The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 448 452 457
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 140 111 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 73 79
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £399 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £266
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.92%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -5 133 £325 +14.03% 39
London +23 55 £400 +25.00% 15
South East -2 28 £300 +7.14% 8
North West +17 23 £294 -8.20% 6
East Midlands +9 11 £250 +4.16%
Berkshire +2 9 £375 +50.00% 2
City of London +13 8 £308 +31.55% 7
Cheshire +7 8 £275 - 3
Manchester -4 7 £375 +17.18% 3
Brighton - 7 - - 1
East Sussex - 7 - - 1
Merseyside - 7 - -
Hampshire -9 6 £275 -3.93% 3
West Midlands -15 6 £275 +4.76%
South West -16 6 £275 -22.80% 1
Edinburgh -14 5 £350 -
Scotland -21 5 £350 -
Chester +8 4 £288 - 3
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £300 +41.17%
Derbyshire - 4 £250 -
High Wycombe - 4 £300 -
Nottinghamshire +14 3 £263 +9.37%
Bristol -16 3 £325 +52.94%
Southampton - 3 £275 - 1
Crewe +4 2 £250 -
Yorkshire +2 2 - - 4
Derby - 2 £250 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 262 (97.04%) CSS
2 257 (95.19%) HTML
3 244 (90.37%) JavaScript
4 187 (69.26%) HTML5
5 171 (63.33%) jQuery
6 146 (54.07%) CSS3
7 98 (36.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 60 (22.22%) PHP
9 57 (21.11%) Web Development
10 53 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (18.89%) Web Design
12 49 (18.15%) .NET
13 42 (15.56%) Photoshop
13 42 (15.56%) Sass
14 41 (15.19%) AngularJS
15 40 (14.81%) MySQL
16 35 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 34 (12.59%) Ajax
18 31 (11.48%) MVC
19 29 (10.74%) ASP.NET
20 25 (9.26%) LESS
21 24 (8.89%) Backbone.js
21 24 (8.89%) E-Commerce
21 24 (8.89%) CMS
22 23 (8.52%) Adobe Illustrator
22 23 (8.52%) XHTML
22 23 (8.52%) Adobe
23 22 (8.15%) C#
24 21 (7.78%) Java
24 21 (7.78%) SQL

Front-End Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 24 (8.89%) CMS
2 19 (7.04%) Node.js
3 16 (5.93%) WordPress
4 12 (4.44%) Apache
5 5 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.85%) TeamSite
6 4 (1.48%) Drupal
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.74%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (15.56%) Photoshop
2 23 (8.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.85%) Acrobat
3 5 (1.85%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) Intranet
1 9 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) FTP
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.81%) MySQL
2 11 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 18 (6.67%) Subversion
2 11 (4.07%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.59%) Axure RP
4 7 (2.59%) Jasmine
4 7 (2.59%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (2.22%) PhoneGap
6 5 (1.85%) JSUnit
6 5 (1.85%) Grunt
6 5 (1.85%) Maven
7 3 (1.11%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.11%) Ant
8 2 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.37%) JIRA
9 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.37%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.37%) Bower
General
1 14 (5.19%) Finance
2 11 (4.07%) Advertising
3 9 (3.33%) Publishing
4 8 (2.96%) Retail
5 6 (2.22%) Games
5 6 (2.22%) Marketing
6 5 (1.85%) Legal
7 4 (1.48%) Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Online Betting
8 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Law
9 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (97.04%) CSS
2 257 (95.19%) HTML
3 187 (69.26%) HTML5
4 171 (63.33%) jQuery
5 146 (54.07%) CSS3
6 49 (18.15%) .NET
7 42 (15.56%) Sass
8 41 (15.19%) AngularJS
9 35 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 34 (12.59%) Ajax
11 29 (10.74%) ASP.NET
12 25 (9.26%) LESS
13 24 (8.89%) Backbone.js
14 23 (8.52%) XHTML
15 19 (7.04%) JSON
16 17 (6.30%) XML
17 16 (5.93%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (4.44%) RESTful
19 10 (3.70%) Semantic HTML
19 10 (3.70%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.81%) W3C
2 11 (4.07%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.07%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.33%) iPad
5 7 (2.59%) Open Source
6 6 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.85%) New Media
8 3 (1.11%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) Animation
10 1 (0.37%) IPTV
10 1 (0.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.30%) Linux
2 9 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.59%) Android
3 7 (2.59%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.85%) UNIX
5 2 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (36.30%) Responsive Web Design
2 57 (21.11%) Web Development
3 53 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (18.89%) Web Design
5 31 (11.48%) MVC
6 24 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 19 (7.04%) OO
8 18 (6.67%) TDD
9 15 (5.56%) BDD
9 15 (5.56%) SEO
10 13 (4.81%) Progressive Enhancement
11 12 (4.44%) Scrum
12 10 (3.70%) OOP
13 9 (3.33%) Unit Testing
14 7 (2.59%) Configuration Management
15 6 (2.22%) Workflow
15 6 (2.22%) Automated Testing
15 6 (2.22%) Content Management
15 6 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
15 6 (2.22%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 244 (90.37%) JavaScript
2 60 (22.22%) PHP
3 22 (8.15%) C#
4 21 (7.78%) Java
4 21 (7.78%) SQL
5 7 (2.59%) Ruby
6 4 (1.48%) Python
7 2 (0.74%) Perl
7 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.74%) Scala
8 1 (0.37%) PHP5
8 1 (0.37%) Clojure
8 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) WCAG
2 2 (0.74%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (8.52%) Adobe
2 10 (3.70%) Zend
3 6 (2.22%) Orchard
4 5 (1.85%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.48%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.11%) Facebook
6 3 (1.11%) Twitter
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle
7 2 (0.74%) Interwoven
7 2 (0.74%) Google
8 1 (0.37%) hybris
8 1 (0.37%) Akamai
8 1 (0.37%) Telerik
8 1 (0.37%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.37%) Stellent
8 1 (0.37%) Apple
8 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.37%) JBoss
8 1 (0.37%) SAP
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