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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 495 450 443
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 118 144 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 92 79
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £241 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 - £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.75

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 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 -54 112 £330 +3.12% 63
London -29 45 £363 -9.37% 31
North West -20 16 £340 +15.25% 6
South East -20 16 £363 +17.88% 7
East of England +11 10 £275 - 3
Cheshire +1 10 £340 +23.63% 1
Warrington - 9 £340 -
West Midlands +1 8 £315 +14.54% 2
Yorkshire -15 7 £275 - 6
Oxfordshire -17 7 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £275 - 4
Scotland +3 5 £300 -14.28% 4
East Midlands -16 5 £275 +4.76% 6
Cambridgeshire - 5 £275 -
Berkshire +13 4 £298 -20.66%
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £250 -18.69%
Birmingham -1 4 £330 +20.00%
Manchester -9 4 £318 -15.33% 4
North East -19 4 £160 -46.66% 1
Cambridge - 4 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £330 - 2
Solihull +1 3 £330 +23.36% 1
Bristol 0 3 £288 +27.77% 1
Edinburgh 0 3 £400 +14.28% 3
Leicestershire -1 3 £275 +3.77% 3
South West -10 3 £288 +31.42% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -19 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 £235 - 3
Glasgow +1 2 £300 -

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 187 (95.41%) HTML
2 179 (91.33%) CSS
3 178 (90.82%) JavaScript
4 117 (59.69%) jQuery
5 116 (59.18%) HTML5
6 104 (53.06%) CSS3
7 67 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (31.12%) AngularJS
9 48 (24.49%) Web Development
10 40 (20.41%) Git (software)
11 39 (19.90%) Backbone.js
12 38 (19.39%) Sass
12 38 (19.39%) Photoshop
13 37 (18.88%) .NET
13 37 (18.88%) Responsive Web Design
14 36 (18.37%) PHP
15 35 (17.86%) Ajax
16 33 (16.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (16.33%) XML
18 31 (15.82%) TDD
18 31 (15.82%) User Experience
19 29 (14.80%) MVC
20 28 (14.29%) Scrum
21 26 (13.27%) JSON
21 26 (13.27%) E-Commerce
21 26 (13.27%) ASP.NET
22 25 (12.76%) CMS
23 21 (10.71%) Subversion
24 20 (10.20%) LESS
25 18 (9.18%) Grunt

Front-End Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 25 (12.76%) CMS
2 11 (5.61%) Node.js
3 7 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.55%) IIS
4 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.55%) Drupal
5 4 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.04%) WordPress
6 3 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.53%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) JBoss
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) FileNet
8 1 (0.51%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 38 (19.39%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.53%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Magento
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) GitHub
2 4 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.02%) PaaS
3 2 (1.02%) Heroku
3 2 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) HTTP
1 5 (2.55%) Intranet
2 2 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.59%) MySQL
2 6 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.02%) Redis
5 2 (1.02%) Big Data
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.71%) Subversion
3 18 (9.18%) Grunt
4 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.59%) gulp
7 6 (3.06%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.55%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.55%) Bower
9 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.04%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.02%) Mocha
11 2 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.51%) QUnit
12 1 (0.51%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (7.14%) Finance
2 8 (4.08%) Retail
3 7 (3.57%) Games
3 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.06%) Publishing
5 5 (2.55%) Banking
5 5 (2.55%) Marketing
5 5 (2.55%) iGaming
6 4 (2.04%) Automotive
7 2 (1.02%) Legal
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (95.41%) HTML
2 179 (91.33%) CSS
3 117 (59.69%) jQuery
4 116 (59.18%) HTML5
5 104 (53.06%) CSS3
6 61 (31.12%) AngularJS
7 39 (19.90%) Backbone.js
8 38 (19.39%) Sass
9 37 (18.88%) .NET
10 35 (17.86%) Ajax
11 33 (16.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 32 (16.33%) XML
13 26 (13.27%) ASP.NET
13 26 (13.27%) JSON
14 20 (10.20%) LESS
15 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (8.16%) XHTML
17 12 (6.12%) XSLT
17 12 (6.12%) Web Services
17 12 (6.12%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.82%) User Experience
2 16 (8.16%) W3C
3 8 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.53%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.02%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) DTV
7 1 (0.51%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.57%) Linux
2 6 (3.06%) UNIX
2 6 (3.06%) Windows
3 3 (1.53%) Android
3 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.51%) webOS
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (24.49%) Web Development
3 37 (18.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 31 (15.82%) TDD
5 29 (14.80%) MVC
6 28 (14.29%) Scrum
7 26 (13.27%) E-Commerce
8 18 (9.18%) Web Design
9 17 (8.67%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.10%) Content Management
11 10 (5.10%) OO
11 10 (5.10%) SDLC
12 9 (4.59%) BDD
13 5 (2.55%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (2.55%) CRM
13 5 (2.55%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (2.55%) SEO
13 5 (2.55%) Software Engineering
13 5 (2.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 178 (90.82%) JavaScript
2 36 (18.37%) PHP
3 13 (6.63%) C#
4 12 (6.12%) Java
5 9 (4.59%) TypeScript
5 9 (4.59%) SQL
6 3 (1.53%) Python
7 2 (1.02%) XPath
8 1 (0.51%) PHP5
8 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.04%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (7.65%) Adobe
2 7 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.06%) Google
4 3 (1.53%) ATG
4 3 (1.53%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.53%) hybris
4 3 (1.53%) Demandware
5 1 (0.51%) Twitter
5 1 (0.51%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.51%) Stellent
5 1 (0.51%) Omniture
5 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.51%) Apple
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle
5 1 (0.51%) SAP
5 1 (0.51%) IBM
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