The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 23 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.37% 2.80% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.90% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £286
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 207 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 95.73% 96.73% 98.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 125 166
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 40
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Front-End Developer
Oxfordshire

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 11 July 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Front-End Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) LAMP
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Memcached
5 1 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) nginx
5 1 (12.50%) Moodle
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Memcached
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant