The first table below looks at the demand for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 36 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.78% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £269 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +2.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 257 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.24% 95.90% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 160 122
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 48
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.35 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Front-End Developer
Hampshire

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 12 (66.67%) CSS3
5 11 (61.11%) HTML5
6 10 (55.56%) jQuery
6 10 (55.56%) Retail
7 9 (50.00%) SEO
8 8 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (38.89%) Ajax
9 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
10 6 (33.33%) Sass
11 4 (22.22%) WordPress
11 4 (22.22%) JSP
11 4 (22.22%) ATG
12 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (16.67%) Adobe
12 3 (16.67%) PHP
12 3 (16.67%) SQL
12 3 (16.67%) MySQL
12 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 3 (16.67%) JSON
12 3 (16.67%) Magento
13 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
13 2 (11.11%) Analytics
13 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (5.56%) Web Development
14 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
14 1 (5.56%) Joomla!

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (22.22%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) CSS3
4 11 (61.11%) HTML5
5 10 (55.56%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) Ajax
7 6 (33.33%) Sass
8 4 (22.22%) JSP
9 3 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) SEO
2 8 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) ATG
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe