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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 541 531 554
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 49 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.082% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.089% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 22
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£380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +33.62%
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
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -1 45 £380 +1.33% 22
London +8 35 £388 +3.33% 15
City of London +21 5 £400 +6.66% 5
South East -9 5 £350 -9.67% 4
Berkshire -4 4 £343 -11.61% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
Reading +2 3 £335 -13.54%
East of England -14 3 £455 - 2
Hertfordshire 0 2 £453 -
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £295 - 1
Surrey - 1 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Chiswick - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Paddington - - - - 1
South West - - - -

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 90 (95.74%) HTML
1 90 (95.74%) JavaScript
2 87 (92.55%) CSS
3 70 (74.47%) HTML5
4 62 (65.96%) jQuery
5 61 (64.89%) CSS3
6 34 (36.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (29.79%) Web Development
8 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (25.53%) XHTML
10 23 (24.47%) Ajax
11 22 (23.40%) Sass
12 19 (20.21%) Backbone.js
13 18 (19.15%) Photoshop
14 17 (18.09%) OO
14 17 (18.09%) Web Design
15 15 (15.96%) JSON
15 15 (15.96%) CMS
15 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
16 11 (11.70%) Open Source
16 11 (11.70%) MVC
16 11 (11.70%) Marketing
16 11 (11.70%) TDD
17 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
17 10 (10.64%) PHP
17 10 (10.64%) Grunt
18 9 (9.57%) Node.js
18 9 (9.57%) KnockoutJS
18 9 (9.57%) Subversion
19 8 (8.51%) Drupal

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (15.96%) CMS
2 9 (9.57%) Node.js
3 8 (8.51%) Drupal
4 4 (4.26%) WordPress
5 2 (2.13%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.06%) Confluence
6 1 (1.06%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.06%) SAS
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) lighttpd
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.26%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
1 10 (10.64%) Grunt
2 9 (9.57%) Subversion
3 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.19%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.13%) JIRA
6 2 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.06%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.06%) Bower
7 1 (1.06%) Ant
7 1 (1.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) Mocha
General
1 11 (11.70%) Marketing
2 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.38%) Finance
4 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Publishing
5 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.19%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (95.74%) HTML
2 87 (92.55%) CSS
3 70 (74.47%) HTML5
4 62 (65.96%) jQuery
5 61 (64.89%) CSS3
6 24 (25.53%) XHTML
7 23 (24.47%) Ajax
8 22 (23.40%) Sass
9 19 (20.21%) Backbone.js
10 15 (15.96%) JSON
10 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
11 9 (9.57%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (7.45%) .NET
13 6 (6.38%) LESS
14 5 (5.32%) Ember.js
14 5 (5.32%) Web Services
14 5 (5.32%) XML
14 5 (5.32%) Ext JS
15 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
15 4 (4.26%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Open Source
2 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.19%) DTV
3 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.13%) W3C
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) IPTV
4 1 (1.06%) FMCG
4 1 (1.06%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) UNIX
1 6 (6.38%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) Responsive Web Design
2 28 (29.79%) Web Development
3 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.09%) OO
4 17 (18.09%) Web Design
5 11 (11.70%) MVC
5 11 (11.70%) TDD
6 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.45%) Analytics
7 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.38%) BDD
9 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.32%) OOD
10 4 (4.26%) Content Management
10 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.26%) SEO
10 4 (4.26%) Scrum
11 3 (3.19%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.19%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 90 (95.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.64%) PHP
3 8 (8.51%) Java
4 6 (6.38%) Ruby
5 2 (2.13%) C
5 2 (2.13%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) SQL
6 1 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) WCAG
1 4 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) SAP
2 4 (4.26%) Adobe
3 2 (2.13%) Interwoven
3 2 (2.13%) Sencha
3 2 (2.13%) Facebook
4 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Zend
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