The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 42 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.78% 1.91% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.05% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£403 £340 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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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 Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
327 195 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.03% 93.30% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 93 118
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Oxford region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 8 (61.54%) HTML5
5 7 (53.85%) Node.js
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) Scrum
6 6 (46.15%) JSON
6 6 (46.15%) Backbone.js
6 6 (46.15%) Kanban
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 5 (38.46%) Ajax
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
8 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
8 4 (30.77%) CMS
8 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) XSLT
8 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
8 4 (30.77%) PHP
8 4 (30.77%) CSS3
8 4 (30.77%) Ember.js
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (23.08%) User Experience
9 3 (23.08%) CRUD
9 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (23.08%) RESTful

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (53.85%) Node.js
2 4 (30.77%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) Drupal
4 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Grunt
2 2 (15.38%) Bower
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) Backbone.js
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
6 4 (30.77%) CSS3
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) XSLT
6 4 (30.77%) Ember.js
7 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (23.08%) RESTful
8 2 (15.38%) Sass
8 2 (15.38%) LAMP
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 1 (7.69%) Dojo
9 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) CRUD
5 3 (23.08%) B2B
6 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Tableau