The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 86 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 9 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.78% 1.81% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.90% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate £338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-71.79% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1066 736 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.98% 95.09% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 425 381
Average daily rate £340 £340 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 62 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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 North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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 North East region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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 North East region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -38 7 £375 +25.00% 4
Durham +2 2 £300 +4.34%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (58.33%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Content Management
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) CMS
7 3 (25.00%) JSON
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Publishing
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) Sass
7 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (25.00%) User Experience
8 2 (16.67%) Separation of Concerns
8 2 (16.67%) React
8 2 (16.67%) gulp
8 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (16.67%) Kibana
8 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (16.67%) Bower
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Grunt
1 2 (16.67%) gulp
1 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Mocha
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Sass
4 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 2 (16.67%) Express
5 2 (16.67%) LESS
5 2 (16.67%) Lucene
5 2 (16.67%) React
5 2 (16.67%) Smarty
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (58.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Separation of Concerns
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kibana
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