The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 470 425 433
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 87 114 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 94 53
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Web Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the England region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Front-End Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the England region.

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -4 51 £390 +5.76% 17
South East -3 16 £275 - 3
North West -13 10 £325 +8.33% 3
East of England +4 7 £310 -43.63% 6
East Midlands +6 1 £195 -17.02% 2
South West -22 1 - - 6
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 177 (95.68%) HTML
1 177 (95.68%) CSS
2 169 (91.35%) JavaScript
3 123 (66.49%) HTML5
4 101 (54.59%) CSS3
5 84 (45.41%) jQuery
6 45 (24.32%) AngularJS
7 40 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (17.30%) CMS
9 32 (17.30%) Web Development
10 30 (16.22%) PHP
11 25 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (13.51%) User Experience
12 24 (12.97%) Sass
13 23 (12.43%) .NET
14 22 (11.89%) Ajax
14 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
15 19 (10.27%) E-Commerce
16 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET
16 18 (9.73%) Subversion
16 18 (9.73%) Backbone.js
17 16 (8.65%) MVC
17 16 (8.65%) Photoshop
17 16 (8.65%) XHTML
17 16 (8.65%) Adobe
18 14 (7.57%) XML
19 13 (7.03%) Web Services
19 13 (7.03%) MySQL
19 13 (7.03%) SEO

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (17.30%) CMS
2 13 (7.03%) Node.js
3 10 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
4 9 (4.86%) WordPress
5 8 (4.32%) Apache
6 6 (3.24%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.70%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (2.16%) Liferay
9 3 (1.62%) Drupal
10 2 (1.08%) IIS
10 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.08%) Moodle
10 2 (1.08%) Confluence
10 2 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (8.65%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.62%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.08%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Magento
2 6 (3.24%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) Internet
2 4 (2.16%) FTP
2 4 (2.16%) Intranet
3 2 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) SMTP
4 1 (0.54%) SSL
4 1 (0.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) MySQL
2 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.08%) SQLite
5 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.73%) Subversion
3 7 (3.78%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.70%) Grunt
4 5 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.16%) JIRA
5 4 (2.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.62%) Mocha
6 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.62%) Bower
6 3 (1.62%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.08%) Selenium
7 2 (1.08%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.54%) Moq
8 1 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (4.86%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
3 5 (2.70%) Banking
3 5 (2.70%) Games
4 3 (1.62%) Back Office
4 3 (1.62%) Advertising
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.08%) Publishing
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (95.68%) HTML
1 177 (95.68%) CSS
2 123 (66.49%) HTML5
3 101 (54.59%) CSS3
4 84 (45.41%) jQuery
5 45 (24.32%) AngularJS
6 25 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (12.97%) Sass
8 23 (12.43%) .NET
9 22 (11.89%) Ajax
10 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET
10 18 (9.73%) Backbone.js
11 16 (8.65%) XHTML
12 14 (7.57%) XML
13 13 (7.03%) Web Services
13 13 (7.03%) JSON
13 13 (7.03%) LESS
14 10 (5.41%) LAMP
15 7 (3.78%) Semantic HTML
15 7 (3.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) User Experience
2 11 (5.95%) W3C
3 7 (3.78%) Open Source
4 3 (1.62%) RIA
4 3 (1.62%) Social Media
4 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.62%) GIS
4 3 (1.62%) Animation
4 3 (1.62%) IPTV
5 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.54%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.32%) Linux
2 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.16%) UNIX
3 4 (2.16%) Android
4 2 (1.08%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
2 34 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (17.30%) Web Development
4 19 (10.27%) E-Commerce
5 16 (8.65%) MVC
6 13 (7.03%) SEO
6 13 (7.03%) Web Design
7 11 (5.95%) OO
8 10 (5.41%) Content Management
8 10 (5.41%) Automated Testing
9 9 (4.86%) TDD
9 9 (4.86%) Scrum
10 8 (4.32%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.32%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.16%) Workflow
13 3 (1.62%) BDD
13 3 (1.62%) Graceful Degradation
13 3 (1.62%) Analytics
13 3 (1.62%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 169 (91.35%) JavaScript
2 30 (16.22%) PHP
3 12 (6.49%) C#
4 10 (5.41%) Java
5 5 (2.70%) SQL
6 4 (2.16%) PHP5
7 3 (1.62%) Python
7 3 (1.62%) Ruby
8 2 (1.08%) VB
9 1 (0.54%) Scala
9 1 (0.54%) Golang
9 1 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.54%) VBA
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) QA
1 2 (1.08%) WCAG
Vendors
1 16 (8.65%) Adobe
2 10 (5.41%) Twitter
3 6 (3.24%) Facebook
4 3 (1.62%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.62%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.08%) Zend
5 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.08%) Ektron
5 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) hybris
6 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.54%) Google
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