The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 47 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.39% 1.94% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.99% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£306 £240 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.60% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £140 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £345 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Front-End Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
553 453 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.84% 97.63% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 249 231
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 52
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Oxford -4 4 £288 +6.48% 4
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (92.86%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (42.86%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) XHTML
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) LAMP
8 2 (14.29%) Social Network
8 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) B2B
8 2 (14.29%) B2C
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) Social Media
8 2 (14.29%) Facebook
8 2 (14.29%) Twitter
8 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) Sass
8 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 2 (14.29%) User Experience
9 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.14%) iPad
9 1 (7.14%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) TeamSite
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) Alfresco
1 1 (7.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) XHTML
6 2 (14.29%) LAMP
6 2 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Social Network
1 2 (14.29%) Social Media
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) B2B
2 2 (14.29%) B2C
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Facebook
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) Interwoven
2 1 (7.14%) Sencha
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