The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 53 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.05% 0.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -22.85%
Front-End Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
447 350 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.91% 93.58% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 185 176
Average daily rate £405 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £11.35 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Gloucestershire region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Gloucester +5 4 £305 -9.62%
Front-End Developer
South West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited 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 Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) User Experience
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone
5 4 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Ember.js
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) SEO
6 3 (30.00%) SVG
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Dojo
6 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited 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 Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 4 (40.00%) Ember.js
5 3 (30.00%) SVG
5 3 (30.00%) Dojo
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (20.00%) XMPP
7 1 (10.00%) RESTful
7 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (10.00%) Sass
7 1 (10.00%) Django
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) DTV
4 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) SEO
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP