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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 240 204 222
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 16 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 15
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£250 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £380 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -29.90%
Front-End Web 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
8831 8026 8874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.88% 92.84% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4305 4177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 616
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 4 £225 -33.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £438 +34.61% 2
East Sussex - 3 - - 1
Surrey -4 2 £433 +15.33% 4
Oxfordshire -12 2 £250 -16.66% 3
Hampshire -14 1 £250 -20.00% 7
Kent - 1 £213 -
Middlesex - - - -
Front-End Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 44 (100.00%) HTML
2 43 (97.73%) CSS
3 42 (95.45%) JavaScript
4 41 (93.18%) HTML5
5 37 (84.09%) jQuery
6 32 (72.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (63.64%) CSS3
8 18 (40.91%) User Experience
8 18 (40.91%) PHP
9 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (36.36%) Web Design
10 16 (36.36%) Web Development
11 14 (31.82%) Ajax
12 12 (27.27%) LAMP
13 11 (25.00%) MySQL
13 11 (25.00%) Photoshop
13 11 (25.00%) Linux
13 11 (25.00%) Apache
14 10 (22.73%) OOP
15 9 (20.45%) iPad
16 8 (18.18%) Degree
16 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
17 7 (15.91%) SEO
18 6 (13.64%) Sass
18 6 (13.64%) Intranet
19 5 (11.36%) TeamSite
19 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
19 5 (11.36%) C#
19 5 (11.36%) CMS
19 5 (11.36%) Jasmine

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) TeamSite
2 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Drupal
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) SSH
3 1 (2.27%) SMTP
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Jasmine
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) JSUnit
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) HTML
2 43 (97.73%) CSS
3 41 (93.18%) HTML5
4 37 (84.09%) jQuery
5 28 (63.64%) CSS3
6 14 (31.82%) Ajax
7 12 (27.27%) LAMP
8 6 (13.64%) Sass
9 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.55%) Google Maps API
9 2 (4.55%) JSON
9 2 (4.55%) XHTML
10 1 (2.27%) SVG
10 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.27%) XML
10 1 (2.27%) XSLT
10 1 (2.27%) .NET
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.27%) CakePHP
10 1 (2.27%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) User Experience
2 9 (20.45%) iPad
3 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) W3C
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.27%) RIA
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) Web Design
3 16 (36.36%) Web Development
4 10 (22.73%) OOP
5 7 (15.91%) SEO
6 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.36%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) CRUD
8 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Web Analytics
9 2 (4.55%) OO
9 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Coaching
9 2 (4.55%) Analytics
10 1 (2.27%) Graceful Degradation
10 1 (2.27%) MVC
10 1 (2.27%) OOD
10 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.91%) PHP
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Interwoven
1 2 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) Akamai
2 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.27%) Facebook
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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