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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 101 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 45 44 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.39% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.49% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 12
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£313 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £286
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
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
3176 2954 2056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 93.36% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 1896 1261
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
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 226 167 164
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 August 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 August 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 -16 14 £350 +1.81% 1
Wiltshire +4 10 £363 -12.06% 2
Dorset -1 6 £350 +42.85% 2
Somerset +1 4 £281 -13.46% 4
Devon -3 2 £100 -66.10%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (90.28%) JavaScript
2 63 (87.50%) HTML
3 61 (84.72%) CSS
4 42 (58.33%) HTML5
5 37 (51.39%) CSS3
6 32 (44.44%) jQuery
7 26 (36.11%) Sass
8 24 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (22.22%) .NET
12 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
12 13 (18.06%) User Experience
13 12 (16.67%) CMS
14 10 (13.89%) Web Services
14 10 (13.89%) Node.js
15 9 (12.50%) Backbone.js
15 9 (12.50%) PHP
15 9 (12.50%) Ajax
16 8 (11.11%) Web Design
16 8 (11.11%) MVC
16 8 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (11.11%) RESTful
16 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (9.72%) Web Development
17 7 (9.72%) JSON
17 7 (9.72%) C#
17 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
17 7 (9.72%) XML
18 6 (8.33%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 10 (13.89%) Node.js
3 2 (2.78%) WordPress
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Magento
2 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.33%) Grunt
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.78%) gulp
4 2 (2.78%) Bower
5 1 (1.39%) CasperJS
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
1 5 (6.94%) Marketing
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.17%) Electronics
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (87.50%) HTML
2 61 (84.72%) CSS
3 42 (58.33%) HTML5
4 37 (51.39%) CSS3
5 32 (44.44%) jQuery
6 26 (36.11%) Sass
7 24 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 16 (22.22%) .NET
9 10 (13.89%) Web Services
10 9 (12.50%) Ajax
10 9 (12.50%) Backbone.js
11 8 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (11.11%) RESTful
12 7 (9.72%) JSON
12 7 (9.72%) XML
12 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
13 5 (6.94%) LESS
14 4 (5.56%) Ember.js
14 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) User Experience
2 4 (5.56%) E-Learning
3 3 (4.17%) W3C
3 3 (4.17%) DTV
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) SCORM
5 1 (1.39%) Animation
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.78%) Windows
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (11.11%) Web Design
3 8 (11.11%) MVC
4 7 (9.72%) Web Development
5 6 (8.33%) OO
6 5 (6.94%) Scrum
6 5 (6.94%) TDD
6 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.56%) Content Management
8 3 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.17%) Analytics
8 3 (4.17%) BDD
8 3 (4.17%) Mobile Development
8 3 (4.17%) OOP
8 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.78%) DevOps
9 2 (2.78%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (90.28%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.50%) PHP
3 7 (9.72%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) TypeScript
4 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) yum
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Adobe
2 3 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (1.39%) Apple
3 1 (1.39%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator
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