The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.44% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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%
Front-End Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 223 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.68% 94.49% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 138 92
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £22.93 £27.50
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 Somerset

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 5 £325 - 4
Street - - - - 1
Front-End Developer
South West

Front-End Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Sass
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) XHTML
5 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Mustache
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) Node.js
6 1 (14.29%) Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (14.29%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Sass
4 3 (42.86%) XHTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (14.29%) Mustache
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Java
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