The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 530 524 559
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 42 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.083% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.089% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 27
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £388 £521
% change year-on-year
-11.61% -25.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 -10 39 £375 - 33
London +12 29 £375 - 23
South East -8 6 £343 -11.61% 3
Berkshire 0 5 £335 -13.54%
City of London +14 4 £400 +6.66% 7
Reading +6 4 £335 -13.54%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
Hertfordshire +5 2 £438 -
East of England -20 2 £438 - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £295 - 2
Surrey - 1 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Chiswick - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Paddington - - - - 1
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 91 (97.85%) HTML
1 91 (97.85%) JavaScript
2 87 (93.55%) CSS
3 73 (78.49%) HTML5
4 66 (70.97%) jQuery
5 63 (67.74%) CSS3
6 33 (35.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 26 (27.96%) Web Development
7 26 (27.96%) XHTML
8 24 (25.81%) Ajax
8 24 (25.81%) Sass
9 21 (22.58%) Photoshop
10 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (21.51%) Backbone.js
11 18 (19.35%) CMS
12 17 (18.28%) JSON
13 16 (17.20%) OO
14 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
15 12 (12.90%) Web Design
16 11 (11.83%) MVC
16 11 (11.83%) PHP
16 11 (11.83%) Open Source
17 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
17 9 (9.68%) Grunt
18 8 (8.60%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (8.60%) TDD
18 8 (8.60%) Java
18 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
18 8 (8.60%) Drupal
18 8 (8.60%) Marketing

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (19.35%) CMS
2 8 (8.60%) Drupal
3 6 (6.45%) Node.js
4 5 (5.38%) WordPress
5 2 (2.15%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.08%) Confluence
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.08%) SAS
6 1 (1.08%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.23%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) Big Data
2 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.68%) Grunt
2 7 (7.53%) Subversion
3 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.30%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (3.23%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.15%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.15%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.08%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 8 (8.60%) Marketing
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Publishing
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
5 3 (3.23%) Law
5 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.23%) Electronics
6 2 (2.15%) Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (97.85%) HTML
2 87 (93.55%) CSS
3 73 (78.49%) HTML5
4 66 (70.97%) jQuery
5 63 (67.74%) CSS3
6 26 (27.96%) XHTML
7 24 (25.81%) Ajax
7 24 (25.81%) Sass
8 20 (21.51%) Backbone.js
9 17 (18.28%) JSON
10 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.60%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (7.53%) .NET
12 7 (7.53%) LESS
13 6 (6.45%) XML
14 5 (5.38%) Ext JS
14 5 (5.38%) Ember.js
15 4 (4.30%) Mustache
15 4 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (4.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Open Source
2 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.23%) W3C
3 3 (3.23%) DTV
4 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) FMCG
5 1 (1.08%) IPTV
5 1 (1.08%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) UNIX
2 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.23%) Android
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.48%) Responsive Web Design
2 26 (27.96%) Web Development
3 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.20%) OO
5 12 (12.90%) Web Design
6 11 (11.83%) MVC
7 8 (8.60%) TDD
7 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.45%) Analytics
9 5 (5.38%) Content Management
9 5 (5.38%) OOD
9 5 (5.38%) Scrum
10 4 (4.30%) SEO
10 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.30%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.30%) BDD
11 3 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (3.23%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.23%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 91 (97.85%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.83%) PHP
3 8 (8.60%) Java
4 4 (4.30%) Ruby
5 3 (3.23%) C
6 2 (2.15%) C#
6 2 (2.15%) SQL
7 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
1 4 (4.30%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe
2 4 (4.30%) SAP
3 3 (3.23%) Facebook
4 2 (2.15%) Interwoven
4 2 (2.15%) Sencha
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Zend
5 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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