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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 167 146 113
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 91 104 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.16% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.26% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 52
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£338 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £301 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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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
8664 8286 7701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.59% 92.51% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4998 4523 3917
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 421 581
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 27 £350 +4.08% 3
Oxfordshire -13 17 £401 +10.68% 7
Surrey -2 13 £338 +18.42% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 13 £313 -10.71% 4
Hampshire -3 7 £335 +11.66% 6
West Sussex -18 7 £365 +46.00% 5
East Sussex -19 5 £400 +37.93% 2
Kent -6 2 £210 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - - 2
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 169 (88.02%) CSS
2 165 (85.94%) HTML
3 161 (83.85%) JavaScript
4 102 (53.13%) HTML5
5 91 (47.40%) CSS3
6 82 (42.71%) jQuery
7 52 (27.08%) AngularJS
8 46 (23.96%) Sass
9 45 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (17.71%) PHP
10 34 (17.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (15.63%) OO
12 29 (15.10%) Web Development
12 29 (15.10%) Node.js
13 27 (14.06%) JSON
13 27 (14.06%) .NET
14 25 (13.02%) Responsive Web Design
15 24 (12.50%) Backbone.js
15 24 (12.50%) User Experience
15 24 (12.50%) Ajax
15 24 (12.50%) MVC
16 23 (11.98%) Git (software)
17 22 (11.46%) XHTML
18 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
18 21 (10.94%) TDD
19 20 (10.42%) CMS
19 20 (10.42%) Grunt
20 19 (9.90%) XML
21 18 (9.38%) MySQL
22 17 (8.85%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (15.10%) Node.js
2 20 (10.42%) CMS
3 8 (4.17%) WordPress
4 7 (3.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (3.13%) Drupal
6 5 (2.60%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.08%) IIS
7 4 (2.08%) Apache
8 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.04%) JBoss
10 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.52%) GIMP
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) Intranet
2 7 (3.65%) Internet
3 3 (1.56%) HTTP
4 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.04%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) SSL
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.38%) MySQL
2 8 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.56%) Redis
5 3 (1.56%) Big Data
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.42%) Grunt
3 14 (7.29%) Subversion
4 10 (5.21%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.17%) Bower
7 6 (3.13%) Maven
8 5 (2.60%) gulp
9 4 (2.08%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.56%) Log4Net
10 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.04%) Ant
11 2 (1.04%) JUnit
11 2 (1.04%) Xcode
11 2 (1.04%) Selenium
11 2 (1.04%) Mocha
11 2 (1.04%) QUnit
11 2 (1.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (7.29%) Retail
2 13 (6.77%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.21%) Marketing
4 5 (2.60%) Finance
5 4 (2.08%) Games
6 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (88.02%) CSS
2 165 (85.94%) HTML
3 102 (53.13%) HTML5
4 91 (47.40%) CSS3
5 82 (42.71%) jQuery
6 52 (27.08%) AngularJS
7 46 (23.96%) Sass
8 34 (17.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (14.06%) .NET
9 27 (14.06%) JSON
10 24 (12.50%) Ajax
10 24 (12.50%) Backbone.js
11 22 (11.46%) XHTML
12 19 (9.90%) XML
13 17 (8.85%) LESS
13 17 (8.85%) Ember.js
14 16 (8.33%) ASP.NET
15 14 (7.29%) RESTful
16 8 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) User Experience
2 12 (6.25%) W3C
3 5 (2.60%) RIA
3 5 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.04%) FMCG
6 2 (1.04%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.04%) Social Media
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) Photography
7 1 (0.52%) DTV
7 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.60%) Linux
2 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.04%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.63%) OO
3 29 (15.10%) Web Development
4 25 (13.02%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (12.50%) MVC
6 21 (10.94%) TDD
6 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.25%) Scrum
7 12 (6.25%) Web Design
7 12 (6.25%) Analytics
8 9 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (4.69%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.17%) Content Management
9 8 (4.17%) Automated Testing
9 8 (4.17%) BDD
10 7 (3.65%) UML
10 7 (3.65%) OOP
11 6 (3.13%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.13%) Kanban
12 5 (2.60%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 161 (83.85%) JavaScript
2 34 (17.71%) PHP
3 17 (8.85%) Java
4 15 (7.81%) C#
5 10 (5.21%) SQL
6 3 (1.56%) Perl
6 3 (1.56%) Python
7 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.04%) Ruby
7 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.52%) Rust
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.69%) Adobe
3 6 (3.13%) Google
4 4 (2.08%) Sencha
5 3 (1.56%) IBM
5 3 (1.56%) Facebook
6 2 (1.04%) Twitter
6 2 (1.04%) Capita
6 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.52%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) SAP
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