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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 44 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 22 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.74% 1.81% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 1.99% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
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£360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £301 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
720 552 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.78% 90.79% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 278 311
Average daily rate £381 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 42
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 3 July 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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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 -10 4 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 - 2
St Albans - 1 - -
Front-End Developer
East of England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) HTML
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
3 21 (61.76%) XHTML
4 20 (58.82%) JSP
5 19 (55.88%) Sass
5 19 (55.88%) User Experience
6 18 (52.94%) Semantic HTML
6 18 (52.94%) W3C
7 17 (50.00%) E-Commerce
7 17 (50.00%) Java
7 17 (50.00%) JSTL
7 17 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (44.12%) Grunt
8 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
9 13 (38.24%) CMS
10 12 (35.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (35.29%) Bower
11 10 (29.41%) HTML5
11 10 (29.41%) jQuery
12 9 (26.47%) CSS3
13 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (8.82%) TDD
15 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (8.82%) E-Procurement
15 3 (8.82%) Adobe
15 3 (8.82%) C#
15 3 (8.82%) .NET
15 3 (8.82%) LESS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (38.24%) CMS
2 12 (35.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Grunt
2 12 (35.29%) Bower
3 3 (8.82%) gulp
4 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (61.76%) XHTML
3 20 (58.82%) JSP
4 19 (55.88%) Sass
5 18 (52.94%) Semantic HTML
6 17 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (50.00%) JSTL
7 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
8 10 (29.41%) jQuery
8 10 (29.41%) HTML5
9 9 (26.47%) CSS3
10 3 (8.82%) .NET
10 3 (8.82%) LESS
11 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (2.94%) Ember.js
12 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
12 1 (2.94%) REST
12 1 (2.94%) SOAP
12 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) User Experience
2 18 (52.94%) W3C
3 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 3 (8.82%) E-Procurement
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Web Design
5 2 (5.88%) BDD
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe
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