The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 149 131 137
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 128 126 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 1.37% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.48% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 67 64
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £28.25 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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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
Berkshire +8 41 £338 -3.57% 14
West Sussex -2 30 £368 +33.63% 4
Surrey -3 18 £381 +22.00% 2
Oxfordshire -10 12 £403 +26.27% 8
Buckinghamshire -10 9 £300 -25.00% 3
Hampshire -11 9 £325 - 8
East Sussex -2 8 £320 +28.00% 1
Middlesex - 2 £345 - 1
Kent -4 1 £290 -17.14% 3
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 206 (93.64%) CSS
2 200 (90.91%) HTML
3 184 (83.64%) JavaScript
4 131 (59.55%) HTML5
5 118 (53.64%) jQuery
6 113 (51.36%) CSS3
7 78 (35.45%) AngularJS
8 64 (29.09%) Sass
9 56 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 45 (20.45%) JSON
12 42 (19.09%) .NET
13 40 (18.18%) OO
14 39 (17.73%) Ajax
15 35 (15.91%) MVC
15 35 (15.91%) Node.js
16 34 (15.45%) LESS
17 33 (15.00%) PHP
18 32 (14.55%) Responsive Web Design
19 31 (14.09%) Backbone.js
19 31 (14.09%) E-Commerce
20 30 (13.64%) TDD
21 29 (13.18%) C#
21 29 (13.18%) XML
22 28 (12.73%) Git (software)
23 27 (12.27%) User Experience
24 26 (11.82%) Web Development
25 22 (10.00%) Java
26 20 (9.09%) RESTful
27 19 (8.64%) Grunt

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (15.91%) Node.js
2 19 (8.64%) CMS
3 10 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (4.09%) WordPress
5 8 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.18%) Umbraco
6 7 (3.18%) Apache
7 5 (2.27%) Drupal
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.36%) IIS
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.91%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.91%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.91%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.45%) GIMP
4 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.73%) HTTP
1 6 (2.73%) Intranet
2 4 (1.82%) Internet
3 3 (1.36%) DNS
3 3 (1.36%) SSL
4 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.91%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) MySQL
3 5 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.36%) Redis
5 2 (0.91%) Big Data
5 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.64%) Grunt
3 18 (8.18%) Subversion
4 13 (5.91%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.55%) gulp
6 8 (3.64%) Maven
7 6 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.73%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.27%) Bower
8 5 (2.27%) Selenium
8 5 (2.27%) Xcode
8 5 (2.27%) QUnit
9 4 (1.82%) Log4Net
10 3 (1.36%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.36%) webpack
10 3 (1.36%) JSHint
11 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (8.64%) Retail
2 14 (6.36%) Finance
3 12 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Publishing
5 3 (1.36%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Advertising
6 2 (0.91%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (93.64%) CSS
2 200 (90.91%) HTML
3 131 (59.55%) HTML5
4 118 (53.64%) jQuery
5 113 (51.36%) CSS3
6 78 (35.45%) AngularJS
7 64 (29.09%) Sass
8 55 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 45 (20.45%) JSON
10 42 (19.09%) .NET
11 39 (17.73%) Ajax
12 34 (15.45%) LESS
13 31 (14.09%) Backbone.js
14 29 (13.18%) XML
15 20 (9.09%) RESTful
16 19 (8.64%) XHTML
16 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET
17 16 (7.27%) Ember.js
18 13 (5.91%) REST
18 13 (5.91%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.27%) User Experience
2 14 (6.36%) W3C
3 4 (1.82%) Graphic Design
3 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.91%) GIS
4 2 (0.91%) Semantic Web
4 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.45%) Social Media
5 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.45%) DTV
5 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.45%) Animation
5 1 (0.45%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.73%) Linux
2 4 (1.82%) Windows
3 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (18.18%) OO
3 35 (15.91%) MVC
4 32 (14.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (14.09%) E-Commerce
6 30 (13.64%) TDD
7 26 (11.82%) Web Development
8 17 (7.73%) Web Design
9 16 (7.27%) Analytics
10 14 (6.36%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.36%) Scrum
11 12 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.55%) BDD
13 9 (4.09%) SEO
14 8 (3.64%) Content Management
15 7 (3.18%) UML
16 6 (2.73%) CRM
16 6 (2.73%) Automated Testing
17 5 (2.27%) Refactoring
17 5 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 184 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 33 (15.00%) PHP
3 29 (13.18%) C#
4 22 (10.00%) Java
5 13 (5.91%) SQL
6 5 (2.27%) Python
6 5 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.82%) Ruby
8 3 (1.36%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.91%) Scala
9 2 (0.91%) XPath
10 1 (0.45%) PHP5
10 1 (0.45%) Perl
10 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.45%) Rust
10 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (1.82%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (6.36%) Adobe
2 12 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.55%) Google
4 7 (3.18%) Sencha
5 6 (2.73%) IBM
6 4 (1.82%) Twitter
7 2 (0.91%) Capita
7 2 (0.91%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) Zend
8 1 (0.45%) Telerik
8 1 (0.45%) Tableau
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