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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 487 434 425
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 77 113 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 96 58
Average daily rate
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£325 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
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 £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -18 45 £400 +15.94% 14
South East -30 13 £275 -15.38% 5
North West -17 8 £325 +8.33% 7
East of England +6 5 £300 -31.42% 2
North East - 3 - - 4
West Midlands -9 2 £238 -28.03% 2
Yorkshire -29 2 £225 -33.33% 2
South West -22 1 - - 8
East Midlands - - - - 2
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Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 168 (95.45%) HTML
2 167 (94.89%) CSS
3 158 (89.77%) JavaScript
4 120 (68.18%) HTML5
5 94 (53.41%) CSS3
6 73 (41.48%) jQuery
7 46 (26.14%) AngularJS
8 34 (19.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (19.32%) Web Development
9 30 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (17.05%) PHP
9 30 (17.05%) CMS
10 29 (16.48%) Sass
11 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
11 25 (14.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (14.20%) User Experience
12 21 (11.93%) Subversion
12 21 (11.93%) Ajax
13 20 (11.36%) Photoshop
14 18 (10.23%) .NET
15 17 (9.66%) E-Commerce
15 17 (9.66%) Backbone.js
16 15 (8.52%) LESS
16 15 (8.52%) Web Design
17 14 (7.95%) TDD
17 14 (7.95%) Adobe
18 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET
18 13 (7.39%) Web Services
18 13 (7.39%) XHTML
19 12 (6.82%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (17.05%) CMS
2 11 (6.25%) Node.js
3 10 (5.68%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (3.98%) Apache
4 7 (3.98%) WordPress
5 5 (2.84%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.84%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (2.27%) Liferay
7 3 (1.70%) Drupal
8 2 (1.14%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.14%) Moodle
8 2 (1.14%) Confluence
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Magento
2 6 (3.41%) Tridion
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) Internet
2 4 (2.27%) Intranet
3 2 (1.14%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.25%) MySQL
2 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.93%) Subversion
3 9 (5.11%) Grunt
4 8 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.98%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.84%) Mocha
6 5 (2.84%) Bower
7 4 (2.27%) JIRA
8 3 (1.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.14%) Selenium
9 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.57%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.57%) Moq
10 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.57%) QUnit
10 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (6.25%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Retail
3 5 (2.84%) Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Advertising
4 4 (2.27%) Games
5 3 (1.70%) Back Office
6 2 (1.14%) Publishing
6 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (95.45%) HTML
2 167 (94.89%) CSS
3 120 (68.18%) HTML5
4 94 (53.41%) CSS3
5 73 (41.48%) jQuery
6 46 (26.14%) AngularJS
7 29 (16.48%) Sass
8 25 (14.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (11.93%) Ajax
10 18 (10.23%) .NET
11 17 (9.66%) Backbone.js
12 15 (8.52%) LESS
13 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET
13 13 (7.39%) Web Services
13 13 (7.39%) XHTML
14 11 (6.25%) XML
15 9 (5.11%) LAMP
15 9 (5.11%) JSON
16 6 (3.41%) WCF
16 6 (3.41%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.20%) User Experience
2 8 (4.55%) W3C
3 6 (3.41%) Open Source
4 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.70%) Social Media
5 3 (1.70%) GIS
5 3 (1.70%) Animation
5 3 (1.70%) RIA
6 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.14%) IPTV
7 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.11%) Linux
2 4 (2.27%) UNIX
3 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.32%) Web Development
1 34 (19.32%) Responsive Web Design
2 30 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.66%) E-Commerce
4 15 (8.52%) Web Design
5 14 (7.95%) TDD
6 12 (6.82%) OO
7 11 (6.25%) MVC
8 10 (5.68%) Scrum
9 8 (4.55%) Content Management
9 8 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 8 (4.55%) SEO
9 8 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 7 (3.98%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (2.84%) BDD
11 5 (2.84%) CRM
12 3 (1.70%) OOP
12 3 (1.70%) Software Engineering
12 3 (1.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 158 (89.77%) JavaScript
2 30 (17.05%) PHP
3 12 (6.82%) C#
4 10 (5.68%) Java
5 4 (2.27%) PHP5
6 3 (1.70%) Python
6 3 (1.70%) SQL
7 2 (1.14%) VB
7 2 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.57%) Golang
8 1 (0.57%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) WCAG
2 1 (0.57%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (7.95%) Adobe
2 9 (5.11%) Twitter
3 6 (3.41%) Facebook
4 4 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.70%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.14%) Zend
6 2 (1.14%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.14%) Ektron
7 1 (0.57%) hybris
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