The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 39 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 30 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.87% 4.11% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 4.29% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 12
Average daily rate £369 £413 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 606 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.27% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 308 436
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Front-End Developer
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford -6 15 £363 -27.50% 3
Potters Bar - 1 £263 - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Kings Langley - - - -
Front-End Developer
East of England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (100.00%) HTML
1 60 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 59 (98.33%) CSS
3 48 (80.00%) HTML5
4 47 (78.33%) CSS3
5 40 (66.67%) OO
6 31 (51.67%) XHTML
6 31 (51.67%) E-Commerce
6 31 (51.67%) W3C
7 28 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (40.00%) JSP
9 21 (35.00%) jQuery
9 21 (35.00%) Retail
10 20 (33.33%) Photoshop
11 18 (30.00%) Ajax
11 18 (30.00%) Web Design
12 16 (26.67%) Adobe
12 16 (26.67%) Finance
12 16 (26.67%) Manufacturing
12 16 (26.67%) Analytics
13 10 (16.67%) Zepto.js
13 10 (16.67%) Memory Management
13 10 (16.67%) DOM
13 10 (16.67%) Yahoo!
13 10 (16.67%) Dojo
13 10 (16.67%) YUI
14 9 (15.00%) Web Development
14 9 (15.00%) Java
15 8 (13.33%) SEO
15 8 (13.33%) Progressive Enhancement

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (6.67%) Node.js
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Grunt
2 4 (6.67%) Ant
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Bower
General
1 21 (35.00%) Retail
2 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) HTML
2 59 (98.33%) CSS
3 48 (80.00%) HTML5
4 47 (78.33%) CSS3
5 31 (51.67%) XHTML
6 24 (40.00%) JSP
7 21 (35.00%) jQuery
8 18 (30.00%) Ajax
9 10 (16.67%) Zepto.js
9 10 (16.67%) DOM
9 10 (16.67%) Dojo
9 10 (16.67%) YUI
10 6 (10.00%) JSTL
10 6 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (8.33%) XML
12 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.00%) XSLT
13 2 (3.33%) JSON
13 2 (3.33%) Underscore.js
13 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) W3C
2 2 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) OO
2 31 (51.67%) E-Commerce
3 28 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (30.00%) Web Design
5 16 (26.67%) Analytics
6 10 (16.67%) Memory Management
7 9 (15.00%) Web Development
8 8 (13.33%) SEO
8 8 (13.33%) Progressive Enhancement
9 7 (11.67%) TDD
10 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.33%) Scrum
12 4 (6.67%) MVC
12 4 (6.67%) BDD
13 2 (3.33%) SOA
14 1 (1.67%) B2B
14 1 (1.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) XPath
4 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) Section 508
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Adobe
2 10 (16.67%) Yahoo!
3 2 (3.33%) Interwoven
3 2 (3.33%) Endeca
3 2 (3.33%) Stellent
3 2 (3.33%) hybris
4 1 (1.67%) ION Trading
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