The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 105 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 53 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 1.07% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.13% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 26
Average daily rate £370 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
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)
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
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 the North West

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 West 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 West

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

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 West region.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

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 West region.

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

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

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
Cheshire +23 32 £439 +40.40% 8
Manchester -17 19 £363 -1.36% 17
Lancashire -7 1 £300 -23.07% 2
Cumbria - 1 £175 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 119 (98.35%) HTML
2 105 (86.78%) JavaScript
3 102 (84.30%) CSS
3 102 (84.30%) Front End Development
4 70 (57.85%) HTML5
5 63 (52.07%) jQuery
6 46 (38.02%) Git (software)
7 40 (33.06%) AngularJS
8 38 (31.40%) CSS3
9 32 (26.45%) Ajax
10 31 (25.62%) XML
11 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (20.66%) Unit Testing
13 23 (19.01%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (19.01%) Java
14 22 (18.18%) JSON
15 21 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (17.36%) Web Development
15 21 (17.36%) MVC
16 20 (16.53%) Web Design
17 19 (15.70%) Node.js
17 19 (15.70%) SOAP
18 18 (14.88%) SAML
19 17 (14.05%) Backbone.js
20 15 (12.40%) User Experience
20 15 (12.40%) Web Services
21 14 (11.57%) Magento
22 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
22 13 (10.74%) Sass
22 13 (10.74%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 19 (15.70%) Node.js
2 4 (3.31%) CMS
2 4 (3.31%) JBoss
3 3 (2.48%) Apache
3 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) WordPress
4 2 (1.65%) Drupal
4 2 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.31%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Magento
2 2 (1.65%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.65%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.83%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) Internet
2 2 (1.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) DB2
2 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (38.02%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.74%) JIRA
3 12 (9.92%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.92%) Subversion
3 12 (9.92%) Visual Studio
4 11 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 11 (9.09%) Grunt
5 10 (8.26%) Jasmine
6 9 (7.44%) Bower
6 9 (7.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (7.44%) Protractor
7 8 (6.61%) GitLab
7 8 (6.61%) Sublime Text
7 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio Code
8 7 (5.79%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.48%) Ant
10 3 (2.48%) Gradle
10 3 (2.48%) Maven
10 3 (2.48%) Selenium
General
1 3 (2.48%) Electronics
1 3 (2.48%) Finance
1 3 (2.48%) Publishing
2 2 (1.65%) Marketing
2 2 (1.65%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (98.35%) HTML
2 102 (84.30%) CSS
3 70 (57.85%) HTML5
4 63 (52.07%) jQuery
5 40 (33.06%) AngularJS
6 38 (31.40%) CSS3
7 32 (26.45%) Ajax
8 31 (25.62%) XML
9 22 (18.18%) JSON
10 19 (15.70%) SOAP
11 18 (14.88%) SAML
12 17 (14.05%) Backbone.js
13 15 (12.40%) Web Services
14 13 (10.74%) .NET
14 13 (10.74%) Sass
15 12 (9.92%) LESS
15 12 (9.92%) RESTful
16 11 (9.09%) Mustache
16 11 (9.09%) Underscore.js
16 11 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) User Experience
2 8 (6.61%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.31%) NHS
4 3 (2.48%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.48%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.65%) SCORM
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Android
3 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (84.30%) Front End Development
2 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.66%) Unit Testing
4 23 (19.01%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (17.36%) MVC
5 21 (17.36%) Web Development
6 20 (16.53%) Web Design
7 12 (9.92%) TDD
8 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.61%) Scrum
9 8 (6.61%) SEO
9 8 (6.61%) System Testing
10 6 (4.96%) BDD
11 5 (4.13%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (3.31%) OO
12 4 (3.31%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.48%) SOLID
13 3 (2.48%) Time Management
13 3 (2.48%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 105 (86.78%) JavaScript
2 23 (19.01%) Java
3 12 (9.92%) PHP
4 8 (6.61%) C#
4 8 (6.61%) ES6
4 8 (6.61%) XPath
5 2 (1.65%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.65%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) C++
6 1 (0.83%) Clojure
6 1 (0.83%) Groovy
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) Scala
6 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.61%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (9.09%) EPiServer
1 11 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.13%) Adobe
4 3 (2.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle
4 3 (2.48%) Perforce
5 2 (1.65%) Siebel
5 2 (1.65%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.83%) Capita
6 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.83%) Ektron
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