The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 135 120 134
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 107 119 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 1.42% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.53% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 58
Average daily rate
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£324 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £286
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8210 7777 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.63% 91.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4458 3995 4079
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 560 642
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.03 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Front-End Developer
England

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 July 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 July 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 -31 28 £350 +40.00% 12
Hampshire -14 16 £325 +13.53% 5
East Sussex +6 15 £290 +16.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £333 +27.88% 2
West Sussex - 13 £313 -
Surrey -2 10 £300 - 12
Oxfordshire -1 6 £394 +64.06% 8
Kent +5 5 £200 -33.33% 3
Middlesex - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 185 (93.43%) HTML
2 173 (87.37%) CSS
3 169 (85.35%) JavaScript
4 120 (60.61%) jQuery
4 120 (60.61%) HTML5
5 99 (50.00%) CSS3
6 42 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (20.71%) Sass
8 39 (19.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 36 (18.18%) PHP
10 31 (15.66%) JSON
11 30 (15.15%) AngularJS
12 29 (14.65%) TDD
12 29 (14.65%) Web Design
13 28 (14.14%) SQL
13 28 (14.14%) Java
14 26 (13.13%) Ajax
15 24 (12.12%) Backbone.js
16 22 (11.11%) XHTML
17 21 (10.61%) Git (software)
18 20 (10.10%) MySQL
18 20 (10.10%) Photoshop
18 20 (10.10%) Web Development
19 19 (9.60%) E-Commerce
20 18 (9.09%) XML
20 18 (9.09%) Jasmine
21 17 (8.59%) Mobile App
21 17 (8.59%) Grunt
21 17 (8.59%) .NET
22 16 (8.08%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (8.08%) CMS
2 12 (6.06%) Apache
3 6 (3.03%) WordPress
4 5 (2.53%) TeamSite
5 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.52%) Node.js
6 3 (1.52%) Drupal
7 2 (1.01%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) Moodle
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (10.10%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) Internet
2 5 (2.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.10%) MySQL
2 4 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.51%) Redis
3 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 17 (8.59%) Grunt
4 12 (6.06%) QUnit
5 7 (3.54%) Subversion
6 5 (2.53%) JIRA
6 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.52%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.01%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.01%) Selenium
9 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.51%) Maven
General
1 12 (6.06%) Retail
2 7 (3.54%) Finance
3 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.02%) Publishing
4 4 (2.02%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (93.43%) HTML
2 173 (87.37%) CSS
3 120 (60.61%) jQuery
3 120 (60.61%) HTML5
4 99 (50.00%) CSS3
5 41 (20.71%) Sass
6 31 (15.66%) JSON
7 30 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 26 (13.13%) Ajax
9 24 (12.12%) Backbone.js
10 22 (11.11%) XHTML
11 18 (9.09%) XML
12 17 (8.59%) .NET
13 15 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (6.57%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (6.06%) LAMP
15 12 (6.06%) REST
16 9 (4.55%) OAuth
16 9 (4.55%) LESS
16 9 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.59%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.57%) Open Source
3 10 (5.05%) W3C
3 10 (5.05%) iPad
4 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.03%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.53%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.51%) FMCG
7 1 (0.51%) IPTV
7 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.70%) Responsive Web Design
3 29 (14.65%) TDD
3 29 (14.65%) Web Design
4 20 (10.10%) Web Development
5 19 (9.60%) E-Commerce
6 16 (8.08%) MVC
7 15 (7.58%) OO
8 13 (6.57%) BDD
9 11 (5.56%) SOA
10 10 (5.05%) SEO
10 10 (5.05%) Scrum
11 9 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
11 9 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (4.55%) Use Case
12 8 (4.04%) OOP
13 7 (3.54%) Unit Testing
14 4 (2.02%) Validation
14 4 (2.02%) Web Application Development
14 4 (2.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 169 (85.35%) JavaScript
2 36 (18.18%) PHP
3 28 (14.14%) SQL
3 28 (14.14%) Java
4 8 (4.04%) C#
5 2 (1.01%) Python
5 2 (1.01%) C
5 2 (1.01%) Perl
5 2 (1.01%) Ruby
6 1 (0.51%) PHP5
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 4 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (6.57%) Google
2 12 (6.06%) Twitter
3 10 (5.05%) Adobe
4 9 (4.55%) Facebook
5 2 (1.01%) SAP
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.01%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.51%) Demandware
6 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.51%) Akamai
6 1 (0.51%) hybris
6 1 (0.51%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.51%) ATG
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.51%) Apple
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