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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 488 430 451
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 95 123 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 101 59
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -45 87 £325 - 39
London -4 51 £390 +5.76% 17
South East -3 16 £275 - 3
North West -13 10 £325 +8.33% 3
City of London +13 9 £325 +18.18% 3
Manchester 0 8 £325 +5.69% 2
East of England +4 7 £310 -43.63% 6
Scotland -5 6 £450 +73.07% 2
Oxfordshire -13 6 £275 +83.33%
Hertfordshire +4 5 £310 -43.63% 1
Edinburgh 0 5 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £450 +12.50%
Guildford - 3 £275 -
Surrey - 3 £275 - 1
Hampshire -20 2 £263 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £313 - 1
Southampton - 2 £263 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £308 -
Cambridge - 2 £313 -
East Midlands +6 1 £195 -17.02% 2
Cheshire +2 1 £350 +16.66%
Berkshire 0 1 £275 - 2
Glasgow -4 1 £450 +73.07% 1
Wiltshire -9 1 - -
Milton Keynes -16 1 £325 -18.75%
Lancashire -17 1 £220 -
South West -22 1 - - 6
Kent - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £275 -
Godalming - - - -

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 201 (96.17%) CSS
2 199 (95.22%) HTML
3 189 (90.43%) JavaScript
4 130 (62.20%) HTML5
5 103 (49.28%) CSS3
6 92 (44.02%) jQuery
7 52 (24.88%) AngularJS
8 48 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (20.10%) Responsive Web Design
10 41 (19.62%) CMS
11 35 (16.75%) Web Development
11 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
12 30 (14.35%) PHP
13 29 (13.88%) Sass
14 26 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (11.96%) .NET
15 25 (11.96%) User Experience
16 22 (10.53%) Ajax
17 20 (9.57%) Subversion
17 20 (9.57%) MVC
17 20 (9.57%) ASP.NET
17 20 (9.57%) Backbone.js
18 19 (9.09%) E-Commerce
18 19 (9.09%) TDD
19 18 (8.61%) Web Design
20 17 (8.13%) Grunt
21 16 (7.66%) XHTML
21 16 (7.66%) Adobe
21 16 (7.66%) Photoshop
22 15 (7.18%) C#

Front-End Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (19.62%) CMS
2 14 (6.70%) Node.js
3 10 (4.78%) Adobe CQ
3 10 (4.78%) Apache
4 9 (4.31%) WordPress
5 6 (2.87%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.39%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.91%) Liferay
8 3 (1.44%) Drupal
9 2 (0.96%) lighttpd
9 2 (0.96%) Moodle
9 2 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.96%) Confluence
9 2 (0.96%) IIS
9 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.48%) FileNet
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (7.66%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.96%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Magento
2 6 (2.87%) Tridion
3 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.83%) Internet
2 7 (3.35%) Intranet
3 4 (1.91%) FTP
4 2 (0.96%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) SMTP
5 1 (0.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.22%) MySQL
2 6 (2.87%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.96%) SQLite
5 1 (0.48%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.57%) Subversion
3 17 (8.13%) Grunt
4 7 (3.35%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.87%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.39%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.91%) JIRA
7 4 (1.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (1.91%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.44%) Mocha
8 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.44%) Bower
9 2 (0.96%) Selenium
9 2 (0.96%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.96%) Ant
10 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.48%) Xcode
10 1 (0.48%) PHPUnit
General
1 15 (7.18%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Retail
3 11 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (2.87%) Games
5 4 (1.91%) Marketing
6 3 (1.44%) Back Office
6 3 (1.44%) Advertising
6 3 (1.44%) Publishing
7 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.96%) Electronics
7 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (96.17%) CSS
2 199 (95.22%) HTML
3 130 (62.20%) HTML5
4 103 (49.28%) CSS3
5 92 (44.02%) jQuery
6 52 (24.88%) AngularJS
7 29 (13.88%) Sass
8 26 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (11.96%) .NET
10 22 (10.53%) Ajax
11 20 (9.57%) ASP.NET
11 20 (9.57%) Backbone.js
12 16 (7.66%) XHTML
13 14 (6.70%) XML
13 14 (6.70%) LESS
14 13 (6.22%) JSON
14 13 (6.22%) Web Services
15 10 (4.78%) LAMP
16 7 (3.35%) .NET Framework
16 7 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.96%) User Experience
2 11 (5.26%) W3C
2 11 (5.26%) Open Source
3 3 (1.44%) GIS
3 3 (1.44%) IPTV
3 3 (1.44%) Social Media
3 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.44%) Animation
3 3 (1.44%) RIA
4 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.96%) DTV
5 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.48%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.48%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.48%) Online Games
5 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.78%) Linux
2 5 (2.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.91%) Android
3 4 (1.91%) UNIX
4 2 (0.96%) Windows
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.10%) Responsive Web Design
3 35 (16.75%) Web Development
4 20 (9.57%) MVC
5 19 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 19 (9.09%) TDD
6 18 (8.61%) Web Design
7 15 (7.18%) OO
8 13 (6.22%) SEO
9 11 (5.26%) Scrum
10 10 (4.78%) Content Management
10 10 (4.78%) Automated Testing
11 9 (4.31%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.83%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.87%) Test Automation
14 5 (2.39%) BDD
15 4 (1.91%) Test Scripting
15 4 (1.91%) Workflow
16 3 (1.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 189 (90.43%) JavaScript
2 30 (14.35%) PHP
3 15 (7.18%) C#
4 11 (5.26%) Java
5 5 (2.39%) SQL
6 4 (1.91%) PHP5
7 3 (1.44%) Python
7 3 (1.44%) Ruby
8 2 (0.96%) VB
9 1 (0.48%) VBA
9 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.48%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.48%) Golang
9 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (2.87%) Degree
2 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) QA
1 2 (0.96%) WCAG
Vendors
1 16 (7.66%) Adobe
2 10 (4.78%) Twitter
3 6 (2.87%) Facebook
4 5 (2.39%) Ektron
5 3 (1.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.44%) Appcelerator
5 3 (1.44%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.96%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.96%) Zend
6 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) hybris
7 1 (0.48%) Eloqua
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