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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 128 124 148
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 126 123 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 1.43% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.54% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 89 50
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -43.92%
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
8765 7983 8840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 92.94% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4936 4270 4159
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £216 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 627
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -5 35 £330 +1.53% 18
Surrey +13 25 £306 +44.11% 11
West Sussex +17 18 £300 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire -17 12 £325 +13.04% 6
Kent +8 10 £325 +109.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £400 +28.00% 8
Hampshire -28 9 £325 +30.00% 6
East Sussex -12 8 £238 +11.76% 5
Middlesex 0 1 £325 -13.33%
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 223 (95.30%) HTML
2 209 (89.32%) CSS
3 201 (85.90%) JavaScript
4 137 (58.55%) jQuery
5 130 (55.56%) HTML5
6 102 (43.59%) CSS3
7 62 (26.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 59 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (20.94%) User Experience
10 47 (20.09%) PHP
10 47 (20.09%) Sass
11 46 (19.66%) Ajax
12 44 (18.80%) Photoshop
13 41 (17.52%) AngularJS
14 36 (15.38%) Web Design
15 33 (14.10%) Git (software)
16 30 (12.82%) TDD
17 29 (12.39%) XHTML
18 28 (11.97%) Web Development
19 26 (11.11%) JSON
20 25 (10.68%) CMS
20 25 (10.68%) OO
21 24 (10.26%) Backbone.js
22 23 (9.83%) Adobe Illustrator
23 22 (9.40%) XML
23 22 (9.40%) Java
24 20 (8.55%) Grunt
25 19 (8.12%) MySQL
26 18 (7.69%) W3C
27 17 (7.26%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 25 (10.68%) CMS
2 13 (5.56%) Apache
2 13 (5.56%) WordPress
3 9 (3.85%) TeamSite
4 7 (2.99%) Node.js
5 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.71%) Drupal
6 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.28%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.85%) IIS
7 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.43%) Moodle
8 1 (0.43%) Kentico
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 44 (18.80%) Photoshop
2 23 (9.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.56%) Internet
2 7 (2.99%) Intranet
3 3 (1.28%) SMTP
3 3 (1.28%) FTP
3 3 (1.28%) HTTP
3 3 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.12%) MySQL
2 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Redis
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.55%) Grunt
3 17 (7.26%) QUnit
4 15 (6.41%) Jasmine
5 8 (3.42%) Subversion
6 6 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.28%) JSUnit
8 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.85%) Selenium
9 2 (0.85%) Ant
9 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.43%) Hudson
10 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.43%) JIRA
10 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 12 (5.13%) Retail
2 10 (4.27%) Finance
3 4 (1.71%) Marketing
3 4 (1.71%) Legal
3 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.85%) Banking
5 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (95.30%) HTML
2 209 (89.32%) CSS
3 137 (58.55%) jQuery
4 130 (55.56%) HTML5
5 102 (43.59%) CSS3
6 47 (20.09%) Sass
7 46 (19.66%) Ajax
8 41 (17.52%) AngularJS
9 29 (12.39%) XHTML
10 26 (11.11%) JSON
11 24 (10.26%) Backbone.js
12 22 (9.40%) XML
13 16 (6.84%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (6.84%) .NET
14 15 (6.41%) LAMP
15 14 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (5.13%) JSP
17 10 (4.27%) REST
18 8 (3.42%) Dojo
18 8 (3.42%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.94%) User Experience
2 18 (7.69%) W3C
3 12 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.27%) iPad
5 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.99%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.99%) Open Source
7 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.85%) Social Network
9 2 (0.85%) Social Media
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) RIA
10 1 (0.43%) FMCG
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.43%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.13%) Linux
2 3 (1.28%) UNIX
3 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Debian
3 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 59 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.38%) Web Design
4 30 (12.82%) TDD
5 28 (11.97%) Web Development
6 25 (10.68%) OO
7 15 (6.41%) Scrum
8 14 (5.98%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.13%) BDD
9 12 (5.13%) SEO
9 12 (5.13%) Content Management
10 10 (4.27%) OOP
11 9 (3.85%) SOA
12 8 (3.42%) MVC
12 8 (3.42%) Rapid Prototyping
12 8 (3.42%) Use Case
12 8 (3.42%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (2.99%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (2.56%) Risk Management
14 6 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (85.90%) JavaScript
2 47 (20.09%) PHP
3 22 (9.40%) Java
4 17 (7.26%) SQL
5 8 (3.42%) C#
6 3 (1.28%) Perl
6 3 (1.28%) Ruby
7 2 (0.85%) C
7 2 (0.85%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) PHP5
8 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (4.27%) Degree
2 7 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.28%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) HNC
4 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) WCAG
2 2 (0.85%) WAI
Vendors
1 16 (6.84%) Google
2 13 (5.56%) Twitter
3 11 (4.70%) Facebook
4 8 (3.42%) Adobe
5 5 (2.14%) Interwoven
6 3 (1.28%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.28%) Sencha
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.85%) SAP
7 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.85%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.43%) Demandware
8 1 (0.43%) hybris
8 1 (0.43%) Akamai
8 1 (0.43%) ATG
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