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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 95 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 49 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.53% 1.30% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 9
Average daily rate
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£315 £288 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.56% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £178 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £350 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
Front-End 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 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
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 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
Bristol 0 20 £310 -0.80% 4
Wiltshire +8 9 £351 - 3
Dorset +2 5 £350 +48.93% 3
Somerset +2 3 £250 -23.07% 4
Devon -7 3 £313 +5.93% 1
Cornwall +6 1 - -
Gloucestershire -3 1 £350 +55.55% 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (93.15%) JavaScript
2 64 (87.67%) HTML
3 62 (84.93%) CSS
4 42 (57.53%) HTML5
5 38 (52.05%) CSS3
6 33 (45.21%) jQuery
7 27 (36.99%) AngularJS
8 26 (35.62%) Sass
9 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.29%) .NET
11 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
12 13 (17.81%) User Experience
13 12 (16.44%) CMS
14 11 (15.07%) Node.js
15 10 (13.70%) Backbone.js
15 10 (13.70%) MVC
16 9 (12.33%) PHP
16 9 (12.33%) Web Services
16 9 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (12.33%) RESTful
16 9 (12.33%) Web Development
16 9 (12.33%) KnockoutJS
17 8 (10.96%) JSON
17 8 (10.96%) Marketing
17 8 (10.96%) C#
17 8 (10.96%) Ajax
17 8 (10.96%) Finance
18 7 (9.59%) Web Design
18 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (16.44%) CMS
2 11 (15.07%) Node.js
3 2 (2.74%) WordPress
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Grunt
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) gulp
4 2 (2.74%) Bower
5 1 (1.37%) CasperJS
5 1 (1.37%) GitLab
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
1 8 (10.96%) Marketing
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.85%) Electronics
2 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (87.67%) HTML
2 62 (84.93%) CSS
3 42 (57.53%) HTML5
4 38 (52.05%) CSS3
5 33 (45.21%) jQuery
6 27 (36.99%) AngularJS
7 26 (35.62%) Sass
8 17 (23.29%) .NET
9 10 (13.70%) Backbone.js
10 9 (12.33%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (12.33%) Web Services
10 9 (12.33%) RESTful
11 8 (10.96%) Ajax
11 8 (10.96%) JSON
12 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
13 6 (8.22%) XML
13 6 (8.22%) LESS
14 5 (6.85%) Ember.js
15 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) DTV
3 4 (5.48%) E-Learning
4 3 (4.11%) W3C
5 2 (2.74%) SCORM
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Animation
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (13.70%) MVC
4 9 (12.33%) Web Development
5 7 (9.59%) Web Design
6 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (6.85%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.85%) TDD
7 5 (6.85%) Scrum
7 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) OO
8 4 (5.48%) Content Management
9 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.11%) OOP
9 3 (4.11%) BDD
9 3 (4.11%) Analytics
10 2 (2.74%) DevOps
10 2 (2.74%) Mobile Development
10 2 (2.74%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 68 (93.15%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.33%) PHP
3 8 (10.96%) C#
4 3 (4.11%) TypeScript
4 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) yum
1 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) SAP
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe
4 1 (1.37%) Apple
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.37%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
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