The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Oxfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 46 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 5 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.93% 1.11% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.18% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Average daily rate £235 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £305 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
520 423 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.83% 93.79% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 221 291
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 80
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.33 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Front-End Developer
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 3 £235 +4.44% 1
Wallingford - - - - 1
Witney - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - - 2
Bicester - - - - 3
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) HTML5
4 7 (53.85%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) Fireworks
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Publishing
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
8 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (7.69%) LESS
8 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) Confluence
8 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.69%) WAMP
8 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) MooTools
8 1 (7.69%) nginx

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Fireworks
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) HTML5
4 7 (53.85%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) LESS
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) WAMP
7 1 (7.69%) MooTools
7 1 (7.69%) Memcached
7 1 (7.69%) LAMP
7 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) XHTML
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Business Development
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe