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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 71 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 3 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 1.14% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.28% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £307 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £357 £388
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 £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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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
849 782 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.61% 88.76% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 352 365
Average daily rate £395 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.07 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.84 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) HTML5
3 11 (78.57%) CSS3
4 6 (42.86%) CMS
5 4 (28.57%) Umbraco
5 4 (28.57%) XHTML
5 4 (28.57%) Intranet
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Google
6 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) XSLT
8 1 (7.14%) OOP
8 1 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) Python
8 1 (7.14%) PHP
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (7.14%) EJB
8 1 (7.14%) Internet
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (42.86%) CMS
2 4 (28.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Grunt
1 1 (7.14%) gulp
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) HTML5
3 11 (78.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (7.14%) React
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) EJB
7 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.14%) Spring
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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