The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 110 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 28 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.99% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.07% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £323 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +29.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £169 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £300
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 - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2893 2803 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.62% 92.66% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 1835 1164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
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 181 185 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £42.50 £40.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the South West region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the South West region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Bristol +3 13 £300 +25.00% 3
Dorset +2 5 £250 +2.04% 2
Somerset +14 4 £388 -12.92% 2
Gloucestershire -5 3 £350 +3.70% 2
Wiltshire 0 2 £425 -1.16% 5
Devon -9 2 £525 +40.00% 3
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 50 (98.04%) JavaScript
2 47 (92.16%) HTML
3 46 (90.20%) CSS
4 31 (60.78%) HTML5
5 29 (56.86%) jQuery
6 26 (50.98%) CSS3
7 20 (39.22%) Sass
7 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
9 14 (27.45%) User Experience
10 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 12 (23.53%) Web Development
10 12 (23.53%) .NET
11 11 (21.57%) Backbone.js
12 10 (19.61%) CMS
13 9 (17.65%) MVC
13 9 (17.65%) Node.js
14 8 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
14 8 (15.69%) Ajax
15 7 (13.73%) Finance
15 7 (13.73%) Web Services
15 7 (13.73%) Windows
15 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
15 7 (13.73%) RESTful
15 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
15 7 (13.73%) Ember.js
16 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (11.76%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (19.61%) CMS
2 9 (17.65%) Node.js
3 3 (5.88%) WordPress
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.92%) Grunt
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.96%) Bower
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) GitLab
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (92.16%) HTML
2 46 (90.20%) CSS
3 31 (60.78%) HTML5
4 29 (56.86%) jQuery
5 26 (50.98%) CSS3
6 20 (39.22%) Sass
7 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
8 12 (23.53%) .NET
9 11 (21.57%) Backbone.js
10 8 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (15.69%) Ajax
11 7 (13.73%) Web Services
11 7 (13.73%) RESTful
11 7 (13.73%) Ember.js
12 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (11.76%) SVG
13 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
14 4 (7.84%) Dojo
14 4 (7.84%) LESS
14 4 (7.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) DTV
3 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.92%) W3C
4 2 (3.92%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.96%) Animation
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) EPoS
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
1 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Phone
2 5 (9.80%) Android
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (23.53%) Web Development
3 9 (17.65%) MVC
4 6 (11.76%) Analytics
4 6 (11.76%) Scrum
5 5 (9.80%) Web Design
5 5 (9.80%) Web Analytics
5 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (7.84%) Content Management
6 4 (7.84%) OO
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.88%) SEO
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) User Stories
7 3 (5.88%) Mobile Development
8 2 (3.92%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.84%) PHP
2 4 (7.84%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) WAI
2 1 (1.96%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.96%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.96%) DigitalOcean
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