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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 123 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 130 102 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.17% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.25% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 63 62
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £289 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.55% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.04%
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
8530 8129 9239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.96% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 4329 4309
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 491 601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -9 34 £338 -3.57% 13
Surrey +19 23 £325 -13.33% 6
West Sussex +20 20 £306 -12.50% 2
Hampshire +11 19 £325 +13.04% 9
East Sussex -7 12 £250 +17.64% 3
Kent -1 8 £281 +23.62% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £425 +36.00% 4
Oxfordshire -8 6 £319 +32.81% 5
Middlesex - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 213 (92.61%) HTML
2 199 (86.52%) CSS
3 189 (82.17%) JavaScript
4 133 (57.83%) jQuery
5 123 (53.48%) HTML5
6 101 (43.91%) CSS3
7 55 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 55 (23.91%) User Experience
7 55 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (19.13%) Ajax
9 43 (18.70%) PHP
9 43 (18.70%) Sass
10 40 (17.39%) Web Design
11 37 (16.09%) Photoshop
12 36 (15.65%) JSON
13 33 (14.35%) TDD
13 33 (14.35%) AngularJS
14 29 (12.61%) XHTML
15 26 (11.30%) SQL
15 26 (11.30%) Java
15 26 (11.30%) XML
16 25 (10.87%) Git (software)
17 23 (10.00%) Backbone.js
17 23 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
17 23 (10.00%) Web Development
18 21 (9.13%) CMS
18 21 (9.13%) OO
18 21 (9.13%) MySQL
19 19 (8.26%) Grunt
20 18 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 21 (9.13%) CMS
2 13 (5.65%) Apache
3 12 (5.22%) WordPress
4 5 (2.17%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.87%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.43%) nginx
6 1 (0.43%) Moodle
6 1 (0.43%) Node.js
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 37 (16.09%) Photoshop
2 23 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.39%) Internet
2 7 (3.04%) Intranet
3 2 (0.87%) SSH
3 2 (0.87%) SMTP
3 2 (0.87%) FTP
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.13%) MySQL
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.26%) Grunt
3 18 (7.83%) Jasmine
4 16 (6.96%) QUnit
5 9 (3.91%) Subversion
6 6 (2.61%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.74%) JIRA
7 4 (1.74%) Selenium
8 3 (1.30%) JSUnit
8 3 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.87%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.87%) Ant
9 2 (0.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.43%) Hudson
10 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 11 (4.78%) Retail
2 6 (2.61%) Finance
3 3 (1.30%) Legal
3 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.30%) Marketing
3 3 (1.30%) Games
4 2 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (92.61%) HTML
2 199 (86.52%) CSS
3 133 (57.83%) jQuery
4 123 (53.48%) HTML5
5 101 (43.91%) CSS3
6 44 (19.13%) Ajax
7 43 (18.70%) Sass
8 36 (15.65%) JSON
9 33 (14.35%) AngularJS
10 29 (12.61%) XHTML
11 26 (11.30%) XML
12 23 (10.00%) Backbone.js
13 18 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (6.96%) LAMP
15 15 (6.52%) .NET
15 15 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (6.52%) REST
16 13 (5.65%) OAuth
17 10 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
17 10 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.91%) User Experience
2 18 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.39%) W3C
4 14 (6.09%) Open Source
5 10 (4.35%) iPad
6 8 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.17%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.87%) Social Media
10 2 (0.87%) Social Network
11 1 (0.43%) RIA
11 1 (0.43%) FMCG
11 1 (0.43%) Clustering
11 1 (0.43%) IPTV
11 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.65%) Linux
2 2 (0.87%) UNIX
3 1 (0.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Debian
3 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
1 55 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 40 (17.39%) Web Design
3 33 (14.35%) TDD
4 23 (10.00%) Web Development
5 21 (9.13%) OO
6 14 (6.09%) E-Commerce
6 14 (6.09%) SOA
7 13 (5.65%) Use Case
7 13 (5.65%) Rapid Prototyping
7 13 (5.65%) Mobile Application Development
8 12 (5.22%) Scrum
8 12 (5.22%) SEO
9 11 (4.78%) OOP
9 11 (4.78%) MVC
9 11 (4.78%) BDD
10 6 (2.61%) Web Accessibility
10 6 (2.61%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.61%) Content Management
11 5 (2.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (82.17%) JavaScript
2 43 (18.70%) PHP
3 26 (11.30%) SQL
3 26 (11.30%) Java
4 6 (2.61%) C#
5 3 (1.30%) Perl
6 2 (0.87%) C
6 2 (0.87%) Python
6 2 (0.87%) Ruby
6 2 (0.87%) PHP5
7 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) C++
7 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.91%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.74%) WCAG
2 1 (0.43%) WAI
Vendors
1 18 (7.83%) Google
1 18 (7.83%) Twitter
2 16 (6.96%) Facebook
3 8 (3.48%) Adobe
4 2 (0.87%) Interwoven
4 2 (0.87%) SAP
5 1 (0.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.43%) Apple
5 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.43%) ATG
5 1 (0.43%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.43%) hybris
5 1 (0.43%) Akamai
5 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.43%) Demandware
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