The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 66 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 0.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £261
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +24.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+43.49% -20.35%
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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 Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
753 833 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.51% 93.28% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 484 277
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Milton Keynes region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 16 (88.89%) jQuery
3 13 (72.22%) HTML5
3 13 (72.22%) CSS3
4 12 (66.67%) Adobe
5 11 (61.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (50.00%) Backbone.js
6 9 (50.00%) W3C
6 9 (50.00%) CMS
6 9 (50.00%) Content Management
6 9 (50.00%) Sass
6 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
8 7 (38.89%) OOP
9 6 (33.33%) JSON
10 5 (27.78%) XML
10 5 (27.78%) OO
10 5 (27.78%) .NET
11 4 (22.22%) Java
11 4 (22.22%) C#
11 4 (22.22%) IIS
11 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
11 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 4 (22.22%) MVC
11 4 (22.22%) SQL
11 4 (22.22%) XSL
11 4 (22.22%) Computer Science

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (61.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Grunt
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) jQuery
3 13 (72.22%) HTML5
3 13 (72.22%) CSS3
4 9 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 9 (50.00%) Sass
4 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) XSL
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) LINQ
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (22.22%) REST
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) Ajax
9 1 (5.56%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) W3C
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Content Management
2 8 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (38.89%) OOP
4 5 (27.78%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Adobe