The first table below looks at the demand for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 30 July 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 Sheffield 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 24 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% - 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +19.04%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
173 178 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.58% 90.82% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 111 93
Average daily rate £350 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 20
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +99.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.44 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Front-End Developer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe