The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 64 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 42 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.21% 2.20% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.31% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £211 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
Front-End Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1758 1256 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.67% 95.08% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 751 584
Average daily rate £375 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 91
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Wigan - 1 £180 -
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 61 (93.85%) HTML
2 53 (81.54%) JavaScript
3 52 (80.00%) CSS
4 37 (56.92%) HTML5
5 31 (47.69%) CSS3
6 29 (44.62%) AngularJS
7 20 (30.77%) Web Development
8 19 (29.23%) jQuery
9 18 (27.69%) TDD
10 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (26.15%) E-Commerce
10 17 (26.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (24.62%) Backbone.js
12 12 (18.46%) Java
12 12 (18.46%) JSON
13 8 (12.31%) EPiServer
13 8 (12.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (12.31%) React
13 8 (12.31%) Scrum
13 8 (12.31%) Web Services
13 8 (12.31%) SAML
14 7 (10.77%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (10.77%) .NET
14 7 (10.77%) Pair Programming
14 7 (10.77%) OAuth
15 6 (9.23%) Magento
15 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (9.23%) Android
15 6 (9.23%) User Experience
15 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (6.15%) Node.js
2 3 (4.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Grunt
2 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Bower
4 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.54%) Mocha
4 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (93.85%) HTML
2 52 (80.00%) CSS
3 37 (56.92%) HTML5
4 31 (47.69%) CSS3
5 29 (44.62%) AngularJS
6 19 (29.23%) jQuery
7 16 (24.62%) Backbone.js
8 12 (18.46%) JSON
9 8 (12.31%) SAML
9 8 (12.31%) Web Services
9 8 (12.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (12.31%) React
10 7 (10.77%) .NET
10 7 (10.77%) OAuth
11 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.69%) Ajax
13 4 (6.15%) Sass
13 4 (6.15%) LESS
13 4 (6.15%) Ember.js
13 4 (6.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Social Network
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) W3C
4 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Android
1 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Web Development
2 18 (27.69%) TDD
3 17 (26.15%) E-Commerce
3 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (12.31%) Scrum
5 7 (10.77%) Pair Programming
6 6 (9.23%) MVC
6 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (6.15%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.15%) Graceful Degradation
9 3 (4.62%) Android Development
9 3 (4.62%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.62%) DevOps
9 3 (4.62%) Kanban
9 3 (4.62%) Coaching
9 3 (4.62%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (81.54%) JavaScript
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) PHP
5 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.08%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) EPiServer
2 7 (10.77%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe
4 2 (3.08%) Facebook
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) Apigee
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