The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 516 501 505
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 41 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.086% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.093% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 9
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Front-End 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
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%

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 30 January 2015.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Front-End 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 across the England region.

Senior Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend 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 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 +6 34 £450 +23.28% 16
South West - 2 £275 - 9
West Midlands - 2 £405 -
South East -13 1 - - 5
North West - 1 £475 - 3
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Senior Front-End 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 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.

1 115 (99.14%) HTML
2 111 (95.69%) CSS
3 109 (93.97%) JavaScript
4 80 (68.97%) HTML5
5 66 (56.90%) CSS3
6 46 (39.66%) jQuery
7 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (38.79%) AngularJS
8 38 (32.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 32 (27.59%) Node.js
10 31 (26.72%) TDD
11 30 (25.86%) Web Development
12 27 (23.28%) User Experience
13 26 (22.41%) OO
14 24 (20.69%) Sass
15 22 (18.97%) Grunt
16 21 (18.10%) Ajax
17 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
18 19 (16.38%) Web Design
19 18 (15.52%) Web Services
19 18 (15.52%) Backbone.js
19 18 (15.52%) BDD
20 16 (13.79%) JSON
20 16 (13.79%) Marketing
21 14 (12.07%) Subversion
22 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
22 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
22 13 (11.21%) Scrum
22 13 (11.21%) CMS
22 13 (11.21%) Jasmine

Senior Front-End 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 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 32 (27.59%) Node.js
2 13 (11.21%) CMS
3 7 (6.03%) lighttpd
3 7 (6.03%) Apache
4 3 (2.59%) WordPress
4 3 (2.59%) Drupal
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.86%) Confluence
6 1 (0.86%) TeamSite
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) GitHub
1 1 (0.86%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) Intranet
3 3 (2.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.59%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.72%) Redis
4 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.97%) Grunt
2 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.07%) Subversion
4 13 (11.21%) Jasmine
5 11 (9.48%) Bower
6 7 (6.03%) Ant
7 5 (4.31%) PhantomJS
8 4 (3.45%) Selenium
8 4 (3.45%) CasperJS
9 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.72%) JIRA
10 2 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.72%) QUnit
10 2 (1.72%) Mocha
11 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.86%) Trac
11 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.86%) JUnit
General
1 16 (13.79%) Marketing
2 4 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
3 3 (2.59%) Back Office
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (99.14%) HTML
2 111 (95.69%) CSS
3 80 (68.97%) HTML5
4 66 (56.90%) CSS3
5 46 (39.66%) jQuery
6 45 (38.79%) AngularJS
7 24 (20.69%) Sass
8 21 (18.10%) Ajax
9 18 (15.52%) Web Services
9 18 (15.52%) Backbone.js
10 16 (13.79%) JSON
11 12 (10.34%) LESS
12 9 (7.76%) XHTML
13 8 (6.90%) .NET
14 7 (6.03%) Underscore.js
14 7 (6.03%) Google Maps API
14 7 (6.03%) RESTful
14 7 (6.03%) XML
15 6 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
15 6 (5.17%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.28%) User Experience
2 11 (9.48%) Open Source
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.90%) W3C
5 3 (2.59%) Social Media
5 3 (2.59%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.59%) Animation
5 3 (2.59%) GIS
6 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.86%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.86%) DTV
7 1 (0.86%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.48%) Linux
3 10 (8.62%) Mac OS X
4 8 (6.90%) Android
5 4 (3.45%) UNIX
6 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.86%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 31 (26.72%) TDD
4 30 (25.86%) Web Development
5 26 (22.41%) OO
6 19 (16.38%) Web Design
7 18 (15.52%) BDD
8 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
8 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
8 13 (11.21%) Scrum
9 10 (8.62%) MVC
10 8 (6.90%) User Stories
11 7 (6.03%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.17%) SEO
13 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.31%) Kanban
13 5 (4.31%) OOP
14 4 (3.45%) Android Development
14 4 (3.45%) Analytics
14 4 (3.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (93.97%) JavaScript
2 12 (10.34%) PHP
3 8 (6.90%) Python
4 7 (6.03%) Ruby
5 5 (4.31%) Java
6 4 (3.45%) C
6 4 (3.45%) C#
7 3 (2.59%) Scala
7 3 (2.59%) SQL
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.86%) Groovy
9 1 (0.86%) XAML
9 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
1 1 (0.86%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Google
2 4 (3.45%) Adobe
3 3 (2.59%) Facebook
3 3 (2.59%) Twitter
4 1 (0.86%) Venda
4 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.86%) ATG
4 1 (0.86%) FatWire
4 1 (0.86%) Interwoven
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle
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