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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 136 122 148
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 110 114 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 1.34% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.45% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 55
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 £375 £386 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +19.04%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8449 7860 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.72% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4107 4138
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
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 399 529 640
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Front-End Developer
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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 30 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 30 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 -30 28 £356 +35.71% 15
Hampshire -13 16 £325 +13.53% 11
East Sussex +2 15 £290 +16.00% 4
West Sussex +9 14 £313 +13.63% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 13 £333 +27.88% 7
Surrey +7 11 £306 - 6
Kent +4 8 £275 +20.87% 4
Oxfordshire +5 5 £363 +85.89% 3
Middlesex - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (92.50%) HTML
2 174 (87.00%) CSS
3 168 (84.00%) JavaScript
4 120 (60.00%) HTML5
5 118 (59.00%) jQuery
6 99 (49.50%) CSS3
7 42 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 39 (19.50%) Sass
10 36 (18.00%) PHP
11 33 (16.50%) JSON
12 31 (15.50%) AngularJS
13 30 (15.00%) TDD
13 30 (15.00%) SQL
14 29 (14.50%) Java
15 28 (14.00%) Web Design
16 26 (13.00%) Ajax
17 24 (12.00%) Backbone.js
18 22 (11.00%) XHTML
19 21 (10.50%) Git (software)
20 20 (10.00%) Mobile App
20 20 (10.00%) MySQL
20 20 (10.00%) XML
20 20 (10.00%) Web Development
21 19 (9.50%) Photoshop
22 18 (9.00%) E-Commerce
22 18 (9.00%) CMS
22 18 (9.00%) Jasmine
23 16 (8.00%) Grunt
23 16 (8.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 18 (9.00%) CMS
2 12 (6.00%) Apache
3 6 (3.00%) WordPress
4 5 (2.50%) TeamSite
5 4 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.50%) Node.js
6 3 (1.50%) Drupal
7 2 (1.00%) IIS
7 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.00%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Moodle
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
8 1 (0.50%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (9.50%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.00%) Internet
2 5 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) Redis
3 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.00%) Jasmine
3 16 (8.00%) Grunt
4 12 (6.00%) QUnit
5 7 (3.50%) Subversion
6 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.50%) JIRA
8 3 (1.50%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.00%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.00%) Selenium
10 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 13 (6.50%) Retail
2 6 (3.00%) Finance
3 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.00%) Publishing
4 4 (2.00%) Marketing
5 3 (1.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (92.50%) HTML
2 174 (87.00%) CSS
3 120 (60.00%) HTML5
4 118 (59.00%) jQuery
5 99 (49.50%) CSS3
6 39 (19.50%) Sass
7 33 (16.50%) JSON
8 31 (15.50%) AngularJS
9 26 (13.00%) Ajax
10 24 (12.00%) Backbone.js
11 22 (11.00%) XHTML
12 20 (10.00%) XML
13 16 (8.00%) .NET
14 15 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (7.00%) REST
16 12 (6.00%) LAMP
17 11 (5.50%) OAuth
18 8 (4.00%) JSP
18 8 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.50%) Open Source
3 12 (6.00%) W3C
4 10 (5.00%) iPad
5 8 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.50%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.50%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) IPTV
7 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.50%) Linux
2 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (15.00%) TDD
4 28 (14.00%) Web Design
5 20 (10.00%) Web Development
6 18 (9.00%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.50%) OO
7 15 (7.50%) MVC
8 13 (6.50%) BDD
8 13 (6.50%) SOA
9 11 (5.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (5.50%) Rapid Prototyping
9 11 (5.50%) Use Case
10 10 (5.00%) Scrum
10 10 (5.00%) SEO
11 8 (4.00%) OOP
12 7 (3.50%) Unit Testing
13 4 (2.00%) Validation
13 4 (2.00%) Analytics
14 3 (1.50%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 168 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (18.00%) PHP
3 30 (15.00%) SQL
4 29 (14.50%) Java
5 7 (3.50%) C#
6 2 (1.00%) Python
6 2 (1.00%) C
6 2 (1.00%) Perl
6 2 (1.00%) Ruby
7 1 (0.50%) PHP5
7 1 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) WCAG
2 1 (0.50%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (7.50%) Google
2 13 (6.50%) Twitter
3 12 (6.00%) Adobe
4 11 (5.50%) Facebook
5 2 (1.00%) SAP
5 2 (1.00%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.50%) Demandware
6 1 (0.50%) hybris
6 1 (0.50%) Akamai
6 1 (0.50%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.50%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.50%) ATG
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.50%) Apple
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liss, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago