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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 68 64 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 20 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 1.25% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.34% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 5
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£325 £325 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £304 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £415 £158
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £289 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.55% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.04%
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
1289 1123 1372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.29% 93.90% 90.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 571 672
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 88 109
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bury - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 53 (96.36%) HTML
1 53 (96.36%) CSS
2 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
3 37 (67.27%) jQuery
4 27 (49.09%) HTML5
5 15 (27.27%) CSS3
6 14 (25.45%) .NET
6 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.64%) TDD
8 12 (21.82%) MVC
9 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (14.55%) PHP
10 8 (14.55%) OOP
10 8 (14.55%) OO
11 7 (12.73%) Games
12 6 (10.91%) Scrum
12 6 (10.91%) MooTools
12 6 (10.91%) JSON
12 6 (10.91%) Dojo
12 6 (10.91%) Photoshop
12 6 (10.91%) SQL
12 6 (10.91%) Adobe
12 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (9.09%) Sass
13 5 (9.09%) LESS
13 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
13 5 (9.09%) Android
13 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (9.09%) XHTML
13 5 (9.09%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Drupal
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.82%) Grunt
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Ant
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (96.36%) HTML
1 53 (96.36%) CSS
2 37 (67.27%) jQuery
3 27 (49.09%) HTML5
4 15 (27.27%) CSS3
5 14 (25.45%) .NET
6 6 (10.91%) MooTools
6 6 (10.91%) JSON
6 6 (10.91%) Dojo
6 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (9.09%) Sass
7 5 (9.09%) LESS
7 5 (9.09%) XHTML
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.27%) Backbone.js
9 3 (5.45%) Web Services
9 3 (5.45%) XML
9 3 (5.45%) Flash
10 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) IPTV
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Online Gambling
4 2 (3.64%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile Games
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) New Media
5 1 (1.82%) Animation
5 1 (1.82%) EMV
5 1 (1.82%) Chip Card
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Android
1 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) TDD
3 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (14.55%) OOP
5 8 (14.55%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) Web Design
8 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Web Development
9 2 (3.64%) Content Management
9 2 (3.64%) SEO
9 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.82%) Progressive Enhancement
10 1 (1.82%) Game Development
10 1 (1.82%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.82%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.55%) PHP
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Adobe
2 3 (5.45%) Orchard
2 3 (5.45%) Zend
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Facebook
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