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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 142 146 165
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 127 92 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 1.04% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.14% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
Front-End Developer
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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
8976 8090 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.58% 91.36% 91.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4261 3314
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 467 595
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +18 50 £350 +7.69% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 18 £320 -8.57% 3
Surrey +12 17 £338 +12.50% 3
West Sussex - 16 £250 - 2
Hampshire -31 10 £358 +2.14% 4
Oxfordshire -12 7 £250 +8.69% 4
East Sussex -1 4 £300 -7.69% 3
Middlesex - 2 £413 -
Kent -12 1 - - 3
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 239 (95.22%) HTML
2 232 (92.43%) CSS
3 230 (91.63%) JavaScript
4 137 (54.58%) HTML5
5 131 (52.19%) jQuery
6 115 (45.82%) CSS3
7 66 (26.29%) AngularJS
8 60 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (22.71%) Sass
10 49 (19.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 49 (19.52%) Git (software)
10 49 (19.52%) User Experience
11 43 (17.13%) Ajax
11 43 (17.13%) Photoshop
12 41 (16.33%) OO
13 38 (15.14%) Web Development
14 36 (14.34%) CMS
14 36 (14.34%) PHP
15 33 (13.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (13.15%) Node.js
16 29 (11.55%) RESTful
17 27 (10.76%) Backbone.js
18 26 (10.36%) Adobe
19 25 (9.96%) MongoDB
20 24 (9.56%) JSON
20 24 (9.56%) Adobe Illustrator
21 23 (9.16%) W3C
22 22 (8.76%) XHTML
22 22 (8.76%) SharePoint
23 21 (8.37%) Video Conferencing

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (14.34%) CMS
2 33 (13.15%) Node.js
3 22 (8.76%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (5.58%) Apache
6 13 (5.18%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (2.79%) Drupal
8 5 (1.99%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.99%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.59%) Liferay
9 4 (1.59%) TeamSite
10 3 (1.20%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.20%) WordPress
10 3 (1.20%) IIS
10 3 (1.20%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.40%) Kentico
11 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (17.13%) Photoshop
2 24 (9.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (4.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.80%) GIMP
5 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Tridion
1 4 (1.59%) Magento
2 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.77%) Internet
2 5 (1.99%) Intranet
3 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.96%) MongoDB
2 19 (7.57%) MySQL
3 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.97%) Grunt
4 15 (5.98%) Subversion
5 10 (3.98%) Jasmine
6 9 (3.59%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.59%) QUnit
7 6 (2.39%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.59%) Bower
9 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.80%) Mocha
10 2 (0.80%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.80%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.40%) JUnit
11 1 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.40%) Maven
11 1 (0.40%) Selenium
11 1 (0.40%) Moq
General
1 20 (7.97%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.77%) Finance
3 13 (5.18%) Retail
4 11 (4.38%) Marketing
5 7 (2.79%) Banking
6 4 (1.59%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (95.22%) HTML
2 232 (92.43%) CSS
3 137 (54.58%) HTML5
4 131 (52.19%) jQuery
5 115 (45.82%) CSS3
6 66 (26.29%) AngularJS
7 57 (22.71%) Sass
8 43 (17.13%) Ajax
9 33 (13.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 29 (11.55%) RESTful
11 27 (10.76%) Backbone.js
12 24 (9.56%) JSON
13 22 (8.76%) XHTML
14 17 (6.77%) XML
15 16 (6.37%) .NET
15 16 (6.37%) ExpressJS
16 14 (5.58%) LESS
17 12 (4.78%) Semantic HTML
17 12 (4.78%) Web Services
18 11 (4.38%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.52%) User Experience
2 23 (9.16%) W3C
3 21 (8.37%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (4.78%) RIA
5 7 (2.79%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.99%) Social Media
8 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.20%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.80%) FMCG
9 2 (0.80%) Open Source
10 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.37%) Linux
2 3 (1.20%) UNIX
3 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.52%) Responsive Web Design
3 41 (16.33%) OO
4 38 (15.14%) Web Development
5 20 (7.97%) Content Management
5 20 (7.97%) Scrum
6 19 (7.57%) TDD
7 17 (6.77%) Web Design
7 17 (6.77%) E-Commerce
8 16 (6.37%) OOP
9 15 (5.98%) Unit Testing
10 14 (5.58%) MVC
11 10 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (3.19%) SEO
12 8 (3.19%) Analytics
12 8 (3.19%) Change Control
13 7 (2.79%) Software Engineering
14 6 (2.39%) Risk Management
14 6 (2.39%) BDD
15 5 (1.99%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 230 (91.63%) JavaScript
2 36 (14.34%) PHP
3 17 (6.77%) Java
4 9 (3.59%) Python
5 7 (2.79%) C#
6 5 (1.99%) SQL
7 3 (1.20%) PHP5
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) XAML
9 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (3.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) HNC
2 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) WAI
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) WCAG
Vendors
1 26 (10.36%) Adobe
2 15 (5.98%) Google
3 14 (5.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.39%) Facebook
5 3 (1.20%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.20%) Sencha
5 3 (1.20%) Appcelerator
5 3 (1.20%) Interwoven
6 2 (0.80%) Zend
6 2 (0.80%) Twitter
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Open Text
7 1 (0.40%) RedDot
7 1 (0.40%) Capita
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