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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 508 442 462
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 110 144 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 97 75
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -29.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -29.90%

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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -65 98 £328 +0.76% 64
London -35 47 £350 +7.69% 13
South East -36 16 £250 -28.57% 19
North West -18 9 £363 +2.83% 8
Scotland -10 7 £275 -1.34% 3
South West -32 7 £325 -23.52% 9
City of London +14 6 £350 -15.66% 1
West Midlands -9 6 £320 +28.00% 1
Manchester -15 5 £363 -5.84% 6
Berkshire +7 4 £225 -33.57% 2
Birmingham -1 4 £315 +26.00%
Edinburgh -2 4 £263 -25.00%
East of England -23 4 £275 +10.00% 5
Reading +17 3 £334 -4.64%
Cheshire +8 3 £294 +30.55% 2
Yorkshire -3 3 £350 +47.36% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £438 +34.61% 2
West Yorkshire -5 3 £350 +47.36% 2
Bristol -24 3 £330 - 2
Brighton - 3 - - 1
East Sussex - 3 - - 1
North East - 3 £313 - 3
Hammersmith +3 2 £350 +7.69%
Leeds -2 2 £350 +47.36% 1
Surrey -4 2 £433 +15.33% 4
Glasgow -9 2 £275 +32.53% 3
Oxfordshire -12 2 £250 -16.66% 3
Hertfordshire -18 2 £365 +46.00%
Devon -22 2 £275 -37.14% 4
Milton Keynes - 2 £438 -

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 238 (95.58%) CSS
2 235 (94.38%) HTML
3 226 (90.76%) JavaScript
4 167 (67.07%) HTML5
5 145 (58.23%) jQuery
6 124 (49.80%) CSS3
7 91 (36.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 64 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (23.69%) Web Development
10 51 (20.48%) AngularJS
11 50 (20.08%) Web Design
12 46 (18.47%) PHP
13 39 (15.66%) .NET
14 38 (15.26%) User Experience
15 34 (13.65%) Photoshop
15 34 (13.65%) CMS
16 29 (11.65%) MySQL
17 28 (11.24%) Ajax
18 27 (10.84%) Sass
18 27 (10.84%) Node.js
18 27 (10.84%) Git (software)
19 26 (10.44%) Subversion
20 25 (10.04%) MVC
20 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET
20 25 (10.04%) Backbone.js
21 24 (9.64%) XHTML
22 23 (9.24%) Linux
23 21 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 20 (8.03%) Java
25 18 (7.23%) Apache

Front-End Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 34 (13.65%) CMS
2 27 (10.84%) Node.js
3 18 (7.23%) Apache
4 7 (2.81%) WordPress
5 5 (2.01%) TeamSite
6 4 (1.61%) Drupal
7 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.80%) lighttpd
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 34 (13.65%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.20%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Tridion
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.62%) Intranet
2 8 (3.21%) Internet
2 8 (3.21%) HTTP
3 6 (2.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.65%) MySQL
2 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.80%) SQLite
5 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.44%) Subversion
3 10 (4.02%) Grunt
4 8 (3.21%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.81%) Jasmine
6 6 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.01%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.61%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.20%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.80%) JIRA
10 2 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.80%) Ant
11 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.40%) Selenium
11 1 (0.40%) Maven
11 1 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 12 (4.82%) Finance
2 10 (4.02%) Retail
3 9 (3.61%) Advertising
4 7 (2.81%) Marketing
5 6 (2.41%) Publishing
6 4 (1.61%) Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.20%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (95.58%) CSS
2 235 (94.38%) HTML
3 167 (67.07%) HTML5
4 145 (58.23%) jQuery
5 124 (49.80%) CSS3
6 51 (20.48%) AngularJS
7 39 (15.66%) .NET
8 28 (11.24%) Ajax
9 27 (10.84%) Sass
10 25 (10.04%) Backbone.js
10 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET
11 24 (9.64%) XHTML
12 21 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (6.43%) XML
14 15 (6.02%) LAMP
14 15 (6.02%) JSON
15 14 (5.62%) LESS
16 13 (5.22%) Semantic HTML
16 13 (5.22%) RESTful
17 11 (4.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.26%) User Experience
2 16 (6.43%) W3C
3 13 (5.22%) Open Source
4 11 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.61%) iPad
5 9 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.81%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.01%) New Media
7 5 (2.01%) Animation
8 4 (1.61%) IPTV
9 3 (1.20%) GIS
9 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.20%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.20%) Social Media
10 2 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.40%) RIA
11 1 (0.40%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.40%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.24%) Linux
2 9 (3.61%) UNIX
3 8 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.81%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.81%) Android
5 4 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (36.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 64 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (23.69%) Web Development
4 50 (20.08%) Web Design
5 25 (10.04%) MVC
6 17 (6.83%) OO
6 17 (6.83%) E-Commerce
7 16 (6.43%) Progressive Enhancement
8 13 (5.22%) OOP
8 13 (5.22%) SEO
9 11 (4.42%) Automated Testing
10 10 (4.02%) TDD
10 10 (4.02%) BDD
11 9 (3.61%) Scrum
11 9 (3.61%) Workflow
12 8 (3.21%) Unit Testing
13 6 (2.41%) Content Management
13 6 (2.41%) Configuration Management
14 5 (2.01%) Web Accessibility
14 5 (2.01%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (90.76%) JavaScript
2 46 (18.47%) PHP
3 20 (8.03%) Java
4 16 (6.43%) C#
5 11 (4.42%) SQL
6 9 (3.61%) Ruby
7 6 (2.41%) Python
8 3 (1.20%) PHP5
8 3 (1.20%) Scala
9 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.40%) VB
10 1 (0.40%) Clojure
10 1 (0.40%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.02%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.01%) WCAG
2 3 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (6.83%) Adobe
2 6 (2.41%) Orchard
2 6 (2.41%) Twitter
3 5 (2.01%) Facebook
4 4 (1.61%) Zend
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.20%) Google
5 3 (1.20%) Ektron
6 2 (0.80%) hybris
6 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.80%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.40%) Stellent
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle
7 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.40%) Akamai
7 1 (0.40%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.40%) Appcelerator
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