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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 536 537 545
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 56 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.064% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.070% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 10
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£426 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 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 24 December 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 -4 56 £426 +11.80% 22
London +31 39 £425 +4.29% 9
City of London +12 11 £450 +12.50% 4
South East -31 5 £433 +23.57% 3
North West - 5 £463 - 4
Manchester - 5 £463 - 3
Berkshire -2 3 £435 - 1
South West - 3 £275 - 2
Hertfordshire +6 2 £475 +58.33%
East of England -12 2 £475 +58.33%
Surrey - 2 £433 -
Bristol - 2 £275 - 1
Reading +16 1 £443 - 1
Exeter - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £433 -
Devon - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £405 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
Hook - - - -
Scotland - - - -
West Wales - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 117 (98.32%) HTML
2 114 (95.80%) CSS
3 110 (92.44%) JavaScript
4 75 (63.03%) HTML5
5 64 (53.78%) CSS3
6 50 (42.02%) jQuery
7 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (36.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 41 (34.45%) AngularJS
10 36 (30.25%) Node.js
11 35 (29.41%) Web Development
12 30 (25.21%) TDD
12 30 (25.21%) User Experience
13 28 (23.53%) Sass
14 27 (22.69%) OO
15 26 (21.85%) Web Design
16 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
17 23 (19.33%) Ajax
18 21 (17.65%) Grunt
19 19 (15.97%) Subversion
20 18 (15.13%) Marketing
20 18 (15.13%) JSON
20 18 (15.13%) Backbone.js
21 17 (14.29%) BDD
21 17 (14.29%) CMS
22 16 (13.45%) Linux
23 14 (11.76%) Web Services
23 14 (11.76%) Scrum
24 13 (10.92%) PHP
24 13 (10.92%) Open Source

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (30.25%) Node.js
2 17 (14.29%) CMS
3 7 (5.88%) Apache
3 7 (5.88%) lighttpd
4 5 (4.20%) Drupal
5 3 (2.52%) WordPress
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.84%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) HTTP
1 9 (7.56%) Internet
2 4 (3.36%) Intranet
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.52%) MySQL
3 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.68%) Redis
4 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.65%) Grunt
3 19 (15.97%) Subversion
4 12 (10.08%) Jasmine
5 9 (7.56%) Bower
6 7 (5.88%) Ant
7 5 (4.20%) PhantomJS
8 4 (3.36%) CasperJS
9 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.52%) Selenium
10 2 (1.68%) JIRA
10 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.68%) Mocha
10 2 (1.68%) QUnit
11 1 (0.84%) JUnit
11 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.84%) Trac
11 1 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 18 (15.13%) Marketing
2 4 (3.36%) Retail
2 4 (3.36%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Back Office
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (98.32%) HTML
2 114 (95.80%) CSS
3 75 (63.03%) HTML5
4 64 (53.78%) CSS3
5 50 (42.02%) jQuery
6 41 (34.45%) AngularJS
7 28 (23.53%) Sass
8 23 (19.33%) Ajax
9 18 (15.13%) JSON
9 18 (15.13%) Backbone.js
10 14 (11.76%) Web Services
11 12 (10.08%) XHTML
12 11 (9.24%) LESS
13 9 (7.56%) RESTful
14 7 (5.88%) Google Maps API
14 7 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (5.88%) .NET
14 7 (5.88%) XML
14 7 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
15 6 (5.04%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.21%) User Experience
2 13 (10.92%) Open Source
3 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.88%) W3C
5 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.36%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.52%) Social Media
7 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.52%) Animation
7 3 (2.52%) GIS
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.84%) NHS
9 1 (0.84%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.84%) FMCG
9 1 (0.84%) DTV
9 1 (0.84%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.84%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Linux
2 10 (8.40%) UNIX
3 8 (6.72%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.20%) Android
6 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.84%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) Responsive Web Design
3 35 (29.41%) Web Development
4 30 (25.21%) TDD
5 27 (22.69%) OO
6 26 (21.85%) Web Design
7 17 (14.29%) BDD
8 14 (11.76%) Scrum
9 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.08%) MVC
11 10 (8.40%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.72%) User Stories
13 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.04%) SEO
14 5 (4.20%) OOP
14 5 (4.20%) Analytics
14 5 (4.20%) Kanban
14 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
15 4 (3.36%) Web Application Development
16 3 (2.52%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 110 (92.44%) JavaScript
2 13 (10.92%) PHP
3 12 (10.08%) Ruby
4 9 (7.56%) Java
5 8 (6.72%) Python
6 5 (4.20%) C#
7 4 (3.36%) SQL
7 4 (3.36%) Scala
8 2 (1.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) XAML
9 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) WCAG
1 1 (0.84%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) Google
2 4 (3.36%) Adobe
3 3 (2.52%) Facebook
3 3 (2.52%) Twitter
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.84%) ATG
4 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.84%) Venda
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