The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 43 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.68% 1.08% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.12% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Average daily rate £338 £285 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +21.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
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 Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
282 268 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.58% 96.75% 96.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 171 123
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £81 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 42
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £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 Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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

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

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 Leicestershire region.

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

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

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

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

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 Leicestershire region.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Leicester -5 2 £338 +73.07%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) CSS3
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
5 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (33.33%) Sass
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) Adobe
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) SEO
7 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Marketing
7 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (22.22%) User Experience
8 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (11.11%) React
8 1 (11.11%) GitHub
8 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
8 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 1 (11.11%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) React
6 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) SEO
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe