The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 140 127 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.27% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.30% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£425 £363 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +72.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -27.51%
Front-End Web Developer
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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 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
2942 2698 2267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.63% 92.43% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1844 1599 1373
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 157 160
Average hourly rate £20.12 £17.00 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.22 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the South West region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the South West region.

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Wiltshire +2 1 £425 -1.16%
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 3
Devon - - - -
Front-End Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCAG
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (25.00%) Web Usability
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Flash
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore