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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 550 549 569
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 62 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.070% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.076% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 24
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£384 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -4.68%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

Senior Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +14 60 £384 +2.33% 37
London +27 41 £400 +6.66% 22
City of London +27 11 £375 - 8
Berkshire +9 5 £350 -9.67%
South East +4 5 £350 -8.19% 3
East of England -16 5 £455 -
West Midlands - 5 - - 2
Reading +17 4 £344 -11.29%
Hertfordshire -20 4 £455 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £353 -
North West -6 1 - - 7
South West - 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Cambridge - 1 £500 -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Exeter - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 101 (96.19%) HTML
2 98 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 98 (93.33%) CSS
3 68 (64.76%) HTML5
4 60 (57.14%) CSS3
5 56 (53.33%) jQuery
6 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (36.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 27 (25.71%) Web Development
9 26 (24.76%) User Experience
10 25 (23.81%) AngularJS
11 24 (22.86%) Sass
12 23 (21.90%) Ajax
13 21 (20.00%) XHTML
14 20 (19.05%) Marketing
15 19 (18.10%) Node.js
15 19 (18.10%) OO
16 18 (17.14%) Web Design
16 18 (17.14%) JSON
16 18 (17.14%) Backbone.js
17 17 (16.19%) TDD
17 17 (16.19%) Photoshop
18 16 (15.24%) Open Source
18 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
19 15 (14.29%) CMS
20 14 (13.33%) Subversion
20 14 (13.33%) Grunt
21 12 (11.43%) Linux
22 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
22 10 (9.52%) BDD

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (18.10%) Node.js
2 15 (14.29%) CMS
3 4 (3.81%) lighttpd
3 4 (3.81%) Apache
4 3 (2.86%) Drupal
4 3 (2.86%) WordPress
5 2 (1.90%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.95%) SAS
6 1 (0.95%) Confluence
6 1 (0.95%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) HTTP
2 4 (3.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) Redis
3 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.33%) Subversion
2 14 (13.33%) Grunt
3 6 (5.71%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.81%) Ant
5 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.90%) JIRA
6 2 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.95%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) Mocha
7 1 (0.95%) Bower
General
1 20 (19.05%) Marketing
2 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Finance
4 4 (3.81%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.86%) Electronics
6 2 (1.90%) Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Publishing
7 1 (0.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (96.19%) HTML
2 98 (93.33%) CSS
3 68 (64.76%) HTML5
4 60 (57.14%) CSS3
5 56 (53.33%) jQuery
6 25 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 24 (22.86%) Sass
8 23 (21.90%) Ajax
9 21 (20.00%) XHTML
10 18 (17.14%) JSON
10 18 (17.14%) Backbone.js
11 7 (6.67%) Web Services
12 6 (5.71%) LESS
13 5 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (3.81%) Mustache
14 4 (3.81%) Underscore.js
14 4 (3.81%) .NET
15 3 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
15 3 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) User Experience
2 16 (15.24%) Open Source
3 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.86%) DTV
6 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.90%) W3C
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.95%) IPTV
7 1 (0.95%) FMCG
7 1 (0.95%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Linux
2 8 (7.62%) UNIX
2 8 (7.62%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.86%) Android
3 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.19%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (25.71%) Web Development
4 19 (18.10%) OO
5 18 (17.14%) Web Design
6 17 (16.19%) TDD
7 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.52%) BDD
8 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.62%) MVC
9 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.76%) SEO
11 4 (3.81%) Analytics
11 4 (3.81%) Scrum
11 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.86%) Programme Management
12 3 (2.86%) Content Management
12 3 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (1.90%) Dependency Management
13 2 (1.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 98 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.57%) Ruby
2 9 (8.57%) Java
3 6 (5.71%) PHP
4 4 (3.81%) Scala
4 4 (3.81%) Python
5 3 (2.86%) SQL
6 2 (1.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) WCAG
1 4 (3.81%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (3.81%) SAP
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.86%) Adobe
3 2 (1.90%) Sencha
3 2 (1.90%) Google
3 2 (1.90%) Interwoven
4 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.95%) Zend
4 1 (0.95%) Facebook
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