The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 542 484 549
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +65
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 48 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.044% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.048% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 27
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Front-End Developer
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Senior Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Front-End 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 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer across the England region.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -3 32 £350 -6.66% 21
South East - 12 £335 - 5
East of England -31 1 £325 -20.00% 3
North West - 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 2
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Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 80 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 79 (94.05%) HTML
2 79 (94.05%) CSS
3 74 (88.10%) HTML5
4 67 (79.76%) CSS3
5 63 (75.00%) jQuery
6 29 (34.52%) XHTML
7 26 (30.95%) Ajax
8 25 (29.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (23.81%) Web Development
10 19 (22.62%) CMS
11 18 (21.43%) OO
11 18 (21.43%) Photoshop
11 18 (21.43%) JSON
12 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (19.05%) Sass
14 15 (17.86%) Open Source
14 15 (17.86%) MVC
15 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
16 13 (15.48%) Backbone.js
17 12 (14.29%) .NET
18 11 (13.10%) Web Design
18 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
19 10 (11.90%) Grunt
20 9 (10.71%) PHP
21 8 (9.52%) Subversion
21 8 (9.52%) Graceful Degradation
22 7 (8.33%) Ember.js
22 7 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
22 7 (8.33%) C

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.62%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) Drupal
3 3 (3.57%) Node.js
3 3 (3.57%) WordPress
4 2 (2.38%) TeamSite
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.57%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Intranet
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.90%) Grunt
3 8 (9.52%) Subversion
4 4 (4.76%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.38%) Ant
6 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.19%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.19%) JIRA
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.19%) Selenium
7 1 (1.19%) Toad
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
1 5 (5.95%) Publishing
2 3 (3.57%) Law
2 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (94.05%) HTML
1 79 (94.05%) CSS
2 74 (88.10%) HTML5
3 67 (79.76%) CSS3
4 63 (75.00%) jQuery
5 29 (34.52%) XHTML
6 26 (30.95%) Ajax
7 18 (21.43%) JSON
8 16 (19.05%) Sass
9 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 13 (15.48%) Backbone.js
11 12 (14.29%) .NET
12 7 (8.33%) Ember.js
12 7 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (8.33%) XML
13 6 (7.14%) LESS
14 5 (5.95%) Dojo
15 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
15 4 (4.76%) Ext JS
16 3 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Open Source
2 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) W3C
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.19%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.95%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (23.81%) Web Development
3 18 (21.43%) OO
4 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.86%) MVC
6 11 (13.10%) Web Design
7 8 (9.52%) Graceful Degradation
8 7 (8.33%) Scrum
9 6 (7.14%) SEO
9 6 (7.14%) BDD
9 6 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 6 (7.14%) Analytics
10 5 (5.95%) Content Management
10 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
11 4 (4.76%) OOD
12 3 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (3.57%) B2B
12 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 80 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.71%) PHP
3 7 (8.33%) C
4 4 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (2.38%) SQL
5 2 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.19%) C#
6 1 (1.19%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) WCAG
2 2 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Section 508
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Interwoven
2 3 (3.57%) Facebook
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) Adobe
3 2 (2.38%) Stellent
3 2 (2.38%) Endeca
3 2 (2.38%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.38%) Google
3 2 (2.38%) hybris
4 1 (1.19%) Twitter
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.19%) Zend
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
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