The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 573 558 561
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 57 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Senior Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK.

Senior Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 -9 57 £400 +6.66% 35
London 0 46 £400 +5.26% 24
City of London +7 4 £338 -10.00% 6
East Midlands -11 3 £313 +5.93% 1
Yorkshire -23 3 - - 2
Nottingham - 3 £313 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £313 - 1
Berkshire -5 2 £375 +7.14% 1
South East -15 2 £375 +7.14% 5
West Yorkshire -21 2 - -
Leeds -31 2 - -
North West - 2 £388 - 2
West Midlands +5 1 £325 -
Westminster - 1 £480 -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 1

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 89 (96.74%) JavaScript
2 88 (95.65%) HTML
3 85 (92.39%) CSS
4 68 (73.91%) HTML5
5 66 (71.74%) CSS3
6 46 (50.00%) jQuery
7 43 (46.74%) AngularJS
8 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 27 (29.35%) MVC
11 24 (26.09%) OO
12 23 (25.00%) TDD
13 22 (23.91%) E-Commerce
13 22 (23.91%) Grunt
14 20 (21.74%) Node.js
15 17 (18.48%) Backbone.js
15 17 (18.48%) Photoshop
16 15 (16.30%) Sass
16 15 (16.30%) User Experience
17 14 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (14.13%) BDD
18 13 (14.13%) PHP
18 13 (14.13%) Ajax
18 13 (14.13%) Finance
18 13 (14.13%) Web Design
19 11 (11.96%) Retail
20 10 (10.87%) gulp
21 9 (9.78%) Scrum
21 9 (9.78%) SOA
21 9 (9.78%) Adobe

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (21.74%) Node.js
2 8 (8.70%) Confluence
2 8 (8.70%) CMS
2 8 (8.70%) Drupal
3 5 (5.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.09%) DNN
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Google Analytics
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.26%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) HTTP
2 7 (7.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Extranet
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) MySQL
2 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Grunt
2 10 (10.87%) gulp
3 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.78%) JIRA
4 8 (8.70%) Jasmine
5 6 (6.52%) Mocha
6 4 (4.35%) Axure RP
6 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.26%) Behat
7 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.17%) Bower
9 1 (1.09%) webpack
9 1 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.09%) Sublime Text
9 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.09%) Selenium
9 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Marketing
3 5 (5.43%) Law
4 3 (3.26%) Publishing
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (95.65%) HTML
2 85 (92.39%) CSS
3 68 (73.91%) HTML5
4 66 (71.74%) CSS3
5 46 (50.00%) jQuery
6 43 (46.74%) AngularJS
7 17 (18.48%) Backbone.js
8 15 (16.30%) Sass
9 14 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (14.13%) Ajax
11 8 (8.70%) JSON
11 8 (8.70%) React
12 7 (7.61%) .NET
12 7 (7.61%) SVG
13 6 (6.52%) RESTful
14 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
14 5 (5.43%) Ember.js
15 4 (4.35%) Web Services
15 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (3.26%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) User Experience
2 7 (7.61%) RIA
2 7 (7.61%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.26%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.17%) W3C
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Social Network
5 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (29.35%) MVC
4 24 (26.09%) OO
5 23 (25.00%) TDD
6 22 (23.91%) E-Commerce
7 13 (14.13%) Web Design
7 13 (14.13%) BDD
8 9 (9.78%) Scrum
8 9 (9.78%) SOA
9 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.61%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (6.52%) Web Development
11 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.35%) Progressive Enhancement
14 3 (3.26%) User Stories
14 3 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (3.26%) Web Analytics
14 3 (3.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 89 (96.74%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.13%) PHP
3 8 (8.70%) Java
4 5 (5.43%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (1.09%) PHP5
6 1 (1.09%) Scala
6 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.09%) C++
6 1 (1.09%) C
6 1 (1.09%) SQL
6 1 (1.09%) VB
6 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.09%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Adobe
2 2 (2.17%) Zend
3 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.09%) Tableau
3 1 (1.09%) Twitter
3 1 (1.09%) Apigee
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