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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 477 442 433
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 102 111 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 64
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +46.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £323 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
Front-End Web Developer
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 -21 43 £363 -9.37% 20
South East -8 14 £288 -8.73% 9
West Midlands -6 9 £330 -12.00% 3
Yorkshire -12 9 £250 -25.92%
East of England +11 7 £275 +3.77% 6
South West +8 6 £300 -17.24% 2
North West -26 6 £315 +8.62% 9
North East -8 4 £160 -46.66% 2
East Midlands -15 4 £270 +1.88% 2
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Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 175 (96.15%) HTML
2 167 (91.76%) CSS
3 165 (90.66%) JavaScript
4 105 (57.69%) HTML5
5 101 (55.49%) CSS3
6 91 (50.00%) jQuery
7 54 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (24.18%) Web Development
9 42 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 37 (20.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 36 (19.78%) Sass
12 35 (19.23%) Photoshop
13 33 (18.13%) PHP
14 30 (16.48%) .NET
15 29 (15.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 28 (15.38%) Backbone.js
16 28 (15.38%) User Experience
16 28 (15.38%) Git (software)
16 28 (15.38%) Ajax
17 27 (14.84%) E-Commerce
18 23 (12.64%) XML
18 23 (12.64%) CMS
19 22 (12.09%) MVC
20 21 (11.54%) TDD
20 21 (11.54%) Subversion
20 21 (11.54%) ASP.NET
21 20 (10.99%) Grunt
22 19 (10.44%) LESS
23 18 (9.89%) Adobe
24 16 (8.79%) W3C

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (12.64%) CMS
2 10 (5.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (4.95%) Node.js
4 6 (3.30%) IIS
5 5 (2.75%) WordPress
5 5 (2.75%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.20%) Drupal
6 4 (2.20%) Apache
7 3 (1.65%) ExpressionEngine
7 3 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.10%) JBoss
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.10%) Liferay
8 2 (1.10%) Moodle
9 1 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (19.23%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.10%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Magento
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.10%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.10%) Heroku
1 2 (1.10%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) Intranet
2 3 (1.65%) HTTP
2 3 (1.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) Skype
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.49%) MySQL
2 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 28 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.54%) Subversion
3 20 (10.99%) Grunt
4 13 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.40%) Bower
6 7 (3.85%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.20%) Mocha
8 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.55%) Moq
10 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.55%) QUnit
10 1 (0.55%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.55%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 12 (6.59%) Finance
1 12 (6.59%) Retail
2 9 (4.95%) Games
3 5 (2.75%) iGaming
4 4 (2.20%) Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.20%) Marketing
5 3 (1.65%) Advertising
5 3 (1.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (96.15%) HTML
2 167 (91.76%) CSS
3 105 (57.69%) HTML5
4 101 (55.49%) CSS3
5 91 (50.00%) jQuery
6 42 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 36 (19.78%) Sass
8 30 (16.48%) .NET
9 29 (15.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (15.38%) Backbone.js
10 28 (15.38%) Ajax
11 23 (12.64%) XML
12 21 (11.54%) ASP.NET
13 19 (10.44%) LESS
14 15 (8.24%) XHTML
14 15 (8.24%) JSON
15 12 (6.59%) Web Services
15 12 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (4.40%) .NET Framework
16 8 (4.40%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.38%) User Experience
2 16 (8.79%) W3C
3 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.65%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.10%) RIA
5 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.10%) Open Source
6 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.55%) GIS
6 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.85%) Linux
2 4 (2.20%) UNIX
3 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.65%) Android
3 3 (1.65%) Windows
4 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.55%) webOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.18%) Web Development
3 37 (20.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 27 (14.84%) E-Commerce
5 22 (12.09%) MVC
6 21 (11.54%) TDD
7 15 (8.24%) Scrum
8 14 (7.69%) Web Design
9 13 (7.14%) OO
10 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.04%) Content Management
12 9 (4.95%) BDD
13 5 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.75%) CRM
13 5 (2.75%) SEO
13 5 (2.75%) Software Engineering
14 4 (2.20%) Mobile Development
14 4 (2.20%) Progressive Enhancement
15 3 (1.65%) Web Application Development
15 3 (1.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 165 (90.66%) JavaScript
2 33 (18.13%) PHP
3 15 (8.24%) C#
4 11 (6.04%) Java
5 10 (5.49%) SQL
6 2 (1.10%) XPath
6 2 (1.10%) Python
6 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.55%) Go
7 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.55%) PHP5
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (2.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) WCAG
2 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) Adobe
2 6 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.75%) Twitter
3 5 (2.75%) Google
4 3 (1.65%) hybris
4 3 (1.65%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.65%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.65%) Demandware
4 3 (1.65%) ATG
5 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle
5 1 (0.55%) Apple
5 1 (0.55%) Omniture
5 1 (0.55%) Zend
5 1 (0.55%) Stellent
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