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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 499 474 459
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 132 140 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 89 83
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£340 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
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 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -41 122 £340 +4.61% 59
London +3 57 £350 -12.50% 25
North West -31 17 £340 +4.61% 8
South East -40 17 £395 +31.66% 12
West Midlands -3 9 £300 +9.09% 5
Cheshire -5 8 £340 +23.63% 3
East Midlands -8 7 £375 +47.05% 3
Scotland -8 7 £300 +12.14% 5
Yorkshire -26 7 £245 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £420 - 5
Romford - 7 £250 -
Warrington - 7 £340 -
East of England +10 6 £275 -24.65% 3
Birmingham +8 6 £300 -4.76% 4
Nottinghamshire -2 6 £375 +42.85%
Berkshire -7 6 £275 -26.66% 1
Manchester -16 6 £300 -18.64% 4
West Yorkshire -25 6 £245 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £375 -
Solihull -1 4 £300 +12.14%
Edinburgh -15 4 £260 -2.80% 1
Leeds -23 4 £225 - 1
City of London -9 3 £546 +72.72% 3
South West -10 3 £250 -23.07%
Norfolk - 3 £288 -
Norwich - 3 £288 -
Oxford - 3 £475 - 1
Crawley -7 2 £400 +33.33%
Lancashire -8 2 £400 - 1
Bristol -10 2 £290 -11.45%

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 233 (96.28%) HTML
2 224 (92.56%) CSS
3 221 (91.32%) JavaScript
4 138 (57.02%) jQuery
5 135 (55.79%) HTML5
6 110 (45.45%) CSS3
7 88 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 88 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (20.66%) Backbone.js
9 48 (19.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 48 (19.83%) Sass
9 48 (19.83%) Git (software)
9 48 (19.83%) Web Development
10 47 (19.42%) .NET
11 43 (17.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 42 (17.36%) User Experience
13 39 (16.12%) Photoshop
13 39 (16.12%) PHP
13 39 (16.12%) MVC
14 38 (15.70%) Ajax
15 36 (14.88%) XML
16 34 (14.05%) ASP.NET
16 34 (14.05%) Scrum
17 33 (13.64%) TDD
18 32 (13.22%) CMS
19 31 (12.81%) JSON
20 29 (11.98%) E-Commerce
21 28 (11.57%) Adobe
22 25 (10.33%) LESS
22 25 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC

Front-End Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 32 (13.22%) CMS
2 23 (9.50%) Node.js
3 9 (3.72%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.89%) ColdFusion
4 7 (2.89%) IIS
5 6 (2.48%) WordPress
6 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.24%) Drupal
7 3 (1.24%) Apache
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.83%) JBoss
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 39 (16.12%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.48%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.24%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.89%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.48%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (2.07%) GitHub
4 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.83%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Heroku
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.79%) HTTP
2 7 (2.89%) Intranet
3 3 (1.24%) Internet
4 2 (0.83%) Extranet
5 1 (0.41%) Skype
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.89%) SQLite
2 6 (2.48%) MySQL
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.83%) Redis
6 2 (0.83%) Big Data
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.68%) Grunt
3 20 (8.26%) Subversion
4 16 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (5.79%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.72%) Jasmine
6 9 (3.72%) gulp
7 7 (2.89%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (2.48%) QUnit
9 5 (2.07%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (1.65%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.65%) Selenium
10 4 (1.65%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.65%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.65%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.83%) FogBugz
General
1 15 (6.20%) Publishing
2 14 (5.79%) Finance
2 14 (5.79%) Marketing
3 10 (4.13%) Retail
4 8 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.48%) Games
6 5 (2.07%) iGaming
7 4 (1.65%) Banking
7 4 (1.65%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (96.28%) HTML
2 224 (92.56%) CSS
3 138 (57.02%) jQuery
4 135 (55.79%) HTML5
5 110 (45.45%) CSS3
6 88 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 50 (20.66%) Backbone.js
8 48 (19.83%) Sass
9 47 (19.42%) .NET
10 43 (17.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (15.70%) Ajax
12 36 (14.88%) XML
13 34 (14.05%) ASP.NET
14 31 (12.81%) JSON
15 25 (10.33%) LESS
15 25 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (9.50%) Ember.js
17 16 (6.61%) XSLT
18 15 (6.20%) REST
19 14 (5.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.36%) User Experience
2 14 (5.79%) W3C
3 10 (4.13%) Graphic Design
3 10 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.48%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.65%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.24%) Social Media
6 3 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.83%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.83%) GIS
7 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.41%) DTV
8 1 (0.41%) Social Network
8 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.48%) Windows
1 6 (2.48%) Android
1 6 (2.48%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.65%) UNIX
2 4 (1.65%) Linux
3 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.41%) webOS
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.83%) Web Development
2 48 (19.83%) Responsive Web Design
3 39 (16.12%) MVC
4 34 (14.05%) Scrum
5 33 (13.64%) TDD
6 29 (11.98%) E-Commerce
7 20 (8.26%) Unit Testing
8 16 (6.61%) SEO
9 15 (6.20%) Web Design
9 15 (6.20%) OO
10 14 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.96%) Content Management
12 11 (4.55%) SDLC
13 9 (3.72%) BDD
13 9 (3.72%) Kanban
13 9 (3.72%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (2.89%) Automated Testing
14 7 (2.89%) Software Engineering
14 7 (2.89%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 221 (91.32%) JavaScript
2 39 (16.12%) PHP
3 14 (5.79%) C#
3 14 (5.79%) Java
4 9 (3.72%) SQL
4 9 (3.72%) TypeScript
5 7 (2.89%) Python
5 7 (2.89%) CFML
6 6 (2.48%) Scala
7 3 (1.24%) Ruby
7 3 (1.24%) XPath
8 1 (0.41%) PHP5
8 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) Go
8 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.24%) Degree
3 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.37%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (11.57%) Adobe
2 12 (4.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.31%) Google
4 3 (1.24%) hybris
4 3 (1.24%) Demandware
4 3 (1.24%) Omniture
4 3 (1.24%) ATG
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle
5 2 (0.83%) Facebook
6 1 (0.41%) Marketo
6 1 (0.41%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) Apple
6 1 (0.41%) Stellent
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