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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 248 229 206
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 13 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £172 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50
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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
8981 8228 6991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.40% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4347 3312
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 476 593
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 +6 3 £213 -15.00% 1
Surrey - 3 £275 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Front-End Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 28 (93.33%) CSS
2 26 (86.67%) HTML
3 18 (60.00%) HTML5
4 15 (50.00%) CSS3
5 14 (46.67%) jQuery
6 10 (33.33%) PHP
7 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (26.67%) Sass
8 7 (23.33%) .NET
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (23.33%) Ajax
9 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (20.00%) SEO
9 6 (20.00%) CMS
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) User Experience
10 5 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
10 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (16.67%) Adobe
10 5 (16.67%) Web Development
10 5 (16.67%) WCF
11 4 (13.33%) Umbraco
11 4 (13.33%) LAMP
11 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (13.33%) Subversion
11 4 (13.33%) Tridion
11 4 (13.33%) Linux
11 4 (13.33%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 6 (20.00%) CMS
2 5 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) Umbraco
3 4 (13.33%) Liferay
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.33%) WordPress
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Tridion
1 4 (13.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Moq
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) CSS
2 26 (86.67%) HTML
3 18 (60.00%) HTML5
4 15 (50.00%) CSS3
5 14 (46.67%) jQuery
6 8 (26.67%) Sass
7 7 (23.33%) Ajax
7 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.67%) Web Services
8 5 (16.67%) WCF
9 4 (13.33%) LAMP
9 4 (13.33%) LESS
10 3 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
10 3 (10.00%) HTML5 Canvas
10 3 (10.00%) YUI
10 3 (10.00%) SVG
10 3 (10.00%) CakePHP
10 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (20.00%) SEO
3 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
4 4 (13.33%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) OOD
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Web Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Web Design
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) PHP5
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 3 (10.00%) Appcelerator
2 3 (10.00%) Facebook