The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 351 349 339
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 45 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 28
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£400 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £253 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Front-End Web Developer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19333 20463 18728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.86% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13601 13822 12764
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 394 433
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Front-End Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Front-End Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Front-End Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Front-End Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 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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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
City of London +18 8 £400 +45.45% 2
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Front-End Web Developer
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Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 94 (96.91%) HTML
2 92 (94.85%) CSS
3 89 (91.75%) JavaScript
4 66 (68.04%) HTML5
5 55 (56.70%) CSS3
6 36 (37.11%) AngularJS
7 35 (36.08%) jQuery
8 24 (24.74%) Web Development
9 20 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (19.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (17.53%) CMS
12 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
13 15 (15.46%) Subversion
13 15 (15.46%) Sass
14 12 (12.37%) User Experience
14 12 (12.37%) TDD
14 12 (12.37%) PHP
15 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce
15 10 (10.31%) Scrum
15 10 (10.31%) XHTML
15 10 (10.31%) Ajax
16 9 (9.28%) Photoshop
16 9 (9.28%) Node.js
17 8 (8.25%) Backbone.js
17 8 (8.25%) Adobe CQ
17 8 (8.25%) LESS
17 8 (8.25%) XML
18 7 (7.22%) OO
18 7 (7.22%) Java

Front-End Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (17.53%) CMS
2 9 (9.28%) Node.js
3 8 (8.25%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (4.12%) WordPress
5 2 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.06%) Moodle
5 2 (2.06%) Confluence
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.03%) Drupal
6 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Magento
2 2 (2.06%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.46%) Subversion
3 7 (7.22%) Jasmine
3 7 (7.22%) Grunt
4 5 (5.15%) Mocha
5 4 (4.12%) JIRA
5 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.09%) Bower
7 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.06%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.03%) QUnit
8 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.03%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Games
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (96.91%) HTML
2 92 (94.85%) CSS
3 66 (68.04%) HTML5
4 55 (56.70%) CSS3
5 36 (37.11%) AngularJS
6 35 (36.08%) jQuery
7 19 (19.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (15.46%) Sass
9 10 (10.31%) XHTML
9 10 (10.31%) Ajax
10 8 (8.25%) XML
10 8 (8.25%) Backbone.js
10 8 (8.25%) LESS
11 6 (6.19%) .NET
12 5 (5.15%) Web Services
12 5 (5.15%) JSON
13 3 (3.09%) RESTful
13 3 (3.09%) Apache Flex
13 3 (3.09%) SOAP
13 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) User Experience
2 6 (6.19%) W3C
3 3 (3.09%) GIS
3 3 (3.09%) Animation
3 3 (3.09%) Open Source
3 3 (3.09%) Social Media
4 2 (2.06%) RIA
5 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) UNIX
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Web Development
2 20 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) TDD
5 10 (10.31%) Scrum
5 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.22%) OO
6 7 (7.22%) Web Design
7 6 (6.19%) MVC
8 4 (4.12%) Content Management
8 4 (4.12%) BDD
8 4 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.09%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.09%) CRM
10 2 (2.06%) Workflow
10 2 (2.06%) Progressive Enhancement
10 2 (2.06%) Automation Testing
10 2 (2.06%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 89 (91.75%) JavaScript
2 12 (12.37%) PHP
3 7 (7.22%) Java
4 3 (3.09%) C#
4 3 (3.09%) Python
5 2 (2.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) PHP5
6 1 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.03%) Golang
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
6 1 (1.03%) SQL
6 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.03%) VB
6 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) WCAG
1 1 (1.03%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.19%) Adobe
1 6 (6.19%) Twitter
2 3 (3.09%) Facebook
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Zend
3 2 (2.06%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.06%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.06%) Ektron
4 1 (1.03%) hybris
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