The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank - 35 26
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.34% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.38% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End 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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
306 266 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.44% 89.56% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 121 94
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £502 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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

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

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

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Merseyside region.

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

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Merseyside region.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Front End 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Front End 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript