The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 36 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.76% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£256 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.08% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -44.44%
Front-End Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 283 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 90.85% 94.97% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 159 175
Average daily rate £338 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 67
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Maidstone - 1 £300 -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (71.43%) Google
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (50.00%) Facebook
3 7 (50.00%) Twitter
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 7 (50.00%) OAuth
3 7 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 7 (50.00%) REST
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) JSON
3 7 (50.00%) Use Case
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) Google Maps API
5 3 (21.43%) Sass
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) OAuth
2 7 (50.00%) REST
2 7 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Google Maps API
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) XHTML
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
1 7 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
1 7 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Google
2 7 (50.00%) Facebook
2 7 (50.00%) Twitter
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe