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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 54 53 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 15 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.73% 2.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.63% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 2
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£336 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £289 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.55% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.04%
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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
786 912 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.76% 91.20% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 433 377
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 25
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.70% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £50.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 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 16 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 20 (86.96%) HTML5
3 19 (82.61%) CSS
4 17 (73.91%) CSS3
5 16 (69.57%) jQuery
6 13 (56.52%) Sass
7 11 (47.83%) XHTML
8 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) JSON
9 7 (30.43%) Open Source
9 7 (30.43%) User Experience
10 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (26.09%) Grunt
10 6 (26.09%) CMS
11 5 (21.74%) .NET
11 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 4 (17.39%) BDD
12 4 (17.39%) Durandal
12 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
13 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
13 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (13.04%) Web Development
13 3 (13.04%) OO
13 3 (13.04%) Subversion
14 2 (8.70%) SSH
14 2 (8.70%) Ajax
14 2 (8.70%) TDD
14 2 (8.70%) SEO

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 6 (26.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
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 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Grunt
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) HTML5
3 19 (82.61%) CSS
4 17 (73.91%) CSS3
5 16 (69.57%) jQuery
6 13 (56.52%) Sass
7 11 (47.83%) XHTML
8 7 (30.43%) JSON
9 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (21.74%) .NET
11 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
11 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (17.39%) Durandal
12 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
13 2 (8.70%) Ajax
14 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
14 1 (4.35%) LAMP
14 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
14 1 (4.35%) XML
14 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Open Source
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) BDD
3 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.70%) SEO
5 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
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%) Yahoo!
2 1 (4.35%) Akamai
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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