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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 106 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 36 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 1.07% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.16% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 11
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£305 £250 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £155 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £358 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £301 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +14.47%
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
2927 2680 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1759 1150
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
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 196 167 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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 +2 16 £300 -6.25% 4
Somerset - 5 £388 - 5
Wiltshire +2 4 £255 - 3
Dorset +1 3 £350 +42.85% 4
Gloucestershire -1 3 £350 +55.55%
Devon -10 3 £313 -16.66%
Cornwall +2 1 - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 57 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 54 (90.00%) HTML
3 53 (88.33%) CSS
4 34 (56.67%) HTML5
5 32 (53.33%) CSS3
6 31 (51.67%) jQuery
7 24 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 21 (35.00%) Sass
9 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (26.67%) User Experience
11 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
12 12 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (20.00%) Backbone.js
12 12 (20.00%) .NET
13 11 (18.33%) CMS
14 10 (16.67%) Node.js
14 10 (16.67%) Web Development
15 9 (15.00%) MVC
16 8 (13.33%) Finance
16 8 (13.33%) Ajax
16 8 (13.33%) RESTful
16 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
16 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
16 8 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (13.33%) Ember.js
17 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
17 7 (11.67%) Web Services
17 7 (11.67%) Windows
18 6 (10.00%) Linux
18 6 (10.00%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (18.33%) CMS
2 10 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (3.33%) WordPress
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Grunt
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) gulp
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Bower
4 1 (1.67%) CasperJS
4 1 (1.67%) GitLab
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.33%) Electronics
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (90.00%) HTML
2 53 (88.33%) CSS
3 34 (56.67%) HTML5
4 32 (53.33%) CSS3
5 31 (51.67%) jQuery
6 24 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 21 (35.00%) Sass
8 12 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 12 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (13.33%) RESTful
9 8 (13.33%) Ajax
9 8 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (13.33%) Ember.js
10 7 (11.67%) Web Services
11 6 (10.00%) XML
11 6 (10.00%) SVG
11 6 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (8.33%) LESS
12 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
12 5 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) DTV
3 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.33%) E-Learning
5 2 (3.33%) W3C
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) EPoS
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Animation
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Android
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (16.67%) Web Development
4 9 (15.00%) MVC
5 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (10.00%) Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.33%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) Web Design
6 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.33%) Web Analytics
7 4 (6.67%) Content Management
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) SEO
8 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.00%) Mobile Development
8 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.00%) PHP
2 6 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) C++
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.67%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) yum
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) SAP
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe
3 1 (1.67%) Apple
3 1 (1.67%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.67%) DigitalOcean
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