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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 572 547 519
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 41 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.085% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.092% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 31
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.23% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 13 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 July 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 -31 40 £413 +17.85% 47
London -4 34 £425 +9.67% 33
City of London -6 4 £350 -22.22% 5
South East -19 4 £335 - 4
Hampshire +2 2 £335 +11.66% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £335 -
Berkshire +9 1 £375 +11.94%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - -
East Midlands -6 1 £313 +5.93% 1
North West - 1 £350 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 1 £313 - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 - 2
Nottingham - 1 £313 - 1

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 81 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 80 (95.24%) HTML
3 76 (90.48%) CSS
4 60 (71.43%) HTML5
5 48 (57.14%) CSS3
6 38 (45.24%) AngularJS
7 33 (39.29%) jQuery
8 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (29.76%) Node.js
11 22 (26.19%) TDD
12 21 (25.00%) OO
13 20 (23.81%) E-Commerce
14 17 (20.24%) Grunt
15 15 (17.86%) MVC
15 15 (17.86%) Sass
16 12 (14.29%) Finance
17 11 (13.10%) Mac OS X
17 11 (13.10%) User Experience
18 10 (11.90%) Web Design
18 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (11.90%) Mobile App
18 10 (11.90%) Apple iOS
18 10 (11.90%) Backbone.js
19 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
20 8 (9.52%) HTML5 Canvas
20 8 (9.52%) Jasmine
20 8 (9.52%) Automated Testing
20 8 (9.52%) Ajax
20 8 (9.52%) Web Development

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (29.76%) Node.js
2 7 (8.33%) CMS
3 3 (3.57%) Drupal
4 2 (2.38%) WordPress
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) HTTP
2 4 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Grunt
2 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.52%) Jasmine
4 7 (8.33%) gulp
5 6 (7.14%) Mocha
6 5 (5.95%) Bower
7 4 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.57%) Subversion
9 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.19%) Sublime Text
10 1 (1.19%) Selenium
10 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.19%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Law
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Games
5 3 (3.57%) Publishing
6 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (95.24%) HTML
2 76 (90.48%) CSS
3 60 (71.43%) HTML5
4 48 (57.14%) CSS3
5 38 (45.24%) AngularJS
6 33 (39.29%) jQuery
7 15 (17.86%) Sass
8 10 (11.90%) Backbone.js
8 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (9.52%) HTML5 Canvas
9 8 (9.52%) Ajax
9 8 (9.52%) Web Services
10 5 (5.95%) RESTful
10 5 (5.95%) D3.js
11 4 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (4.76%) LESS
11 4 (4.76%) SVG
11 4 (4.76%) .NET
12 3 (3.57%) Ember.js
12 3 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) User Experience
2 10 (11.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.76%) RIA
3 4 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) W3C
4 1 (1.19%) Psychology
4 1 (1.19%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Mac OS X
2 10 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.95%) Android
4 3 (3.57%) UNIX
5 2 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (26.19%) TDD
4 21 (25.00%) OO
5 20 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 15 (17.86%) MVC
7 10 (11.90%) Web Design
8 8 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 8 (9.52%) Web Development
9 7 (8.33%) BDD
10 5 (5.95%) Android Development
10 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.95%) SOA
11 4 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (4.76%) Mobile Development
11 4 (4.76%) Mobile First
12 3 (3.57%) API Design
12 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.33%) PHP
3 6 (7.14%) Java
4 5 (5.95%) C
5 2 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (1.19%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.19%) Ruby
6 1 (1.19%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (3.57%) Adobe
2 1 (1.19%) Interwoven
2 1 (1.19%) FatWire
2 1 (1.19%) Google
2 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.19%) Tableau
2 1 (1.19%) Twitter
2 1 (1.19%) Apigee
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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