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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 41 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 19 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.82% 1.62% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 1.71% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 14
Average daily rate
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£370 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £238 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £374 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +13.63%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
625 586 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.87% 95.13% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 297 404
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £37.50 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +1 8 £375 - 3
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £365 +16.80% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £344 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Harpenden - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Front-End Developer
East of England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (100.00%) HTML
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 45 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 32 (66.67%) HTML5
4 31 (64.58%) CSS3
5 29 (60.42%) XHTML
6 24 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 24 (50.00%) JSP
6 24 (50.00%) W3C
7 19 (39.58%) OO
8 16 (33.33%) Java
9 15 (31.25%) Retail
9 15 (31.25%) jQuery
10 13 (27.08%) Semantic HTML
10 13 (27.08%) JSTL
10 13 (27.08%) Finance
10 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
11 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (22.92%) Photoshop
13 10 (20.83%) Adobe
13 10 (20.83%) Web Design
14 9 (18.75%) Analytics
15 8 (16.67%) Ajax
16 7 (14.58%) Backbone.js
17 6 (12.50%) MVC
18 5 (10.42%) DOM
18 5 (10.42%) JSON
18 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 4 (8.33%) Zepto.js
19 4 (8.33%) Memory Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.33%) WordPress
1 4 (8.33%) Node.js
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Joomla!
2 2 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.08%) Grunt
2 1 (2.08%) Bower
General
1 15 (31.25%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) HTML
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 32 (66.67%) HTML5
3 31 (64.58%) CSS3
4 29 (60.42%) XHTML
5 24 (50.00%) JSP
6 15 (31.25%) jQuery
7 13 (27.08%) JSTL
7 13 (27.08%) Semantic HTML
8 8 (16.67%) Ajax
9 7 (14.58%) Backbone.js
10 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (10.42%) DOM
10 5 (10.42%) JSON
11 4 (8.33%) Dojo
11 4 (8.33%) YUI
11 4 (8.33%) Zepto.js
12 3 (6.25%) Underscore.js
12 3 (6.25%) Sass
12 3 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 19 (39.58%) OO
3 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (20.83%) Web Design
5 9 (18.75%) Analytics
6 6 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
7 4 (8.33%) Memory Management
8 3 (6.25%) SEO
9 2 (4.17%) Usability Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.17%) TDD
10 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.08%) Progressive Enhancement
10 1 (2.08%) ERP
10 1 (2.08%) B2B
10 1 (2.08%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Section 508
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Adobe
2 4 (8.33%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.08%) Zend
3 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.08%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
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