The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 529 534 531
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 52 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 29
Average daily rate £440 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the England region.

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the England region.

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 40 £450 - 37
South East +13 6 £345 -23.33% 5
South West +1 4 £463 +68.18%
North West -9 2 £350 -11.11% 4
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Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 140 (94.59%) JavaScript
2 134 (90.54%) HTML
3 127 (85.81%) CSS
4 117 (79.05%) Front End Development
5 91 (61.49%) HTML5
6 82 (55.41%) AngularJS
7 78 (52.70%) CSS3
8 70 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (42.57%) jQuery
10 59 (39.86%) Sass
11 46 (31.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 37 (25.00%) TDD
13 36 (24.32%) Git (software)
14 34 (22.97%) MVC
15 33 (22.30%) Node.js
16 31 (20.95%) Grunt
17 30 (20.27%) Responsive Web Design
18 29 (19.59%) Backbone.js
19 24 (16.22%) OO
20 23 (15.54%) E-Commerce
20 23 (15.54%) React
20 23 (15.54%) gulp
21 21 (14.19%) .NET
21 21 (14.19%) Photoshop
21 21 (14.19%) Finance
21 21 (14.19%) Scrum
21 21 (14.19%) RESTful
22 20 (13.51%) BDD
23 19 (12.84%) LESS
23 19 (12.84%) Web Development

Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (22.30%) Node.js
2 12 (8.11%) Drupal
3 11 (7.43%) CMS
4 8 (5.41%) Confluence
5 4 (2.70%) WordPress
6 3 (2.03%) Apache
7 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.35%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) Mule
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Photoshop
2 13 (8.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.35%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.73%) GitHub
3 3 (2.03%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.03%) SaaS
4 2 (1.35%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.35%) FTP
3 2 (1.35%) Internet
3 2 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.78%) MySQL
2 7 (4.73%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.35%) Redis
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 31 (20.95%) Grunt
3 23 (15.54%) gulp
4 18 (12.16%) Subversion
5 15 (10.14%) Jasmine
6 10 (6.76%) JIRA
7 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.73%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.73%) webpack
8 6 (4.05%) Mocha
8 6 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.38%) Selenium
9 5 (3.38%) Vagrant
9 5 (3.38%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.03%) Protractor
11 2 (1.35%) Bower
11 2 (1.35%) JSHint
11 2 (1.35%) Sublime Text
General
1 21 (14.19%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Law
3 8 (5.41%) Electronics
3 8 (5.41%) Marketing
3 8 (5.41%) Publishing
4 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Front Office
5 3 (2.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (90.54%) HTML
2 127 (85.81%) CSS
3 91 (61.49%) HTML5
4 82 (55.41%) AngularJS
5 78 (52.70%) CSS3
6 63 (42.57%) jQuery
7 59 (39.86%) Sass
8 46 (31.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (19.59%) Backbone.js
10 23 (15.54%) React
11 21 (14.19%) .NET
11 21 (14.19%) RESTful
12 19 (12.84%) JSON
12 19 (12.84%) LESS
13 18 (12.16%) Ember.js
14 16 (10.81%) ASP.NET
14 16 (10.81%) Web Services
15 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (8.11%) Ajax
17 10 (6.76%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) User Experience
2 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.03%) Animation
3 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.03%) Physics
3 3 (2.03%) W3C
4 2 (1.35%) Blog
4 2 (1.35%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.38%) Linux
2 4 (2.70%) Unix
3 2 (1.35%) Android
3 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (79.05%) Front End Development
2 70 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.00%) TDD
4 34 (22.97%) MVC
5 30 (20.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 24 (16.22%) OO
7 23 (15.54%) E-Commerce
8 21 (14.19%) Scrum
9 20 (13.51%) BDD
10 19 (12.84%) Web Development
11 14 (9.46%) Web Design
12 13 (8.78%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.76%) Progressive Enhancement
14 9 (6.08%) Kanban
14 9 (6.08%) SDLC
15 7 (4.73%) Functional Programming
15 7 (4.73%) Rapid Prototyping
15 7 (4.73%) Unit Testing
16 6 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 140 (94.59%) JavaScript
2 19 (12.84%) C#
3 17 (11.49%) Java
4 15 (10.14%) PHP
5 11 (7.43%) TypeScript
6 7 (4.73%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (3.38%) SQL
8 4 (2.70%) C++
8 4 (2.70%) Scala
9 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.03%) Python
9 3 (2.03%) Ruby
10 2 (1.35%) ES6
10 2 (1.35%) VB
11 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) Clojure
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) WAI
1 3 (2.03%) WCAG
2 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (8.11%) Adobe
2 5 (3.38%) Zend
3 4 (2.70%) SAP
3 4 (2.70%) Twitter
4 3 (2.03%) Google
5 2 (1.35%) CODA
5 2 (1.35%) IBM
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) hybris
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.68%) Perforce
6 1 (0.68%) RedDot
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