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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 378 346 360
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 48 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £231 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -37.50%
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
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
City of London +7 6 £350 -15.66% 2
Hammersmith +4 2 £350 +7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £330 -
Harrow - - - -
Front-End Web Developer
England

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 99 (95.19%) CSS
2 94 (90.38%) HTML
3 92 (88.46%) JavaScript
4 55 (52.88%) HTML5
5 49 (47.12%) jQuery
6 44 (42.31%) CSS3
7 34 (32.69%) AngularJS
8 28 (26.92%) Web Development
9 26 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (21.15%) Node.js
11 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (19.23%) .NET
12 18 (17.31%) Subversion
13 16 (15.38%) Backbone.js
14 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
15 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 13 (12.50%) XHTML
15 13 (12.50%) CMS
16 12 (11.54%) MVC
16 12 (11.54%) XML
16 12 (11.54%) PHP
16 12 (11.54%) Java
16 12 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (10.58%) Semantic HTML
17 11 (10.58%) Progressive Enhancement
18 10 (9.62%) User Experience
18 10 (9.62%) Web Design
19 9 (8.65%) Ajax
19 9 (8.65%) Linux
19 9 (8.65%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (21.15%) Node.js
2 13 (12.50%) CMS
3 5 (4.81%) WordPress
4 3 (2.88%) Apache
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
2 4 (3.85%) Intranet
3 3 (2.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Subversion
2 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.92%) JIRA
5 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.96%) Grunt
6 1 (0.96%) Selenium
6 1 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 8 (7.69%) Advertising
2 7 (6.73%) Marketing
2 7 (6.73%) Finance
3 6 (5.77%) Publishing
4 3 (2.88%) Back Office
4 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (95.19%) CSS
2 94 (90.38%) HTML
3 55 (52.88%) HTML5
4 49 (47.12%) jQuery
5 44 (42.31%) CSS3
6 34 (32.69%) AngularJS
7 20 (19.23%) .NET
8 16 (15.38%) Backbone.js
9 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 13 (12.50%) XHTML
10 12 (11.54%) XML
10 12 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (10.58%) Semantic HTML
12 9 (8.65%) Ajax
13 7 (6.73%) Web Services
13 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (6.73%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (6.73%) LESS
14 6 (5.77%) RESTful
14 6 (5.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) User Experience
2 7 (6.73%) W3C
2 7 (6.73%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.81%) Open Source
4 4 (3.85%) New Media
5 3 (2.88%) Social Media
5 3 (2.88%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.88%) Animation
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.96%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.96%) Derivative
6 1 (0.96%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Linux
2 8 (7.69%) UNIX
3 6 (5.77%) Mac OS X
3 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.81%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Web Development
2 26 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.54%) MVC
5 11 (10.58%) Progressive Enhancement
6 10 (9.62%) Web Design
7 8 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 8 (7.69%) OO
8 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.85%) Scrum
9 4 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (3.85%) Market Research
10 3 (2.88%) UX Design
10 3 (2.88%) TDD
11 2 (1.92%) Project Management
11 2 (1.92%) SEO
11 2 (1.92%) Workflow
11 2 (1.92%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 92 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.54%) Java
2 12 (11.54%) PHP
3 8 (7.69%) Ruby
4 6 (5.77%) Python
5 4 (3.85%) SQL
5 4 (3.85%) C#
6 3 (2.88%) Scala
7 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.92%) PHP5
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) Clojure
8 1 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) WCAG
1 1 (0.96%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (3.85%) Twitter
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe
2 3 (2.88%) Facebook
3 2 (1.92%) hybris
4 1 (0.96%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) Google
4 1 (0.96%) Zend
4 1 (0.96%) EPiServer
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