The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 100 85 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 69 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.65% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.79% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £213 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
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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 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
4042 2843 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.46% 92.16% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 1582 1315
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End 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 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Front-End 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 across the North West region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Front-End 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 across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Front-End 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 across the North West region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Front-End 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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
Manchester -7 39 £350 +27.27% 24
Cheshire -3 15 £340 +38.77% 12
Lancashire -7 11 £398 +32.50% 6
Merseyside -11 4 £300 - 2
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 104 (93.69%) HTML
2 96 (86.49%) JavaScript
3 95 (85.59%) CSS
4 60 (54.05%) HTML5
5 58 (52.25%) AngularJS
6 52 (46.85%) jQuery
7 44 (39.64%) CSS3
8 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (20.72%) E-Commerce
10 21 (18.92%) TDD
10 21 (18.92%) .NET
10 21 (18.92%) Web Development
11 20 (18.02%) MVC
12 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET
13 18 (16.22%) Java
13 18 (16.22%) Node.js
13 18 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (15.32%) Backbone.js
14 17 (15.32%) Scrum
15 16 (14.41%) XML
16 15 (13.51%) SAML
16 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
17 14 (12.61%) JSON
18 13 (11.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (11.71%) Grunt
19 10 (9.01%) Bower
19 10 (9.01%) TypeScript
19 10 (9.01%) Jasmine
19 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (16.22%) Node.js
2 4 (3.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (3.60%) CMS
3 3 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) WordPress
4 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.90%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
1 1 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.71%) Grunt
3 10 (9.01%) Jasmine
3 10 (9.01%) Bower
3 10 (9.01%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.21%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (7.21%) Sublime Text
5 8 (7.21%) GitLab
5 8 (7.21%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (1.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.80%) gulp
8 1 (0.90%) webpack
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.90%) Mocha
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Marketing
3 1 (0.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (93.69%) HTML
2 95 (85.59%) CSS
3 60 (54.05%) HTML5
4 58 (52.25%) AngularJS
5 52 (46.85%) jQuery
6 44 (39.64%) CSS3
7 21 (18.92%) .NET
8 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET
9 17 (15.32%) Backbone.js
10 16 (14.41%) XML
11 15 (13.51%) SAML
11 15 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (12.61%) JSON
13 13 (11.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (8.11%) React
14 9 (8.11%) SOAP
15 8 (7.21%) Web Services
15 8 (7.21%) XSD
15 8 (7.21%) WSDL
15 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) User Experience
2 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Social Network
4 2 (1.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) W3C
5 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Android
2 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.41%) Linux
4 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.70%) UNIX
4 3 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.72%) E-Commerce
3 21 (18.92%) TDD
3 21 (18.92%) Web Development
4 20 (18.02%) MVC
5 18 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (15.32%) Scrum
7 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.21%) System Testing
9 8 (7.21%) Pair Programming
10 7 (6.31%) SDLC
11 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.60%) Coaching
12 4 (3.60%) Mobile Development
12 4 (3.60%) Progressive Enhancement
12 4 (3.60%) DevOps
12 4 (3.60%) Web Design
12 4 (3.60%) Graceful Degradation
12 4 (3.60%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (86.49%) JavaScript
2 18 (16.22%) Java
3 10 (9.01%) TypeScript
4 9 (8.11%) C#
5 8 (7.21%) PHP
6 3 (2.70%) SQL
6 3 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.80%) Ruby
8 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.90%) VB
8 1 (0.90%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (6.31%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (6.31%) EPiServer
2 4 (3.60%) Adobe
3 2 (1.80%) Facebook
3 2 (1.80%) Twitter
4 1 (0.90%) Apigee
4 1 (0.90%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle
4 1 (0.90%) Siebel
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