The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 60 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 2 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 2.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 2.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
680 521 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.05% 94.21% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 303 216
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £103.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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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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
South Wales -8 1 £388 +19.23% 3
West Wales - - - - 1
North Wales - - - - 4
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Play Framework
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) DTV
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Play Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
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