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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 577 545 522
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 30 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.070% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.076% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 22
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£388 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
- -21.17%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 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 11 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 May 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 -33 28 £400 +19.40% 32
London -7 23 £413 +13.79% 19
South East -19 4 £335 - 7
City of London +8 2 £350 -3.44% 3
Hampshire -3 2 £335 +11.66% 2
Basingstoke - 2 £335 -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 - -
Scotland -5 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £275 -

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (96.00%) HTML
1 72 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 67 (89.33%) CSS
3 54 (72.00%) HTML5
4 39 (52.00%) CSS3
5 33 (44.00%) AngularJS
6 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (41.33%) jQuery
8 23 (30.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (29.33%) TDD
10 21 (28.00%) Node.js
11 17 (22.67%) Grunt
12 16 (21.33%) Sass
12 16 (21.33%) OO
13 15 (20.00%) User Experience
14 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
15 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
15 12 (16.00%) Mobile App
16 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
16 11 (14.67%) Mac OS X
16 11 (14.67%) Web Services
17 10 (13.33%) MVC
18 9 (12.00%) Web Design
18 9 (12.00%) Bower
19 8 (10.67%) HTML5 Canvas
19 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
19 8 (10.67%) Finance
19 8 (10.67%) CMS
19 8 (10.67%) PHP
19 8 (10.67%) Web Development

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (28.00%) Node.js
2 8 (10.67%) CMS
3 4 (5.33%) Drupal
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.67%) WordPress
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Grunt
2 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.00%) Bower
4 8 (10.67%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (5.33%) Mocha
6 3 (4.00%) Selenium
6 3 (4.00%) Subversion
7 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.33%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.33%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.33%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.33%) CasperJS
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Games
3 3 (4.00%) Automotive
3 3 (4.00%) Law
4 2 (2.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (96.00%) HTML
2 67 (89.33%) CSS
3 54 (72.00%) HTML5
4 39 (52.00%) CSS3
5 33 (44.00%) AngularJS
6 31 (41.33%) jQuery
7 16 (21.33%) Sass
8 11 (14.67%) Web Services
9 8 (10.67%) HTML5 Canvas
9 8 (10.67%) Ajax
10 7 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (8.00%) RESTful
12 5 (6.67%) LESS
12 5 (6.67%) Backbone.js
13 4 (5.33%) D3.js
13 4 (5.33%) SVG
13 4 (5.33%) .NET
14 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (4.00%) Ember.js
14 3 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) User Experience
2 12 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) RIA
3 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.33%) Psychology
4 1 (1.33%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.33%) Social Network
4 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (14.67%) Mac OS X
3 7 (9.33%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (29.33%) TDD
4 16 (21.33%) OO
5 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.33%) MVC
7 9 (12.00%) Web Design
8 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Web Development
8 8 (10.67%) BDD
9 7 (9.33%) Scrum
10 6 (8.00%) User Stories
11 5 (6.67%) Android Development
11 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.33%) SOA
13 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
13 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (2.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.67%) PHP
3 7 (9.33%) Java
4 5 (6.67%) C
5 2 (2.67%) SQL
5 2 (2.67%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby
6 1 (1.33%) XAML
6 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (2.67%) Adobe
1 2 (2.67%) Google
2 1 (1.33%) Tableau
2 1 (1.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.33%) FatWire
2 1 (1.33%) Interwoven
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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