The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 43 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.31% 0.47% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.49% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £250 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
353 408 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.17% 96.00% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 293 209
Average daily rate £375 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -33.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
3 13 (81.25%) CSS
4 12 (75.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (68.75%) jQuery
6 7 (43.75%) HTML5
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) User Experience
6 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (37.50%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (37.50%) CSS3
8 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
8 5 (31.25%) XML
9 4 (25.00%) VB
9 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) IIS
9 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (18.75%) Online Marketing
10 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 3 (18.75%) Analytics
10 3 (18.75%) CMS
10 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
10 3 (18.75%) Marketing
10 3 (18.75%) Web Development
10 3 (18.75%) SEO

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (37.50%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (12.50%) JSON
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
9 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
9 1 (6.25%) LESS
9 1 (6.25%) Sass
9 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (6.25%) Sencha Touch
9 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Online Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) SEO
2 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Kanban
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) VB
3 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sencha
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore