%) Kanban
18 24 (1.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1399 (90.20%) JavaScript
2 250 (16.12%) PHP
3 214 (13.80%) Java
4 107 (6.90%) C#
5 85 (5.48%) SQL
6 60 (3.87%) Ruby
7 40 (2.58%) Python
8 26 (1.68%) C
9 14 (0.90%) Scala
10 13 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.52%) ActionScript
11 8 (0.52%) XAML
12 7 (0.45%) PHP5
13 6 (0.39%) Perl
14 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.32%) Clojure
15 4 (0.26%) C++
16 3 (0.19%) ECMAScript
16 3 (0.19%) SPARQL
16 3 (0.19%) Golang
Qualifications
1 45 (2.90%) Degree
2 27 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.68%) QA
2 11 (0.71%) WCAG
3 3 (0.19%) WAI
3 3 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.13%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.064%) Puppet
1 1 (0.064%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.064%) Salt
Vendors
1 94 (6.06%) Adobe
2 52 (3.35%) Google
3 32 (2.06%) Twitter
4 31 (2.00%) Zend
5 30 (1.93%) Sitecore
6 26 (1.68%) Facebook
7 25 (1.61%) SAP
8 21 (1.35%) Microsoft
9 19 (1.23%) JD Edwards
10 16 (1.03%) Orchard
11 15 (0.97%) Venda
12 14 (0.90%) hybris
13 11 (0.71%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.71%) RedDot
14 10 (0.64%) ATG
15 9 (0.58%) Ektron
16 6 (0.39%) Sencha
16 6 (0.39%) Oracle
17 5 (0.32%) JBoss
17 5 (0.32%) Yahoo!
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