The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 45 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 11 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.95% 1.43% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.47% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 19
Average daily rate £385 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.20% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £343 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
522 611 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.55% 96.98% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 313 334
Average daily rate £385 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £38.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the Hertfordshire region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the Hertfordshire region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Watford +1 6 £398 - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £300 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (90.91%) CSS
2 20 (90.91%) Front End Development
3 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
4 13 (59.09%) HTML5
5 11 (50.00%) CSS3
6 9 (40.91%) Retail
7 8 (36.36%) jQuery
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) Sass
7 8 (36.36%) LESS
8 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (27.27%) JSON
8 6 (27.27%) Ajax
9 5 (22.73%) React
9 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
10 4 (18.18%) User Experience
10 4 (18.18%) Marketing
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) Online Marketing
11 3 (13.64%) Java
12 2 (9.09%) SQL
12 2 (9.09%) XHTML
12 2 (9.09%) OOD
12 2 (9.09%) C#
12 2 (9.09%) MVC
12 2 (9.09%) Open Source
12 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (9.09%) NoSQL

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (40.91%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (90.91%) CSS
3 13 (59.09%) HTML5
4 11 (50.00%) CSS3
5 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 8 (36.36%) LESS
5 8 (36.36%) Sass
6 6 (27.27%) Ajax
6 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 5 (22.73%) React
8 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
8 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (9.09%) XHTML
9 1 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Front End Development
2 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
3 8 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Online Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
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