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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 124 111 171
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 147 125 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.46% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.59% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 89 29
Average daily rate
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£313 £313 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -33.33%
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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 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
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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
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 24 December 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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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 +3 52 £315 -3.07% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 29 £325 -3.70% 1
Surrey +10 22 £300 +50.00% 2
Hampshire -39 17 £325 - 12
Oxfordshire -25 11 £275 - 12
West Sussex - 7 £225 - 4
East Sussex -8 5 £250 +33.33% 3
Middlesex +1 3 £325 +225.00%
Kent - 3 £300 - 2
Sussex - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 267 (96.74%) HTML
2 254 (92.03%) CSS
3 248 (89.86%) JavaScript
4 167 (60.51%) jQuery
5 156 (56.52%) HTML5
6 127 (46.01%) CSS3
7 75 (27.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 68 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (22.10%) AngularJS
10 60 (21.74%) User Experience
11 58 (21.01%) Photoshop
12 55 (19.93%) Sass
13 53 (19.20%) Git (software)
14 50 (18.12%) Ajax
15 44 (15.94%) CMS
16 39 (14.13%) OO
17 38 (13.77%) PHP
18 33 (11.96%) Web Design
18 33 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 32 (11.59%) XHTML
19 32 (11.59%) JSON
20 31 (11.23%) Adobe Illustrator
21 30 (10.87%) W3C
21 30 (10.87%) XML
22 29 (10.51%) Web Development
22 29 (10.51%) Backbone.js
23 28 (10.14%) Adobe
23 28 (10.14%) TDD
24 25 (9.06%) Scrum
25 23 (8.33%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 44 (15.94%) CMS
2 22 (7.97%) Node.js
3 18 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.16%) Apache
5 14 (5.07%) Adobe CQ
6 12 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (4.35%) WordPress
7 8 (2.90%) TeamSite
8 7 (2.54%) Drupal
9 5 (1.81%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.45%) Liferay
10 4 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (1.45%) IIS
11 3 (1.09%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.09%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.36%) Kentico
13 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 58 (21.01%) Photoshop
2 31 (11.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) GIMP
4 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Tridion
1 4 (1.45%) Magento
2 3 (1.09%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.09%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.88%) Internet
2 7 (2.54%) Intranet
3 3 (1.09%) SSH
3 3 (1.09%) SMTP
3 3 (1.09%) FTP
3 3 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.43%) MySQL
1 15 (5.43%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (19.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.97%) Grunt
3 18 (6.52%) QUnit
4 16 (5.80%) Subversion
5 15 (5.43%) Jasmine
6 14 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.26%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (2.90%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.54%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.72%) Ant
11 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.72%) Selenium
11 2 (0.72%) JSUnit
12 1 (0.36%) Maven
12 1 (0.36%) JIRA
12 1 (0.36%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.36%) Mocha
12 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (6.52%) Finance
2 15 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.62%) Retail
4 9 (3.26%) Marketing
5 8 (2.90%) Banking
6 5 (1.81%) Legal
7 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (96.74%) HTML
2 254 (92.03%) CSS
3 167 (60.51%) jQuery
4 156 (56.52%) HTML5
5 127 (46.01%) CSS3
6 61 (22.10%) AngularJS
7 55 (19.93%) Sass
8 50 (18.12%) Ajax
9 33 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 32 (11.59%) JSON
10 32 (11.59%) XHTML
11 30 (10.87%) XML
12 29 (10.51%) Backbone.js
13 23 (8.33%) RESTful
14 19 (6.88%) .NET
15 13 (4.71%) Google Maps API
16 11 (3.99%) LESS
16 11 (3.99%) ExpressJS
17 10 (3.62%) ASP.NET
18 9 (3.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.74%) User Experience
2 30 (10.87%) W3C
3 14 (5.07%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.26%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.90%) iPad
8 6 (2.17%) Open Source
9 5 (1.81%) Social Media
9 5 (1.81%) RIA
10 3 (1.09%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.72%) Social Network
11 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.36%) NHS
12 1 (0.36%) FMCG
12 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.52%) Linux
2 4 (1.45%) UNIX
3 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.36%) Debian
4 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.36%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.17%) Responsive Web Design
2 68 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.13%) OO
4 33 (11.96%) Web Design
5 29 (10.51%) Web Development
6 28 (10.14%) TDD
7 25 (9.06%) Scrum
8 23 (8.33%) Content Management
9 15 (5.43%) Unit Testing
9 15 (5.43%) E-Commerce
10 13 (4.71%) OOP
10 13 (4.71%) SEO
11 10 (3.62%) MVC
11 10 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (2.90%) Change Control
13 7 (2.54%) Rapid Prototyping
13 7 (2.54%) BDD
14 6 (2.17%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (2.17%) Risk Management
15 5 (1.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 248 (89.86%) JavaScript
2 38 (13.77%) PHP
3 20 (7.25%) Java
4 11 (3.99%) SQL
5 8 (2.90%) Python
6 6 (2.17%) C#
7 3 (1.09%) Perl
7 3 (1.09%) PHP5
8 2 (0.72%) Ruby
8 2 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.36%) C++
9 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.36%) XAML
9 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (4.71%) Degree
2 7 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) HNC
4 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.81%) WCAG
2 4 (1.45%) WAI
Vendors
1 28 (10.14%) Adobe
2 22 (7.97%) Google
3 9 (3.26%) Facebook
3 9 (3.26%) Twitter
3 9 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.81%) Interwoven
5 3 (1.09%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.09%) Sencha
5 3 (1.09%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.72%) Zend
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle
7 1 (0.36%) SAP
7 1 (0.36%) Open Text
7 1 (0.36%) RedDot
7 1 (0.36%) Capita
7 1 (0.36%) Akamai
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