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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 555 597 576
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 85 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.068% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.072% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 28 36
Average daily rate £465 £444 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.78% +28.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+15.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 78 £465 +4.78% 49
London +19 60 £500 +11.11% 30
City of London +57 20 £575 +32.71% 8
South East -12 7 £375 +11.94% 6
North West - 6 £388 - 3
Scotland -16 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £458 -
East of England - 3 £458 -
Wales - 3 - -
North Wales - 3 - -
Westminster - 3 £440 -
Wrexham - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £388 -
Buckinghamshire +19 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 £429 -
Manchester - 2 £350 - 3
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £388 -
East Midlands +7 1 £240 - 2
Glasgow +5 1 - -
Leicestershire +3 1 £240 -
Hampshire -2 1 £350 +4.47% 2
Surrey - 1 £325 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 139 (92.05%) JavaScript
2 135 (89.40%) Front End Development
3 133 (88.08%) HTML
4 130 (86.09%) CSS
5 84 (55.63%) AngularJS
6 79 (52.32%) HTML5
7 76 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (45.03%) Sass
9 62 (41.06%) CSS3
10 50 (33.11%) jQuery
11 42 (27.81%) Git (software)
12 40 (26.49%) Web Development
13 37 (24.50%) TDD
13 37 (24.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 36 (23.84%) Java
15 34 (22.52%) Responsive Web Design
16 32 (21.19%) OO
17 31 (20.53%) MVC
18 30 (19.87%) React
19 28 (18.54%) Node.js
19 28 (18.54%) Grunt
20 25 (16.56%) Backbone.js
21 24 (15.89%) Subversion
21 24 (15.89%) Finance
22 23 (15.23%) gulp
23 22 (14.57%) User Experience
23 22 (14.57%) E-Commerce
23 22 (14.57%) LESS
24 19 (12.58%) HTTP
25 17 (11.26%) TypeScript

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (18.54%) Node.js
2 9 (5.96%) CMS
3 6 (3.97%) Drupal
3 6 (3.97%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (3.97%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.31%) Confluence
4 5 (3.31%) WordPress
5 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.32%) IIS
5 2 (1.32%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.32%) Mule
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) Jetty
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.32%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) GitHub
2 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.99%) SaaS
3 2 (1.32%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) HTTP
2 4 (2.65%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.32%) FTP
3 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.97%) MySQL
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Redis
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (27.81%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.54%) Grunt
3 24 (15.89%) Subversion
4 23 (15.23%) gulp
5 14 (9.27%) Jasmine
6 9 (5.96%) webpack
7 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.30%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (4.64%) JIRA
8 7 (4.64%) Selenium
8 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.97%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.65%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.99%) Bower
11 3 (1.99%) Maven
11 3 (1.99%) Mocha
12 2 (1.32%) Checkstyle
12 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.32%) Sublime Text
General
1 24 (15.89%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Law
3 8 (5.30%) Publishing
4 5 (3.31%) Front Office
4 5 (3.31%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Electronics
6 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) French Language
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (88.08%) HTML
2 130 (86.09%) CSS
3 84 (55.63%) AngularJS
4 79 (52.32%) HTML5
5 68 (45.03%) Sass
6 62 (41.06%) CSS3
7 50 (33.11%) jQuery
8 37 (24.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (19.87%) React
10 25 (16.56%) Backbone.js
11 22 (14.57%) LESS
12 13 (8.61%) JSON
13 12 (7.95%) RESTful
13 12 (7.95%) XML
14 11 (7.28%) .NET
15 9 (5.96%) Ajax
15 9 (5.96%) RequireJS
15 9 (5.96%) Spring
16 8 (5.30%) Mustache
17 7 (4.64%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) User Experience
2 7 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.31%) Animation
4 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.99%) Fintech
5 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.66%) Blog
6 1 (0.66%) Derivative
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Physics
6 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.95%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Unix
3 10 (6.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (89.40%) Front End Development
2 76 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.49%) Web Development
4 37 (24.50%) TDD
5 34 (22.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 32 (21.19%) OO
7 31 (20.53%) MVC
8 22 (14.57%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.27%) BDD
9 14 (9.27%) Scrum
9 14 (9.27%) Web Design
10 11 (7.28%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.62%) Mobile First
12 9 (5.96%) Automated Testing
12 9 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.96%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.96%) Progressive Enhancement
12 9 (5.96%) Rapid Prototyping
13 8 (5.30%) Functional Programming
14 6 (3.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 139 (92.05%) JavaScript
2 36 (23.84%) Java
3 17 (11.26%) TypeScript
4 16 (10.60%) C#
5 11 (7.28%) PHP
6 8 (5.30%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (2.65%) Python
7 4 (2.65%) Ruby
7 4 (2.65%) Scala
7 4 (2.65%) SQL
8 2 (1.32%) Clojure
8 2 (1.32%) ES6
8 2 (1.32%) VBScript
9 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.66%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) Haskell
9 1 (0.66%) Perl
9 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.31%) Degree
3 4 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) WCAG
2 3 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.99%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (5.30%) IBM
2 7 (4.64%) Twitter
3 4 (2.65%) Adobe
3 4 (2.65%) Google
3 4 (2.65%) Zend
4 3 (1.99%) Perforce
5 2 (1.32%) CODA
5 2 (1.32%) hybris
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) RedDot
6 1 (0.66%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.66%) SAP
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