The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 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 79 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.94% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.01% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -37.50%
Front-End Web 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
1297 1087 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.24% 93.14% 90.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 543 599
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 78 96
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.31 £32.50 £28.00
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 Manchester

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

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the Manchester region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the Manchester region.

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer within the Manchester 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheadle - - - - 1
Front-End Web Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) MooTools
5 4 (36.36%) IPTV
5 4 (36.36%) Dojo
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) CMS
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Zend
6 3 (27.27%) Sass
6 3 (27.27%) LESS
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source
7 2 (18.18%) Drupal
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) Content Management
8 1 (9.09%) Games
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (9.09%) XHTML
8 1 (9.09%) Internet
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) MooTools
4 4 (36.36%) Dojo
5 3 (27.27%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) LESS
5 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) IPTV
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) New Media
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Zend