The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 100 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.77% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.80% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate £335 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £356 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the Manchester region.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the Manchester region.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) CSS3
4 6 (66.67%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) SEO
5 5 (55.56%) User Experience
5 5 (55.56%) Sass
5 5 (55.56%) LESS
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) Subversion
6 4 (44.44%) XPath
6 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
6 4 (44.44%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) XSLT
6 4 (44.44%) XHTML
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) Web Design
7 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (22.22%) Web Development
8 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
8 2 (22.22%) MVC
8 2 (22.22%) .NET
9 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (11.11%) Java
9 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 1 (11.11%) Adobe

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SDL Web 8
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) Ajax
4 6 (66.67%) CSS3
5 5 (55.56%) LESS
5 5 (55.56%) Sass
6 4 (44.44%) XHTML
6 4 (44.44%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) XSLT
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
8 2 (22.22%) .NET
9 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (11.11%) JSON
9 1 (11.11%) Modernizr
9 1 (11.11%) OAuth
9 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SEO
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Typography
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) XPath
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Ektron
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore