The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 51 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 35 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.47% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 4
Average daily rate £300 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £73.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 908 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.79% 94.09% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 405 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 83
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Front-End Developer
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £388 - 2
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 52 (96.30%) HTML
1 52 (96.30%) CSS
2 48 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 35 (64.81%) HTML5
4 29 (53.70%) CSS3
5 26 (48.15%) jQuery
6 15 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (27.78%) Web Design
7 12 (22.22%) TDD
8 11 (20.37%) MVC
8 11 (20.37%) Sass
9 10 (18.52%) PHP
9 10 (18.52%) Games
10 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.81%) C#
11 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
12 7 (12.96%) Android
12 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
12 7 (12.96%) .NET
13 6 (11.11%) Web Services
13 6 (11.11%) XHTML
13 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 5 (9.26%) Scrum
14 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
14 5 (9.26%) Twitter
14 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (9.26%) BDD
14 5 (9.26%) Web Application Development
15 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (3.70%) Node.js
1 2 (3.70%) WordPress
1 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Grunt
2 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.85%) Ant
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Bower
3 1 (1.85%) PhantomJS
3 1 (1.85%) Yeoman
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (18.52%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (96.30%) HTML
1 52 (96.30%) CSS
2 35 (64.81%) HTML5
3 29 (53.70%) CSS3
4 26 (48.15%) jQuery
5 11 (20.37%) Sass
6 7 (12.96%) .NET
7 6 (11.11%) Web Services
7 6 (11.11%) XHTML
8 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (7.41%) OOCSS
9 4 (7.41%) JSON
10 3 (5.56%) Flash
10 3 (5.56%) Ajax
10 3 (5.56%) LESS
10 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
11 2 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.41%) W3C
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile Games
3 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) Online Gambling
4 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) Chip Card
5 1 (1.85%) EMV
5 1 (1.85%) Online Games
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.96%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
1 15 (27.78%) Web Design
2 12 (22.22%) TDD
3 11 (20.37%) MVC
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.26%) Scrum
6 5 (9.26%) BDD
6 5 (9.26%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.41%) iOS Development
7 4 (7.41%) SEO
7 4 (7.41%) OO
8 3 (5.56%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) Android Development
9 2 (3.70%) Game Development
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Kanban
10 1 (1.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.52%) PHP
3 8 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Java
6 2 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) PMP
1 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Twitter
2 4 (7.41%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) Orchard
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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