The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.07% - 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.79%
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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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
358 324 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.75% 96.43% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 216 155
Average daily rate £340 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 43 64
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.27% -28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) BC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) JSUnit
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 3 (33.33%) Dojo
6 3 (33.33%) TeamSite
6 3 (33.33%) Intranet
6 3 (33.33%) CMS
6 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) Web Design
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) QUnit
6 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) CSS3
8 1 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (11.11%) Appcelerator

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 3 (33.33%) TeamSite
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JSUnit
1 3 (33.33%) QUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) Dojo
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) Sass
7 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (11.11%) SVG
7 1 (11.11%) LAMP
7 1 (11.11%) CakePHP
7 1 (11.11%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (11.11%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Appcelerator
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook