The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 65 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 0.59% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.60% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Average daily rate £300 £423 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.99% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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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
614 667 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.69% 97.80% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 422 269
Average daily rate £338 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the Wales region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Wales region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 3 £300 -28.99% 2
North Wales - 3 - - 1
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) Front End Development
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
5 6 (60.00%) jQuery
6 5 (50.00%) MVC
7 4 (40.00%) HTTP
7 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (30.00%) CSS3
8 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (30.00%) Spring Security
8 3 (30.00%) HTML5
8 3 (30.00%) IBM
8 3 (30.00%) Java
8 3 (30.00%) XML
8 3 (30.00%) XSLT
8 3 (30.00%) JDBC
8 3 (30.00%) JSP
8 3 (30.00%) Servlets
8 3 (30.00%) Spring
8 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (30.00%) Java EE
8 3 (30.00%) Finance
8 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (20.00%) Web Design
9 2 (20.00%) Ajax
9 2 (20.00%) OO
9 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) QUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Sinon.JS
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Trac
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) JDBC
5 3 (30.00%) JSP
5 3 (30.00%) Servlets
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Security
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (20.00%) Ember.js
7 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
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