The first table below looks at the demand for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 advertised for the Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 66 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +13.63%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 480 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.70% 92.31% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 282 305
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Wales region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
South Wales -19 5 £375 +20.96% 3
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 17 (94.44%) CSS
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) HTML5
4 11 (61.11%) CSS3
5 10 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (50.00%) jQuery
7 5 (27.78%) Web Design
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Sass
9 3 (16.67%) Backbone.js
9 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 3 (16.67%) PHP
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Android
10 2 (11.11%) Kanban
10 2 (11.11%) Marketing
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) Adobe
10 2 (11.11%) GIS
10 2 (11.11%) Node.js
10 2 (11.11%) Scala
10 2 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
11 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (5.56%) Grunt
11 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
11 1 (5.56%) Magento
11 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) CSS
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) HTML5
3 11 (61.11%) CSS3
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Sass
6 3 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) XHTML
8 1 (5.56%) Ajax
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) IPTV
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (27.78%) Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe