The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 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
Front-End Developer
Rank 47 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 22 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.81% 2.64% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 2.78% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 15
Average daily rate
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£365 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.04% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £238 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £366 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +23.96%
Front-End Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
745 504 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.15% 95.09% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 253 437
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £189 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 43 65
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Watford -2 8 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £365 -
Stevenage +1 1 £330 +14.78% 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Harpenden - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Front-End Developer
East of England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 45 (100.00%) HTML
1 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 39 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (66.67%) HTML5
3 30 (66.67%) CSS3
4 22 (48.89%) XHTML
5 19 (42.22%) E-Commerce
6 18 (40.00%) JSP
6 18 (40.00%) W3C
7 14 (31.11%) OO
7 14 (31.11%) Java
8 13 (28.89%) jQuery
8 13 (28.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
9 12 (26.67%) JSTL
9 12 (26.67%) Retail
10 9 (20.00%) Web Design
10 9 (20.00%) Web Development
10 9 (20.00%) Finance
10 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 8 (17.78%) WordPress
12 7 (15.56%) MVC
12 7 (15.56%) Photoshop
12 7 (15.56%) Backbone.js
12 7 (15.56%) Node.js
13 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (13.33%) PHP
13 6 (13.33%) Adobe
14 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
14 5 (11.11%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) WordPress
2 7 (15.56%) Node.js
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) Drupal
3 3 (6.67%) Joomla!
3 3 (6.67%) lighttpd
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Ant
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.67%) Grunt
2 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (26.67%) Retail
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) HTML
1 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 30 (66.67%) HTML5
2 30 (66.67%) CSS3
3 22 (48.89%) XHTML
4 18 (40.00%) JSP
5 13 (28.89%) jQuery
6 12 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
6 12 (26.67%) JSTL
7 7 (15.56%) Backbone.js
8 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (11.11%) Ajax
10 4 (8.89%) JSON
10 4 (8.89%) .NET
10 4 (8.89%) DOM
11 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.67%) YUI
11 3 (6.67%) Dojo
11 3 (6.67%) Underscore.js
11 3 (6.67%) Zepto.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) W3C
2 3 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) E-Commerce
2 14 (31.11%) OO
3 13 (28.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (20.00%) Web Design
4 9 (20.00%) Web Development
5 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) Usability Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Memory Management
7 3 (6.67%) BDD
8 2 (4.44%) SEO
9 1 (2.22%) Workflow
9 1 (2.22%) RDF
9 1 (2.22%) ERP
9 1 (2.22%) B2B
9 1 (2.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) PHP
4 3 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Adobe
2 3 (6.67%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Zend