The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 54 50 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 2.54% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.78% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 2
Average daily rate
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£343 £319 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% +15.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +23.96%
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
784 936 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.01% 91.41% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 430 362
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £48.85 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Reading region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
2 19 (82.61%) HTML5
3 16 (69.57%) jQuery
4 15 (65.22%) CSS3
5 12 (52.17%) Sass
6 10 (43.48%) XHTML
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) JSON
8 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (26.09%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (21.74%) CMS
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) Grunt
10 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
10 4 (17.39%) Durandal
10 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
10 4 (17.39%) BDD
10 4 (17.39%) Subversion
11 3 (13.04%) Web Development
11 3 (13.04%) OO
11 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
12 2 (8.70%) TDD
12 2 (8.70%) LAMP
12 2 (8.70%) MVC
12 2 (8.70%) SEO

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SMTP
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Grunt
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
2 19 (82.61%) HTML5
3 16 (69.57%) jQuery
4 15 (65.22%) CSS3
5 12 (52.17%) Sass
6 10 (43.48%) XHTML
7 7 (30.43%) JSON
8 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
10 4 (17.39%) Durandal
10 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
10 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (8.70%) XML
11 2 (8.70%) LAMP
11 2 (8.70%) Ajax
12 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
12 1 (4.35%) XML-RPC
12 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) BDD
3 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) SEO
4 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Yahoo!
2 1 (4.35%) Akamai
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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