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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 529 518 541
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 54 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.080% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.086% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 25
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 38 £380 +1.33% 11
South East +1 7 £350 -5.08% 4
East of England -26 4 £455 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
South West - 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £295 - 1
North West - - - - 3
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Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 87 (96.67%) HTML
2 86 (95.56%) JavaScript
3 84 (93.33%) CSS
4 64 (71.11%) HTML5
5 58 (64.44%) jQuery
6 56 (62.22%) CSS3
7 35 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 28 (31.11%) Web Development
9 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (26.67%) Ajax
9 24 (26.67%) Sass
10 23 (25.56%) XHTML
11 19 (21.11%) OO
12 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
13 16 (17.78%) Node.js
13 16 (17.78%) Photoshop
13 16 (17.78%) JSON
14 15 (16.67%) TDD
14 15 (16.67%) Open Source
14 15 (16.67%) Web Design
14 15 (16.67%) Backbone.js
15 14 (15.56%) CMS
16 13 (14.44%) Marketing
16 13 (14.44%) Grunt
17 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
18 10 (11.11%) Subversion
18 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
19 9 (10.00%) Java
20 8 (8.89%) PHP
20 8 (8.89%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (17.78%) Node.js
2 14 (15.56%) CMS
3 5 (5.56%) Drupal
4 3 (3.33%) lighttpd
4 3 (3.33%) WordPress
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.11%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Grunt
2 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.11%) Subversion
4 6 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.33%) Ant
7 2 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.22%) JIRA
8 1 (1.11%) Bower
8 1 (1.11%) Mocha
8 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.11%) Selenium
8 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (14.44%) Marketing
2 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.67%) Finance
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 3 (3.33%) Electronics
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (96.67%) HTML
2 84 (93.33%) CSS
3 64 (71.11%) HTML5
4 58 (64.44%) jQuery
5 56 (62.22%) CSS3
6 24 (26.67%) Ajax
6 24 (26.67%) Sass
7 23 (25.56%) XHTML
8 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
9 16 (17.78%) JSON
10 15 (16.67%) Backbone.js
11 6 (6.67%) Web Services
11 6 (6.67%) .NET
11 6 (6.67%) LESS
11 6 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.44%) Mustache
14 3 (3.33%) Ember.js
14 3 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (3.33%) DTV
3 2 (2.22%) W3C
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.11%) IPTV
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) UNIX
3 5 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.22%) Android
4 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Responsive Web Design
2 28 (31.11%) Web Development
3 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (21.11%) OO
5 15 (16.67%) TDD
5 15 (16.67%) Web Design
6 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.89%) MVC
7 8 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.89%) BDD
8 5 (5.56%) Analytics
8 5 (5.56%) SEO
8 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.44%) Scrum
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (3.33%) Content Management
10 3 (3.33%) OOD
10 3 (3.33%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (95.56%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.00%) Java
3 8 (8.89%) PHP
4 6 (6.67%) Ruby
5 3 (3.33%) SQL
6 2 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (1.11%) Scala
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (2.22%) Interwoven
3 2 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (1.11%) Facebook
4 1 (1.11%) Zend
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe
4 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
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