The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 221 207 210
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 27 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 23
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £254
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +13.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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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
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Web Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the South East region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Front-End Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the South East region.

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 11 £375 +25.00%
East Sussex - 7 - - 2
Hampshire -12 6 £275 -4.34% 3
Surrey - 2 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 36 (97.30%) HTML5
2 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 36 (97.30%) CSS
3 33 (89.19%) jQuery
4 29 (78.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (67.57%) CSS3
6 17 (45.95%) Web Design
6 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (45.95%) PHP
7 14 (37.84%) Web Development
8 13 (35.14%) Ajax
9 11 (29.73%) Photoshop
10 10 (27.03%) MySQL
10 10 (27.03%) LAMP
11 9 (24.32%) Linux
11 9 (24.32%) OOP
11 9 (24.32%) Apache
11 9 (24.32%) iPad
12 8 (21.62%) Degree
12 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
13 5 (13.51%) CMS
13 5 (13.51%) TeamSite
13 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
13 5 (13.51%) Intranet
13 5 (13.51%) C#
13 5 (13.51%) BDD
13 5 (13.51%) Jasmine
13 5 (13.51%) Sass
14 4 (10.81%) CRUD

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) TeamSite
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) SSH
2 1 (2.70%) SMTP
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Jasmine
2 3 (8.11%) JSUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 36 (97.30%) CSS
2 36 (97.30%) HTML5
3 33 (89.19%) jQuery
4 25 (67.57%) CSS3
5 13 (35.14%) Ajax
6 10 (27.03%) LAMP
7 5 (13.51%) Sass
8 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.41%) Google Maps API
8 2 (5.41%) XML
9 1 (2.70%) XSLT
9 1 (2.70%) XHTML
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.70%) JSON
9 1 (2.70%) .NET
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.70%) Mustache
9 1 (2.70%) OOCSS
9 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) iPad
2 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (45.95%) Web Design
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Web Development
4 9 (24.32%) OOP
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) CRUD
6 4 (10.81%) SEO
7 3 (8.11%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) MVC
9 1 (2.70%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) User Experience Design
9 1 (2.70%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) PHP
3 5 (13.51%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Interwoven
1 2 (5.41%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) Akamai
2 1 (2.70%) Twitter
2 1 (2.70%) Apple
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