The first table below looks at the demand for the Front-End 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 20 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.13% 0.43% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 0.46% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£225 £310 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +129.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +19.04%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 216 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.04% 91.91% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 126 77
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -27.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.80 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Front-End 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 across the Merseyside region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Front-End 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 across the Merseyside region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Liverpool +6 9 £225 -27.58% 2
St Helens - - - -
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) PHP
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) Photoshop
5 6 (54.55%) Adobe
5 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (54.55%) Web Design
5 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (54.55%) Orchard
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) WordPress
7 1 (9.09%) CMS
7 1 (9.09%) Telerik
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) Apache
7 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Photoshop
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Web Design
1 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe
1 6 (54.55%) Orchard
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik
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