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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 87 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
1524 1180 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.87% 95.39% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 665 532
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 85
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) CSS3
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (41.67%) Web Development
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) PHP
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Android
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (25.00%) Android Development
7 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
8 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (16.67%) SEO
8 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS3
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Smarty
7 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
8 1 (8.33%) Sass
8 1 (8.33%) LESS
8 1 (8.33%) Zurb Foundation
8 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 3 (25.00%) Android Development
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter