The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 479 463 463
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 132 137 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 85 71
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£340 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Front-End Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Web Developer within the UK.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Front-End Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Front-End Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Web Developer within the UK.

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England -19 123 £340 +4.61% 42
London +5 52 £400 - 16
North West -21 20 £325 +10.63% 7
South East -36 13 £395 +31.66% 4
East of England +11 11 £275 - 2
Cheshire -1 10 £340 +23.63% 4
Warrington - 9 £340 -
Scotland 0 8 £300 -14.28% 2
East Midlands -14 8 £375 +50.00% 4
Manchester -15 8 £300 -20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -14 7 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -17 7 £275 - 2
West Midlands +3 6 £300 +9.09% 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £275 - 2
Nottingham -5 5 £388 - 1
Edinburgh -6 5 £400 +14.28% 2
Nottinghamshire -12 5 £388 +47.61% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £275 -
South West +1 4 £269 -2.27% 2
Berkshire +1 4 £313 -16.66% 1
North East -24 4 £160 -46.66% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £330 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £275 -
Birmingham +9 3 £315 - 1
City of London -1 3 £500 +62.60% 5
Leicestershire -2 3 £275 +12.24%
Bristol -10 3 £288 -11.53% 1
Tyne and Wear -21 3 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 3 - - 2
Leeds - 3 £225 - 2

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 217 (96.02%) HTML
2 208 (92.04%) CSS
3 207 (91.59%) JavaScript
4 138 (61.06%) HTML5
5 132 (58.41%) jQuery
6 112 (49.56%) CSS3
7 83 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (34.96%) AngularJS
9 54 (23.89%) Web Development
10 50 (22.12%) Sass
10 50 (22.12%) Git (software)
11 48 (21.24%) Backbone.js
12 47 (20.80%) Responsive Web Design
13 45 (19.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 43 (19.03%) .NET
15 41 (18.14%) User Experience
16 40 (17.70%) Ajax
17 38 (16.81%) Photoshop
18 37 (16.37%) PHP
19 34 (15.04%) XML
19 34 (15.04%) TDD
19 34 (15.04%) MVC
20 33 (14.60%) Scrum
21 31 (13.72%) CMS
22 30 (13.27%) ASP.NET
23 27 (11.95%) JSON
24 26 (11.50%) E-Commerce
25 25 (11.06%) LESS
26 24 (10.62%) Subversion
26 24 (10.62%) Grunt

Front-End Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 31 (13.72%) CMS
2 16 (7.08%) Node.js
3 7 (3.10%) IIS
3 7 (3.10%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.21%) WordPress
4 5 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.21%) Drupal
5 4 (1.77%) Apache
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.88%) JBoss
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (16.81%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.77%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.33%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Magento
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.21%) GitHub
2 4 (1.77%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Heroku
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.98%) HTTP
2 7 (3.10%) Intranet
3 3 (1.33%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) Extranet
5 1 (0.44%) Skype
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.98%) MySQL
2 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.88%) Redis
5 2 (0.88%) Big Data
5 2 (0.88%) SQLite
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.62%) Subversion
2 24 (10.62%) Grunt
3 14 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.75%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.87%) gulp
6 8 (3.54%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.21%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.21%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (2.21%) Bower
8 4 (1.77%) QUnit
8 4 (1.77%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.77%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.33%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.33%) Selenium
9 3 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.33%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (0.88%) webpack
10 2 (0.88%) Mocha
General
1 14 (6.19%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Publishing
3 10 (4.42%) Retail
4 9 (3.98%) Marketing
5 7 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.65%) Games
7 5 (2.21%) iGaming
8 4 (1.77%) Banking
8 4 (1.77%) Automotive
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (96.02%) HTML
2 208 (92.04%) CSS
3 138 (61.06%) HTML5
4 132 (58.41%) jQuery
5 112 (49.56%) CSS3
6 79 (34.96%) AngularJS
7 50 (22.12%) Sass
8 48 (21.24%) Backbone.js
9 45 (19.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 43 (19.03%) .NET
11 40 (17.70%) Ajax
12 34 (15.04%) XML
13 30 (13.27%) ASP.NET
14 27 (11.95%) JSON
15 25 (11.06%) LESS
16 22 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (8.41%) Ember.js
18 15 (6.64%) XSLT
19 14 (6.19%) XHTML
20 12 (5.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.14%) User Experience
2 14 (6.19%) W3C
3 10 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.21%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.77%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.77%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.33%) Social Media
6 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.88%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) DTV
8 1 (0.44%) GIS
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.10%) Linux
2 6 (2.65%) UNIX
2 6 (2.65%) Windows
2 6 (2.65%) Android
2 6 (2.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
3 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.44%) webOS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.89%) Web Development
3 47 (20.80%) Responsive Web Design
4 34 (15.04%) TDD
4 34 (15.04%) MVC
5 33 (14.60%) Scrum
6 26 (11.50%) E-Commerce
7 20 (8.85%) Web Design
8 18 (7.96%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.75%) OO
9 13 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.31%) SDLC
11 10 (4.42%) SEO
12 9 (3.98%) Content Management
13 8 (3.54%) Kanban
13 8 (3.54%) BDD
13 8 (3.54%) Progressive Enhancement
14 7 (3.10%) Software Engineering
15 6 (2.65%) Automated Testing
15 6 (2.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 207 (91.59%) JavaScript
2 37 (16.37%) PHP
3 13 (5.75%) Java
4 12 (5.31%) C#
5 9 (3.98%) TypeScript
5 9 (3.98%) SQL
6 5 (2.21%) Python
7 4 (1.77%) Scala
8 3 (1.33%) XPath
9 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 2 (0.88%) CFML
10 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.44%) Go
10 1 (0.44%) PHP5
10 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (1.77%) Degree
2 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) QA
2 4 (1.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (7.96%) Adobe
2 11 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.10%) Google
4 3 (1.33%) hybris
4 3 (1.33%) Demandware
4 3 (1.33%) ATG
5 2 (0.88%) Omniture
5 2 (0.88%) Facebook
6 1 (0.44%) Twitter
6 1 (0.44%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.44%) Stellent
6 1 (0.44%) Apple
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle
6 1 (0.44%) SAP
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