The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 123 123 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 15 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £258
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -48.27%
Front-End Web Developer
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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
2850 2712 3145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.46% 91.81% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 1345 1576
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 204 215
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Front-End Web 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 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 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Front-End Web 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 across the North West region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Front-End Web 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 across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Front-End Web 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 across the North West region.

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Front-End Web 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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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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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 +5 6 £275 +22.22% 3
Manchester -10 5 £363 +13.28% 8
Lancashire - 2 - -
Front-End Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Front-End Web 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 in their job title.

1 31 (96.88%) HTML
1 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 26 (81.25%) HTML5
4 23 (71.88%) jQuery
5 16 (50.00%) CSS3
6 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (37.50%) PHP
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (31.25%) Web Design
9 8 (25.00%) Adobe
9 8 (25.00%) MySQL
9 8 (25.00%) Photoshop
10 6 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (18.75%) Sass
10 6 (18.75%) LESS
10 6 (18.75%) Orchard
11 5 (15.63%) CMS
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
12 4 (12.50%) OO
12 4 (12.50%) MVC
12 4 (12.50%) TDD
12 4 (12.50%) IPTV
12 4 (12.50%) Dojo
12 4 (12.50%) MooTools
12 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
13 3 (9.38%) User Experience
13 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (9.38%) PhoneGap
13 3 (9.38%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Front-End Web 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) HTML
1 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 26 (81.25%) HTML5
3 23 (71.88%) jQuery
4 16 (50.00%) CSS3
5 6 (18.75%) Sass
5 6 (18.75%) LESS
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) Dojo
7 4 (12.50%) MooTools
8 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (9.38%) PhoneGap
8 3 (9.38%) XHTML
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) IPTV
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) New Media
3 1 (3.13%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Web Design
4 4 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) SEO
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (3.13%) User Stories
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.13%) Pay per click
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Adobe
2 6 (18.75%) Orchard
3 3 (9.38%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik