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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 166 158 171
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 95 86 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.92% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.00% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.85%
Front-End Developer
England

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
9096 8574 7740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.45% 91.95% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4748 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 456 611
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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
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 28 April 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 +5 42 £338 +3.84% 9
Surrey +12 12 £339 +15.81% 8
West Sussex -9 12 £325 - 4
Hampshire -4 11 £330 +4.76% 5
Oxfordshire -11 10 £263 +14.13% 3
Buckinghamshire -21 7 £250 -28.57% 6
East Sussex -16 1 - - 8
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 217 (91.95%) HTML
2 213 (90.25%) CSS
3 212 (89.83%) JavaScript
4 128 (54.24%) HTML5
5 113 (47.88%) jQuery
5 113 (47.88%) CSS3
6 58 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (24.15%) AngularJS
8 51 (21.61%) Sass
9 47 (19.92%) User Experience
10 46 (19.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 39 (16.53%) Responsive Web Design
12 38 (16.10%) Web Development
12 38 (16.10%) OO
13 37 (15.68%) CMS
13 37 (15.68%) Git (software)
14 31 (13.14%) RESTful
14 31 (13.14%) Node.js
15 30 (12.71%) Adobe
16 29 (12.29%) PHP
17 28 (11.86%) Ajax
18 27 (11.44%) JSON
19 26 (11.02%) Backbone.js
20 25 (10.59%) W3C
21 24 (10.17%) .NET
21 24 (10.17%) Photoshop
22 23 (9.75%) XHTML
22 23 (9.75%) MongoDB
23 22 (9.32%) Java
24 21 (8.90%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 37 (15.68%) CMS
2 31 (13.14%) Node.js
3 18 (7.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 17 (7.20%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (5.51%) Apache
7 9 (3.81%) Umbraco
8 7 (2.97%) Drupal
9 6 (2.54%) IIS
10 5 (2.12%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (1.69%) WordPress
11 4 (1.69%) Liferay
12 2 (0.85%) JBoss
13 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 24 (10.17%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (4.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.85%) GIMP
5 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Tridion
1 4 (1.69%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Google Analytics
1 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.78%) Internet
2 9 (3.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.75%) MongoDB
2 18 (7.63%) MySQL
3 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (15.68%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.05%) Subversion
3 17 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (6.78%) Grunt
5 10 (4.24%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.54%) Bower
6 6 (2.54%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.12%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.69%) Maven
8 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.69%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.27%) Mocha
10 2 (0.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.85%) QUnit
10 2 (0.85%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.85%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.42%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.42%) Moq
11 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.78%) Retail
3 11 (4.66%) Marketing
4 9 (3.81%) Finance
5 4 (1.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (91.95%) HTML
2 213 (90.25%) CSS
3 128 (54.24%) HTML5
4 113 (47.88%) CSS3
4 113 (47.88%) jQuery
5 57 (24.15%) AngularJS
6 51 (21.61%) Sass
7 46 (19.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 31 (13.14%) RESTful
9 28 (11.86%) Ajax
10 27 (11.44%) JSON
11 26 (11.02%) Backbone.js
12 24 (10.17%) .NET
13 23 (9.75%) XHTML
14 21 (8.90%) XML
15 18 (7.63%) LESS
16 16 (6.78%) Express
17 15 (6.36%) Web Services
18 13 (5.51%) ASP.NET
19 11 (4.66%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.92%) User Experience
2 25 (10.59%) W3C
3 18 (7.63%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.66%) RIA
5 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.12%) Social Media
7 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.85%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.85%) FMCG
10 1 (0.42%) iPhone
10 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.42%) Open Source
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.42%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.78%) Linux
2 2 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.53%) Responsive Web Design
3 38 (16.10%) OO
3 38 (16.10%) Web Development
4 20 (8.47%) Content Management
4 20 (8.47%) MVC
5 18 (7.63%) E-Commerce
6 17 (7.20%) Unit Testing
7 15 (6.36%) Scrum
8 14 (5.93%) OOP
9 11 (4.66%) TDD
10 9 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.39%) Change Control
11 8 (3.39%) Analytics
12 7 (2.97%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.54%) Rapid Prototyping
14 5 (2.12%) BDD
14 5 (2.12%) Web Design
14 5 (2.12%) Cyber Security
14 5 (2.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 212 (89.83%) JavaScript
2 29 (12.29%) PHP
3 22 (9.32%) Java
4 14 (5.93%) SQL
5 9 (3.81%) Python
6 8 (3.39%) C#
7 3 (1.27%) Ruby
8 2 (0.85%) PHP5
8 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) XAML
9 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.42%) Rust
Qualifications
1 9 (3.81%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) WAI
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (12.71%) Adobe
2 14 (5.93%) Google
3 12 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.12%) Facebook
5 3 (1.27%) Sencha
6 2 (0.85%) Twitter
6 2 (0.85%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.85%) Capita
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.42%) OpenText
7 1 (0.42%) RedDot
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle
7 1 (0.42%) SAP
7 1 (0.42%) IBM
7 1 (0.42%) Tableau
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