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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 525 440 458
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 74 130 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 113 54
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£325 £328 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +12.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -27.51%

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -55 70 £325 -2.98% 57
London -15 38 £375 +10.29% 20
South East -32 8 £275 -15.38% 13
West Midlands -5 6 £325 -0.76% 2
North West -20 6 £325 +4.00% 7
Yorkshire -31 6 £250 -23.07% 4
City of London +14 5 £425 +6.11% 5
Berkshire -7 5 £263 +5.00% 4
Manchester -16 5 £325 +18.18% 1
Reading +2 4 £263 - 1
West Yorkshire -21 4 £225 -30.76%
East of England +4 3 £300 +13.20% 3
Scotland -10 3 £350 +34.61% 7
Leeds -27 3 £225 -28.00%
North East - 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 1
Harrogate +1 2 £425 -
Glasgow -2 2 £450 +89.67% 3
North Yorkshire -3 2 £425 +17.24% 1
South West -10 2 £425 +19.29% 5
Wiltshire +7 1 £425 -1.16%
Cambridge +1 1 £300 +13.20%
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £300 +13.20% 1
Wales -8 1 £350 +7.69%
Edinburgh -11 1 £250 -13.79% 3
Hampshire -12 1 £300 -7.69% 2
Oxfordshire -16 1 £250 - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £325 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 185 (95.85%) CSS
2 184 (95.34%) HTML
3 173 (89.64%) JavaScript
4 118 (61.14%) HTML5
5 101 (52.33%) CSS3
6 91 (47.15%) jQuery
7 48 (24.87%) AngularJS
8 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (20.73%) CMS
10 39 (20.21%) Web Development
11 36 (18.65%) Sass
12 33 (17.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (16.58%) Responsive Web Design
13 32 (16.58%) Git (software)
14 28 (14.51%) User Experience
14 28 (14.51%) Ajax
14 28 (14.51%) PHP
15 25 (12.95%) .NET
15 25 (12.95%) Photoshop
16 24 (12.44%) TDD
17 22 (11.40%) Subversion
18 21 (10.88%) E-Commerce
18 21 (10.88%) Backbone.js
19 19 (9.84%) LESS
20 17 (8.81%) Grunt
21 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET
21 16 (8.29%) XML
22 15 (7.77%) XHTML
22 15 (7.77%) Web Design
22 15 (7.77%) MVC

Front-End Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (20.73%) CMS
2 10 (5.18%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (4.15%) Node.js
3 8 (4.15%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.11%) WordPress
5 5 (2.59%) Apache
5 5 (2.59%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (2.07%) Liferay
7 3 (1.55%) Drupal
7 3 (1.55%) IIS
7 3 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.04%) JBoss
8 2 (1.04%) Confluence
8 2 (1.04%) Moodle
8 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.52%) FileNet
9 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (12.95%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Magento
2 6 (3.11%) Tridion
3 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.52%) PaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Heroku
2 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) Intranet
2 5 (2.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.22%) MySQL
2 5 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (16.58%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.40%) Subversion
3 17 (8.81%) Grunt
4 10 (5.18%) Jasmine
5 9 (4.66%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.11%) Bower
7 5 (2.59%) Mocha
8 4 (2.07%) JIRA
9 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.52%) QUnit
11 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.52%) Moq
11 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 15 (7.77%) Finance
2 12 (6.22%) Retail
3 11 (5.70%) Banking
4 9 (4.66%) Games
5 4 (2.07%) Advertising
5 4 (2.07%) Marketing
6 3 (1.55%) iGaming
6 3 (1.55%) Publishing
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (95.85%) CSS
2 184 (95.34%) HTML
3 118 (61.14%) HTML5
4 101 (52.33%) CSS3
5 91 (47.15%) jQuery
6 48 (24.87%) AngularJS
7 36 (18.65%) Sass
8 33 (17.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (14.51%) Ajax
10 25 (12.95%) .NET
11 21 (10.88%) Backbone.js
12 19 (9.84%) LESS
13 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET
13 16 (8.29%) XML
14 15 (7.77%) XHTML
15 12 (6.22%) JSON
16 11 (5.70%) Web Services
17 8 (4.15%) WCF
18 7 (3.63%) KnockoutJS
18 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.51%) User Experience
2 11 (5.70%) W3C
3 7 (3.63%) Open Source
4 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.55%) GIS
6 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.04%) Animation
6 2 (1.04%) Social Media
6 2 (1.04%) RIA
6 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.04%) DTV
6 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) Online Games
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.66%) Linux
2 4 (2.07%) UNIX
3 2 (1.04%) Windows
3 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.04%) Android
3 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.52%) webOS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.21%) Web Development
3 32 (16.58%) Responsive Web Design
4 24 (12.44%) TDD
5 21 (10.88%) E-Commerce
6 15 (7.77%) MVC
6 15 (7.77%) Web Design
7 14 (7.25%) OO
8 12 (6.22%) Scrum
9 8 (4.15%) Content Management
9 8 (4.15%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.15%) BDD
10 7 (3.63%) Progressive Enhancement
11 6 (3.11%) Test Automation
11 6 (3.11%) SEO
12 5 (2.59%) CRM
12 5 (2.59%) Automated Testing
12 5 (2.59%) Analytics
13 4 (2.07%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.07%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 173 (89.64%) JavaScript
2 28 (14.51%) PHP
3 14 (7.25%) C#
4 8 (4.15%) Java
5 4 (2.07%) SQL
6 2 (1.04%) VB
6 2 (1.04%) XPath
6 2 (1.04%) PHP5
6 2 (1.04%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
7 1 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.52%) Golang
7 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.52%) VBA
7 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (1.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Varnish
Vendors
1 14 (7.25%) Adobe
2 9 (4.66%) Twitter
3 5 (2.59%) Ektron
3 5 (2.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.07%) Facebook
5 3 (1.55%) Google
5 3 (1.55%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.04%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.52%) hybris
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Apple
7 1 (0.52%) Zend
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