The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 18 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.26% 3.81% 5.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 4.00% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £398 - -
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)
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 100 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.94% 95.24% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 34
Average daily rate £385 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +12.50%
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 Watford

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 Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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

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

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 Watford region.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
2 8 (80.00%) Sass
2 8 (80.00%) LESS
3 7 (70.00%) Retail
4 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) OO
4 6 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (20.00%) GitHub
6 2 (20.00%) React
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) XHTML
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) Automotive
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) LESS
2 8 (80.00%) Sass
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (20.00%) React
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Java
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