The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 141 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 15 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.44% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.47% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 12
Average daily rate £363 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £244 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £358 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Front End Web 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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the North West region.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the North West region.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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 +2 8 £465 +32.85% 1
Manchester -21 6 £335 +5.09% 2
Cumbria - 1 £175 -
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) Front End Development
5 10 (47.62%) Ajax
6 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 8 (38.10%) HTML5
8 6 (28.57%) CSS3
9 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (23.81%) Sass
9 5 (23.81%) LESS
9 5 (23.81%) User Experience
9 5 (23.81%) SEO
10 4 (19.05%) Web Design
10 4 (19.05%) XML
10 4 (19.05%) XSLT
10 4 (19.05%) XHTML
10 4 (19.05%) Subversion
10 4 (19.05%) MVC
10 4 (19.05%) XPath
10 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
11 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) Java
12 2 (9.52%) .NET
12 2 (9.52%) Adobe
12 2 (9.52%) NHS
12 2 (9.52%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Tridion
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Mercurial
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Protractor
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 10 (47.62%) Ajax
5 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 6 (28.57%) CSS3
7 5 (23.81%) LESS
7 5 (23.81%) Sass
8 4 (19.05%) XHTML
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) XSLT
9 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 2 (9.52%) .NET
10 2 (9.52%) Spring
10 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
11 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
11 1 (4.76%) JSON
11 1 (4.76%) OAuth
11 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Front End Development
2 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (23.81%) SEO
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Typography
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) XPath
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Ektron
2 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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